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Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:16 PM

 

I don't like watching Rachel maddow

I don't know what it is. I just don't like her. I don't think Sarah Silverman is funny either. No, it's not a anti woman thing.

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Reply I don't like watching Rachel maddow (Original post)
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 OP
The Velveteen Ocelot Mar 2017 #1
dchill Mar 2017 #2
Blanks Mar 2017 #3
MFM008 Mar 2017 #7
Blanks Mar 2017 #20
JudyM Mar 2017 #30
Blanks Mar 2017 #42
JudyM Mar 2017 #44
GWC58 Mar 2017 #52
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #8
manicraven Mar 2017 #12
Blanks Mar 2017 #21
dixiegrrrrl Mar 2017 #23
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #37
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #47
TexasBushwhacker Mar 2017 #41
okieinpain Mar 2017 #59
pinboy3niner Mar 2017 #4
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #6
narnian60 Mar 2017 #40
mahina Mar 2017 #51
Botany Mar 2017 #5
pangaia Mar 2017 #27
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #35
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #9
GitRDun Mar 2017 #10
manicraven Mar 2017 #11
annabanana Mar 2017 #13
ebbie15644 Mar 2017 #14
gibraltar72 Mar 2017 #15
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #17
LisaM Mar 2017 #32
blue sky at night Mar 2017 #16
mike_c Mar 2017 #18
FakeNoose Mar 2017 #19
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #38
DFW Mar 2017 #22
dixiegrrrrl Mar 2017 #24
DFW Mar 2017 #31
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #34
Fla Dem Mar 2017 #25
Lil Missy Mar 2017 #26
amuse bouche Mar 2017 #28
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #33
Doreen Mar 2017 #29
jberryhill Mar 2017 #36
WheelWalker Mar 2017 #39
doc03 Mar 2017 #43
Luciferous Mar 2017 #45
Laffy Kat Mar 2017 #46
pinboy3niner Mar 2017 #48
WinkyDink Mar 2017 #49
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #53
WinkyDink Mar 2017 #50
moonscape Mar 2017 #57
lynintenn Mar 2017 #54
Paladin Mar 2017 #55
Iggo Mar 2017 #56
Metsie Casey Mar 2017 #58

Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:17 PM

1. Then don't. Problem solved.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:19 PM

2. +1000

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:20 PM

3. I like her...

She's kind of odd at times, but she digs up more complex stories than anyone else.

She's good to point out when something she's dug up could mean nothing.

I know what you mean though. I don't like Olbermann. Sometimes he's ok, but the hyperventilating is annoying.

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Response to Blanks (Reply #3)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:31 PM

7. These are days

That cultivate hyperventilation.

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Response to MFM008 (Reply #7)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:32 PM

20. True...

But Keith seems like a left wing Rush, and I don't think the world needs a left wing Rush.

That's just my opinion.

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Response to Blanks (Reply #20)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:02 PM

30. Big difference. Rush peddles lies. Drums up selfishness and hatred. Keith is an actual, factual

journalist. Drums up compassion.

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Response to JudyM (Reply #30)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:46 PM

42. I agree...

Still, I prefer a calm demeanor. That's why I like Rachael more than Keith, but to each his/her own.

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Response to Blanks (Reply #42)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 07:05 PM

44. Yeah, he can set a person on edge sometimes!

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Response to Blanks (Reply #20)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 07:27 AM

52. Limbaugh is a blowhard!

Keith is not.

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Response to Blanks (Reply #3)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:34 PM

8. No

 

I share most of their views, just don't think Rachel is a good news person and do not think Silverman is funny. Just sharing thoughts. No harm.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:42 PM

12. Well, you don't have to watch her show, but she's just hit a record for views and

is competing against the big giants in her time slot, so she's obviously doing something right.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:34 PM

21. She isn't like the rest of the news people...

And I can see how her style might be off putting, but I like her.

Just my opinion.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:03 PM

23. I like Rachel, but I don't watch her often.

She is very good at explaining complex news to the average person.
In that respect, she IS a good news person for a lot of people.

