I know it’s hard to believe that a cable news channel would EVER sensationalize anything for the sake of ratings, but this is ridiculous. Yes, the hurricane that is barreling towards the eastern coastline is dangerous, but perhaps telling people that their kids are going to die, no one is going to feel sorry for them, and no one is going to pay for their funeral is a bit much.
Shepard Smith was dropping those lines yesterday on Fox News, and understandably some people are less than impressed today:
In another blunder of general decency, Shepard also mocked a woman on air who didn’t want to flee her home:
Here’s the full report: