ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith reacted in disgust to Democrat presidential candidate Martin O’Malley apologizing for saying “all lives matter.” Smith responded on his radio show and twitter, saying there is nothing wrong with saying “all lives matter.”
There's nothing wrong when a presidential candidate says "All lives Matter"!
— Stephen A Smith (@stephenasmith) July 21, 2015
That did not sit well with some. Even calls to boycott Smith have ensued.
It's time to boycott Stephen A. Smith! Black Lives Matter!
— Dr. H. T. Swift (@htswift) July 22, 2015
@stephenasmith screw you dude, get down in the hood and you'll see that work is being done. Put your $$$ where your mouth is
— Tim Morris (@DodgerCentral) July 21, 2015
Some would just wish he would “shut up.”
— Mario Jenkins (@bigolove) July 22, 2015
@stephenasmith so I guess you show up at funerals and yell out "what's the big deal? Everyone dies!"
— Talib Kweli Greene (@TalibKweli) July 21, 2015
He even got called “Uncle Tom.”
This guy @stephenasmith a Grade A Uncle Tom. Wowwwww lmaoooooo
— Squall Dabbinhart (@BeamMeUpTimmy) July 21, 2015
Others thought he was “bought and paid for.”
@stephenasmith we lost u a long time ago you have been bought and paid for while you stand where you bosses tell you to stand
— Vincent Saunders (@DeacoVincent) July 22, 2015
The left has become unhinged with anger over Smith’s comments. It is a sad time we live in when saying “all lives matter” is considered controversial.
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