Skip to comments.Al Gore’s employee’s a bit upset over the sale of Current TV to Big Oil
Posted on 01/08/2013 5:25:30 PM PST by Starman417
It's nice to see a progressive admit that their old hero is a hypocrite:
Yesterday morning, the still shell shocked staff at Current TV was called to an all hands staff meeting at its San Francisco headquarters, which was teleconferenced to their offices in LA and NYC, to meet their new bosses.
That would be two of Al Jazeeras top guys: Ehab Al Shihabi, executive director of international operations, and Muftah AlSuwaidan, general manager of the London bureau.
Ominously missing was the creator of Current, the self proclaimed inventor of the Internet and savior of clean energy, Al Gore, although his partner, Joel Hyatt, stood proudly with the Al Jazeera honchos.
Of course Al didnt show up, said one high placed Current staffer. He has no credibility.
Hes supposed to be the face of clean energy and just sold [the channel] to very big oil, the emir of Qatar! Current never even took big oil advertisingand Al Gore, that bulls***ter sells to the emir?
The meeting, while not contentious, was, according to staffers who spoke on the condition of anonymity, miserable.
The mostly left-leaning groupsome still in denial werent buying what Al Jazeera was selling.
And what are they selling? Al Jazeeras image of are you ready? inform, inspire and entertain!
I'm sorry, I can't help it. These dummies fell for the crap ManBearPig shoveled at them years ago when most everyone knew he was full of crap and now they are a tad upset.
Oh wait a minute, I guess they aren't:
Though the deals been widely criticized on the right, most of my progressive friends have a more tolerant attitude towards the transaction: After what happened to him, in the recount of 2000, one friend remarked, Id forgive him almost anything.A politically active environmentalist, too, was taking the news in stride: I dont think the community is too upset, he said. My personal sense is he got a good deal.
Hypocrisy...thy name is progressive.
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The girls are going to have a great time with the boys from the gulf.
I honestly don’t understand how anybody could be surprised by Al’s actions. The guy has been a hypocritical asshole as far back as I can remember. Al wants to force people to live with a lower standard of living so he could get rich off them and live like a king. He is real scumbag.
Yesterday morning, the still shell shocked staff at Current TV was called to an all hands staff meeting at its San Francisco headquarters, which was teleconferenced to their offices in LA and NYC, to meet their new bosses... two of Al Jazeeras top guys: Ehab Al Shihabi, executive director of international operations, and Muftah AlSuwaidan, general manager of the London bureau. Ominously missing was the creator of Current, the self proclaimed inventor of the Internet and savior of clean energy, Al Gore, although his partner, Joel Hyatt, stood proudly with the Al Jazeera honchos. "Of course Al didnt show up," said one high placed Current staffer. "He has no credibility."Yeah, Pot, Kettle, Kettle, Pot. Al has no credibility, but he has never had any credibility, and anyone who cashed their paychecks from him never had any, either.
Joel Hyatt, just so you know, is the son-in-law of the late senator from Ohio, Howard Metzenbaum
Metzenbaum served as the Secretary of the National Lawyers Guild. This organization was launched in 1936 as a spin-off of the International Labor Defense, a Communist front started in 1925 as the U.S. branch of the International Red Aid, a worldwide Soviet-backed group founded in 1922.
In 1940. the NLG President. Russell N. Chase, was also the attorney for the Communist Party USA in Metzenbaum's home state of Ohio.
Metzenbaum was one of three "incorporators" of the Ohio School of Social Science in 1944 and later served as its Treasurer. This school was founded in Cleveland by the Communist Party USA to train operatives, recruit new party members and "indoctrinate Communists and outsiders in the theory and practice of Communism." according to the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee.
It was labeled "a Communist adjunct" by Tom Clark, Attorney General during the Truman Administration.
Both times. :’)
Joel Z. Hyatt (born Joel Hyatt Zylberberg; 1950) is a prominent businessman and former attorney and American politician of the Democratic party. He is the founder of Hyatt Legal Services, and was featured in the law firm's television commercials speaking the slogan, "I'm Joel Hyatt and you have my word on it." ...In 1990, Hyatt Legal Services paid a $157,000 judgment for illegally firing an attorney in their Philadelphia offices, Clarence B. Cain, because of his AIDS diagnosis. This case became the basis for the 1993 Tom Hanks film Philadelphia.IOW, he's probably a huge supporter of the Chuck Hagel nomination.
I wonder if the ‘News producer’ poached from CNN is going to stay too?!
He already has experience promoting propaganda as news after working for MSNBC, CNN, ABC & NBC....
With Rosenthal gone, Current announced earlier this week that it was hiring longtime TV news producer David Bohrman as network president, where his task will include building a programming slate around Keith
Olbermanns prime-time news show. Bohrman will report to Hyatt.
Bohrman was poached from CNN, where hed spent over a decade, most recently as the networks Washington bureau chief. Before that, he held top producing spots at MSNBC, ABC News, and NBC News. Its worth noting, of course, that while Hyatt has a background in business, politics, and law, and Bohrman has extensive experience as a news producer, neither has the broader TV programming background of Rosenthal. But Hyatt says that as the network sought to more aggressively build up its news program, all roads led to Bohrman. . . . He is considered to be the best in the business.
Can’t wait till those Al Jazeera boys start giving the Current employees their “severance” packages...
“...ah well, you knew I was the snake, when you took me in..”
Id forgive him (or her) almost anything.
These sentiments apply to Gore, the Clintons and the Obamas.
What is it with liberals? At least this was an honest comment.
“They traded the truth about God for a lie. So they worshiped and served the things God created instead of the Creator himself, “ Romans 1:25 NLT
"...most of my progressive friends have a more tolerant attitude towards the transaction: After what happened to him, in the recount of 2000, one friend remarked, Id forgive him almost anything. A politically active environmentalist, too, was taking the news in stride: I dont think the community is too upset, he said. My personal sense is he got a good deal."
Gore comes by his wealth through ties his father had with Occidental Petroleum, CEO, and Soviet agent of influence, Armand Hammer. He has been living a lie, supported by media, since adulthood. Plus, he’s creepy.
Someday a true investigative journalist will detail what really happened when Gore's team hired a PR firm to do mass calling and intimidate voters in hope of turning the election only to have it backfire. But, then how they managed the media into making it look like an effort on Bush's part when they demanded a recount.
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