Skip to comments.Rupert Murdoch at All Things Digital: I was behind NYP endorsing Obama
Posted on 05/29/2008 12:23:47 PM PDT by kevinm13
Rupert Murdoch was interviewed by popular WSJ tech writer Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher at the All Things Digital Conference today. Here are highlights of their discussion with Murdoch:
"# Talk turns to politics. Where are we politically, asks Kara. Whats you assessment of the current situation. I think you have two candidates, says Murdoch, and they both have their problems. I think you have a unique situation today, where public opinion of the government and politics is at an all-time low. Its abysmal, he says. And then here comes this candidate who positions himself as above it all. Murdoch seems to feel that the public will rally this year to elect Obama.
# Walt asks if Obama can overcome the race issue. Murdoch believes he can. What about McCain? Hes been in Congress too long. Hes a friend, but hes unpredictable. And hes got a lot of problems.
# So who are you backing? asks Kara. Im not backing anyone, Murdoch says but I want to meet Obama. I want to know if hes going to walk the walk. The educational system in the states is a disgrace. If he wins, Obama needs to address that. He needs to deal with the teachers unions, Murdoch says.
# Walt: Did you have anything to do with the New York Posts endorsement of Obama? Murdoch deadpans: Yeah."
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You would think Murdoch would be smarter than this. Unbelievable.
He and his publications are not to be trusted.
Totally believable, Murdoch is smarter. He always jumps to the winner, regardless of politics. It's called making a deal with the future.
President Obama, get used to it
Very good points....Murdoch is no conservative. To get into Communist China...he basically kowtowed to all their censorship demands. A Business Socialist at heart
May God help us.
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