Well, it took a little while, but it looks like the powers that be over at MSNBC finally had the sense to give Alec Baldwin the boot. Baldwin, if you’ll recall, recently landed himself in hot water after getting caught on camera calling a photographer a “cocksucking faggot” (or “fathead,” depending on who you believe). Also, he’s a total douchebag.

From Page Six:

The rage-aholic’s weekly show, “Up Late With Alec Baldwin,” has been canceled because of the actor’s foul-mouthed rant at a photographer he called a nasty name.

“The decision has been made. He’s gone,” an insider at the cable channel told me. “The [parent company] Comcast guys have decided. Word is spreading through the building.”

Baldwin’s dismissal was decided on partly because of his diva-like behavior toward co-workers, a source said.

Based on the reaction so far, it doesn’t sound like he’ll be missed all that much:

Heh.

It’s all well and good that Baldwin’s gotten his, but you know which verbal sewage-spewer is still lurking at MSNBC?

https://twitter.com/JasonBWhitman/status/405404028852400128

A very good question, indeed.

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Shhh! Media Matters still silent about MSNBC host and homophobic bigot Alec Baldwin

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  • Fairfax51

    Sarah Palin says Martin Bashir should come through Todd to apologize to her. Can you imagine what Todd Palin wants to do to Bashir for what he said about his WIFE. Palin vs Bashir could make a fortune. I would pay lots to see Todd kick poopoo out of Bashir .

    • grais

      Todd wouldn’t have to kick.
      bashir would just let it go, so to speak, at the sight of him.

      • Fairfax51

        OK.. u r right…so I would pay lots to see Bashirs face when he sees Todd on the way

    • Canadian in USA ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

      It would be over in the first round.

      • Mark81150 Never/Trump/Hillary

        Didn’t Ali have a bout that lasted 15 seconds?.. people were outraged having paid to see that… wanted more than 15 seconds to justify the cost and travel..

        I wouldn’t bill it as a long fight, Hell Todd’s a bear.. just bill it as how many seconds would you give Bashir before he screamed “MUMMY” and soiled himself..

    • IMPEACH_BOBO

      MSNBC won’t get rid of Bashir though, because they are being funded by George Soros & that is why MSNBC gets away with this BS & doesn’t answer to anyone !! MSNBC is still on the air because of Soros & his money, if it went by their Neilsen Ratings like it should, MSNBC would have been off the air 2 years ago already !! Right now MSNBC is being propped up by Soros & is also the reason they don’t have to answer to their advertisers because they have other funding anyway !!!! Haven’t you all notice all the RAClST COMMENTATORS on these MSNBC shows, ones like Melissa Perry, Keith Ellison, Michael Dyson, Toure, Tamron Hall, etc. all they do is spew RAClST BS 24/7 then they wonder why their Neilsen Ratings are in the dumper !!

  • Maximum Booger

    Misogynistic behavior towards a conservative is perfectly fine for MSNBC.

    But insulting homosexuals? The horror! Some of those thus defamed might be liberal, and we can’t have THAT, can we MSNBC?

    • Tigerspike

      I was just about to post the same thing.

    • NRPax

      Here’s the thing: Alec is white. If he had been of a darker skin tone like Bashir or Toure? No problem! He could have stayed on.

      Who knew that MSNBC was racist?

  • John Alvarado

    You know what makes me sick is the fact Bashir calls himself a Christian. Really? Well, Mr. Bashir you have some praying and forgiving to do.

  • Ken Alan Draper

    They won’t fire Bashir, after all jis name sounds muslim & at MSLSD muslims can do no wrong.

  • ceemack

    You can bash Sarah Palin all you want. Bash gays? Burned at the stake.

  • Texan357

    couldn’t even hold a job at MSNBC

    Perspective.

  • nc ✓s & balances

    Keep digging, MSNBC. We’re diggin’ it.

  • http://www.GONINERS.com/ Kristine ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Big deal. Until Alec Baldwin’s entire career and lifestyle goes up in flames as it did for Paula Dean then little crap like this is just meaningless.

  • Joe W.

    Fire Bashir?? No way. They’re gonna move him up to the prime spot right next to Megyn Kelly. You gotta go with your best against their best, doncha know??

  • grais

    “,,,the Keith Olbermann of people who aren’t Keith Olbermann.”

    that’s funny stuff, right there.

  • stuckinIL4now

    I’m still convinced Baldwin wanted out, so he couldn’t give less of a crap. As for Bashir, I’m sure that as I compose this, his contract is being extended and his salary probably doubled or tripled and bigger things are being planned for him.

