Sources close to the firing say the decision to axe Alec was based, in part, on his recent homophobic outbursts … when he called a photog a “c**ksucking f*g.”
Alec immediately went into damage control mode after the incident — but it was pathetic — with the actor trotting out a male hairdresser to vouch for his love of gay people. He also spoke at a conference and professed his platonic love of several fellas.
It shows that even MSNBC has some standards. Martin Bashir should be the next to go.
Quinton is a native South Carolinian who has lived in Baltimore since 2006. He is a recent convert to the Catholic Church and is active in the Knights of Columbus. He has been involved in the pro-life movement nationally and locally since 2010.
Quinton is a veteran who served as an intelligence analyst in the Army National Guard. He is also an Eagle Scout.