Skip to comments.NBC BANS COULTER FOR LIFE; CUT FROM 'TODAY' SHOW OVER BOOK'S CLAIMS, NO MORE CABLE
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The nation's top selling conservative author has been banned from appear on NBC, insiders tell the DRUDGE REPORT, banned for life! MORE...
NBC BANS COULTER FOR LIFE; 'TODAY' SHOW INVITE YANKED OVER BOOK'S CLAIMS, NO MORE CABLE
NBC BANS COULTER FOR LIFE; CUT FROM 'TODAY' SHOW OVER BOOK'S CLAIMS, NO MORE CABLE
Mon Jan 05 2009 17:50:57 ET
The nation's top selling conservative author has been banned from appearing on NBC, insiders tell the DRUDGE REPORT.
Banned for life!
"We are just not going to have her on any more, it's over," a top network source explains.
NBC's TODAY show abruptly cut Ann Coulter from its planned Tuesday broadcast, claiming the schedule was overbooked.
Coulter was set to unveil her new book, GUILTY.
But one network insider claims it was the book's theme -- a brutal examination of liberal bias in the new era -- that got executives to dis-invite the controversialist.
"We are just not interested in anyone so highly critical of President-elect Obama, right now," a TODAY insider reveals. "It's such a downer. It's just not the time, and it's not what our audience wants, either."
For the book, Coulter reportedly received the most-lucrative advance ever paid to a conservative author.
The TODAY show eagerly invited the author months ago, for her first network interview on GUILTY.
The exclusive was to air during the show's 7 AM hour. The cut came Monday afternoon.
Executives at NBC TODAY replaced Coulter with showbiz reporter Perez Hilton, who recently offer $1,000 to anyone who would throw a pie at Ann Coulter. Hilton is also launching a new book this week, RED CARPET SUICIDE.
yippee, another troll goes BOOM!!!
‘You know it. Maybe Oprah will invite Ann to come on her show to discuss this, since Sarah Palin has basically told Ms FatAzz to shove it, LOL ‘
Did she really?
Good post. Got any suggestions beyond Bush/McCain style "bipartisanship" [read: caving]?
Something tells me he’s in to nothing good.
Well put!!! Totally agree!
Cool, I remember NBC.
It's a two-fer ! Headlines AND a tremendous boost for book sales.
that leaves the question was it self censorship (by NBC) or did someone from the top of government do it?
I've never used the "B" word in my life, far from it. I want to see our party leaders NOT get along. I want them fighting. Fighting on the House and Senate floor; fighting in every print, radio and television interview they give. I want to see them ATTACK. Attack DEMS; Attack Libs; and most importantly - I want them to start attacking the media, frequently, feverishly and personally.
But, to pretend that the media is going to die some time soon or late (as many on this board do) I think is a grievous mistake. Someone said in an early post on this thread that conservatives should never even appear on NBC and the like. This could be the stupidest thing I have ever heard.
Voters watch television news and read papers despite claims to the contrary. If conservatives and Republicans don't start fighting for these voters as if they are fighting for the very existence of the country - then that's what we'll have - the end of the Republic.
My message would be start engaging, start fighting and stop trying to "just get along."
If it was anything they could plausibly disprove, they would have fun making fun of Ann.
If it wasn't something that would have a dramatic effect on Obama's popularity or the MSM's credibility, they wouldn't have been so upset.
Yeah, right, your multi-year coverage of Iraq was so uplifting, glorious and patriotic. What's good for the Bush, is good for the Bambi! Stick that in your piehole, NBC (nuclear, biological, chemical arseheads)!
The back of your Mama’s neck looks like a package of hot dogs.
Thank you, Great One!
This isn’t fair to the 7 people who watch MSNBC.
Toss in covering the resulting legal and medical bills, and I'll take accept.
Doesn't mean I'd HIT her, since the offer only states 'throw at'.
I'm a notoriously bad thrower. ;-)
I guess I’ll have to buy Ann’s book, since I’ve banned NBC. Be proud Ann. The O’s cult kooks will try to purge the world of anyone who doesn’t worship their effeminate demigod.
Sorry for my wording earlier, didn’t mean to suggest that’s how I read your post, it’s how I read the Republican “leadership.”
