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Fox News Neutralized; Soros-Backed Group Declares Victory
Newsmax ^ | Sunday, 15 Dec 2013 10:32 PM | Sandy Fitzgerald

Posted on 12/15/2013 8:38:24 PM PST by Olog-hai

The liberal media watchdog group backed by billionaire George Soros says its “war” on Fox News is over, claiming it has neutralized the right-leaning network and no longer sees it as a threat.

“It’s not just that it’s over, but it was very successful,” Media Matters Executive Vice President Angelo Carusone bragged late this week to The Huffington Post.

“To a large extent, we won,” he said. …

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1 posted on 12/15/2013 8:38:24 PM PST by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Lies, lies, and more lies Media matters is a Pravda front


2 posted on 12/15/2013 8:40:17 PM PST by WilliamRobert (Rafael Cruz is an American hero)
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To: Olog-hai

Oh....so, Fox News viewership has stopped growing?

By what measure do the declare success?

Oh....that’s right....Liberals don’t need facts, they just make it up as they go along.


3 posted on 12/15/2013 8:42:41 PM PST by G Larry (Let his days be few; and let another take his office. Psalms 109:8)
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To: Olog-hai

“To a large extent, we won,” he said. …

That doesn’t sound like much of a victory to me.


4 posted on 12/15/2013 8:44:35 PM PST by vladimir998
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To: Olog-hai

5 posted on 12/15/2013 8:45:47 PM PST by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Olog-hai

Soros got tired of throwing money down a rat hole.


6 posted on 12/15/2013 8:47:46 PM PST by Blackirish
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To: Olog-hai

They gonna start fighting the Blaze now???


7 posted on 12/15/2013 8:48:19 PM PST by GraceG
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To: Olog-hai

Yep. Nobody listens to Fox anymore.


8 posted on 12/15/2013 8:49:48 PM PST by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: Olog-hai
As long as they are of the political bent to keep giving Karl Rove air time and legitimacy, fox is, for all intents and purposes, neutralized.

As long as the "right" continues to advance squishy, moderate, milquetoast republicans, the right will continue to lose elections.

9 posted on 12/15/2013 8:51:00 PM PST by Washi
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To: Jane Long

It should read, “To a large extent, we won!”


10 posted on 12/15/2013 8:51:41 PM PST by BradyLS (DO NOT FEED THE BEARS!)
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To: Olog-hai; 3D-JOY; abner; Abundy; AGreatPer; Albion Wilde; AliVeritas; alisasny; ...
“It’s not just that it’s over, but it was very successful,” Media Matters Executive Vice President Angelo Carusone bragged late this week to The Huffington Post.

IS HE SERIOUS???

PING!

11 posted on 12/15/2013 8:53:39 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (...)
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To: Olog-hai

Did Fox know they were in a war? Do they know yet?


12 posted on 12/15/2013 8:54:03 PM PST by Lurkina.n.Learnin (This is not just stupid, we're talking Democrat stupid here.)
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To: Washi

That’s just the way I see it too. Faux has been neutered as far as being conservative.


13 posted on 12/15/2013 8:54:16 PM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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To: Olog-hai
When asked why he no longer went to a certain restaurant, Yogi Berra stated, "Nobody goes there anymore. It's too crowded."

Leni

14 posted on 12/15/2013 8:54:56 PM PST by MinuteGal (Repeal.....NOT Revamp !!!)
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To: Olog-hai

Soros and his little toads like Angelo here are some sick ... Yeah! You “won”. LOL!


15 posted on 12/15/2013 8:56:42 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (Trust No One.)
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To: Olog-hai

“alright...we’ll call it a draw”


16 posted on 12/15/2013 8:57:42 PM PST by BookmanTheJanitor
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To: Olog-hai

“George Soros says its “war” on Fox News is over, claiming it has neutralized the right-leaning network and no longer sees it as a threat.”
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Not sure what he means. I just checked the latest ratings for Dec 12:
FOX 1248, CNN 329, PMSNBC 389
Maybe it is his way of saying that the war is over, but they lost big time.


17 posted on 12/15/2013 8:58:07 PM PST by AlexW
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To: Olog-hai

Threat to what?

What is Soros trying to prevent Fox from doing?


18 posted on 12/15/2013 9:02:01 PM PST by Safrguns (PM me if you like to play Minecraft!)
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To: Olog-hai

Glad to hear they think they won. This is like Obama jumping in front of a parade going by and declaring that it is his parade.


19 posted on 12/15/2013 9:03:27 PM PST by Avid Coug
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To: Olog-hai

Yeah - Fox regularly outdraws the opposition CNN and MSNBC combined by about 2 to 1 - fantasyland, and the living is easy.....


