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MSNBC Anchor Thinks NASCAR Cars Go 500 MPH
SBNation ^ | 4/19/12 | Jeff Gluck

Posted on 04/20/2012 5:40:06 AM PDT by AT7Saluki

NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France was a guest on MSNBC on Thursday to talk about the sport's green initiatives in advance of Earth Day.

France was asked several questions about NASCAR's environmental push by anchor Thomas Roberts, who apparently thinks race cars are actually fighter jets.

"The obvious draw for NASCAR is the speed," Roberts said to France. "Cars going up to about 500 mph, right?"

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Little Friday chuckle at the expense of the geniuses at pMSNBC.
1 posted on 04/20/2012 5:40:13 AM PDT by AT7Saluki
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To: AT7Saluki

MSNBC Anchor Thinks is an oxymoron,


2 posted on 04/20/2012 5:44:32 AM PDT by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: AT7Saluki

Maybe Algore said NASCAR cup cars go 500MPH, he believes the earth’s core is several million degrees...PMSNBC guys are gullible :)


3 posted on 04/20/2012 5:45:54 AM PDT by libertarian27 (Check my profile page for the FReeper Online Cookbook 2011)
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To: AT7Saluki

The 500 mph Nascar racer is brought to you by the same good folks who invented the 7.62 Anti Aircraft Gun.


4 posted on 04/20/2012 5:47:19 AM PDT by ImJustAnotherOkie (zerogottago)
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To: AT7Saluki
Savvy NASCAR sucking up like every other Big Bizness.

if NHRA prostrates itself before the idols of Mass Hysteria, we will know we have passed the point of no return.

5 posted on 04/20/2012 5:47:54 AM PDT by the invisib1e hand
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To: AT7Saluki

I was going to give him the BOTD thinking he meant to say 500 Miles. But no. He actually said it. What a Dumb Ass.


6 posted on 04/20/2012 5:51:40 AM PDT by Autonomous User ( As God is my witness, I thought turkeys could fly.)
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To: AT7Saluki

MSNBC anchor Thomas Roberts:

And is it true that you don’t race on Guam because it rocks the island too much?


7 posted on 04/20/2012 5:52:50 AM PDT by ILS21R (John Locke: When the social contract is broken, the people must revolt.)
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To: AT7Saluki

With apologies to Sarah Palin....I have to say it....

WHAT A RETARD!


8 posted on 04/20/2012 5:53:14 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: AT7Saluki

Does a PMSNBC anchor drive a car, or even know what a car is?


9 posted on 04/20/2012 5:53:35 AM PDT by AlexW
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To: the invisib1e hand

I gave up Nascar as a teen in the mid 80s and don’t miss it at all.

NHRA I might watch a few minutes of once in a very great while.


10 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:16 AM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: AT7Saluki

He did say “up to” and “about” so he was pretty close.

NASCAR provides the cars, MSNBC provides the clowns.


11 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:20 AM PDT by count-your-change (You don't have to be brilliant, not being stupid is enough.)
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To: the invisib1e hand

Every time I see the ethanol commercial during a NASCAR race, I wanna hurl.


12 posted on 04/20/2012 5:54:57 AM PDT by Spirit of Liberty (http://www.honorflight.org)
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To: AT7Saluki

I bet people who live near NASCAR tracks get tired of all the sonic booms.


13 posted on 04/20/2012 5:56:35 AM PDT by Sloth (If a tax break counts as "spending" then every time I don't rob a bank should be a "deposit.")
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To: AT7Saluki
Can you imagine trying to hold a conversation with this idiot about anything.
14 posted on 04/20/2012 6:01:51 AM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: AT7Saluki

Sounds like those clown’s mechanical IQ pretty much matches all of their IQ.


15 posted on 04/20/2012 6:03:29 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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well we knew they didn’t hire Physics majors...


16 posted on 04/20/2012 6:16:34 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: AT7Saluki

Aw, give him a break. Even Algore the Oracle thinks the earth’s molten core is “millions of degrees’ in temperature.


17 posted on 04/20/2012 6:25:01 AM PDT by Charles Martel (Endeavor to persevere...)
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To: ImJustAnotherOkie
Well technically if the Nascar car is traveling in the direction of the Earth rotation, it would be traveling at a speed of 1235 MPH, while on the other side of the track it would be going against the rotation of the Earth and be traveling a -835 MPH. Thus yielding a 200 MPH average lap at Talladega.

On another subject where does MSNBC consistently find such ignorant people?

18 posted on 04/20/2012 6:32:37 AM PDT by Lockbox
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To: Lockbox

Thank you Lockbox, I will be thinking of this when I am finishing off my 20th beer at the next race I attend. I will be especially happy to share this news with a guy that sits in front of me that I am convinced does not know mathematics or physics. He will be thrilled to learn of this information!


19 posted on 04/20/2012 6:52:14 AM PDT by 3rdcoastislander
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To: Lockbox
On another subject where does MSNBC consistently find such ignorant people?

...at US universities...especially those with journalism schools.

20 posted on 04/20/2012 6:54:53 AM PDT by Roccus
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