ESPN released the following statement...
“We have decided to part ways with Hank Williams, Jr. We appreciate his contributions over the past years,” read a network statement, released Thursday morning. “The success of Monday Night Football has always been about the games and that will continue.”Later this afternoon, Hank, Jr. responded...
“After reading hundreds of e-mails, I have made MY decision,” Williams said in a statement. “You (ESPN) stepped on the Toes of The First Amendment Freedom of Speech, so therefore Me, My Song, and All My Rowdy Friends are OUT OF HERE. It’s been a great run.”Your decision? You were tossed out on your fat stupid ass, Hank. Putting aside how thoroughly asinine whiny Hank looks trying to quit when he's already been fired, no, Hank, your "First Amendment Freedom of Speech" was most certainly not "stepped on." Or in any other way impeded. You see, you ignorant Neanderthal buffoon, the 1st does NOT say you are immune to criticism when you say something stupid. The 1st does NOT say you can't be fired for being a drunken obnoxious stupid asshole publicly farting nonsense. The 1st does NOT say ESPN - or any other private entity of any kind, anywhere - can't control content on their own damn PRIVATE network.
What the 1st does say about free speech is, "Congress shall make no law... abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." This has been broadly interpreted to mean no government entities of any kind can abridge freedom of speech or a free press. FYI, Hank, you moran, ESPN is not, repeat, you stupid motherbleeper, NOT "Congress." Or any other branch of the government. Ergo, you stupid motherbleeper, the asinine nonsense you and your goiter infested, cousin humping, booger eating fans believe aside, this entire episode has precisely NOTHING WHATSOEVER to do with the First Amendment or the right of freedom of speech.
Nothing, nada, niente, nunca, zip, zero, zed, zatch, nix, nil, goose eggs, bupkes... Not one damn thing. As CBS Sports columnist Mike Freeman put it...
OK, one thing, Hank.Hey, what can you expect from a guy named Randall who used his dad's name to become a “Hank Williams impersonator," a guy tagged by his dad as "Bocepus" after a ventriloquist's dummy? And how surprising to find he's a big fan of the Snowbilly Grifter and Batshit Bachmann! Why, who'da thunk it!?
The First Amendment protects speech from government intrusion. As a private entity, ESPN can fire Williams if it desires. Williams has the right to be an idiot and ESPN has a right to fire him.
What's the confusion here?
The truly sad thing here isn't how bleeping stupid, ignorant and nuts Hank, Jr. is. The truly sad thing here is how many ignorant goobers out there "think" Hank's right. Stupid, stupid, stupid... So, you're, "OUT OF HERE," are you, Hank, Jr.? Well, don't let the door hit your fat stupid ass on the way out.
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