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Fox in the hen house?!....Fox fires Bob Beckel....again.....
Posted by: NewtonMP2100
Date: May 19, 2017 11:12AM
....just 5 months after coming back from previous firing....for making racially insensitive comment.....


Fox News Fires ‘The Five’ Co-Host Bob Beckel – Again

....Less than five months after returning to Fox News Channel and The Five, Bob Beckel has been pink-slipped from the cable news giant once again. “Bob Beckel was terminated today for making an insensitive remark to an African-American employee,” said a FNC representative Friday morning.

No other information was available about what went down at the legally besieged and scandal tainted FNC as they try to recover from on-going accusations of sexual and racial harassment.

With no small irony, the last comment the former 1984 Walter Mondale campaign manager made on social media before being let go by FNC was about getting a gig at the cabler.

15 yrs ago I was out of work after fake scandal Roger Ailes gave me work a great man with a big heart may he now Rest In Peace
— Robert G Beckel (@RobertGBeckel) May 18, 2017

Often playing the role of the crusty old uncle to the conservative whippersnapper on the now primetime The Five, Beckel was first dropped by FNC in June 2015 after 15-years with the then Ailes run channel. That exit was not so sudden as Beckel hadn’t been on air for several months.

“We tried to work with Bob for months, but we couldn’t hold The Five hostage to one man’s personal issues,” said then EVP Programming Bill Shine of Beckel’s firing at the time. Shine of course is also out at FNC after being promoted to co-president by Rupert Murdoch following Ailes leaving under multiple accusations of sexual harassment.

In recent months, FNC has also seen several other execs exit. Bill O’Reilly was also shown the door by the Murdochs last month after it became public that $13 million had been paid out to settle allegations of sexual harassment against the once Factor host and ratings king.

“Bob was missed by many fans of The Five, and we’re happy to welcome him back to the show,” the elder Murdoch, who is 21st Century Fox and Fox News executive chairman, said on January 16 when the ex-pol rejoined FNC.

There’s always a chance that Beckel could be back again but with FNC desperate to rehabilitate its image, his alleged comments might be a bridge too far this time.



gone again...................?!



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Re: Fox in the hen house?!....Fox fires Bob Beckel....again.....
Posted by: Steve G.
Date: May 19, 2017 12:29PM
I'm sure he'll be very happy running the FBI.
(Who are these idiots, anyway?)
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Re: Fox in the hen house?!....Fox fires Bob Beckel....again.....
Posted by: samintx
Date: May 19, 2017 12:43PM
I heard he had fans and was missed but I can't stand him. He always looks like he slept in his clothes and …….well…..I'll close my remarks here.
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Re: Fox in the hen house?!....Fox fires Bob Beckel....again.....
Posted by: Speedy
Date: May 19, 2017 01:32PM
Yup, even at Faux News you can't say, "Hi, I'm the house Democrat, you must be the house @#$%&!"



Saint Cloud, Minnesota, where the weather is wonderful even when it isn't.
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Re: Fox in the hen house?!....Fox fires Bob Beckel....again.....
Posted by: $tevie
Date: May 19, 2017 01:50PM
What a cesspool that place is.



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