I am much more visual, takes me just a few minutes to read that same news, so I prefer to do that.

Chris Mathews, OTOH, is unbearable to my ears, plus he interrupts his guests and loves his own voice way too much.
He is not my definition of a good news person, but then again, he is more of a commentator than news anchor.
so I avoid listening to him, problem solved.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #23)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:12 PM

37. Mathews isn't good and Rush is full of shit.

 

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #23)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 12:56 AM

47. Mathews

 

I'd rather watch Maddow. Chris is unbearable.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Reply #8)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:44 PM

41. I like Rachel, butI'm with you on Silverman n/t

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Response to Blanks (Reply #3)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 05:44 PM

59. +1 n/t.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:21 PM

4. I'll alert the media



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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #4)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:30 PM

6. Lol

 

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #4)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:33 PM

40. Perfect.

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Response to pinboy3niner (Reply #4)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 06:42 AM

51. ;)

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:28 PM

5. Well that is kind of like my problem of being straight ..... I don't have sex w/men, problem solved

If you don't like Rachel then don't watch her.

BTW you can always watch the baby hippo @ the Cincinnati Zoo.

http://cincinnatizoo.org/blog/2017/01/25/premature-hippo-baby-updates/

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:51 PM

27. I used to live within walking distance of the Cincinnati Zoo...


for a zoo, it was pretty good...

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:09 PM

35. Thanks. I like zoos

 

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:35 PM

9. Olberman was better doing espn

 

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:36 PM

10. MIRT clean up on aisle 2

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:39 PM

11. Sometimes I find her delivery annoying, especially the way she'll repeat a point or take too long

making her point. However, I have to admit that she's overall able to break down complex stories and explain things in a very clear manner, which can be helpful for many people. Her popularity seems to be growing, too.

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Response to manicraven (Reply #11)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:42 PM

13. I love the amount of context she provides.

On some of these complicated money-laundering stories, a history of the situation is necessary to understand exactly what's going on.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:50 PM

14. I'm in the same boat. I like her personally, I just

don't like her show. I feel she takes to long to get to the point. I feel like I'm in a college lecture class when I watch her, I don't mind that once in awhile but I can't take it every night

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:51 PM

15. Rachel is

like a weaver. she starts with one thread. She then adds another and another. Some that are easily bored might not care for it, but when she is done she has woven a tapestry. Probably the smartest reporter on television.

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Response to gibraltar72 (Reply #15)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 02:05 PM

17. Got nothing on Cronkite, rather, Brokaw, Jennings, maher

 

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Response to gibraltar72 (Reply #15)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:05 PM

32. I like her, but I don't like the dancing around the point.

I think that she over-explains. Often I have already arrived where she's going long before she's actually there. I know it's her schtick, and that's fine. I watched last night and I pretty much enjoyed it, but I also came away with a sort of mash-up of Ivanka Trump's hotel video, the ugliness of the proposed Trump Tower, wondering how anyone ever gets there (not explained, really) and not enough information on the potential business partners.

I mostly enjoyed her interview with Adam Davidson. I like how she lets the subjects of her interviews talk for a long time.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 01:57 PM

16. I have to agree...

all of the shows are fucking painful to watch but without Rachel and the rest where would we be? I will tell you; I am afraid they are going to start finding people like her dead in their trunks...would that pep you up a bit?

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 02:12 PM

18. I've never seen her....

Blissfully TV free for decades.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 02:27 PM

19. It takes listening skills, and maybe some patience

I find Rachel Maddow fascinating and usually I learn a lot from her show. Unfortunately I don't get to watch that often so maybe that's why she doesn't annoy me. If you practice your listening skills you might find her more interesting.

As an aside I'd like to mention that I find it very helpful to watch news commentary programs with the closed captions on. Rachel speaks very quickly and says a lot in a short time. So I find it easier to follow her by reading the captions, if I should miss something while she's talking. Give that a try and see if it makes a difference for you.

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Response to FakeNoose (Reply #19)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:13 PM

38. My listening skills are

 

Fine. It might be her face. Not sure.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 03:42 PM

22. I don't get American TV where I live

But when I'm in the States, I love watching her show. I like her style, her humor, and the way she builds up her stories. I met her once in person, and she seemed exactly the same way--funny, aware, and extremely smart.

