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Thu May 5, 2016, 07:43 PM

WTF is wrong with MSNBC? Right now Tweety breaks away from

his program to give Drumpf's 'speech' to an audience in WVa. He's still going on - and on - and on. How much is that free airtime worth? I swear, if it weren't for MSNBC and the rest of the MSM making themselves willing allies of Trump and letting him spew his poison any time he feels like it for free there might well have been another Rethug presumptive nominee. It's sickening.

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Reply WTF is wrong with MSNBC? Right now Tweety breaks away from (Original post)
COLGATE4 May 2016 OP
underpants May 2016 #1
COLGATE4 May 2016 #3
Wellstone ruled May 2016 #26
malaise May 2016 #2
COLGATE4 May 2016 #13
malaise May 2016 #16
COLGATE4 May 2016 #35
Dustlawyer May 2016 #28
COLGATE4 May 2016 #34
scscholar May 2016 #4
LiberalArkie May 2016 #14
scscholar May 2016 #18
zeemike May 2016 #27
Agnosticsherbet May 2016 #5
Purveyor May 2016 #6
hatrack May 2016 #7
Wellstone ruled May 2016 #8
COLGATE4 May 2016 #11
Wellstone ruled May 2016 #25
procon May 2016 #9
Shandris May 2016 #10
question everything May 2016 #12
pmorlan1 May 2016 #15
COLGATE4 May 2016 #17
Lordquinton May 2016 #32
oldandhappy May 2016 #19
spanone May 2016 #20
lindysalsagal May 2016 #21
Odin2005 May 2016 #22
zentrum May 2016 #23
Egnever May 2016 #24
valerief May 2016 #29
pansypoo53219 May 2016 #30
ProfessorPlum May 2016 #39
DaveT May 2016 #31
vanlassie May 2016 #33
COLGATE4 May 2016 #37
DaveT May 2016 #38
redstateblues May 2016 #36

Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:45 PM

1. Their product is drama.

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Response to underpants (Reply #1)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:47 PM

3. Yep. 'Horse race'. 'Drama'. Screw the electorate, what

really counts is ratings. Bastards.

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Response to underpants (Reply #1)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:57 PM

26. And with Tweeties Spouse

out of her race,let the Kinder-Morgan Business Elitist come forward.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:47 PM

2. It has nothing to do with Tweety

He follows orders - his producer cut his program for Trump - same shit they did with Melissa Harris-Perry. Make a sound and you're out. Go public and you get none of your severance benefits.

And yet - they continue as if nothing is happening - all hacks. They love that fancy lifestyle

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Response to malaise (Reply #2)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:18 PM

13. And Tweety isn't going to rock that boat. He knows which side

of the bread his butter is on. Hacks is too generous a term for them.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #13)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:41 PM

16. I'm beginning to understand what KO faced

Glad he isn't there for this - we could use a KO urgently

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Response to malaise (Reply #16)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:15 PM

35. X 1000! Doesn't look like it's going to happen

any time soon.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #13)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:12 PM

28. I have a theory I have been thinking about these last couple of days.

What if they gave Trump all of that air time from start to finish (this part is fact, especially MSNBC) to make him the Republican so they could drive everyone to Hillary to make sure she wins instead of one of the crazy Republicans like Cruz. Trump will play ball with the other Oligarch's and stands to benefit no matter what happens next. They know Hillary has a lot of baggage and might not make it without their thumbs all over the scale.

Just something to chew on to explain all of Trump's coverage. I don't believe they do it just for ratings. The election is more important to the owners of the MSM than a little more ad dollars that a few more viewers would bring. The viewers that just want to see a train wreck say crazy shit!

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Response to Dustlawyer (Reply #28)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:14 PM

34. You may have something there. nt

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:49 PM

4. Microsoft loves tRump

 

They keep proving it over and over again with their TV channel.

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Response to scscholar (Reply #4)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:35 PM

14. No More Microsoft or GE. 100% Comcast

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Response to LiberalArkie (Reply #14)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:57 PM

18. But most of the Microsoft people are still there!

 

Bill Gates made sure of that. He wants to control the media like the rest of those wealthy people that hate us.

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Response to scscholar (Reply #4)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:11 PM

27. They love him like parents love the boogie man.

He is useful to scare the kiddies in the game of triangulation...the more exposure the better.
And the less they have to talk about real issues or Sanders.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:50 PM

5. I'm watching "The Avengers" again.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:50 PM

6. CBSN is covering it wall-to-wall... eom

 

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:51 PM

7. Same as it ever was . . .

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 07:55 PM

8. And so it begins.

Comcast is all in with Trump. Remember,Joe Scab sets the Political Agenda at NBC/MSNBC .

