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(Deadline)   Megyn Kelly climbs on top. Subby will be in his bunk   (deadline.com) divider line 95
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2013-11-07 09:10:52 AM
Fox News Channel was the most-watched cable news network of all among the 25-54 viewers who matter most to news-programming advertisers.

This is why we can't have nice things.

You did this to yourself, America.  You deserve this.
 
2013-11-07 09:17:13 AM

RedPhoenix122: Fox News Channel was the most-watched cable news network of all among the 25-54 viewers who matter most to news-programming advertisers.

This is why we can't have nice things.

You did this to yourself, America.  You deserve this.


How many were watching for the trainwreck factor - to see if there was a "math you do as a republican" moment?
 
2013-11-07 09:41:45 AM
All the 54+ people mush have gone to bed.
 
2013-11-07 09:43:09 AM
She's a news product, essentially.
 
2013-11-07 09:43:51 AM
It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.
 
2013-11-07 09:59:43 AM
Well, that was depressing.  Why are so many of you watching that ugly channel?
 
2013-11-07 10:44:24 AM
I wouldn't mind climbing on top of Megan Kelly.
 
2013-11-07 10:53:08 AM
She can anchor my desk any day.
static4.businessinsider.com
 
2013-11-07 10:54:57 AM

raerae1980: Well, that was depressing.  Why are so many of you watching that ugly channel?


'Cos that's what's on in the McDonald's/bar/VFW/waiting room/nursing home.
 
2013-11-07 10:58:54 AM
25.media.tumblr.com
 
2013-11-07 11:00:25 AM

UNC_Samurai: RedPhoenix122: Fox News Channel was the most-watched cable news network of all among the 25-54 viewers who matter most to news-programming advertisers.

This is why we can't have nice things.

You did this to yourself, America.  You deserve this.

How many were watching for the trainwreck factor - to see if there was a "math you do as a republican" moment?


I flipped to Fox after Virginia was called for McAuliffe. They didn't mention it. In fact, they didn't mention the elections at all. Kelly was going back and forth with Brit Hume calling for Obama's imprisonment for telling people they could keep their health insurance.
 
2013-11-07 11:00:43 AM
a total-viewer crowd of 2.87 million

So, what about 12% of adults? Big deal. Have you seen what 12% of Americans believe?
 
2013-11-07 11:03:44 AM
I think she's great at what she does. The only thing I hate is the stupid-ass names for these talk shows. WTF is "The Kelly File" supposed to even mean? Why can't they just go with "Megyn Kelly" and leave it at that?
 
2013-11-07 11:03:48 AM

MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.


She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.
 
2013-11-07 11:04:58 AM

Wendy's Chili: UNC_Samurai: RedPhoenix122: Fox News Channel was the most-watched cable news network of all among the 25-54 viewers who matter most to news-programming advertisers.

This is why we can't have nice things.

You did this to yourself, America.  You deserve this.

How many were watching for the trainwreck factor - to see if there was a "math you do as a republican" moment?

I flipped to Fox after Virginia was called for McAuliffe. They didn't mention it. In fact, they didn't mention the elections at all. Kelly was going back and forth with Brit Hume calling for Obama's imprisonment for telling people they could keep their health insurance.


Interesting, in that before the election they were calling the Virginia election a national referendum on Obamacare.  Why, I'm not sure but I'm not surprised they dropped that particular piece of spin after McAuliffe won.
 
2013-11-07 11:05:47 AM
Anyone else get the impression she's really mean to waitresses, but really nice to bar tenders?
 
2013-11-07 11:07:23 AM
This last election was a pulse-taking for the Tea Party to see how things were shaking out for them.  They're going to watch FOX News because it either delivers the good news they're hoping to hear or spin the bad news into something they're hoping to hear.
 
2013-11-07 11:08:02 AM
"highest-rated cable news" still means "gets crushed by reruns of 'Adam-12' on RFD," of course.
 
2013-11-07 11:08:45 AM
If Megyn Kelly is on top...I think I'll let her stay there and not worry about the bunk, subby...
 
2013-11-07 11:11:15 AM
The battle for the hearts and souls of Americans runs through her lady bits.
 
2013-11-07 11:13:39 AM

UNC_Samurai: RedPhoenix122: Fox News Channel was the most-watched cable news network of all among the 25-54 viewers who matter most to news-programming advertisers.

This is why we can't have nice things.

You did this to yourself, America.  You deserve this.

How many were watching for the trainwreck factor - to see if there was a "math you do as a republican" moment?


That's why I watch that channel on election night. Watching Karl Rove cry like a baby last year was awesome.
 
