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Meghan McCain conducts first interview for MSNBC with Michele Bachmann
Yahoo! News' The Cutline ^ | November 30, 2011 | Dylan Stableford

Posted on 12/01/2011 2:53:36 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Meghan McCain, MSNBC's newly hired contributor, conducted her first interview for the cable news network on Wednesday with Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann.

McCain--who in January called Bachmann "a poor man's Sarah Palin" on MSNBC--said that the interview will air "soon" on "Now With Alex Wagner," the network's lunch hour show.

On Lawrence O'Donnell's "Last Word" in January, McCain took vigorous issue with Bachmann's tea-party rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union. "I think it's important to note that Michele Bachmann is not a leader, and she's not the leader of the Repbulican Party," McCain said. "Michele Bachmann is no better than a poor man's Sarah Palin.

"I think CNN should be ashamed of themselves for airing this," McCain added. "It is one rogue woman who couldn't even look into the camera directly."

While McCain's harsh comments about Bachmann had the potential to make the interview uncomfortable, the sit-down with a high-profile GOP candidate could be designed to help quiet critics who say McCain is not a "real journalist."

Last month, MSNBC named McCain as a paid contributor shortly before NBC News announced the hiring of Chelsea Clinton....

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1 posted on 12/01/2011 2:53:48 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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While McCain's harsh comments about Bachmann had the potential to make the interview uncomfortable, the sit-down with a high-profile GOP candidate could be designed to help quiet critics who say McCain is not a "real journalist."
People who claim to be objective (i.e., journalists) are insufferably self-righteous and extremely tendentious. Why would anyone think that Meghan McCain wouldn't fit right in with that bunch!

2 posted on 12/01/2011 3:08:56 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (DRAFT PALIN)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Leave it to MSNBC to hire the fat little air head.


3 posted on 12/01/2011 3:22:17 AM PST by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why in the world did Michele Bachmann do this?


4 posted on 12/01/2011 3:26:35 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Boycott comcast.


5 posted on 12/01/2011 3:31:16 AM PST by Post5203 (Our political class have sullied a good man's name...Washington)
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To: nuconvert

Exactly. Why would MB give the Chubby One any credibility?
To me, it makes MB look desperate for media attention.


6 posted on 12/01/2011 3:32:27 AM PST by PalmettoMason ("The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
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7 posted on 12/01/2011 3:42:23 AM PST by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

Good to see you here, c_I_c. Between the Journo-List and Meghan McCain...well...you get the message. YOU have always gotten the message.


8 posted on 12/01/2011 3:46:32 AM PST by PGalt
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To: PalmettoMason

I agree. No republican/conservative should do an interview with her. Let her wither & die on the vine.


9 posted on 12/01/2011 3:51:58 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert
Why in the world did Michele Bachmann do this?

Because, bless her heart, she's a poor man's Sarah Palin who is not smart enough or tough enough to be the candidate, much less President.

10 posted on 12/01/2011 3:55:41 AM PST by Jim Noble (To live peacefully with credit-based consumption and fiat money, men would have to be angels.)
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To: nuconvert
Why in the world did Michele Bachmann do this?

First Jimmy Fallon. Now Michele does this? She is not showing good judgement.

11 posted on 12/01/2011 4:03:27 AM PST by Stepan12
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Dumb move on Bachmann’s part.

Glad McCain is on MSNBC however. It’s where she belongs...and guarantees I will never see her.

Which is a blessing.


12 posted on 12/01/2011 4:04:54 AM PST by PBRSTREETGANG
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To: Jim Noble

“Because, bless her heart, she’s a poor man’s Sarah Palin who is not smart enough or tough enough to be the candidate, much less President.”

Well, Palin made some stupid interview decisions too


13 posted on 12/01/2011 4:09:08 AM PST by nuconvert ( Khomeini promised change too // Hail, Chairman O)
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To: nuconvert
Why in the world did Michele Bachmann do this?

Exactly. Why would MB give the Chubby One any credibility? To me, it makes MB look desperate for media attention.

Good questions. From gbtv and Glenn Beck to MSNBC and Megan McCain within 48 hours.

14 posted on 12/01/2011 4:18:03 AM PST by PGalt
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To: PalmettoMason

Good question, PalmettoMason (forgot to put you in the “to” box).


15 posted on 12/01/2011 4:19:35 AM PST by PGalt
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To: PalmettoMason

Good question, PalmettoMason (forgot to put you in the “to” box).


16 posted on 12/01/2011 4:19:45 AM PST by PGalt
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To: conservatism_IS_compassion

She is an empty skull with a fat arse and big boobs. mcarsehole!

LLS


17 posted on 12/01/2011 4:45:10 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: PalmettoMason
To me, it makes MB look desperate for media attention.

Because all the successful candidates never do any interviews. Look at Gary Johnson, he's skyrocketing in the polls because he never does any interviews. /s

You people really need to stop following and do some of your own thinking for once. Its not that the left is getting smarter, its that the right is sinking to their stupidity level.
18 posted on 12/01/2011 4:46:07 AM PST by cripplecreek (Stand with courage or shut up and do as you're told.)
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To: nuconvert
NO... mccain made ALL of those decisions. They were engineered to do exactly what they did... the elite had to kill off Sarah... but they failed... she is alive and well... but they lost to obama... and they are screaming down the tracks at a reelection win for obama... engineered to happen just like mccain’s loss.

LLS

19 posted on 12/01/2011 4:48:22 AM PST by LibLieSlayer ("Americans are hungry to feel once again a sense of mission and greatness." Ronaldo Magnus)
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To: nuconvert
Why in the world did Michele Bachmann do this?

I keep asking that same question about most Republicans' choice of media appearances.

There are plenty of objective hosts that will provide intelligent venues.

If you treat the lefties and airheads like they are irrelevant, that's exactly what they will be.

20 posted on 12/01/2011 4:50:23 AM PST by Navy Patriot (Join the Democrats, it's not Fascism when WE do it. (plagiarized))
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