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Unreal: NBC Names Ground Zero Mosque Developer “Person of the Year”… (Projectile vomiting alert)
Weasel Zippers ^ | November 23, 2010

Posted on 11/23/2010 11:27:36 AM PST by La Lydia

The MSM continues to fawn over this outrage at Ground Zero to show us common folk how “progressive” they are…Via Pundit Press:

NBC and its affiliates have been trounced in ratings over the last several years. With stations like MSNBC under their belt and liberals such as Matt Lauer and Keith Olbermann hosting programs, NBC is clearly disconnected with the average American. Another clear sign of their mismanagement: naming Sharif El-Gamal, developer of the Ground Zero Mosque, one of their “People of the Year.”

In an interview set to air on Thanksgiving Day, Matt Lauer sat down with El-Gamal and discussed the “Park 51 Project.” El-Gamal, who was apparently pleased to be named one of NBC’s people of the year, seemed very comfortable answering questions. The excerpt released so far shows that Mr. Lauer gave El-Gamal a decidedly softball interview. Here is a partial transcript of El-Gamal’s opening statements:

“There’s going to be a facility here that’s going to provide aquatics, uh, uh, uh, a gym, just like a Jewish community center or, or a YMCA. It’s going to provide, uh, much needed facilities to the residents of Lower Manhattan.”

Lauer responds that there is “one major exception” to El-Gamal’s statement, describing the 9/11 terrorist attacks. However, El-Gamal’s quickly responded:

“Not once have I held my faith accountable for the horrific events of 9/11. I am an American. I am an American who has a specific belief system, and my belief system, in order to be a Muslim you have to be a good Jew and a good Christian.”...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: 2surrender2islam; 2surrender2islami; 4nbc; 911victorymosque; antiamericanism; appeasement; appeasers; cultureofcorruption; cynicism; groundzeromosque; islamicimperialism; islamicsupremacist; ivorytower; msm; nbc; outrage
I want to be sick.
1 posted on 11/23/2010 11:27:44 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Same reaction here. Just had a sick pain in my stomach.


2 posted on 11/23/2010 11:29:44 AM PST by WVNan
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To: La Lydia

Look at it this way, NBC makes it much easier for patriots to determine which side they are on when it comes time..........


3 posted on 11/23/2010 11:31:18 AM PST by OB1kNOb (Don't make me go ALL CAPS on you.)
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To: La Lydia

This is satire....right?


4 posted on 11/23/2010 11:31:18 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: La Lydia
"In an interview set to air on Thanksgiving Day, Matt Lauer sat down with El-Gamal and discussed the “Park 51 Project.” El-Gamal, who was apparently pleased to be named one of NBC’s people of the year, seemed very comfortable answering questions. The excerpt released so far shows that Mr. Lauer gave El-Gamal a decidedly softball interview."

Isn't Matt what you would call a "useful idiot?"

5 posted on 11/23/2010 11:31:38 AM PST by goodnesswins (You deciding how to spend your health care $, thatÂ’s freedom. Govt deciding, thats a death panel)
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To: OB1kNOb

“they” meaning NBC.....


6 posted on 11/23/2010 11:32:03 AM PST by OB1kNOb (Don't make me go ALL CAPS on you.)
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To: goodnesswins

I’m not sure Lauer is particularly useful.


7 posted on 11/23/2010 11:32:50 AM PST by stylin_geek (Never underestimate the power of government to distort markets)
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To: Rational Thought

Nope.


8 posted on 11/23/2010 11:33:05 AM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Beyond sick.


9 posted on 11/23/2010 11:34:04 AM PST by bgill (K Parliament- how could a young man born in Kenya who is not even a native American become the POTUS)
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To: La Lydia

Matt-”Useful idiot of the year”


10 posted on 11/23/2010 11:36:32 AM PST by Huskrrrr
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To: La Lydia

I also think he will be Time Magazines person of the year. It shows how out of touch this bunch really are/is.


11 posted on 11/23/2010 11:40:34 AM PST by ColdOne
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To: La Lydia

Insanity. My blood pressure is through the roof!


12 posted on 11/23/2010 11:44:36 AM PST by FES0844
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To: goodnesswins

His utility is questionable but the idiot part is spot on.


13 posted on 11/23/2010 11:51:23 AM PST by NonValueAdded (Palin 2012: don't retreat, just reload)
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To: FES0844
Insanity. My blood pressure is through the roof!

They're just being outrageous to get some eyeballs, some ratings, some free secondary publicity. No different than what Madonna used to do. Think Michael Jackson, hanging his infant son by the foot off a balcony. Think Rosanne Barr, singing the National Anthem.

The way they see things, if a few bitter clingers stroke out and drop dead, hey, icing on the cake, life is good.

Don't let them do it to you.

14 posted on 11/23/2010 11:55:27 AM PST by Steely Tom (Obama goes on long after the thrill of Obama is gone)
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To: La Lydia

They hate us. Remember that. They (the liberals and the muzzies) want us dead. Remember that.


15 posted on 11/23/2010 11:58:10 AM PST by samtheman
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To: La Lydia
I am an American who has a specific belief system, and my belief system, in order to be a Muslim you have to be a good Jew and a good Christian.”...

"And the only good Jew and good Christian is..."

16 posted on 11/23/2010 12:01:25 PM PST by Sloth (TSA: Because 10,000,000 sexual assaults per year is justified to *possibly* prevent 300 murders.)
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To: La Lydia

You don’t suppose someone from Comcast decided to tell NBC executives this would be a GREAT idea, in order to further tarnish their reputation, further lower their ratings, and ultimately lower the purchase price, do you?


