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In Subtle Dig at Colleague Mike Huckabee, FNC's Shep Smith Slams 'Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day' As 'National Day of Intolerance'

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On his way out to commercial break at 3:24 p.m. Eastern, <em>Studio B</em>
host Shep Smith noted that August 1 is "National Badminton Day," and
quipped "Forget National Day of Intolerance, let's just stay with
badminton."</p>
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The Fox News Channel host's comments appear to be referring to <a href="http://www.mikehuckabee.com/supportchickfila">Chick-fil-A Appreciation Day</a>, which Smith's fellow <a href="http://www.foxnews.com/on-air/huckabee/index.html">FNC colleague Mike Huckabee</a>
declared August 1 to be recently. Huckabee announced the eat-in
demonstration to show support for the national chicken chain which found
itself in a liberal firestorm after its president expressed his
religious convictions against same-sex marriage.</p><p>Read more at <a href="http://newsbusters.org/blogs/ken-shepherd/2012/08/01/subtle-dig-colleag…; target="_blank">NewsBusters.org</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p>