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Soledad O’Brien: Me? Biased?
Flopping Aces ^ | 08-16-12 | DrJohn

Posted on 08/16/2012 4:36:36 PM PDT by Starman417

Back in March Soledad O'Brien attempted to rewrite history to protect Barack Obama and was roundly criticized for it. As noted back then, O'Brien is very obviously an Obama/liberal sycophant yet she insists otherwise.

"I don't think I show bias in my TV show. I think I am aggressive with people about trying to find the facts behind what they say," O'Brien said. "Am I a liberal or conservative? I'm neither. Like most Americans, I find politics very frustrating. Like most Americans, I'd like to hear from politicians the facts. That is what drives me."

Self-deception can be very cruel.

In an exchange with Romney representative Barbara Comstock O'Brien was seen reading from TPM talking points

Following her being caught reading from TPM talking points she largely denied it

"Editorially, I was not reading off the Talking Points Memo."

Then O'Brien get into an exchange with Romney rep former Governor John Sununu and he just let her have it

(Excerpt) Read more at floppingaces.net...


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: bias; cnn; msm; soledad

1 posted on 08/16/2012 4:36:43 PM PDT by Starman417
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To: Starman417

So what if she’s liberal. You know what you are going to get when you tune in to MSNBC like you know what you will get when you tune into Sean Hannity. I do not see what the big commotion is!


2 posted on 08/16/2012 4:40:52 PM PDT by Hildy (F"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." - Socrates)
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To: Starman417
Let put it this way, solidad: The price has already been haggled...
3 posted on 08/16/2012 4:42:44 PM PDT by Caipirabob (I say we take off and Newt the site from orbit. It's the only way to be sure...)
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To: Starman417
Yeah, former Governor John Sununu was great. Unfortunately she is such a hellBent liberal-commie and will never, ever admit it.
4 posted on 08/16/2012 4:44:19 PM PDT by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar and Hates.........he just hates!)
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To: redshawk

It doesn’t matter if she doesn’t admit it. He called her out and that’s what matters. Made her look like a fool, too, and the more she claims she wasn’t reading WH talking points, the more foolish she looks.


5 posted on 08/16/2012 4:53:59 PM PDT by FrdmLvr (culture, language, borders)
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To: Hildy
So what if she’s liberal. You know what you are going to get when you tune in to MSNBC like you know what you will get when you tune into Sean Hannity. I do not see what the big commotion is!

These cable networks are hybrids: there are the opinion shows, usually on at night, which are all about a point of view or party line. The daytime newscasters, though, aren't expected to be so opinionated -- or at least they weren't back in the old days (even though they were).

Nowadays, some people expect everyone on a network to express a party line and wouldn't be angry if a newscaster conformed to the pattern of the opinion shows, but old beliefs about the desirability of objective or unbiased reporting persist, even though reporting isn't objective and never was.

6 posted on 08/16/2012 4:56:24 PM PDT by x
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To: Starman417

Is she named after a prison?


7 posted on 08/16/2012 5:02:12 PM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: Hildy

the problem is the dishonesty. MSNBC and CNN still maintain that they’re not liberal bias. They pretend to be fair and balance. If you tune into Hannity, he will often say he’s a Conservative


8 posted on 08/16/2012 5:05:56 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Starman417

Beginning to show her age.


9 posted on 08/16/2012 5:07:34 PM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Hildy

It’s just amusing that they are in such denial about their very obvious bias.


10 posted on 08/16/2012 5:10:23 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: FrdmLvr
He was on the Hannity radio show today and was great. He & Hannity called the ‘demoRAT’ talking piece, that they are nothing but liars. That was fun to listen to.
11 posted on 08/16/2012 5:18:25 PM PDT by redshawk (0pansy is a Liar and Hates.........he just hates!)
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To: rockrr

‘zackly.
Why not admit what they are ?


12 posted on 08/16/2012 5:19:25 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: Starman417

This is why nobody’s watching or buying big liberal media anymore.

They know they are biased, yet feign innocence and anger when confronted with their bias. And act fake outraged that we don’t buy their lies.


