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Please explain why MTG deserves a segment on 60 Minutes? (Original Post) djacq Apr 2023 OP
She does J_William_Ryan Apr 2023 #1
CBS is a whore for the money? dem4decades Apr 2023 #2
Considering that the Country Music Television Awards was the main primetime show tonight SouthBayDem Apr 2023 #25
Excellent point, didn't think of that. dem4decades Apr 2023 #28
Ummmmm, because of the 1st Amendment to the Constitution. MarineCombatEngineer Apr 2023 #3
I agree. I also have a right to not watch..which I am happy to exercise Deuxcents Apr 2023 #7
+100. MarineCombatEngineer Apr 2023 #8
+1 mitch96 Apr 2023 #17
Now bdamomma Apr 2023 #22
60 Minutes doesn't have to give her a platform. nt dflprincess Apr 2023 #13
Agreed, they don't have to, MarineCombatEngineer Apr 2023 #14
I agree TheRealNorth Apr 2023 #15
That's true dflprincess Apr 2023 #16
+1 Don't like it, don't watch... mitch96 Apr 2023 #18
They Should Have Had Another Interview WiVoter Apr 2023 #4
Yes, to counter her bullshit. nt MarineCombatEngineer Apr 2023 #5
Exactly WiVoter Apr 2023 #9
She says unexpected things. I hope she is asked what newspapers she reads. Srkdqltr Apr 2023 #6
she can read? nt mitch96 Apr 2023 #19
That's a thought. Srkdqltr Apr 2023 #24
Because exposing the extremism of people like Greene is part of the job of responsible news outlets. Just A Box Of Rain Apr 2023 #10
She wouldn't deserve a segment on 60 Seconds. InAbLuEsTaTe Apr 2023 #11
Because DU has so many posts about her? Tomconroy Apr 2023 #12
Exactly. Every single thing she says seems to deserve a DU thread, but some TV program can't HeartachesNhangovers Apr 2023 #23
She's the de facto Speaker of the House? Retrograde Apr 2023 #20
+++ emulatorloo Apr 2023 #21
The Sunlight is what is ultimately going to kill these roaches. n/t GuppyGal Apr 2023 #26
Don't give airtime to fascists/ nazis Meowmee Apr 2023 #27

SouthBayDem

(31,929 posts)
25. Considering that the Country Music Television Awards was the main primetime show tonight
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 10:27 PM
Apr 2023

This had to be a calculated business move for CBS assuming the average country music fan would want to watch an interview with Traitor Queene.

MarineCombatEngineer

(11,981 posts)
3. Ummmmm, because of the 1st Amendment to the Constitution.
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 06:17 PM
Apr 2023

I'm not defending MTG, far from it, I wish she would just disappear into the ash bin of history, but she does have the right to spew her hateful rhetoric, which I fully support under the 1A.

I hate what she spews, but I will defend her right to spew it.

MarineCombatEngineer

(11,981 posts)
8. +100.
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 06:25 PM
Apr 2023

I have no idea what hateful bullshit she spewed from her pie hole because I didn't watch the segment, which, as you point out, is my right.

bdamomma

(63,256 posts)
22. Now
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 07:54 PM
Apr 2023

if they had Boebert and MTG on together .........they both don't get along well. I would have considered watching.

MTG is a hateful person.

dflprincess

(27,987 posts)
16. That's true
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 07:14 PM
Apr 2023

and from what I hear, Leslie Stahl did not do a particularity good job of calling her out.

I had a text from my cousin who's so mad she wasted her time watching the interview she may give up on 60 Minutes for good. She had hoped for a Morely Safer type "back them into a corner" interview.

 

Just A Box Of Rain

(5,104 posts)
10. Because exposing the extremism of people like Greene is part of the job of responsible news outlets.
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 06:27 PM
Apr 2023

She is a threat to our republic, and people should see that for themselves.

23. Exactly. Every single thing she says seems to deserve a DU thread, but some TV program can't
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 08:03 PM
Apr 2023

do a segment on her? Well, I don't read MTG threads on DU and I didn't seen the show.

Meowmee

(5,164 posts)
27. Don't give airtime to fascists/ nazis
Sun Apr 2, 2023, 10:42 PM
Apr 2023

Unless you are going to clearly state exactly what they are. And even then. And certainly not her or similar in that show. Mostly it gives them time to promote their hate without criticism.

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