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Stewart: So what does a guy have to do to get fired at ABC? (ABC gets zapped by Jon Stewart)
Hot Air ^ | August 24,2010 | John Stewart

Posted on 07/24/2012 9:38:45 AM PDT by SE Mom

That’s a very good question, and one that — so far — ABC News hasn’t answered. Brian Ross went to air within hours of the Aurora shooting to tell George Stephanopoulos and the Good Morning America audience on Friday morning that Ross had found something “significant” about the suspect. ... Jon Stewart wonders aloud what someone has to do to get fired at ABC:

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; News/Current Events; US: Arizona
KEYWORDS: abc; brianross; jonstewart
Absolutely must see- a John Stewart moment of clarity..added bonus- it's funny :)
1 posted on 07/24/2012 9:38:48 AM PDT by SE Mom
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To: hoosiermama; STARWISE; Dog; holdonnow; maggief; penelopesire

Stewart nails it ping..


2 posted on 07/24/2012 9:41:23 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

It’s pretty sad that fake news has more integrity than real news, but its been that way for years now.


3 posted on 07/24/2012 9:43:05 AM PDT by jimmygrace
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To: SE Mom
"So what does a guy have to do to get fired at ABC?"

Call Zero a Mohammadan and demand to see his REAL birth certificate.

4 posted on 07/24/2012 9:43:34 AM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (If you like lying Socialist dirtbags, you'll love Slick Willard)
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To: jimmygrace

When the liberal media has lost Stewart, it has lost.

When the conservative media loses stewart it is no loss at all.


5 posted on 07/24/2012 9:45:20 AM PDT by GraceG
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To: SE Mom

He sure does.


6 posted on 07/24/2012 9:47:33 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: SE Mom

maybe... if they killed a puppy on live tv....


7 posted on 07/24/2012 9:47:51 AM PDT by cableguymn (For the first time in my life. I fear my country's government.)
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To: SE Mom

Sanity on the rise?... we can only hope...


8 posted on 07/24/2012 9:48:02 AM PDT by dps.inspect (rage against the Obama machine...)
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To: SE Mom

This from the mother ao all cheap shot artist.

particulalry againtst TEA “party”


9 posted on 07/24/2012 9:48:16 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: SE Mom

And how many dozens of ‘journalists’ and politico did the same to Sarah Palin with the Arizona shootings a couple of years ago?

Who got fired or who called for anyone to get fired then?


10 posted on 07/24/2012 9:52:54 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

The most insightful line is the last sentence of his bit where he ties in the “pre-existing narrative” of the Tea Party with low taxes...madmen..you do the math George..


11 posted on 07/24/2012 9:53:53 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom
This Brian Ross, who is possibly a child molester?


12 posted on 07/24/2012 9:54:08 AM PDT by Paladin2
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To: SE Mom

It is a moment of clarity. A surprising moment of clarity.


13 posted on 07/24/2012 9:54:24 AM PDT by samtheman (Obama. Mugabe. Chavez. (Obamugavez))
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To: cableguymn

Not hardly. It would be a news story of how they were so enamored by Obama that they were giving him a delicacy present.


14 posted on 07/24/2012 9:55:25 AM PDT by mazda77 ("Defeating the Totalitarian Lie" By: Hilmar von Campe. Everybody should read it.)
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To: SE Mom

More people than Ross would be fired.

Stephonoplis (sp) ask a lead in question that laid the groundwork for the Ross comment. BOTH of them knew he would say this ahead of time, and that leads me to think it was a coordinated effort by the show’s entire production team—producers, writers, and reporters.


15 posted on 07/24/2012 9:55:42 AM PDT by Brookhaven (Obama Admits He Can't Fix What Bush Broke, So Why Reelect Obama?)
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To: SE Mom
"Tea Party, Low Taxes, Mad Men? You do the math."
16 posted on 07/24/2012 9:57:09 AM PDT by Brown Deer (Pray for 0bama. Psalm 109:8)
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To: SE Mom

Stewart’s been told by the Party to fire a “humorous” shot across the bow at Brian Ross: “Hey, fella, we get that you’re a true believer, and that’s really sweet, but you’re just too freakin obvious. If you embarass us again, that’s it for you.”


17 posted on 07/24/2012 9:58:14 AM PDT by Tax-chick (You have all been given written notice of my mid-life crisis.)
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To: SE Mom
I never thought I'd say it, but three cheers for Jon Stewart.

And by the way, this would be a good time for Romney to issue a statement condemning the obvious media bias.

18 posted on 07/24/2012 9:59:25 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: SE Mom

The unfunny Communist Leibowitz has to occasionally chide his true allies in the QueerMedia.

All to give the appearance that his Marxist propagandizing is “balanced” and even-handed.

Now, back to baseless, ignorant attacks on moral, conservative, Christian America.


