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Best MSNBC "Hard Ball" show today! Chris Matthews has day off and (Original Post) skylucy Aug 2016 OP
Agree. She shuts down the Speedy Liars. DURHAM D Aug 2016 #1
The Trump surrogates are the WORST at interrupting other guests. They will have their say and skylucy Aug 2016 #2
She's WUNNNNNderful! calimary Aug 2016 #8
Just a note..but busterbrown Aug 2016 #11
What can I say Old Terp Aug 2016 #3
Welcome to DU, Old Terp! calimary Aug 2016 #14
Speaking personally... WinstonSmith4740 Aug 2016 #4
Love it when she does that! InAbLuEsTaTe Aug 2016 #6
Love her! synergie Aug 2016 #5
way past time to retire matthews and put Reid in his place rurallib Aug 2016 #7
+100 Nt Peregrine Took Aug 2016 #9
Retire Both Mathews and Mitchell! Zo Zig Aug 2016 #10
I wouldn't weep if Andrea Mitchell suddenly were fired, demoted, or retired. calimary Aug 2016 #16
Agreed... 40RatRod Aug 2016 #12
Chris and Joe both have that disease, tavernier Aug 2016 #13
She killed. Love her. SunSeeker Aug 2016 #15


(32,605 posts)
1. Agree. She shuts down the Speedy Liars.
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 08:07 PM
Aug 2016

Is there a school for Republicans and Alt-Right crazies where they learn to talk over and away from the questions?


(3,737 posts)
2. The Trump surrogates are the WORST at interrupting other guests. They will have their say and
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 08:44 PM
Aug 2016

no one will interrupt them and then the minute anyone else has their turn, the Trump ***holes start talking over them. It is so rude and unprofessional. They need to have their microphone turned off when they do it. And yep, they always ignore the question they are asked and just start lying about Hillary. They definitely don't get away it with Joy. Joy needs to give the other journalists lessons on how to handle the liars and bullies.


(81,098 posts)
8. She's WUNNNNNderful!
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 09:19 PM
Aug 2016

And I notice a small number of other MSNBC hosts taking a page from her - and NOT letting the assholes come on and filibuster and talk over and avoid the question and start changing the subject and dodging and diverting and distracting and just generally being rude. She steps all over them and makes them stop in one way or other. INSTANT behavior modification. INSTANT correction of bad behavior. INSTANT. Which is how it should be.

Btw - as to your question about whether there's a school for this shit (the CON misbehavior, that is), yeah, there is.

Most of the knuckle-dragger "think tanks" and foundations and institutes out there on the far wrong do indeed try to find young, up 'n' coming and of course, ambitious prospects to grow, nurture, and groom to go on the air or build big-time bylines or other positions of media prominence.

But more specifically, there IS one in particular, that's an entity all in and of itself, not just as a department of the American Enterprise Institute or Americans for Tax Fairness or the Heritage Foundation or whatever highfalutin crap name they come up with to disguise their evil intent. It's called the Collegiate Network:

"Graduates of Collegiate Network newspapers have become professional journalists, including the editor of National Review Rich Lowry, CNN and ABC News correspondent Jonathan Karl, New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, and author Dinesh D'Souza." !!!!!!!!!!!!!


I read about it long ago. It shits out all kinds of new spawn that attempt and sometimes succeed in getting hired at big time media outlets AND BRINGING THEIR CON AGENDA INTO THEIR JOBS WITH THEM.

I read somewhere that this little blonde cutesy-poo on the Food Network, Melissa D'Arabian, is also a graduate of the Collegiate Network.



(8,515 posts)
11. Just a note..but
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 09:47 PM
Aug 2016

I think this really sums up what you are saying..

This is the bare knuckle explanation.. I’ve been bitching about this for years.
Jesus its about time ( no matter what it is called), to call these fuckers out immediately!!



(81,098 posts)
14. Welcome to DU, Old Terp!
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 10:16 PM
Aug 2016

Joy Reid has been impressive since she first started, but she has become demonstrably better since she's reemerged at MSNBC with a show on weekends and weekday fill-in duty. She's REALLY good now. She tolerates NO bullshit or rudeness or blabber-mouthing.


(3,055 posts)
4. Speaking personally...
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 08:57 PM
Aug 2016

Any day on Hardball without the human weather vane is a good one. Love Joy Reid! She doesn't let the Trumpsters get away with anything. They'll talk over her like the rude bastards they are, but then she'll just come back at them and call them out about not answering the question, and ask it again.


(62,374 posts)
7. way past time to retire matthews and put Reid in his place
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 09:14 PM
Aug 2016

but his ego is way too big and he won't go quietly


(81,098 posts)
16. I wouldn't weep if Andrea Mitchell suddenly were fired, demoted, or retired.
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 10:40 PM
Aug 2016

We could survive nicely without her and her deep-down and sometimes not so subtle Hillary hatred.


(532 posts)
12. Agreed...
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 09:50 PM
Aug 2016

I quit watching him long ago. He thinks he is a prosecuting attorney with his guests and is obnoxious and refuses to even allow them to respond to his interrogations. Time for MSNBC to let him go.


(12,368 posts)
13. Chris and Joe both have that disease,
Fri Aug 26, 2016, 10:03 PM
Aug 2016

Can't-Shut-Up Syndrome.

In the old days it was called Tourette's.

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