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #8)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:17 PM

11. I think you're 100% correct.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #11)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:49 PM

25. Notice about a hour ago,

Joe Scab said he would not back Trumpy. Joe is so full of it,he knows darn well there is not a place for him to go to other than his buddy Griffith and others at Comcast.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:00 PM

9. Trump is Sarah Palin v.2.0

Their stage acts are almost identical. They walk to the mic, ham it up for the audience, talk about how wonderful they are, joke about a few democrats, promise the crowd the moon, repeat. Both are charismatic speakers, but neither has anything of substance to talk about. Like Palin, Trump has no coherent policies and cannot speak knowledgeably on any topics vital to the office he seeks, but he can quote any polling data that shows him ahead.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:16 PM

10. He's broken them. They know that if they anger him, his supporters and he will bury them...

 

...financially and in ridicule and deny him any opportunity to interview him. The internet exists now; the old Kingmakers are being buried alive before us.

Behold the truth of 'power'. It is only where it is believed to be, and no one believes the media has it anymore. Ergo...it doesn't. This is a universal truth.

It is unfortunate that only Trump managed to demonstrate this principle, but I'll take a crushing of the Kingmakers any day.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:18 PM

12. He did return to his program. But what was funny

he was saying that the next segment would be "tell me something I don't know."

Cut into commercial which was for... something against diarrhea or constipation. There were two people talking I was not listening but the punch line was... "tell me something I don't know." I did hear it and started laughing.

(Don't know if the same commercial is playing at all markets. I know that here most are aimed at seniors who use lots of drugs..)

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:40 PM

15. LOL

Welcome to the Sanders supporters world. You should have complained to the Networks when it happened to Sanders and then maybe you could have stopped it before it got to your candidate.

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Response to pmorlan1 (Reply #15)

Thu May 5, 2016, 08:52 PM

17. Funny. I remember watching Bernie ad nauseam on MSNBC. So much so in fact

that I accused them of trying to maintain the so-called "horse race" for the Democratic nominee in order to boost ratings.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #17)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:42 PM

32. You forgot

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:03 PM

19. MSNBC gave us Trump the candidate. They still are

all clinton and trump, all the time. Don't watch!!

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:05 PM

20. can we beat the gop and the media....?

trump 24/7

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:06 PM

21. You mean, the tRump channel?

Don't watch it.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:14 PM

22. Trump has figured out how to play the MSM like a fiddle.

The MSM can't help themselves, they are terminally addicted to sensationalism.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:37 PM

23. This is why...

…Trump doesn't need to raise a lot of outside money. He gets more free media coverage than any candidate in history.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 09:43 PM

24. While I get the Trump fatigue

 

Is it really doing Trump any favors? Or on the other hand do most people watch it and go
"what an idiot!" ?

Every time I hear him speak without fail I think , This guy is an idiot he has no business being anywhere near the presidency. I certainly can't be the only one .

On need only look at the revolt inside the Republican party to see he is not doing himself any favors even with the republicans.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:24 PM

29. MSNBC jumped the shark ages ago. It's now as worthless as Fox. nt

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:31 PM

30. THE MEDIA WANTS PRESIDENT DRUMPF FOR RATINGS. all WHORES.

BRING BACK THE HORSE!!!!

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Response to pansypoo53219 (Reply #30)

Fri May 6, 2016, 06:33 AM

39. Lol. Love the horse

What a great website that was

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 10:35 PM

31. Even with a huge election year increase

In ratings, msnbc has about a million viewers for Rachel Maddow, it's most watched show. And the average age of its viewers is about 60.

Less than one third of one percent of the country, and somewhere close to ZERO percent of people born since Bill Clinton took office.

Please stop worrying about network "news." It is dying and good riddance.

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Response to DaveT (Reply #31)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:09 PM

33. This 64 year old watched MSNBC for years.

I stopped completely when they started showing Trump ad nauseum back in early spring. I don't miss those sell outs. And I loved Rachel.

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Response to DaveT (Reply #31)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:25 PM

37. I'm not worrying about it. It just irritates the shit out of me.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Reply #37)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:50 PM

38. Agreed about it being irritating

but it can only irritate you if you watch . . . .


Confession -- I peek in from time to time, too, just to get my my fair share of abuse.

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Response to COLGATE4 (Original post)

Thu May 5, 2016, 11:23 PM

36. C'mon people-IT'S A SHOW- Trump is an entertainer-They get ratings

and they make more money. TV stopped being a source of news when 24 hour cable came on the scene. Trump is a fucking spectacle-people watch it- it's like a train wreck-I admit it-I watch it for a while-less and less-I'm not proud that I have watched him way more than a sane person would. People here on DU are expecting way more than they should. Cable news is a business.

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