19 posted on 07/24/2012 10:02:51 AM PDT by EyeGuy (Armed, judgmental, fiscally responsible heterosexual.)
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To: samtheman

The events were so horrific and shocking that even Stewart gets that (1) this should not be made into a political football, and (2) falsely accusing someone of being involved could have terrible consequences for the person falsely accused, so you need to double & triple-check that you have it right.


20 posted on 07/24/2012 10:02:51 AM PDT by Brookhaven (Obama Admits He Can't Fix What Bush Broke, So Why Reelect Obama?)
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To: SE Mom

“So what does a guy have to do to get fired at ABC?”

Simply tell the truth about Obama’s policies and actions.


21 posted on 07/24/2012 10:03:16 AM PDT by RonboTex (Get off my lawn!!!!!!!!)
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To: SE Mom

I can’t believe this is the same Jon Stewart!! “can a man get a suspension up in this bitch?!”. Ha ha ha ha ha ha ha!

And he comes off as pro tea party, or pro decency!

Hey, mr. Lieberman, if you began actually being fair and balanced like this, you’d have double the viewers!

And ABC loses any shred of credibility they might have had. Not to apologize for their cruel accusation on air or suspend the schmuck.


22 posted on 07/24/2012 10:07:00 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: SE Mom

When is John Stewart going to be fired for his disgusting anti-Christian bigotry?


23 posted on 07/24/2012 10:08:00 AM PDT by Ge0ffrey
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To: SE Mom
I loathe that cowardly little weasel beyond words--he's foul-mouthed, vile, and shouldn't be allowed anywhere near children.

Don't watch him, ever. Just read about what he says because he has quite a hold on some feeble-minded college students. Every conservative should stay aware of what this imp has to say, because our young people get their "news" from him.

The left will blame Rush for the Batman movie-shooter, but the media will never tell us that he probably watches Comedy Central instead of talk radio--

Last night Stewarts was also complaining that we should be turning over our Boy Scouts to Sandusky-types as scout leaders...we're homophobes, y'know.

24 posted on 07/24/2012 10:08:50 AM PDT by Mamzelle
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To: SE Mom

John Stewart was dead on about Fast & Furious as well. He had some stellar material.


25 posted on 07/24/2012 10:08:57 AM PDT by Raebie (WS)
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To: Paladin2

And imagining George as a Sandusky type doesn’t take a leap of imagination either. Let’s accuse him on national tv of showering with boys.


26 posted on 07/24/2012 10:09:17 AM PDT by Yaelle
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To: SE Mom

What does one have to do to get fired? Become a Republican.


27 posted on 07/24/2012 10:12:00 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: SE Mom
Every few months, Stewart does an effective takedown on some liberal issue. He blasted OWS (once), and Fast & Furious (once), and now ABC's biased news division (once.)

It's thin gruel, but it's more than most of these suckups ever offer.

28 posted on 07/24/2012 10:17:24 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: SE Mom
Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator by Ryan Holiday

(a reviewer says) "shows how sites like Gawker, Huffington Post, Drudge, Brietbart, eHow (Demand Media), Daily Kos, Business Insider, and many others have ushered in the return of Yellow Journalism. We now live in an age where the news is manufactured and often based on brazen falsities . . . these sites now drive the news we see in our increasingly bankrupt traditional media (CNN, ABC...)."

The author in an interview said that today's MSM "investigative" journalists sit at their computers looking for stories on their favorite web sites. That is journalism today.. report how your buddies feeeeeeeeeeeel about things.

I am not sure what the reviewer was getting at by including Drudge and Brietbart but I suppose MSM employees do look at those sites too.

29 posted on 07/24/2012 10:18:09 AM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: SE Mom

Notice Jon DIDN’T condemn trying to associate the Tea Party with terrorists... he even kind of reinforced it, with the “with low taxes...madmen..you do the math” line.

Brian showed his bias and Jon’s doing damage control.

He conceals the real issue (Brian Ross trying to falsely associate the Tea Party with terrorists) by reprimanding Brian for failing to fact check and falsely accusing an innocent guy of mass murder.

People who hear it come away with the idea that Brian Ross was lazy in his reporting, as opposed to the idea that Brian Ross was intentionally trying to demonize the Tea Party.


30 posted on 07/24/2012 10:18:17 AM PDT by OHelix
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To: Raebie
John Stewart was dead on about Fast & Furious as well.

Yep. When a liberal politician or entertainer (or whatever) gets it right, we ought to give credit where credit is due. Maybe, just maybe, that will encourage them to think more clearly in the future.

31 posted on 07/24/2012 10:18:49 AM PDT by Leaning Right (Why am I carrying this lantern? you ask. I am looking for the next Reagan.)
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To: SE Mom

Mark Steyn tells an incredible story about Stephanopoulos. It was after the death of Princess Diana.
Stephanopoulos goes up to Prime Minister Tony Blair and says to him, “Looks like this is your Oklahoma bombing moment.”

That’s how soulless and empty and despicable these people are.
Everything is immediately political. No ounce of empathy to be found anywhere.

