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DLCWIdem

(1,511 posts)
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 12:29 PM Feb 2021

This is why I hate Andrea Mitchell

She just asked Rep Hakeem Jeffries it's been a month now how are you going to get American people to care about this. Apparently she thinks people have forgotten about Trump terrorists breaking into the capital urinating and defecating in and vandalizing our house. The people house. Killing 5 people injuring 150 police officers, etc....Did she ever say that about Benghazi. What a hack

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This is why I hate Andrea Mitchell (Original Post) DLCWIdem Feb 2021 OP
She's such a hack ellie Feb 2021 #1
Why do you watch corporate propaganda on the telescreen? Yeehah Feb 2021 #2
How will she get herself to care about it? dchill Feb 2021 #3
I Faux pas Feb 2021 #4
She married Alan Greenspan, a disciple of Ayn Rand. Buckeye_Democrat Feb 2021 #5
Andrea sure tried to get the American people to care about Hillary's emails. sop Feb 2021 #6
Hillary's emails are no doubt still on Mitchell's back burner. Eyeball_Kid Feb 2021 #27
It was a dumb question, but I'll bet a lot of people *don't* care about what happened. The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2021 #7
but they never cared about it LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #19
Andrea talking about it isn't going to make them lunatica Feb 2021 #29
True, but the people who watch MSNBC probably already care about 1/6. The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2021 #30
From my experience in the workplace over a few decades lunatica Feb 2021 #35
I watch CNN from 12-2pm, sometimes until 4pm. IndyOp Feb 2021 #8
Mitchell does her job defending Clinton and attacking her StClone Feb 2021 #9
I usually defend women who have attained positions of notoriety but lindysalsagal Feb 2021 #10
She's despicable spanone Feb 2021 #11
Agree a million percent. blueinredohio Feb 2021 #13
Yep. In the same b'cast, Biden announces that his plan will extend unemployment benefits stopbush Feb 2021 #12
I've learned... Mike Nelson Feb 2021 #14
One of the people MSNBC needs to retire. Lonestarblue Feb 2021 #15
Absolutely the very FIRST person they retire. ancianita Feb 2021 #23
She's a HACK Cozmo Feb 2021 #16
BRAVO!! K&R Duppers Feb 2021 #17
Yeah, who could or would ever care about that? BobTheSubgenius Feb 2021 #18
Very few Republicans . Boomerproud Feb 2021 #26
Just a slight difference of lunatica Feb 2021 #34
sickening-- liberal media my ass LymphocyteLover Feb 2021 #20
I've never trusted her, a slow, shallow gaslighter of Dems. No followup or context with her. Ugh. ancianita Feb 2021 #21
That's a good reason to hate her... there are SO MANY to choose from. NurseJackie Feb 2021 #22
the deference to her is real. It respects who she was more than is. SleeplessinSoCal Feb 2021 #24
I agree with you. Chuck Todd is just as bad. Tacan Feb 2021 #25
Todd is worse. The Velveteen Ocelot Feb 2021 #32
Imagine Jerry2144 Feb 2021 #28
This message was self-deleted by its author TomVilmer Feb 2021 #31
Tune in tomorrow! brooklynite Feb 2021 #33

dchill

(38,072 posts)
3. How will she get herself to care about it?
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 12:32 PM
Feb 2021

Actually, I believe she does. She just has to knee-jerk a doubting Thomas meme into any situation. Like Chucky.

Eyeball_Kid

(7,384 posts)
27. Hillary's emails are no doubt still on Mitchell's back burner.
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:41 PM
Feb 2021

Watch out for a slow news day. She'll pull that one out of her pants for a special Andrea Mitchell "scoop."

The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,543 posts)
7. It was a dumb question, but I'll bet a lot of people *don't* care about what happened.
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 12:39 PM
Feb 2021

It was far away; it didn't affect them directly; it was "only" Congress (which a lot of people don't like); and there are plenty of Q-sympathizers out there who might have even thought it was a good idea even if "maybe they went a little too far."

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
29. Andrea talking about it isn't going to make them
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 03:09 PM
Feb 2021

pay any more attention if they haven’t already.

She’s very careful of cultivating her unique status. Of burnishing it just right so she appeals to the powerful as well as to the common man. It’s a balancing act that works for her because she feeds all sides what they want to hear in turns.