On Amazon, it's currently ranked #46 in overall books. Within its categories, it's:
#1 in Books > Nonfiction > Current Events
#1 in Books > Nonfiction > Social Sciences > Political Science > Political Doctrines > Conservatism
#4 in Books > Nonfiction > Politics
Read what I actually said, becasue it seems to be different than what you read.
I doubt Ann is bothered. She’s probably thrilled since it’ll create more publicity and spike sales.
Silly me, I was under the impression that the press was supposed to be skeptical of all politicians, regardless of their politics. Television news has never had any credibility with me. This is why.
Ah, NBC involved in censorship. Comrade Zero will be pleased with them.
The irony is that is exactly what Ann Coulter has been doing, which is why they have banned her. Even if Ann had been "interviewed", they would have used the opportunity to attack her and her book.
They seem to have become wise to the fact that her appearances boost book sales regardless of how they treat her, so they have decided to go this route.
I thought you were implying that the media establishment as it exists today is going somewhere or dying. If I came across as sarcastic, then I apologize.
I just don't think that the MSM is going anywhere for the foreseeable future. It might get a little smaller, but it's still going to control 90% of the content.
There are conservative websites, a few conservative papers, and a fairly conservative cable network, but that's where it ends. They are content aggregators and commentators with very little (relative to the rest) creation of content. But, the people that actually control the creation, and distribution of the vast majority of news, entertainment and even web content are now and will be for a very, very long time liberal.
My larger point is that conservatives can't ignore this fact and pretend that it's going to change anytime soon. But rather, our conservative party leaders and politicians have to start doing a better job of meeting this media monster, head on and fighting it.
Perez Hilton, the perfect commentator for NBC (big joke) and for the new Stuart Smalley Senate (bigger joke)
That reveals a lot about NBC.
Ann Coulter should really consider sending them a fruit basket for all the free advertisement and cash this will generate.
Yeah, the tough scratchy kind.
so THAT'S what Perez Hilton. I thought Perez Hilton was one of Paris' dumba$$ siblings.
So this is how the censorship begins.....
When it comes to censorship to protect Hussein,,,,
YOU AIN'T SEEN NOTHING YET!!
I could like a Palin/Coulter ticket very much. Imagine the liberals just dying on the spot.
I used to tease a moderate I know with my dream ticket (either form) of Coulter/Limbaugh. It was very funny.
Funny, that kind of thinking never occurs to the Mediascum when it comes to trashing the war effort, undermining national support for troops in harm's way, etc.
Well it's never funny, really, but the MSM does not hesitate to run with any "downer" stories meant to harm eviiiiilll Bushco., no matter how bad the timing for the country, no matter how harmful to US interests, no matter how dangers may be increased for troops and/or intel operatives in the field, etc. etc. etc.
Ann Coulter gives the first look at her controversial new book tonight at 9 p.m. ET on Hannity & Colmes!
mediamatters attempt to attack the book by claiming it contained falsehood is stupid. Saying it was false because couter claim foxnew dont commit fraud and that obama attack sarah with pig on the lipstick , is just laughable. Those are opinions. Do they even know what that is
Alot of ppl who watch the clip of Obama using the word pig on the lipstick, knew perfectly who Obama meant. Even democrat audience knew who Obama meant. Its only the dimwitted media didn’t see it. or did at first, but then bought in to the obama reasoning later on
I think that was supposed to be "Nobodys watch NBC."
NBC repeats history.
The MSM had no problem giving unlimited publicity to Cindy Sheehan as she did her best to give encouragement and "AID-AND-COMFORT" to our enemies during time of war--
thereby prolonging the war and causing more American casualties.
You canNOT make this stuff up.
I plan to give Ann Coulter's book as gifts.
“We are just not interested in anyone so highly critical of President-elect Obama, right now,” a TODAY insider reveals. “It’s such a downer. It’s just not the time, and it’s not what our audience wants, either.”
LOL what a bunch of tools. It’s just not the time???
And WHAT AUDIENCE? After NBC is sold in bankruptcy court maybe the new owners will let her on.
Yes she really did ...
btw, Sarah Palin and Ann Coulter made at least one positive Top Ten list (along with some far out lefties) of the most interesting women on shuriks.com. Does anyone know of any other POSITIVE lists?
Well, NBC DOES have a point on that one--when it comes to 'their audience'.
I mean, only Hussein sycophants who want to 'hear no evil, speak no evil and see no evil' when it comes to Hussein--watch that Hussein-shill network.