Shep Smith Rages On Fox News Colleague For Defending BP

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    Video after the jump.

    http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/06/25/shep-smith-rages-fox-news_n_625463.html

    I have always liked Shep, and I don't understand how he has a job at Fox News still. Shep is easily the most honest guy on these shows on television in my opinion.
     
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    I like Shep as well, but he's not addressing the issue by simply trying to demonize the Judge for not putting all the blame on BP.
     
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    The judge wasn't blaming BP at all, he was giving full blame on the Government.

    Edit at 10:53 PM: He later said BP can be sued, good for him.
     
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    It was BP's accident, but if the government hadn't forced BP to drill in that location who knows if this accident would have occurred? But the fact remains that Shep was unwilling to address the issue at all, and merely wanted to dismiss the Judge because he wouldn't just blindly blame BP like Shep was doing.
     
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    Considering their numerous record of safety violations, we were lucky enough that there wasn't a accident like this beforehand.

    Edit at 10:53 PM: He later said BP can be sued, good for him.
     
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    Shocking, since people on FOX never disagree.;) Shep is cool, even if a bit of a drama queen at times.
     
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    Shep may have been disgusted by what he perceived to be blindly serving some corporate master, but rather than accept that the Judge had a point Shep simply refused to acknowledge any portion of the Judge's argument and shut down any meaningful debate.
     
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    Whose job is it to catch these safety violations and make BP correct them?

    Napalitano wasn't blindly serving the corporate masters and he wasn't excusing BP. He was pointing out that the fed played a role in this disaster.
     
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    Watch Shep's body language when the judge is talking . . . arms tightly folded over his chest. Shep was closed off to what the judge was saying.
     
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    I'm more disgusted that BP has gotten billions over the years in defense contracts than I am over the oil spill...
     

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