2013-11-07 11:16:00 AM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-11-07 11:17:34 AM

meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.


Perhaps intelligent wasn't the proper word, let's say she's not well reasoned. And it's not that her opinions are different, it's that most of them are inherently wrong.
 
2013-11-07 11:19:26 AM

Sybarite: a total-viewer crowd of 2.87 million

So, what about 12% of adults? Big deal. Have you seen what 12% of Americans believe?


Well, 9% think Congress is doing a good job, and less than 100% think guacamole is delicious, especially with really fresh, homemade tortilla chips, or better yet, nachos! Oh man with a little bit of salsa and sour cream and what are we talking about?
 
2013-11-07 11:20:14 AM

DarkJohnson: She can anchor my desk any day.
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you left out the boner-inspiring red high heel strap-on shoes
 
2013-11-07 11:21:58 AM

meanmutton: She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.


Ooooh! Ooooh! If I may offer something...

1.bp.blogspot.com

Yep.  She's a reeeeeaaaal sharp one.
 
2013-11-07 11:25:44 AM
Why is that every public place has their TV set to Fox anyway? Do they count those as "viewers"?
 
2013-11-07 11:31:49 AM

Medic Zero: Why is that every public place has their TV set to Fox anyway?

$$$$$$$$

Medic Zero: Do they count those as "viewers"?

YUUUUUUUUUUUUP


But, seriously, I'm clearly making this up. I mean, when has an honorable man such as Roger Ailes ever participated in any nefarious plot?
 
2013-11-07 11:32:25 AM

EyeballKid: meanmutton: She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Ooooh! Ooooh! If I may offer something...

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 400x202]

Yep.  She's a reeeeeaaaal sharp one.


God forbid I defend fox news...

But here is the video for that article.

Trust me, she is being totally reasonable (the article, funny, leaves out most of her quote and cherry picks what sounds awful). It's O'Riley that is being the douche.
 
2013-11-07 11:37:42 AM
Like I did on election night, 2012, as soon as the race was called for McAuliffe in Virginia  I flipped over to Fox to see the reaction and, not surprisingly , not one word was being said about it...."Election? What election? There was an election today?"...

In fact, the Fox post game analysis didn't start until the next day where they were pushing the "the fact that Cuccinelli didn't lose by more is a WIN for Republicans" meme. I suspect a great many of their other "viewers" tuned for the same reason I did.
 
2013-11-07 11:42:56 AM

EyeballKid: meanmutton: She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Ooooh! Ooooh! If I may offer something...

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 400x202]

Yep.  She's a reeeeeaaaal sharp one.


she's attractive, she doesn't have to be smart.
 
2013-11-07 11:43:57 AM

zappaisfrank: Like I did on election night, 2012, as soon as the race was called for McAuliffe in Virginia  I flipped over to Fox to see the reaction and, not surprisingly , not one word was being said about it...."Election? What election? There was an election today?"...

In fact, the Fox post game analysis didn't start until the next day where they were pushing the "the fact that Cuccinelli didn't lose by more is a WIN for Republicans" meme. I suspect a great many of their other "viewers" tuned for the same reason I did.


I flipped to it this morning.  And as I noticed Elisabeth Hasselbeck becomes more like a frightening skeleton with a stringy wig each day, they transitioned to commercial with a picture of the White House and captioned something about lying or failures or whatever they're usually doing.

/As it goes with Megyn Kelly, the shelf life for a featured hot news anchor is pretty short.  I don't know why she spent so many months with that short, crinkly, over moussed hairstyle thingy.
 
2013-11-07 11:46:05 AM
One day she's going to move the wrong way and it's will sound like a bike tire blowing out.
 
2013-11-07 11:48:16 AM
To be fair it could be worse...they could be watching Piers Morgan on CNN

/British
//Dreadfully sorry that you've got him. He should have many tyres placed around him, and then those tyres set on fire
 
2013-11-07 11:48:20 AM

ManateeGag: EyeballKid: meanmutton: She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Ooooh! Ooooh! If I may offer something...

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 400x202]

Yep.  She's a reeeeeaaaal sharp one.

she's attractive, she doesn't have to be smart.


Quote taken out of context is taken out of context.

Maybe over in the Politics tab ya'll are okay with half truths and running with them.

We here in entertainment can have a multiple page thread detailing production notes and start times on overseas kung fu movies and "judge dredd" to see who stole what idea from whom. We actually give a shiat about the details up in hea'.
 
2013-11-07 11:48:27 AM

EyeballKid: meanmutton: She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Ooooh! Ooooh! If I may offer something...

