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Posted on 01/18/2012 1:54:17 PM PST by Sub-Driver
Bill Clinton: MSNBC is 'our version of Fox'
By: Mackenzie Weinger January 18, 2012 12:45 PM EST
Former president Bill Clinton has turned media critic - dubbing MSNBC our version of Fox.
Clinton told Esquire magazine MSNBC has become just like Fox News and he blames the insatiable demand for cable news to have constant content as one of the reasons politics has become so caustic and divisive.
The existence of so many news channels and media outlets, Clinton said, has contributed to less actual reporting and a louder, more contentious, more divisive public discourse, highlighting conflict, sometimes falsely.
I also think that the diffusion of the media has complicated things. For example, I was just watching I dont know if you heard what I said in the other room I was just watching MSNBC, and they had a woman that used to work for me and a couple of other people on there, and they were talking about the Republican primary. And I was laughing. I said, Boy, it really has become our version of Fox, he said in the piece in the February issue, which culls from interviews done on November 30 and December 16, 2011.
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You’re welcome to it Bill!
MSNBC has no familiarity with the truth.
Their ratings are so low they are forced to say the most outrageous things, in the hopes they’ll be noticed by other media outlets.
They are so pitiful that JimRob has more folks posting 3rd and 4th hand comments on FR, regarding the tripe on MSNBC, than they have in total direct viewers.
The pervert, child molester, rapist, woman beater speaks.
Bill does like them dumb as a bag of hammers and with some fat on the meat on their bones..
Oh, so he’s saying MSNBC mistakenly buttresses the beliefs of Conservatives at times? Guy continues to be stuck on 13.
That’d be great to have FRTV on the TV side of things and FRRN for the radio side.
“Fox employs plenty of libs. Who are the conservatives on MSNBC?”
Fox news has more conservative commentators than the entire MSM has conservative commentators....combined.
Those who call themselves an impartial journalist would, but of course, point out the vast difference in the ratings between MSNBC and Fox....
....not to point out the obvious.
“Thatd be great to have FRTV on the TV side of things and FRRN for the radio side.”
There are enough intelligent, informed and articulate Freepers to where they wouldn’t even have to hire “professional” “journalists”.
Staffing could come from the amateur ranks of Free Republic posters.
As long as the staffing comes from the amateur ranks any attempts at infiltration by the Left will be easily neutralized.
Without the viewers.
More like “their” version of “Stormfront.”
“As long as the staffing comes from the amateur ranks any attempts at infiltration by the Left will be easily neutralized.”
An excellent point.
And, a huge added bonus.
What an idiot. He just proved that MSBSNBC is a propaganda outlet for the DNC by using transference in describing it as “our FOX”.
They have FOX on the brain! All because it IS fair and balanced. They report the straight news without filter. They opine with both conservatives AND liberals. And TRUE liberals like Juan the idiot Williams and Bob the bore Beckel.
When the left has on a “conservative” it’s a RINO, Dem butt-licking wuss like David the sellout Gergen or inside the beltway minions like George I’m the smartest guy in the room Will.
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