17 posted on 11/23/2010 12:02:18 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: ColdOne

I think Time magazine is going to choose the ‘Wikileaks’ guy as their man of the year.


18 posted on 11/23/2010 12:03:36 PM PST by WayneS (Enlightened statesmen will not always be at the helm. -- James Madison)
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To: ColdOne
I think liberal motivation is more like "What can we do to piss off conservatives today". There isn't much else that could explain their hodge-podge, all-over-the-map application of liberal ideals. Application of conservative ideals is more consistent and linear. Our values were the same on 9/12 as they were on 9/10. Liberals have to keep testing the wind to see what they can get away with or to keep using misdirection draw attention away from their true schemes.

It is kind of like attacking a fortress. Conservatives would concentrate their cannon fire on one spot while liberals would fire on one spot and perpetually keep moving to fire on new spots. Upon victory, the conservative attack would leave the fortress reusable after the breach was repaired while liberal attack would end up in a generally unusable structure.

19 posted on 11/23/2010 12:07:06 PM PST by Blogatron (Uck Fobama)
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To: La Lydia

It’s been over 9 years and nothing has been done (while other buildings in the area have been rebuilt) all thanks to our efficient, bureaucratic institutions of government.


20 posted on 11/23/2010 12:10:31 PM PST by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: La Lydia

folks this is NBC troll bait. NBC is tryinng to shock ratings into existence.

Don’t waste time with NBC.

If you want to do anything write to advertisers on NBC.


21 posted on 11/23/2010 12:11:09 PM PST by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: OB1kNOb

22 posted on 11/23/2010 12:11:20 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: WayneS
I think Time magazine is going to choose the ‘Wikileaks’ guy as their man of the year. That is a good one also for them...
23 posted on 11/23/2010 12:13:42 PM PST by ColdOne
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To: La Lydia
Outrageous - but not really a shock. This is NBC, the Today show and Matt Lauer, after all. They'll get a blip of publicity, the Manhattan leftist contingent will cheer - and the networks ratings will continue to tank. That conservatives go bonkers over the outrage is probably the hope of the NBC geniuses behind this interview but at this point, nothing the left does surprises us any more and NBC is well down the road to complete irrelevancy, anyway. Screw 'em.
24 posted on 11/23/2010 12:14:13 PM PST by Jim Scott (or)
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To: longtermmemmory
NBC is tryinng to shock ratings into existence.

Like an attention-craving toddler, painting the nursery walls with his own feces.

25 posted on 11/23/2010 12:18:39 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: La Lydia
NBC Names Ground Zero Mosque Developer “Person of the Year”

NBC and its affiliates have been trounced in ratings over the last several years.

Gee, do you think there's a connection there?

26 posted on 11/23/2010 12:20:25 PM PST by GreenHornet
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To: La Lydia
This is more than just sickening...it is bizarre.

It's been like this since Obama came on the scene. What's up is down, what's sweet is bitter, what's hot is cold, etc., etc.

It's like the Left has been subjected to a kind of inversion hypnosis!

As was reported on FR this morning, Fidel Castro believes Obama is a snake charmer. I see his point.

27 posted on 11/23/2010 12:21:17 PM PST by SonOfDarkSkies
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To: GreenHornet

The idea being to pi$$ off their few remaining viewers, or to cultivate the Muzlim demographic?


28 posted on 11/23/2010 12:27:15 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

AQ in the WH:

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
“Lema Bashir, Stealth Jihadist at Obama’s DoJ, Sabotaged/Disenfranchised the Military Vote?”
Increasingly the J in DoJ, points more to jihad than to justice.

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2010/11/lema-bashir-stealth-jihadist-at-obamas-doj-sabotageddisenfranchised-the-military-vote.html

Tuesday, November 23, 2010
“Fight Use of U.S. Taxpayer Funds to Erect Ground Zero Mega-Mosque”

(1/3 of funds available to award)

http://atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com/atlas_shrugs/2010/11/fight-use-of-us-taxpayer-funds-to-erect-ground-zero-mega-mosque.html


29 posted on 11/23/2010 12:39:22 PM PST by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: Steely Tom

Thanks for the encouragement. Freepers always make me smile!


30 posted on 11/23/2010 12:47:43 PM PST by FES0844
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To: bgill
Don't feel so bad, It was him or Nidal Hasan from Fort Hood, and Mat Lauer broke the tie! Talk about a hero.
31 posted on 11/23/2010 12:54:05 PM PST by Old North State (Don't blame me, I voted for Pedro)
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To: combat_boots
And,...Note the morphing mosque narrative. For months Imam Rauf and his gang have been whining that the building destroyed in the attacks of 911 was not close to Ground Zero, but now they want to be included in the ground zero area’s geography. Got that, dirty kuffar?
32 posted on 11/23/2010 12:55:58 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Could conservatives buy enough stock in GE to fire the CEO, turn NBC into Fox #2 — another conservative voice?

I’m sure millions would buy 500-1000$ in shares. Takeover the company. Fire the moonbat leftists.


33 posted on 11/23/2010 1:08:36 PM PST by TigerClaws
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To: TigerClaws

Didn’t Comcast just buy them?


34 posted on 11/23/2010 1:11:04 PM PST by La Lydia
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To: La Lydia

Bump for later.


35 posted on 11/23/2010 2:08:54 PM PST by khnyny (What exactly is a CDO??)
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To: La Lydia

According to Beck, the Progressives have Comcast by the balls.


36 posted on 11/23/2010 2:13:00 PM PST by Gene Eric (Your Hope has been redistributed. Here's your Change.)
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