On the Fox News Channel, it's become common knowledge that the overwhelming majority of the reporting has a conservative political bias. While that appears to be the case, at least one host is speaking out.

Smith on Fox News

From the day Donald Trump announced his campaign for president, the hosts on Fox News came out in support of his agenda. Despite the controversies and scandals that have surrounded him for the last three years, Trump has found a political safe space on Fox News, with hosts on "Fox & Friends," as well as others like Jeannie Pirro and Sean Hannity being the most vocal in their support.

Despite this, Shepard Smith has been the one host on the network who has broken from the partisan narrative to hold the president accountable, leading to right-wing viewers of the channel to speak out.

As reported by Mediaite on March 15, Shepard Smith signed a three-year extension with Fox News, and elaborated further on his thoughts about the network during an interview with TIME Magazine. When pressed about some of his Trump-supporting colleagues like Sean Hannity, Smith didn't hold back. "I get it, that some of our opinion programming is there strictly to be entertaining," Smith said.

"I don’t work there. I wouldn’t work there," Smith said, "I don’t want to sit around and yell at each other." "You don’t talk about your money, you don’t talk about your politics, and you don’t talk about your s*x," Smith continued, saying, "that sounds horrible to me."

Double down

Not stopping there, Shepard Smith elaborated further, admitting that he doesn't even like politics, referring to it as something that is "weird and creepy" and "lack(s) a connection to reality." Smith noted that one of the reasons why he signed on for a new deal at Fox News was because he was unsure if anyone else would present "fair and balanced" news coverage.

"If I stopped delivering the facts, what would go in its place?" he rhetorically asked.

Fox News future

With Shepard Smith remaining on the network, he's one of the few hosts to call out Donald Trump, which has become almost taboo for their conservative viewers. With "Fox & Friends" on in the morning, and with Sean Hannity, Judge Jeanie Pirro, and Tucker Carlson on during the prime-time hours, it's unlikely that Fox News will change their tune of supporting Trump anytime soon, especially with the president praising the network on a routine basis, including in his social media postings.