[1.bp.blogspot.com image 400x202]

Yep.  She's a reeeeeaaaal sharp one.


It is a food product, peppers, with a 5.3 million scoville rating. You were saying?
 
2013-11-07 11:49:08 AM
The spelling of her name bothers me more than it should, like someone shoehorned "gyn" in there to be super-ultra-feminized or something...

"Hi, I'm Mestrongempoweredthrobbingclenis Kelly!"
 
2013-11-07 11:51:57 AM

Nana's Vibrator: zappaisfrank: Like I did on election night, 2012, as soon as the race was called for McAuliffe in Virginia  I flipped over to Fox to see the reaction and, not surprisingly , not one word was being said about it...."Election? What election? There was an election today?"...

In fact, the Fox post game analysis didn't start until the next day where they were pushing the "the fact that Cuccinelli didn't lose by more is a WIN for Republicans" meme. I suspect a great many of their other "viewers" tuned for the same reason I did.

I flipped to it this morning.  And as I noticed Elisabeth Hasselbeck becomes more like a frightening skeleton with a stringy wig each day, they transitioned to commercial with a picture of the White House and captioned something about lying or failures or whatever they're usually doing.

/As it goes with Megyn Kelly, the shelf life for a featured hot news anchor is pretty short.  I don't know why she spent so many months with that short, crinkly, over moussed hairstyle thingy.


It's been my observation they tend to hop from network to network. They run their course at one, hop to another.

Ms. Kelly is certainly not unattractive, but Ashleigh Banfield is more my cup of tea.

a.abcnews.com
 
2013-11-07 11:58:34 AM

zappaisfrank: It's been my observation they tend to hop from network to network. They run their course at one, hop to another.


You can always tell who's shooting for a gig at Fox. I called Ed Henry and John Roberts way before they left CNN.
 
2013-11-07 12:02:10 PM
1) Those who do not watch Faux News checked election results online or on the local news, since it was a local election.

2) Those who do watch Faux News watched it because they wanted to continue witnessing "the collapse of America." So lots of them tuned in.
 
2013-11-07 12:02:37 PM
I think Erin Burnette is better looking, but then I don't really care for blonde hair.

www.vanityfair.com
 
2013-11-07 12:07:53 PM
Any love for Norah O'Donnell?


www.mediabistro.com
 
2013-11-07 12:14:43 PM
Allison Camerota has the best legs by far. I'm at work or else I would post my point.
 
2013-11-07 12:23:11 PM
Nana's Vibrator:

/As it goes with Megyn Kelly, the shelf life for a featured hot news anchor is pretty short.  I don't know why she spent so many months with that short, crinkly, over moussed hairstyle thingy.

You'll notice that came after she started having kids. Almost all women do that...as soon as they give birth, the hair gets chopped. That's why I've always said the true definition of a "MILF" is any woman over 35 that hasn't cut her hair.
 
2013-11-07 12:23:17 PM
images.askmen.com

Maybe best in domestic news but Melissa rules the world
 
2013-11-07 12:51:52 PM

zappaisfrank: Nana's Vibrator: zappaisfrank: Like I did on election night, 2012, as soon as the race was called for McAuliffe in Virginia  I flipped over to Fox to see the reaction and, not surprisingly , not one word was being said about it...."Election? What election? There was an election today?"...

In fact, the Fox post game analysis didn't start until the next day where they were pushing the "the fact that Cuccinelli didn't lose by more is a WIN for Republicans" meme. I suspect a great many of their other "viewers" tuned for the same reason I did.

I flipped to it this morning.  And as I noticed Elisabeth Hasselbeck becomes more like a frightening skeleton with a stringy wig each day, they transitioned to commercial with a picture of the White House and captioned something about lying or failures or whatever they're usually doing.

/As it goes with Megyn Kelly, the shelf life for a featured hot news anchor is pretty short.  I don't know why she spent so many months with that short, crinkly, over moussed hairstyle thingy.

It's been my observation they tend to hop from network to network. They run their course at one, hop to another.

Ms. Kelly is certainly not unattractive, but Ashleigh Banfield is more my cup of tea.

[a.abcnews.com image 320x240]


Ashleigh Banfield is a naughty girl too.  Back when she was in the Dallas market, on of the morning shows had regular call-ins with her.  Often she was hung over.  Even more often she was exceptionally suggestive.
 
2013-11-07 12:53:22 PM

zappaisfrank: Any love for Norah O'Donnell?


[www.mediabistro.com image 233x300]


For some reason, I just want to spank her.  In a perfectly fatherly way, of course.
 
