CJ, this is all based on the statements of the person fired and nothing else. Hence why he said the admission was verbal. You want to take it as gospel even though there is no reason to believe that a call was even made by the WH. Hell, what he said alone is enough to fire anyone else. If I said gays looked like monkeys at my job, I'd be fired immediately. You can take ANY group of people and generally insulting anyone based on such an insult would get you fired. Your insistence that this is all the fault of the WH is absurd. His statements were reprehensible, he was fired as a result because keeping him on would have been supportive of his views. That's not a violation of freedom of speech or any sort of intimidation. You have EVERY right to your words, you also have to deal with the legal consequences of uttering them. This was a legal consequence. If you don't like it? Don't work for Univision; end of story.It was taken as a symbol of free speech. It's a shame you don't understand the symbolism. The White House calling a TV station to fire and shut down someone who said something they find offensive. You don't think that's a little heavy handed, a little government enforcement through intimidation?