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Shepard Smith Has Distinguished Himself

Two months ago, Shepard Smith was the subject of a Howard Kurtz profile that portrayed him as a total lightweight.
All of the journalists who are down in Louisiana and Mississippi right now are doing an incredible job, but Smith’s coverage has been extraordinary. I don’t think he’ll be underestimated again.
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