2013-11-07 01:01:50 PM
www.craveonline.com
 
2013-11-07 01:08:09 PM

meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.


She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.
 
2013-11-07 01:09:29 PM

oldernell: All the 54+ people mush have gone to bed.


No. We're just old enough to have learned that we're screwed no matter who gets elected.
 
2013-11-07 01:16:05 PM
No love for Heather Childers?  She be the one on the left...

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2013-11-07 01:30:05 PM

RyansPrivates: zappaisfrank: Any love for Norah O'Donnell?


[www.mediabistro.com image 233x300]

For some reason, I just want to spank her.  In a perfectly fatherly way, of course.


Yes, of course...that pleading look that she would give as she looks back at you while turned over your knee with her upturned bare butt right below you would have no effect at all...none...

I'm with you on that.
 
2013-11-07 01:33:47 PM

meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.


She has the thick, bludgeoning intelligence of a narcissistic propagandist, not anything more (or more humane).  Not something I'd consider attractive in a human being.
 
2013-11-07 01:43:56 PM
My Tivo loves to record all the fox news shows in spite of the fact that I NEVER watch the Fox News Channel.

So, how many million Tivos coveniently record Fox News to boost their ratings?
 
2013-11-07 01:44:50 PM

EbolaNYC: My Tivo loves to record all the fox news shows in spite of the fact that I NEVER watch the Fox News Channel.

So, how many million Tivos coveniently record Fox News to boost their ratings?


Legit question as I have never owned a Tivo:

Can you tell it to NOT record a specific channel?
 
2013-11-07 01:48:51 PM

Sybarite: a total-viewer crowd of 2.87 million

So, what about 12% of adults? Big deal. Have you seen what 12% of Americans believe?


IIRC the "Obama born in Kenya" crowd is still over 20% of Republicans.
 
2013-11-07 02:10:19 PM

zappaisfrank: Nana's Vibrator:

/As it goes with Megyn Kelly, the shelf life for a featured hot news anchor is pretty short.  I don't know why she spent so many months with that short, crinkly, over moussed hairstyle thingy.

You'll notice that came after she started having kids. Almost all women do that...as soon as they give birth, the hair gets chopped. That's why I've always said the true definition of a "MILF" is any woman over 35 that hasn't cut her hair.


Yeah, that pretty much covers it.
And sadly, they took Ashleigh Banfield away from the morning - the only time I can consistently watch news.  I suspect it was temporary to help bridge the morning show until Zoraida Sambolin came back from her treatment and I'm sure they had to make sure Kate Bolduan was ready.  And Christine Romans gracefully took the shaft, going from potential anchor to mostly replaced by Alison Kosik, hopefully she has a better gig at a time I don't watch.
/I'm almost sad for myself that I know all of these names
 
2013-11-07 02:19:53 PM
We have no idea how intelligent she really is.  On Fox she spouts what she's paid to spout.  Do you really think that everyone at FNC believes Obama is the anti-Christ?
 
2013-11-07 02:33:44 PM
I totally would...

4.bp.blogspot.com
 
mhd
2013-11-07 02:41:32 PM
i.imgur.com
 
2013-11-07 02:44:43 PM

zappaisfrank: Any love for Norah O'Donnell?


[www.mediabistro.com image 233x300]


Sweet Jebus on a cracker yiss.
 
2013-11-07 02:53:56 PM
Sorry, I don't care how physically attractive you are, when you spew total crap for a living you are automatically ugly.
 
2013-11-07 02:57:11 PM
zappaisfrank: Any love for Norah O'Donnell?

Years ago, there was an episode of the MacLaughlin Group with both Nora O'Donnell and Lawrence O'Donnell as panelists. John MacLaughlin asked if they were related. Lawrence said something like "no, but I'd like to be" and spent the rest of the episode hitting on Nora, without success.
 
2013-11-07 03:52:14 PM

meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.


Pretty much how it works. I've heard the left express it in various ways: "Reality is liberal based", "Intelligence is inversely correlated with conservatism", etc. Essentially all variants on, "Stupid head!" as seen in children's arguments.
 
2013-11-07 03:53:22 PM

zappaisfrank: Any love for Norah O'Donnell?


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Is she doing a Reverse Chris Hansen?
 
2013-11-07 04:17:36 PM
Betty Nguyen is the greatest.
 
2013-11-07 04:51:21 PM

debug: I think Erin Burnette is better looking, but then I don't really care for blonde hair.
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THIS.

zappaisfrank: Any love for Norah O'Donnell?


img.fark.net


Yes yes and holy molly yes!
 
