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Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:10 AM

Sunday Political Talk Show Lineup....WTF?????

Give me a minute while I pick my jaw up off the floor.....

Meet the Press:
Donald Trump campaign strategist Paul Manfort, Wikipedia Julian Massage, Russian activist Gary Kasparov , David Brooks, republican strategist Alex Castellanos, journalist Hallie Jackson.

Face the Nation:
Trump campaign mgr. Paul Manfort, Bernie Sanders, RNC Chair Reinvent Priebus, CNN Political Commentator David Axelrod.

This Week With George Stephanopoulos:
Donald Trump, VP Joe Biden, ret. General John Allen, Journalist Kristen Soltis Anderson, Jonathan Ksrl, Crank Uguyr, Greta Van Austere, Alex Wagner.

Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace:

Hillary Clinton..( finally but on Fox???), George Will, Julie Pace, political adviser Karl Rove Juan Williams.


Who could guess we just had a tremendous week of a Democratic Convention based on these line ups????

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:13 AM

1. The media wants Trump to win the general and they're helping him just like in the primary.

A Trump presidency would mean high ratings for the "news" networks. Who wouldn't want to watch the country disintegrate?

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Response to Vinca (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:19 AM

4. They certainly are!!!

I'm sick!😭

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Response to FarPoint (Reply #4)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:34 AM

12. Hammer and Sickle 'gang' on Sunday AM news, Republicans must be so proud! /s/s

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Response to Vinca (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:20 AM

5. Destruction is more newsworthy than creation.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:24 AM

8. I believe you are correct, but I also think it will backfire.

Truth is the more Rump opens his fish mouth, the worse he sounds. And the spinning it takes to untwist the pretzel Rump twists himself into over and over, makes his pundits look like idiots or worse. Will be interesting how Manafort tries to untwist the Russia pretzel. But I doubt I'll watch any of it. I'll wait for the awesome DU analysts to weigh in!

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Response to Vinca (Reply #1)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 09:15 AM

14. as in all modern american elections

 

it's about the money...........trail..............hidden or not.

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:19 AM

2. The right wing owns cable and network television.

Hillary is running against Trump and the media. Trump is an empty shell devoid of humanity. The media created him and will stand by him to the end.

I pulled the plug on TV a long time ago. I would rather find information elsewhere. And I would rather think for myself.

If everyone had the courage to turn off the TV, ignorance (as delusion) and overall mental illness would be reduced. People would read, think, and engage in real conversation again.

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Response to Koinos (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:24 AM

7. +1

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Response to LiberalLoner (Reply #7)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 09:07 AM

13. TV is a drug, and people are addicted to it.

They know it is bad for them, but it gives them some sort of immediate pleasure. So they elevate TV pundits and celebrities to demigod status, and they hang on their divinities' every word.

People need to let this whole barge full of garbage illusions go. TV personalities are not heroes. They are overpaid photogenic and well-costumed images no wiser than our underpaid and beloved friends and neighbors. Now and then a real person appears on the TV. The Khans had no script and no beauty-pageant presence, but they were real. Of course, they were too real for certain "news obfuscating" channels to cover.

The majority of network and cable news "personalities" are actors playing roles that allow them to live more lavishly than other people. Cable and network news stations are profit-taking entertainment and advertising organs for corporate America, and they don't give a damn about us or the truth.

Education is not entertainment. Education takes time and hard work, but the satisfaction from real education is long-enduring and goes deep. Entertainment, such as TV affords, requires little effort and gives immediate pleasure; but its effect is temporary, superficial, and a distraction from creative activity that leads to enrichment of our humanity.

The only way to eliminate the dominance of TV on the way people think, feel, and vote, is to starve the beastly technology by no longer supporting it. The pundits will have to get jobs doing something else, and the rest of us will no longer be passive ignoramuses, whose intelligence rises and falls with the parade of useless opinion mongering. The illusion of Trump as "credible" and the caricature of Hillary as "untrustworthy" are both unfounded creations of the same cynical and greedy media.

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Response to Koinos (Reply #2)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 09:16 AM

15. very true

 

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:19 AM

3. But the media is always the first to go when the revolution comes. Dummies,all of them

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Response to grubbs (Reply #3)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:22 AM

6. Blind leading the blind.

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:26 AM

9. Khizer Khan on CNN State of the Union with Jake Tapper

9am EST

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Response to Motley13 (Reply #9)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:30 AM

11. Now that's more like it...

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 08:27 AM

10. Obama did this also, give fox one 'exclusive' interview early & then ignore them.

fox wasted their exclusive Obama interview by questioning Obama's birth certificate.

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 10:31 AM

16. The weekend after Obama won the election in 2008, Sunday talk shows had nothing but

 

ReThugs on.

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 10:37 AM

17. Holy cow. They are running scared!

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Response to FarPoint (Original post)

Sun Jul 31, 2016, 11:16 AM

18. I'll be much more productive

cleaning out the garage.

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