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Gruffstuff, it depends upon one's perspective. If you live in the real world and read the news, the statement from Jemele Hill makes a ton of sense. 

 

But if one lives in Trump World, an alternate reality where truth and documentation don't exist, you would have a very different take on her comments.

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(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.) <-(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.)<-(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.)<-(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.)<-(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.)<-(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.)<-(And, I don't see how this is news worthy.) ... 

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https://thehill.com/homenews/media/423067-jemele-hill-says-calling-trump-a-white-supremacist-is-like...

 

Jemele Hill says calling Trump a white supremacist is like 'saying water is wet’

 

 

Former ESPN host Jemele Hill said in an interview that she never realized a tweet last year in which she called President Trump a “white supremacist” was newsworthy.

 

 

“I thought I was saying water is wet,” Hill said in reference to the tweet during a recent appearance on a podcast from ESPN’s new Le Batard and Friends Podcast Network.  

 

 

“I didn’t even think it was controversial,” she continued.

 

 

“I was in the middle of a Twitter conversation, I was replying to somebody. If I was really trying to make a bold statement, I would have added the **bleep** president. I didn’t, I was just talking casually with somebody,” Hill continued.

 

 

“It wasn’t even original. That’s what is so crazy. I got famous for saying something that wasn’t original. It wasn’t new. It was not breaking news. I thought we all decided this after Charlottesville,” Hill added. 

 

 

Hill went on to say that she also didn’t feel bad for referring to Trump as a white supremacist despite the White House's calls for her firing at the time because she didn’t feel the comment was untruthful.

 

 

“I would have felt worse if I felt I took a shot at somebody who didn’t deserve it,” Hill said. “If I felt it was a mistake… I probably would have felt bad about it, but I never did.” 

 

 

Hill exited as co-host of ESPN's "SportsCenter" nearly a year after she wrote the tweet under discussion.

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