2013-11-07 04:52:26 PM

debug: I think Erin Burnette is better looking, but then I don't really care for blonde hair.


This. There's just something....

/nothing on Melissa, but she's not on here
 
2013-11-07 05:04:56 PM
Robin Meade
/thread
//farking from my phone otherwise I'd post a pic
 
2013-11-07 05:29:19 PM

Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.


So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.
 
2013-11-07 05:38:07 PM

luidprand: ///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering


This.  CBS News This Morning with Charlie Rose and the aforementioned yummy Norah O'donnell is actually pretty good, though.
 
2013-11-07 05:45:27 PM

DubyaHater: Robin Meade
/thread
//farking from my phone otherwise I'd post a pic


Let me do that for you:

us.cdn003.fansshare.com
 
2013-11-07 05:54:41 PM

espiaboricua: DubyaHater: Robin Meade
/thread
//farking from my phone otherwise I'd post a pic

Let me do that for you:

[us.cdn003.fansshare.com image 799x1200]


Motherofgod.jpg

Fapfapfapfapfap
 
2013-11-07 06:49:22 PM

debug: I think Erin Burnette is better looking, but then I don't really care for blonde hair.

[www.vanityfair.com image 493x370]


Same. Kelly is great, but Burnett looks like she'd be a  lot of fun in bed...

/Or the living room, or kitchen, or backseat of the car outside the Golden Corral
//knows how to wine and dine
 
2013-11-07 07:01:15 PM

Jim from Saint Paul: EbolaNYC: My Tivo loves to record all the fox news shows in spite of the fact that I NEVER watch the Fox News Channel.

So, how many million Tivos coveniently record Fox News to boost their ratings?

Legit question as I have never owned a Tivo:

Can you tell it to NOT record a specific channel?


Well, in case you don't have one, Tivo automatically records shows it thinks you might like if it's sitting idle, and it uses your typical viewing habits to decide. So in my case, it's more liable to record some nature, science, comedy or cooking shows than it would say, rugby or baseball or Fox News. I never watch any of that shiat. You have to set it to NOT record any of those shows. My suspicions are that based on my viewing habits, why it would EVER record Neil Cavuto for me as if it is something I would like to watch. So I am left wondering... If Tivo doesn't sell this as a feature to Fox so that every Tivo records it by default.
 
2013-11-07 07:39:39 PM

espiaboricua: DubyaHater: Robin Meade
/thread
//farking from my phone otherwise I'd post a pic

Let me do that for you:

[us.cdn003.fansshare.com image 799x1200]


Good God! Was her plastic surgeon drunk when he worked on her face?
 
2013-11-07 08:06:10 PM
Nobody in this thread, or even in the whole "mainstream" media can even hold a candle to Abbey Martin for sheer hotness.

i1.ytimg.com

disinfo.s3.amazonaws.com
 
2013-11-07 09:57:44 PM

Jim from Saint Paul: EbolaNYC: My Tivo loves to record all the fox news shows in spite of the fact that I NEVER watch the Fox News Channel.

So, how many million Tivos coveniently record Fox News to boost their ratings?

Legit question as I have never owned a Tivo:

Can you tell it to NOT record a specific channel?


Yep. I go into the settings, channel listing, uncheck all the religious networks, all the home shopping networks, Fox News and Fox Business.  They don't show up in the program listings and they don't get recorded
 
2013-11-08 12:19:05 AM
Reena Ninan or Lara Logan FTW
 
2013-11-08 01:17:21 AM
So, it's a NILF thread.  News I'd Like to Fark.
 
2013-11-08 01:18:28 AM

luidprand: Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.

So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.


Well, I've never seen your handle before, and you demonstrated that you are a liar in one.
 
2013-11-08 06:33:47 AM
Other than being a vapid blond foxHo, Megan Kelly does nothing for me. Now, Ashleigh Banfield looks like she could read War & Piece while milking my schlong.
 
2013-11-08 09:12:06 AM

debug: I think Erin Burnette is better looking, but then I don't really care for blonde hair.


I miss Erin on CNBC, she had a definite personality that she let shine through.  Haven't seen her since she jumped networks.  Tuned into the new show a couple times, but each time she was on vacation or something.

/ her co-anchor missed her so much he dropped dead a month after she left
// he was good too
/// the CNBC noon show is a shadow of it's former self.
.
 
2013-11-08 09:58:06 AM
Fark Libs on Fox News, summed up in one meme:


picslap.com

 
2013-11-08 10:00:33 AM

dietbubba: Jim from Saint Paul: EbolaNYC: My Tivo loves to record all the fox news shows in spite of the fact that I NEVER watch the Fox News Channel.