13 posted on 08/16/2012 5:26:42 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: Starman417

Not only is Soledad O”Brien a major league bubble-head she is also very self deluding. I have vague memories of thinking she was cute, but she sure has lost whatever cuteness she ever had. I guess some folks get better looking with age (classically beautiful women -think Cybill Shepherd or Candice Bergen- typically do) but aging is not kind to others and they begin looking much worse. Unfortunately for her, O’Brien belongs in the latter category.

I guess her dishonesty and the hatred she carries in her soul is having an effect.


14 posted on 08/16/2012 5:30:25 PM PDT by House Atreides
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To: FrdmLvr

Soledad O’Brien is/was cute enough for the gig of newsreader.

It is hard to give coherent analysis with a single digit IQ, so she’s maxed out on the Peter Principle. It’s obvious that she thinks that she can win a battle of wit, yet she is unarmed.


15 posted on 08/16/2012 5:32:44 PM PDT by Ouderkirk (Democrats...the party of Slavery, Segregation, Sodomy, and Sedition)
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To: x
old beliefs about the desirability of objective or unbiased reporting persist, even though reporting isn't objective and never was.

I certainly continue to believe that objective news reporting is desirable. That's a goal media should aspire to even though total objectivity is impossible.

The real crime in my opinion is media promoting the illusion that news reporting really is objective when it clearly is just the opposite. That's what the networks have been getting away with for years, fronting genial liberal frauds and fact-twisters like Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, Bob Schieffer, Tom Brokaw, Brian Williams, Peter Jennings, etc.

Millions of politically unsophisticated TV viewers still believe the networks are giving them balanced information. Admittedly they're probably the same people who believe rasslin' is real, but they vote.

16 posted on 08/16/2012 5:37:18 PM PDT by Bernard Marx
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To: Ouderkirk

She has repulsive yaping voice, qualifying her for Oooobamas lap poooodle. Click!


17 posted on 08/16/2012 5:42:24 PM PDT by Leo Carpathian (fffffFRrrreeeepppeeee-ssed!)
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To: Starman417

Sure she’s unbiased. Our of fairness I’m sure she regularly does research on FreeRepublic to find questions with which to grill Democrats.


18 posted on 08/16/2012 5:56:00 PM PDT by AZLiberty (No tag today.)
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To: Starman417
Twisted Sista...

Twisted Sista1

19 posted on 08/16/2012 5:58:25 PM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Starman417

I love the way Sununu put her in her place the other day.


20 posted on 08/16/2012 6:10:33 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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To: Leo Carpathian

Nah, she doesn’t want to be Zero’s lap poodle.

He might EAT her.


21 posted on 08/16/2012 6:12:34 PM PDT by Emperor Palpatine (Tosca, mi fai dimenticare Iddio!!!!!)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Since they think that liberalism is such a jim dandy idea one would think that they would proudly self-identify. It must be a terribly tortured existence to be so internally conflicted.


22 posted on 08/16/2012 6:24:04 PM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: Starman417

Ship her to Cuba as a special correspondent to the Maximum Leader, Fidel. She’d finally find her true calling serving there.


23 posted on 08/16/2012 7:43:26 PM PDT by MasterGunner01 (11)
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To: rockrr; All
It’s just amusing that they are in such denial about their very obvious bias.

One of the things that liberals do best is to lie to themselves.

24 posted on 08/16/2012 8:09:46 PM PDT by marktwain
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To: x

Go back far enough and there was a sharp(er) division between News and Editiorial. Heck, even “60 Minutes” saved the editorial for the last 5 minutes of the program (was it Point/Counterpoint?)

They still pushed certain stories at the expense of others. So Editorial Judgment as to what constituted a Newsworthy story still skewed things leftward.


25 posted on 08/16/2012 8:15:06 PM PDT by Tallguy (It's all 'Fun and Games' until somebody loses an eye!)
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To: samtheman

What else ?


26 posted on 08/16/2012 8:19:53 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: Starman417
Oh my Soledad, truth be said...

If you were a ship on the ocean. you would capsize (only to the left) at the first movement.

27 posted on 08/16/2012 9:31:41 PM PDT by SERE_DOC ( “The beauty of the Second Amendment is that it will not be needed until they try to take it.” TJ.)
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To: Starman417

Big fat racist radicals usually are biased. Her colored glasses make her feel superior to those who don’t respect her racial superiority.


28 posted on 08/16/2012 11:41:35 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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