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Fired ESPN analyst Curt Schilling endorses Donald Trump

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Baseball analyst Curt Schilling, who was fired from ESPN in April for an anti-transgender Facebook post, on Friday endorsed presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump in a lengthy blog entry.

Entitled "Why I will vote for Donald Trump," Schilling recalls meeting the business mogul a little over a decade ago and compliments his decisiveness, his love for America and his family values.

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Schilling starts off the post with a warning to readers: "If your response is going to be anything related to 'no one cares what you think' stop reading now and go elsewhere. You're coming here either interested in why, or to add to your list of reasons you don't like me. I'm ok with both."

Schilling then spoke about meeting Trump when the former MLB pitcher was asked to be on The Apprentice.

"I realized very quickly this was a man decisive in action and confident in his ability," Schilling wrote in the post. "I also realized that regardless of his net worth, he worked his ass off. He didn't have time for 8 hours sleep each night, too much to be done."

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LOUDON, NH - SEPTEMBER 27: Former Major League Baseball player Curt Schilling speaks with the media prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 27, 2015 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images)
MEDFIELD, MA - JULY 19: Curt Schilling, coach of the Drifters, a 16-and-under girls softball team, catches his daughter Gabby at Shonda Schilling Field in Medfield. (Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
HOUSTON - JULY 12: Curt Schilling and his and Randy Johnson's children before the Major League Baseball Century 21 Home Run Derby at Minute Maid Park on July 12, 2004 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - NOVEMBER 02: Arizona Diamondbacks' pitcher Curt Schilling, accompanied by son Gehrig, speaks at news conference at Bank One Ballpark in Phoenix, Ariz., a day before his team faces the New York Yankees in Game 6 of the World Series. The Yanks hold a series lead of 3-2. (Photo by Corey Sipkin/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
RANDOLPH, MA - JULY 7: Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling spends a moment with his son Garrison Schilling, left, while at Showcase Cinemas in Randolph. He was at a charity event to support his wife's Shonda's Shade Foundation. Shonda, a melanoma survivor launched the foundation with the mission of reducing future cases of skin cancer by educating children about sun safety. (Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
RANDOLPH, MA - JULY 7: Shonda Schilling hands out sunscreen as part of a of her Shade Foundation work. Shonda, a melanoma survivor launched the foundation with the mission of reducing future cases of skin cancer by educating children about sun-safety.She and her family were at Showcase Cinemas in Randolph. They were greeting kids before the start of the movie Charlotte's Web. (Photo by Jonathan Wiggs/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - APRIL 18: Shonda Schilling gets a giant hug from her husband, Curt Schilling, after finishing the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon while one of her sons waits to congratulate her as well. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - MAY 28: Before the game, the Red Sox honored the tenth anniversary of the 2004 World Series Championship team. Pitcher Curt Schilling, who is battling cancer acknowledges the cheers of the crowd as he walks in from left field. The Boston Red Sox hosted the Atlanta Braves in an interleague MLB game at Fenway Park. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
KISSIMMEE, FL - AUGUST 1: Mass Drifters Coach Curt Schilling, right, and his wife, Shonda, on the Mass Drifters bench at the USSA Girls Fastpitch World Series II. (Photo by Stan Grossfeld/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON, MA - AUGUST 03: Former Boston Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling #38 sits with his wife, Shonda Schilling, while being inducted into the Red Sox Hall of Fame prior to the game against the Minnesota Twins during the game on August 3, 2012 at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Former professional baseball player Curt Schilling (L) and wife Shonda Schilling attend 2010 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year Celebration at IAC Building on November 30, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Mike Coppola/FilmMagic)
BOSTON - MARCH 30: Shonda and Curt Schilling sign copies of her book, 'The Best Kind of Different,' in Barnes & Noble, on Tuesday, March 30, 2010. The book is about their son with Asperger's Syndrome. (Photo by Pat Greenhouse/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - OCTOBER 25: An emotional Red Sox starting pitcher Curt Schilling tips his cap to the crowd as he leaves the game in the sixth inning. (Photo by Jim Davis/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 25: Curt Schilling of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007. (Photo by Robert Caplin/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - OCTOBER 25: Curt Schilling of the Boston Red Sox, left, gives up the ball to manager Terry Francona after being pulled from pitching against the Colorado Rockies in Game 2 of the Major League Baseball (MLB) World Series at Fenway Park in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007. (Photo by Jon Mahoney/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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Calling President Barack Obama the "liar in chief," Schilling then listed the reasons he will vote for Trump, as "none of them pertains to me just not wanting to vote for someone else."

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In his list of three reasons, Schilling says that he trusts Trump, he respects his children ("to know the real heart and soul of a man you look at his children") and he believes Trump is the candidate who "loves this country."

"You can laugh, you can mock, but you also are full of crap if the current administration has ever given you the confidence that they love this nation above all else," Schilling wrote. "He will protect my family, and my loved ones."

Schilling also makes a point to call out "you frauds in the liberal media," who he claims have skewed Trump's comments on Mexican immigrants and banning Muslims from the country, along with the "lazy sheep and apathetic folks" who follow the liberal media.

"But your liberal agenda has you lying your asses off to a group of people too lazy to do the work on their own, to listen and decide on their own," he continued in the post.

Schilling steps back to say that he wishes Trump would "stop the name calling" and start giving specifics on his plans for his presidency, also condemning his treatment of women, but argues that he's the best option to "make the decision that's best for our nation, and not the best for votes."

Schilling joins a long list of Hollywood and media figures who have endorse the presumptive nominee, including Jon Voight, Gary Busey, Scott Baio and Azealia Banks. Trump became the presumptive Republican presidential nominee after Ted Cruz dropped out of the race following his loss in the Indiana primary.

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