Sarah Palin: ESPN Screws Up, Fires Curt Schilling

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ESPN Fires Baseball Analyst Curt Schilling After Anti-Transgender Facebook Post

Former MLB pitcher and game analyst Curt Schilling has been fired by ESPN.

“ESPN is an inclusive company,” said the network in a statement on Wednesday. “Curt Schilling has been advised that his conduct was unacceptable and his employment with ESPN has been terminated.”

The 49-year-old once again found himself in hot water on Tuesday after he shared an anti-transgender meme over Facebook, which he later deleted.

The meme opposed transgender individuals using the bathroom which correlated to their gender identity. (Read More)

 

Earlier this week, Schilling shared an image on his Facebook page along with this comment:

“A man is a man no matter what they call themselves. I don’t care what they are, who they sleep with, men’s room was designed for the penis, women’s not so much. Now you need laws telling us differently? Pathetic.”

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Prior to being fired, Schilling wrote about the ensuing uproar on his ’38 Pitches’ blog:

The hunt to be offended…

APRIL 19, 2016

by Curt Schilling

This is likely the easiest way to address all of you out there who are just dying to be offended so you can create some sort of faux cause to rally behind.

Let’s make one thing clear right up front. If you get offended by ANYTHING in this post, that’s your fault, all yours.

And for you people too dense to understand this one very important thing. My opinion, 100% mine, and only mine. I don’t represent anyone but myself here, on facebook, on twitter, anywhere.

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This latest brew ha ha is beyond hilarious. I didn’t post that ugly looking picture. I made a comment about the basic functionality of mens and womens restrooms, period.

(read Curt’s full post)

 

Schilling responded to the ‘outrage’ Wednesday morning in an extended interview with ‘The Dennis & Callahan Morning Show’ on Boston sports talk station WEEI:

 

 

 

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