Skip to comments.Laff Riot: New Owner Suggests Air America Was Too Fair
Posted on 03/08/2007 7:41:01 AM PST by governsleastgovernsbest
Who says liberals lack a sense of humor? The new owner of Air America suggests that the original Air America went bankrupt because . . . it was too even-handed.
Mark Green is a veteran New York pol, having served as NYC's Public Advocate and run unsuccessfuly for US senator, NYC mayor and state attorney general. His family business recently completed the acquisition of Air America out of bankruptcy. Details here.
In an email distributed today [yup, I subscribe to their list], Green described what "Air America 2.0" will be like:
"It'll be a business with a sharp point of view. The era of on-the-one-hand-on-the-other-hand liberalism is over -- or as Robert Frost once wrote, 'a liberal man is too broad-minded to take his own side in a quarrel.'"No doubt, that was the problem with the old Air America. Too fair. You remember. The network that, in addition to Al Franken's daily slew of Bush hatred brought you Randi Rhodes playing audio of gunshots suggesting the assassination of President Bush, and exclaiming "here's your answer . . . you little bastard."
Air America-too-fair ping to Today show list.
Mark Green! Isn't he the guy who's run for every office in New York and lost EVERY time he ran? I thought he retired his mouth.
How does a guy like this successfully cross streets without getting hit in a city like New York?
I'll be the first. Bwhahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha.
This new guy must really be a moonbat.
Yup. As I noted in the article, he ran unsuccessfully for NYC mayor, US senator and state Attorney General.
Yeah, that's the ticket. Loads of advertisers will flock to this media.
He has a brother who apparently is a very succesful businessman. See link in article to details of acquisition.
Oh, holy cow. Mark Green? LOL. I though "Green Family Media" was an enviro group or something.
The LOONs of the Left rise again --- LMAO!
I tried listening to this to see what it was about. I couldn't listen very long, certainly not long enough to come up with the same opinion as Mark Green's. My own opinion of it, ideology and politics aside, is that it is lousy, dreadful, horrible radio. If Air America were conservative but still had the same lack of talent and brains, it would have failed then, too.
Whatever happened to the radio network Jane Fonda announced last year she was putting together?
Mark Green probably thought that Pravda was "too fair".
He won "public advocate".
Anyway, true story about Mark Green---my aunt ended up across the aisle from him once on a plane. She said he had holes in his socks. She also said she heard him tell the people he was traveling with that they had to separate from him once they left the plane, because "it wouldn't look good for him to be seen with an entourage".
he got his start working for Ralph Nader if my memory is not playing tricks on me
that must be such a lonely existence!! when you're too lefty to bask in the warm glow of NPR, you really are out there.
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