So, how many million Tivos coveniently record Fox News to boost their ratings?

Legit question as I have never owned a Tivo:

Can you tell it to NOT record a specific channel?

Yep. I go into the settings, channel listing, uncheck all the religious networks, all the home shopping networks, Fox News and Fox Business.  They don't show up in the program listings and they don't get recorded


Seems likes that the simple answer.
 
2013-11-08 10:21:01 AM

Alphax: luidprand: Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.

So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.

Well, I've never seen your handle before, and you demonstrated that you are a liar in one.


Good for you. Take in the pablum rather than check the sources of assertions made by pundits on opinion shows. In fact, don't ever check the sources of people you agree with. Who has the time?
 
2013-11-08 10:45:43 AM

luidprand: Alphax: luidprand: Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.

So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.

Well, I've never seen your handle before, and you demonstrated that you are a liar in one.

Good for you. Take in the pablum rather than check the sources of assertions made by pundits on opinion shows. In fact, don't ever check the sources of people you agree with. Who has the time?


You were bearing false witness. Don't try and make it about me.
 
2013-11-08 11:37:06 AM

Alphax: luidprand: Alphax: luidprand: Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.

So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.

Well, I've never seen your handle before, and you demonstrated that you are a liar in one.

Good for you. Take in the pablum rather than check the sources of assertions made by pundits on opinion shows. In fact, don't ever check the sources of people you agree with. Who has the time?

You were bearing false witness. Don't try and make it about me.


Except that I'm not. That literally happens whenever I watch Maddow. The wife (who is a liberal Dem) has noticed it as well. She misquotes, she skips relevant passages, she takes out of context, and, on several occasions, she actually inverts the exact statements made in, say, the NYTimes, that she cites. I consume a huge variety of news, mostly from the left end of the spectrum, and MSNBC in general and Maddow in particular are very sloppy if something dares come in the way of their ideology. The same can obviously be said on the right as well (O'Reilley and Hannity are obvious, not to mention Beck), but the accusation leveled at Kelly are almost identical to ones that can be leveled at Maddow.
 
2013-11-08 12:41:53 PM

LivingDeadX1: Fark Libs on Fox News, summed up in one meme:


[picslap.com image 386x404]


EXCEPT...that Fox News has been caught numerous times fudging facts, telling half truths and planting falsehoods by prefacing them with the phrase "People are saying..." without ever saying "who" the "people" are.

Fox's credibility (as if it ever had any) took a serious hit over the 2012 presidential election where they were so astronomically WRONG about the outcome they had predicted and kept repeating for months prior.

Not sure why I responded to this as I normally dismiss anyone using the word "Libs" because that is a surefire indicator of the reduced intelligence level of the person using, but I had a couple minutes to spare...
 
2013-11-08 12:54:11 PM

luidprand: Alphax: luidprand: Alphax: luidprand: Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.

So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.

Well, I've never seen your handle before, and you demonstrated that you are a liar in one.

Good for you. Take in the pablum rather than check the sources of assertions made by pundits on opinion shows. In fact, don't ever check the sources of people you agree with. Who has the time?

You were bearing false witness. Don't try and make it about me.

Except that I'm not. That literally happens whenever I watch Maddow. The wife (who is a liberal Dem) has noticed it as well. She misquotes, she skips relevant passages, she takes out of context, and, on several occasions, she actually inverts the exact statements made in, say, the NYTimes, that she cites. I consume a huge variety of news, mostly from the left end of the spectrum, and MSNBC in general and Maddow in particular are very sloppy if something dares come in the way of their ideology. The same can obviously be said on the right as well (O'Reilley and Hannity are obvious, not to mention Beck), but ...


Hmm...interesting how you start out bashing Maddow at length and then after three different posts we get an obligatory nod towards "the right", and yet specific examples seem to elude you....care to be a little more specific in relation to your comments about Dr. Maddow?
 
2013-11-08 02:33:49 PM
I've heard about 99% of the Rachel Maddow shows, in audio podcast form, that she's ever done. So his charges seem entirely meritless.
 
2013-11-08 03:46:56 PM

Alphax: I've heard about 99% of the Rachel Maddow shows, in audio podcast form, that she's ever done. So his charges seem entirely meritless.


I hear this crap from people hacking on her and "The Liberal Media" all the time and it usually goes the same way each time...

Them: MSNBC and Rachel Maddow is nothing but lies!

Me: How so?

Them: Everything they say is a lie. It's all bullshiat, every word.