I sent an email to O’Reilly telling him this story, and how disgusted I was in the way he kept defending them.

I still have no love or respect for Jon Stewart. Will say anything for a cheap laugh, but we know what his politics are.


32 posted on 07/24/2012 10:42:44 AM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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6 Moments Where the Media has Wrongly Blamed Conservatives (and the Tea Party) for Violence
33 posted on 07/24/2012 10:51:21 AM PDT by Heartlander (You are either the doer, or the dude)
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To: SE Mom

Shaking my smiling head.


34 posted on 07/24/2012 10:54:28 AM PDT by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then.)
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To: A'elian' nation

I heard that story on the way to work the other day when Mark sub’d for Rush. Not surprising- but shocking.

I’m not suddenly a Stewart fan- but it was a worthy and smart bit- always pleased when there’s a brief moment of intelligence shown on TV.


35 posted on 07/24/2012 11:09:00 AM PDT by SE Mom (Proud mom of an Iraq war combat vet)
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To: SE Mom

So what does a guy have to do to get fired at ABC?

Is this a joke?
Any one of a number of things:
Support traditional marriage, support DOMA, disagree with the homosexual agenda or ask that it be removed from our schools, agree with DADT, lower taxes, less regulations, talk about defunding the EPA or restoring the Space Program, ask to enforce immigration laws and close the borders, disagree with Obamacare, agree that the 2nd covers every lawful citizen in America, ask Obama why he granted immunity to the huge fast & furious scandal.

I could go on and on.


36 posted on 07/24/2012 11:09:27 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Mamzelle

Should Liebowitz promise to blow his brains out on live tv I might watch. Anything else - NEVER.


37 posted on 07/24/2012 11:14:35 AM PDT by arrogantsob (Obama must Go. Sarah herself supports Romney.)
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To: SE Mom
Stewart: So what does a guy have to do to get fired at ABC?

I'll take that...

There are many ways to get fired at ABC. For a start, you honestly report on the facts uncovered by Joe Arpaio about obama releasing a forged birth certificate and speculate about what that might mean, the potential for blackmail, etc. and just follow that trail and see where it takes you and your audience.

The next thing you know...You're outta there!

38 posted on 07/24/2012 11:19:03 AM PDT by GBA (To understand what is happening to America and why, read The Harbinger by Jonathan Cahn)
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To: SE Mom
". Jon Stewart wonders aloud what someone has to do to get fired at ABC:"

Register as a republican?

Contribute to the Romney campaign?

Tell a Kennedy joke?

39 posted on 07/24/2012 11:29:22 AM PDT by muir_redwoods (Legalize Freedom!!)
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To: SE Mom
ABC where A$$holes Become Commentators and that is the cleaned up version.
40 posted on 07/24/2012 11:39:06 AM PDT by BilLies (Ass.Press ABCBSNBCNN, NYTimes, WaPOSt , etc., hates your Traditional American guts!)
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To: SE Mom

I hope Mr Holmes sues ABC and Ross personally for his defamation.


41 posted on 07/24/2012 11:44:07 AM PDT by theDentist (FYBO/FUBO; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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To: SE Mom

Pretty bad when Comedy Central thinks your left wing agenda goes too far.....


42 posted on 07/24/2012 11:46:56 AM PDT by Tzimisce (THIS SUCKS)
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To: SE Mom

I usually see Leftists posting Jon Stewart quotes but I doubt they’ll post this one.


43 posted on 07/24/2012 11:47:29 AM PDT by FormerLib (Sacrificing our land and our blood cannot buy protection from jihad.-Bishop Artemije of Kosovo)
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To: Paladin2

Does anyone know Brian Ross’s email address? He should see this. Well, maybe not, he might sue.


44 posted on 07/24/2012 11:50:41 AM PDT by luvbach1 (Stop the destruction in 2012 or continue the decline)
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To: Paladin2

That’s so funny.....


45 posted on 07/24/2012 12:09:40 PM PDT by Fawn (DEAR JESUS....PLEASE LET OBAMA LOSE.....AMEN.)
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To: SE Mom

The difference between The Daily Show and ABC News is that only one of them admits to being a farce.


46 posted on 07/24/2012 1:25:16 PM PDT by Wise Hectare
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To: BenLurkin
This from the mother ao all cheap shot artist.

???

47 posted on 07/24/2012 4:46:43 PM PDT by Isabel C.
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To: Isabel C.

This from the biggest of all cheap shot artists (Jon Stewart.


48 posted on 07/24/2012 4:49:13 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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To: SE Mom
Brian Ross,FAIL
49 posted on 07/24/2012 6:27:01 PM PDT by 4Liberty (88% of Americans are NON-UNION. We value honest, peaceful Free trade-NOT protectionist CARTELS)
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To: SE Mom

Even Stewart knows that Ross’ mendacity has a negative effect on the left. Stewart is just worried about the MSM’s credibility (as if they had any).


50 posted on 07/25/2012 9:47:08 AM PDT by ozzymandus
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