Skip to comments.Hugh Hewitt on Donny Deutsch, Keith Olbermann and MSNBC
Posted on 04/22/2010 1:40:30 PM PDT by Beaten Valve
Radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt, who was at the center of this week's dumping of Donny Deutsch storyline, is having his say.
When the segment was over, so was Donny's career on MSNBC though the ax didn't drop until the next day. Rule #1 in MSNBC-land: Never say anything bad about Keith or Ed or allow a guest to voice an unflattering opinion about them no matter how widely shared across the country. And there we have the reason for MSNBC's dismal ratings. For most viewers interested in real, vigorous, entertaining debate about serious political issues built on sustained argument, there is no reason to watch much of the programming on MSNBC as there are few dissenting voices from the uber-left ideology ruling there. The hard left will watch for ratification of their views, but the daily exchanges are so lopsided and rigged, the censorship of the opposition so extreme, that most of the potential audience long ago left for Fox, where a lefty viewer will find a Mara Liasson, a Juan Williams or someone from the left side of the political spectrum and, crucially, they will be given a chance to make their points and they will be treated with respect.
Olberman must have a ego a big as Obama’s.
Is that mentally possible? And, who owns MSNBC? Do they enjoy losing money?
Neither have the credentials to have ego's as big as each has. That is what makes both so dangerous, IMO.
Neil Cavuto just had the CEO of Comcast on the air and asked him some direct questions about what Comcast planned to do with the NBC mess. No answer. I’m a Comcast subscriber and when they take over, if they don’t clean up NBC, I’m switching.
They are trying to save the small audience that’s left.
The title “Countdown” is a documentary on Herr Olbermann’s diminishing ratings.
Hugh Hewitt is an absolute genius at turning leftists into lunatics. I have heard him interview 100’s of leftists and not one espcaed unscathed.
If i was a lefty i would avoid him like cockroaches and the orkin man.