Me: Like what specifically?

Them: Everything!

Me: Can you give me a specific example?

Them: All of it!

Me: Again, give me a specific example.

Them: I don't have time to be your research team. Study it out!

Me: So, you can't give me even one concrete example?

Them: (silence-conversation over).

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.
 
2013-11-08 05:26:34 PM

zappaisfrank: Alphax: I've heard about 99% of the Rachel Maddow shows, in audio podcast form, that she's ever done. So his charges seem entirely meritless.

I hear this crap from people hacking on her and "The Liberal Media" all the time and it usually goes the same way each time...

Them: MSNBC and Rachel Maddow is nothing but lies!

Me: How so?

Them: Everything they say is a lie. It's all bullshiat, every word.

Me: Like what specifically?

Them: Everything!

Me: Can you give me a specific example?

Them: All of it!

Me: Again, give me a specific example.

Them: I don't have time to be your research team. Study it out!

Me: So, you can't give me even one concrete example?

Them: (silence-conversation over).

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.


================================================

Them: Fox News and Megyn Kelly is nothing but lies!

Me: How so?

Them: Everything they say is a lie. It's all bullshiat, every word.

Me: Like what specifically?

Them: Everything!

Me: Can you give me a specific example?

Them: All of it!

Me: Again, give me a specific example.

Them: I don't have time to be your research team. Study it out!

Me: So, you can't give me even one concrete example?

Them: (silence-conversation over).

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

/See what I did there?
//LIBS!
 
2013-11-08 06:02:43 PM

LivingDeadX1: zappaisfrank: Alphax: I've heard about 99% of the Rachel Maddow shows, in audio podcast form, that she's ever done. So his charges seem entirely meritless.

I hear this crap from people hacking on her and "The Liberal Media" all the time and it usually goes the same way each time...

Them: MSNBC and Rachel Maddow is nothing but lies!

Me: How so?

Them: Everything they say is a lie. It's all bullshiat, every word.

Me: Like what specifically?

Them: Everything!

Me: Can you give me a specific example?

Them: All of it!

Me: Again, give me a specific example.

Them: I don't have time to be your research team. Study it out!

Me: So, you can't give me even one concrete example?

Them: (silence-conversation over).

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

================================================

Them: Fox News and Megyn Kelly is nothing but lies!

Me: How so?

Them: Everything they say is a lie. It's all bullshiat, every word.

Me: Like what specifically?

Them: Everything!

Me: Can you give me a specific example?

Them: All of it!

Me: Again, give me a specific example.

Them: I don't have time to be your research team. Study it out!

Me: So, you can't give me even one concrete example?

Them: (silence-conversation over).

Lather. Rinse. Repeat.

/See what I did there?
//LIBS!


EXCEPT...there is plenty of easily accessible proof of Fox News' stretching, bending, reshaping and spinning the actual truth. I have yet to find comparable evidence from MSNBC or any of the so-called "Liberal Media" sources. To simply say "everyone does it" is to conveniently ignore that one in particular does it a hell of a lot more!
 
2013-11-08 07:19:25 PM

zappaisfrank: luidprand: Alphax: luidprand: Alphax: luidprand: Coco LaFemme: meanmutton: MayoSlather: It's irritating how attractive she is. It defies the Disney illusion I've come to accept that all good looking people are intelligent, pure of heart, and heroic. At least Rush Limbaugh is out there to confirm my bias.

She's amazingly intelligent.  Not sure where you get the idea that she's not.

Oh, wait, she has different opinions than you do. That must mean that she's not as smart as you.

She doesn't have different opinions, she makes factually incorrect statements that she passes off as opinions.  Besides, anyone who works for Fox News is automatically intellectually bankrupt, even if they're a Rhodes Scholar.

So, she's like Rachel Maddow, then?

/Except Maddow presents blatantly false statements as fact, not opinion.
//So blatant as to completely inverse the meaning of the cited material. Seriously, like every damn time I watch her she does this.
///Watching any news network in the morning or primetime is begging for bias and pandering.

Well, I've never seen your handle before, and you demonstrated that you are a liar in one.

Good for you. Take in the pablum rather than check the sources of assertions made by pundits on opinion shows. In fact, don't ever check the sources of people you agree with. Who has the time?

You were bearing false witness. Don't try and make it about me.

Except that I'm not. That literally happens whenever I watch Maddow. The wife (who is a liberal Dem) has noticed it as well. She misquotes, she skips relevant passages, she takes out of context, and, on several occasions, she actually inverts the exact statements made in, say, the NYTimes, that she cites. I consume a huge variety of news, mostly from the left end of the spectrum, and MSNBC in general and Maddow in particular are very sloppy if something dares come in the way of their ideology. The same can obviously be said on the right as well (O'Reilley and Hannity are obvious, not to mention ...