20 posted on 12/15/2013 9:04:44 PM PST by Intolerant in NJ
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To: MinuteGal

My favorite Yogi, (and he was one of my favorite ballplayers also), back in the day story goes like this. Yogi to his wife: “What did you do today? Wife: “I went to see Doctor Zhivago”. Yogi: “What in the hell is wrong with ya now”?.......


21 posted on 12/15/2013 9:09:56 PM PST by bobby.223 (Retired up in the snowy mountains of the American Redoubt and it's a GREAT life!)
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To: Olog-hai

It’s not that Fox News isn’t popular, it that it is not very conservative.


22 posted on 12/15/2013 9:13:18 PM PST by Born to Conserve
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To: Olog-hai

Fox News continues to win in the ratings. MzNBC is getting killed.

Wishful thinking is not a strategy!


23 posted on 12/15/2013 9:15:12 PM PST by freedumb2003 (Fight Tapinophobia in all its forms! Do not submit to arduus privilege.)
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To: WilliamRobert

Declare victory and run for it. Hey... worked for Nixon.


24 posted on 12/15/2013 9:18:09 PM PST by ArmstedFragg (hoaxy dopey changey)
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To: G Larry

They stopped throwing money at Fox, because it didn’t work, so they declare victory.. Typical, it’s what they tried with RUSH, nothing worked.. I love it.. LOL


25 posted on 12/15/2013 9:18:22 PM PST by carlo3b (“Corrupt politicians make the other ten percent look bad,” Henry Kissinger)
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To: Olog-hai
They may be right. Here's why:

Like CONgress and the Odinga Administration, the NEW audience--the audience that COUNTS--is the illegal crowd. The hundred million or so expected to just waltz in and put the final nail in the coffin for this country.

They are going to infiltrate foreign language radio and TV and internet (as if there were any doubts to their alligance ) and cater to the new class designed to make our votes, our money, and our voices, irrelevant.

26 posted on 12/15/2013 9:23:55 PM PST by Captainpaintball
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To: Olog-hai

Yes, with liberals coming from CNN like Howard Kurtz and Whore-Aldo, I seldom watch FOX.


27 posted on 12/15/2013 9:24:18 PM PST by KeyLargo
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To: Olog-hai
I think what they wanted to do was to fracture the GOPe, the conservative movement, and the conservative media alliance.

And to some degree they have increased the infighting by using their Marxists tricks.

28 posted on 12/15/2013 9:30:34 PM PST by oldbrowser ("From each according to their ability, to each according to their needs" .....Marx)
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To: G Larry
Yeah, sounds like libs are taking a lesson in the definition of victory from RINO's. Republicans need to learn to fight like liberals, more like
"The greatest pleasure is to vanquish your enemies and chase them before you, to rob them of their wealth and see those dear to them bathed in tears, to ride their horses and clasp to your bosom their wives and daughters." -- Temujin
Victory isn't complete till you crap down what's left of the guy's neck and what used to be his house is now a public toilet.
29 posted on 12/15/2013 9:37:53 PM PST by Still Thinking (Freedom is NOT a loophole!)
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To: Olog-hai
MSNBC is losing. They had to can Baldwin and Bashir and now Ed Schultz is under fire for taking union money.

Thus the false offensive on FOX.

30 posted on 12/15/2013 9:38:59 PM PST by what's up
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To: Olog-hai

“... claiming it has neutralized the right-leaning network and no longer sees it as a threat.”

That’s too rich. So that pretty much means anyone who disagrees with them(Liberals) is a threat. In other words if you don’t lie, cheat, steal, distort, ridicule, threaten, terrorize or silence... your a right-leaning threat that needs to be eliminated.

What a bunch of Commie scumbags Soros and his lackeys are. Like a playground full of 2-year-olds.


31 posted on 12/15/2013 9:47:12 PM PST by Bellagio
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To: Olog-hai

If you like your victory, you can keep it


32 posted on 12/15/2013 9:53:41 PM PST by daku
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE
That’s just the way I see it too. Faux has been neutered as far as being conservative.

The addicts can't tell yet, and hence their viewership hasn't dwindled.

33 posted on 12/15/2013 10:05:10 PM PST by James C. Bennett (An Australian.)
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To: what's up

>> MSNBC is losing.

Which means Comcast is losing to FOX.


34 posted on 12/15/2013 10:05:41 PM PST by Gene Eric (Don't be a statist!)
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To: carlo3b

I agree. Soros is probably cutting off their allowance.