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Response to DFW (Reply #22)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:32 PM

24. since I have no tv, I can catch her show on YouTube the day after

not to mention Colbert, and Samantha Bee.
and I can download it if I want a copy, thanks to You-tube download app.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #24)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:04 PM

31. If I had the time, I'd probably be doing that all day

But I still have this day job, and I'm in a different country every day (was in Sprout City today, now home in Germany, have to be in Madrid by noon tomorrow. You get the idea. There are only so many hours in a day.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #24)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:07 PM

34. Colbert is good. funny too

 

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:42 PM

25. If that's all that's bothering you these days, then you live a blissful life.

Not sure why you had to broadcast your dislike for one of the few progressive spokes persons we have on any major news outlet.

Just sharing my opinion.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 04:46 PM

26. Thanks so much for sharing. n/t

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:00 PM

28. I detest everything about Fox News

There.... we're even

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Response to amuse bouche (Reply #28)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:06 PM

33. I don't like Fox news either

 

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:02 PM

29. I love Rachel.

I like her for the reason some do not like her is because of her long explanation before she gets to the actual story. I am not a history buff and am kind of slow on comprehending things and with her I always understand and comprehend. As far as funny I do not think she is trying to be funny it is just her sarcasm coming through making a point how stupid some of these people and situations are. Sarcasm is not for everybody and some either did not grow up with it or are to sensitive to it or just simply do not understand it. Rachel is one of the few who does not give in to what is only supposed to be told. She gets out there and tells it how it really is and is very blunt about it and some people do not like blunt.

Rachel is also in the top 10 most watched programs.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:10 PM

36. Does she still yell and repeat herself over and over?

 


If I had some kind of short term memory impairment, I might feel differently, but I just had to quit watching it for the same reasons I stopped watching Romper Room.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:18 PM

39. She has a corkscrew way of getting to her point that some haven't the patience for maybe.

I find the punchline worth the journey, myself. My mind kind of works like hers and I get a little perverted enjoyment from the experience. It reminds me of that old game show, Concentration.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Tue Mar 7, 2017, 05:48 PM

43. I think she is the best our side has, Matthews is nuts and Lawrence O'Donall is kind

of preachy.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 12:15 AM

45. I know what you mean. Maybe it's because she takes forever to get to the point, but she has

been doing a really great job connecting all the dots regarding Trump and Russia.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 12:32 AM

46. I adore her, but I understand what you mean.

I've almost given up watching any news show at this point, although I still tune-in to RMS now and then. It is frustrating watching her. She repeats herself too many times in order to make a point as though we wouldn't understand unless she says the same thing in several different ways. It's redundant and annoying.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 04:36 AM

48. She made fun of herself in her debut on The simpsons (VIDEO)

The Simpsons clip follows her 'mirrors' story lead-in...

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 06:29 AM

49. Because she's the only one tying all the Trump-Russia threads together? Just a guess.

 

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #49)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 09:49 AM

53. Nope

 

She's been around long before Trump became president.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 06:32 AM

50. I'm thinking her critics don't care for "Elementary," either. Maybe not even "Columbo."

 

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Response to WinkyDink (Reply #50)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 01:48 PM

57. I loved Columbo and I wish she would approach things that way -

telling us where we're going then we could take the journey - or not - based on our interest or knowledge of the end point.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 10:01 AM

54. I watch her but admit

I rarely watch her full show. After a while she gets on my last nerve.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 10:44 AM

55. Grit your teeth and watch her anyway.

The rest of MSNBC and most of the MSM aren't worth two cents---but Rachel's keeping the heat on the excesses of the trump regime. She's invaluable.

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Response to Metsie Casey (Original post)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 12:50 PM

56. You know what, and you can ban me for this if you want to, but I really don't care for cilantro.

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Response to Iggo (Reply #56)

Wed Mar 8, 2017, 01:58 PM

58. Good for you

 

Nice to know. I'll never ban you.

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