Hmm...interesting how you start out bashing Maddow at length and then after three different posts we get an obligatory nod towards "the right", and yet specific examples seem to elude you....care to be a little more specific in relation to your comments about Dr. Maddow?


As I said at the beginning, these problems are endemic to primetime and morning news. My contention is and has always been that the complaints raised against Kelly are not invalid, but rather can be leveled at Maddow with at least as much force.
 
Of course. I am pulling all my examples from  http://www.nbcnews.com/id/53491840/ns/msnbc-rachel_maddow_show/#.Un1y J JR4Z1U and comes after a quick scan of the transcript. I am ignoring the errors made by guests (such as Celinda Lake, who glosses over 50% of the respondents in her poll)

The first story has an opinion lead-up, so we can ignore that - opinion and reality are unrelated as anyone who has ever had an opinion knows. Let's skip down to where she begins to assert facts.

1) She says Texas "Texas has more uninsured people than any other state in the country by a mile". This is weird, because Florida is roughly the same size and has a similar population percentage (20.1% vs 22%) uninsured. She actually could have supported her cause more by including Florida. Ah well, hyperbole uber alles.
2) She confuses Obamacare and health care reform as the same thing. Saying that support for one equates support for the other. This is untrue and disingenuous.
3) Along the same lines, she assumes that being against one is being against the other. This is also untrue, as many people who are against Obamacare (now or in the past) have voted for and/or proposed health care reforms, some specific, many sweeping.
4) She uses anecdotal evidence (from a single person who gets their healthcare for $1.11/mo) as a sign that good news is being ignored and presented as quirky rather than taken seriously. However, as the source stated, it's pretty much the only time they've ever seen that. Which means that it is, by definition, quirky.

So we have two logic errors (1 & 4) with two outright falsehoods (2 & 3). Again, quick read, and I found others when she interviews Ms. Lake, but let's pin all of those problems on her and give Maddow the benefit of the doubt there. Let's move on to the second story.

This one is about Rob Ford and how other Rob Fords are getting called by the media and others. No problems here.

Third story - she goes back to the Virginia race between evil and eviler (which one is which depends on who opened their mouth last) and then segues into Wisconsin. Let's pass up her use of pro-choice and anti-abortion here (logically, you either keep what one side says about themselves or you do the inverse to both, so anti-abortion should be opposed by anti-life), in great part because she isn't silly enough to use "anti-choice".

1) She talks about Scott Walker - "then he survived a recall election set in motion by his stripping union rights in the state" While the recall was started in great part because of the union issue (and the rights weren't "stripped", but maybe she sees it that way, so ok), her statement implies that this action was done in response to the recall (it wasn't) and skewed the electorate by denying said rights (only in as much as any other issue did - no union person was denied the vote for that reason).  Two falsehoods and a logical error of false causality in one paragraph.

Another interview. She is a very good interviewer when she's talking with fellowtravelers - these questions aren't hardball, but not softball either.

Fourth story

1) "Don't label" is not the same as "Don't want to know". In great part because most everything has GMO something or other in its creation (those homemade organic chips, they cooked with corn or canola oil? They're a GMO product). 
2) She then rambles on to California, makes a few assertions (like it was advertising alone, from those specific companies, not pre-existing stances or people knowing that GMO is perfectly fine for you or the whole (very valid for a state with lots of ag) economic side of things). Nope, it has to have been the evil corporations.
3) She then goes on to imply that big corporate money is always on the right (HA!) and that it must have to have been "big money gets it done even in blue, blue states, even on blue, blue nights " Big money doesn't always get it done (otherwise Meg Whitman would be governor and Forbes and Perot would have been president), but it does frequently, and big money is as often blue as it is red. The separation big money from the political left is as disingenuous as a Hollywood film with A-list stars railing against corporations.

So we have insinuation, confusion of causality, logical errors up the wazzoo (such as apples and oranges and false exclusion) and at least four outright falsehoods in the course of one night. Notice again that I am ignoring the majority of the show by only focusing on the moments she is speaking not as a pundit but as a reporter. Maddow may say what you want to hear, but like any pundit, her job is to bring you to the TV and confirm your prejudices. I'm not say don't watch her if you like what she has to say, just remember that, like everyone else who does her job, she is there to present you with a world view that may or may not match reality.

Always double-check your sources, and learn the 42 logical fallacies.
 
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