She knows that if she offends one faction that she’s pleasing the other, and then to maintain her situation she reverses that with a balancing act. Thus she can always claim neutrality.

It works for her.

The Velveteen Ocelot

(114,543 posts)
30. True, but the people who watch MSNBC probably already care about 1/6.
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 03:13 PM
Feb 2021

The ones who don't are watching Fox or worse, which are avoiding talking about it as much as possible - which might be one reason they don't care about it.

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
35. From my experience in the workplace over a few decades
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 03:31 PM
Feb 2021

I found that the great majority of people around me simply weren’t interested in politics and had no idea it has great impact on our lives. The prevailing attitude was that they were vaguely convince there was nothing they could do about it, whatever it might be at the moment. Their answer was to sadly shrug their shoulders and dismiss it. They had more interesting things to do like post something vain on Facebook or text or gossip around their social life. They just lived their lives feeling untouched by “politics”.

There were people who cared and kept up with current events, but they felt just as alienated as I did.



StClone

(11,670 posts)
9. Mitchell does her job defending Clinton and attacking her
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 12:43 PM
Feb 2021

This upset me way back when Benghazi's crappy smell got warmed through efforts of the disingenuous Right: https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/andrea-mitchell-calls-benghazi-report-devastating-katrina-trinko/

But then I saw Mitchell do this:

lindysalsagal

(20,186 posts)
10. I usually defend women who have attained positions of notoriety but
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 12:47 PM
Feb 2021

Andrea seems to be just trying to "keep up" with her telecast these days. She seems unfocused and confused.

stopbush

(24,315 posts)
12. Yep. In the same b'cast, Biden announces that his plan will extend unemployment benefits
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 12:52 PM
Feb 2021

THROUGH September. Then Mitchell recaps what he said and reports that he said unemployment insurance would be extended UNTIL September.

Mike Nelson

(9,816 posts)
14. I've learned...
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 01:14 PM
Feb 2021

... how to have the channel changed so I never see her "Reports" show. I'm sure she's studying Hillary Clinton's emails and will call the FBI when she finds the proof in the pizza.

Lonestarblue

(9,676 posts)
15. One of the people MSNBC needs to retire.
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:06 PM
Feb 2021

Let someone younger, smarter, a d not biased have an opportunity.

BobTheSubgenius

(11,502 posts)
18. Yeah, who could or would ever care about that?
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:18 PM
Feb 2021

A trifle...a mere bagatelle.

It actually caused GOP politicians to break with the party line and denounce the simulacrum behind it, and many people to either change parties, or just drop their R affiliation.

No one cares.

Boomerproud

(7,835 posts)
26. Very few Republicans .
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:36 PM
Feb 2021

Most of them absolutely do want what happened on January 6th trivialized or forgotten altogether. My Trumper coworkers never bring up the riot but had a 15 minute cryfest how the 15 minimum wage will cost us our jobs and lead to higher taxes. We make the hefty sum of 13 an hour. Anyone like to go to the French Riviera this spring?

lunatica

(53,410 posts)
34. Just a slight difference of
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 03:20 PM
Feb 2021

opinion here. It wasn’t a riot. It was a blatant attempt to seize power through violence instigated by Trump so he could remain in power. It was insurrection. A deliberate attack on Democracy in order to give all the power to one person.

A riot is never about anything but gratuitous violence and destruction of property and is not in any way connected to establishing any kind of government or rule. It’s just destruction for its own sake.

ancianita

(35,550 posts)
21. I've never trusted her, a slow, shallow gaslighter of Dems. No followup or context with her. Ugh.
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:31 PM
Feb 2021

I don't listen to a thing she says.

SleeplessinSoCal

(8,853 posts)
24. the deference to her is real. It respects who she was more than is.
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:32 PM
Feb 2021

I doubt being Mrs Greenspan carries as much weight as her history with NBC since July 1978. Hope she isn't going for 50 years. Should have quit at 40.

Tom Brokaw only just retired. Maybe she is eyeing the exit.

Jerry2144

(2,013 posts)
28. Imagine
Fri Feb 5, 2021, 02:55 PM
Feb 2021

Imagine there is a book about journalistic integrity sitting on her network’s news desk. Her desk, in relation to it, is on the other side of the universe. She is so far from integrity

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