35 posted on 12/15/2013 11:11:16 PM PST by Sivad (NorCal red turf)
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To: daku

“If you like your victory, you can keep it”

Period.


36 posted on 12/15/2013 11:43:57 PM PST by flaglady47 (When the gov't fears the people, liberty; When the people fear the gov't, tyranny.)
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To: smokingfrog

I did watch alJIZZera TV. Wasted 5 seconds of my life. The moment I switched it on, there they were, interviewing Jimmah Carter. Watching Randy Orton beat up John Cena on the WWE pay-per-view would’ve been more intellectually enlightening.


37 posted on 12/16/2013 12:27:49 AM PST by Impala64ssa (You call me an islamophobe like it's a bad thing.)
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To: KeyLargo
It used to be the background noise for me on weekends. Now, I turn on cooking contests and how stuff is made.

-PJ

38 posted on 12/16/2013 2:20:03 AM PST by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: bobby.223
My favorite Yogi ...

As reported by Whitey Ford:

Yogi is standing next to Whitey Ford on the field during an Old Timers Game at Yankee Stadium. The announcer asks the crowd to note the names of recently departed, past Yankees, that were being prominently displayed on the electronic scoreboard.

Yogi turns to Whitey and said: "I hope I never get to see my name up there."

39 posted on 12/16/2013 2:24:40 AM PST by JohnG45
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To: Olog-hai
Megyn Kelly has taken over Hannity's slot and seen ratings grow. But she prides herself on her middle-of-the-road political take, telling NBC's Jay Leno recently that she not a "conservative operative."

“I’m a straight news anchor, I’m not one of the opinion hosts at Fox,” Kelly said.

Frankly, that's all I've ever sought.

I cannot get that at ABCBCNBCPBS.

40 posted on 12/16/2013 2:36:18 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Olog-hai
Furthermore, Media Antimatters cites as proof of victory that more people get their news from the internet...??!?

Uh, that's not a VICTORY, boyz. That's a LOSS, because your leftist propaganda machine no longer has a choke-out lock on the news.

41 posted on 12/16/2013 2:37:49 AM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: Olog-hai

Only liberals think Fox is conservative. Only gay men think Megyn Kelly is not a hottie. Leftie but hottie


42 posted on 12/16/2013 2:51:46 AM PST by SeminoleCounty (Einstein was right)
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To: Olog-hai

The funniest thing in these threads are the little pigeon-chest-puffed guys running around saying, “I don’t watch Fox anymore.” As if somehow that makes them more Conservative.


43 posted on 12/16/2013 3:20:48 AM PST by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Olog-hai

I have listened to the Media Matters program on satellite radio. It sounds like a collection of snarky kids that still live in their parent’s basement.


44 posted on 12/16/2013 4:13:41 AM PST by Fred Hayek (The Democratic Party is now the operational arm of the CPUSA)
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To: Olog-hai

what are those ratings again?

BTW- Fox News Channel is not “right-leaning”


45 posted on 12/16/2013 4:17:40 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Intolerant in NJ

I don’t understand why people say “FOX” when they mean “Fox News Channel”. The FOX broadcast network has always been leftist with show like GLEE.


46 posted on 12/16/2013 4:19:29 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Olog-hai

FOX Business is still going strong

Love Neal Cavuto and Lou Dobbs


47 posted on 12/16/2013 4:43:55 AM PST by silverleaf (Age takes a toll: Please have exact change)
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To: HANG THE EXPENSE; Washi

That’s just the way I see it too. Faux has been neutered as far as being conservative.

&&&
Exactly. Pushing sexual deviancy, parading GOPers and calling them “conservative”, devoting precious time to celebrity news, etc.

I quit them a few years back. The only reason I am subjected to any of FAUX News is that the husband DVRs some of the programs. He watches less than he used to, but he has not yet awakened to the fact that they are a bunch of lefties.


48 posted on 12/16/2013 4:51:59 AM PST by Bigg Red (He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.--Is 40)
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To: AlexW

Not sure what he means. I just checked the latest ratings for Dec 12:

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I know nothing about the size of the viewership, but he won in terms of the extreme leftward drift the network has taken.

And if its viewership has increased, thereby increasing the number of people FOX reaches with the propaganda, that smells like victory to me.


49 posted on 12/16/2013 4:55:40 AM PST by Bigg Red (He gives power to the faint, and to him who has no might he increases strength.--Is 40)
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To: Bigg Red

Bigg Red, Its time to wakr ‘em up.I watch the blasé and dvr red eye.


50 posted on 12/16/2013 4:58:04 AM PST by HANG THE EXPENSE (Life's tough.It's tougher when you're stupid.)
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