  • Pat Loudoun

    In a way, it’s sort of cute how MSNBC responds to anti-gay tirades. It’s almost like gays are their pets.

    • NRPax

      Well, it’s not like they know how to treat them like human beings.

  • http://www.robjonesforpresident.com/ Rob Jones

    More Successful than Baldwin’s MSNBC Show:
    – 10- Pet Rocks
    – 9- A Donner Party Recipe Book
    – 8- OJ’s effort to find “the real killer”
    – 7- Maiden voyage of the Titanic
    – 6- Roll-out of the Obamacare website (a tie)
    – 5- The landing officer on the Hindenberg.
    – 4- Coyote’s attempts to catch Roadrunner
    – 3- Joanie Loves Chachi
    – 2- “New Coke”
    – 1- The Nancy Pelosi Nude Desk Calendar

    • LinTaylor ✓vitrified

      Rosie O’Donnell’s musical.

      • http://www.robjonesforpresident.com/ Rob Jones

        Fashion tips from Stevie Wonder

    • http://www.jabootu.com/acolytes/bnotes/ Apostic

      1 — cannot be unseen….

  • Mark81150 Never/Trump/Hillary

    The raging demagogue left wing nutjob network has just proven what we already knew..

    Push back from the gay left?… furious back pedaling and action..

    Push back from conservatives and moderates? over even more vile remarks..

    crickets..

    so you can be a completely vile woman hating prick of an employee on air talent, you just have to TARGET the conservative women MSNBC and it’s mouth breathing viewers love to hate..

    so much for honor or ethics at that joke of a network.

    again, no surprise.. the left gave up Honorable long before the 60’s were over..

  • JeffWRidge

    Didn’t some of his antics that went on for years before going to work for MSNBC give them a clue that Baldwin was a diva and given to vicious behavior? This couldn’t have come as a surprise to them, could it?

  • Right Wired ✓ᵛᵉʳᶦᶠᶦᵉᵈ

    Insulting gays: Friable
    Insulting gop: Bonusable

    Yep, all systems normal @MNSBC

  • roccolore

    I still think it was because of the ratings. Otherwise, Ed Schultz would have been long gone.

  • AmericanMom

    Bashir being a muslim would likely put a fatwa out on mslsd, thus those in charge are likely wearing Depends in fear of offending him. Sarah Palin scares the crap out of liberals and they despise her about equally with GWB.

  • Arkuy The Great

    This has got to be the worst possible embarrassment. This is akin to a former vaudeville top-biller getting shown the door at a decayed penny-operahouse in East Podunk.

  • ELC

    MSNBC the network that fires a foul big mouth Alec Baldwin for spewing at the paparazzi on his time, yet lets Martin Bashar off the hook for nasty comments to Sarah Palin. Only goes to show you what a garbage network they really are. Oh!Martin’s phony apology to Sarah…he can do you know what with it. Apologies today don’t mean anything…they roll off the lips like nothing. A perfect example is Odumbo…”I’m Sorry, So Sorry.” If he could get away with it (liar)the rest of us feel we can get away with it too…very sad.

  • Spasmolytic

    I want to thank Twitchy, Breitbart and FOX for continuing to cover Martin Bashir’s disturbing comments. MSNBC is hoping this goes away but we’re not letting them. Liberals aren’t accustomed to being held accountable so its time they learn.

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BZaKUOFCUAAbavf.jpg:large

  • san rafael blue

    This is not over. The more they drag it out, the uglier they are smeared by their own bile. Bashir and Griffin (News Producer) should always be pictured and spoken of TOGETHER. Bashir is their symbolic zeitgeist antagonist. Bashir IS their brand!

  • Guest

    Patriots and Citizens: Slice through the illusions conjured up by clowns like Bill Maher and Jon Stewart: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B0094KY878

  • SpaceRacer423

    MSNBC is NOT going to fire Bashir over his Palin statements.
    He wont even be suspended.
    MSNBC didn’t just NOT react after his statements,
    they sent out tweets PROMOTING the segment AFTER they knew what he said.
    From that point on MSNBC was condoning Bashir hate filled rant.

  • Roto ✓Intentionally Left Blank

    Bashir should be working somewhere asking, “Vutt pump ver you on?”

  • tops116 ✓Quipper

    “If MSNBC fired Baldwin, fine. But then how does Bashir go unpunished?”

    War on Women. ‘Nuff said.