Britt McHenry and Linda Cohn recently went public about their firings and they both claimed that the political climate loomed large at the network. McHenry flat-out said she was fired for being an outspoken conservative and supporter of Trump.

Twitter reaction to ESPN’s slap on the wrist reaction to Hill’s anti-Trump rant framed the issue in the context of one former ESPN analyst in particular: Former MLB pitcher Curt Schilling