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Dems Out Andrea Mitchell as Partisan
Commentary Magazine, by Jonathan S. Tobin

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Posted By:Dreadnought, 10/7/2012 10:10:37 AM

We’ve often noted in this space the enormous advantage President Obama derives from having the mainstream media firmly in his pocket. But it appears the geniuses running his campaign don’t understand that the best way to exploit this edge is not to make it so obvious as to remove any doubt that the press has gone in the tank. That was exactly what they did when they used a clip of NBC’s Andrea Mitchell spouting Obama talking points on the air in a new web ad. NBC has reacted to this breech of the informal rules

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: WimeTarmerFable, 10/7/2012 10:20:44 AM     (No. 8915693)

Our local news-talk station has ABC news on at the top of the Hour...I cannot stand Anne Compton and Vic Ratner's breathless propaganda pronoun cements each news break...sickening...

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Griz70, 10/7/2012 10:22:30 AM     (No. 8915697)

Agree with poster 1. Disgusting. I turn down the volume until they are off the air.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: tulipwood, 10/7/2012 10:25:03 AM     (No. 8915701)

Anything that signals MSM content, is now a concurrent signal to hit the mute button.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/7/2012 10:27:15 AM     (No. 8915711)

I saw this commercial and it's so obvious she's in the tank for Obama she might as well be on their payroll (Oops - she is - NBC is Obama Central).

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Reply 5 - Posted by: bobn.t, 10/7/2012 10:29:40 AM     (No. 8915713)

I haven't watched network news (ABC, CBS, NBC) since the Bush election in 2000 when Dan Blabber, talking about the Supreme Court decision, said the court decision was "stupifying."

They're all a bunch of phonies.

I watch CSPAN, get the words as they are spoken, and I don't need some dumb moron talking head trying to tell me what they want me to hear.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: wilko, 10/7/2012 10:34:47 AM     (No. 8915720)

The MSM is now at 9% approval rate. Needless to say.....

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Reply 7 - Posted by: curious1, 10/7/2012 10:40:46 AM     (No. 8915737)

Where have you people been? I haven't believed network news since Cronkite (Uncle Walter) told those big fibs about the Tet offensive and the nightly body counts. Huntley / Brinkley, anyone? The communists were rife in the media even back then - now it's almost 100% in that medium.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: doublesharp, 10/7/2012 10:48:52 AM     (No. 8915755)

Why would anyone that frequents Lucianne even turn on network news?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bpl40, 10/7/2012 10:51:33 AM     (No. 8915758)

Andrea Mitchell in the tank for 0bama?? I am shocked, shocked !!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Bubbasuncle, 10/7/2012 10:52:00 AM     (No. 8915765)

Funny headline, I was just as surprised when Rosie O'Donnell announced she was gay!

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hank Reardon, 10/7/2012 11:02:48 AM     (No. 8915776)

I don't, #9.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: mickturn, 10/7/2012 11:15:12 AM     (No. 8915807)

Does everyone at NBC do it in the woods?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: roger h. cook,MD, 10/7/2012 11:37:34 AM     (No. 8915852)

Darn No. 8 you beat me to it. Of course Mrs. Greenspan is in the tank for the commies along with all most all of the media.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: lil dotty, 10/7/2012 12:07:22 PM     (No. 8915918)

Yesterday, heard the saying

'So far in the tank for obama they have to wear scuba gear.'

Who said that on air at Fox? Hume? Charles K? Who came up with that one? I like it. Hope to be able to remember it for future reference.



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Reply 15 - Posted by: JAN, 10/7/2012 12:22:20 PM     (No. 8915951)

Rosie's gay? Anderson too?

Who knew!!!

For that matter, who cares. I am not interested in the life of their private parts.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: risailor, 10/7/2012 12:36:40 PM     (No. 8915979)

John Sununu is my hero for taking her on every day she has him on her show.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: GomerShabazz, 10/7/2012 12:38:51 PM     (No. 8915983)

Simple Solution, Andrea:

Deny it was you and say "I was home at the time massaging an aging goverment-fed prostate".

Totally Believeable!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 10/7/2012 2:09:11 PM     (No. 8916155)

#15 Charles K was the one that mentioned a snorkel or scuba gear.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jebediah, 10/8/2012 8:23:36 AM     (No. 8917467)

No lie!!!! WHAT a shock!

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