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CNN issues apology for 'Stupid Girls' song before Palin story (Apology NOT accepted!)
cnn ^ | 7/30/2012 | fox news

Posted on 07/30/2012 12:04:57 PM PDT by tobyhill

CNN has issued an apology for playing a song titled “Stupid Girls” before a segment about Sarah Palin.

“The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story. We regret any perception that they were planned together,” a CNN spokesperson told the blog site Mediate.

The song by Pink was the lead-in to a story about the former Alaska governor and 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate supporting Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy, who is facing public backlash for opposing same-sex marriage.

(Excerpt) Read more at foxnews.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: apology; catfight; cnn; dhimmis; dhimmitude; doublestandard; misogyny; nowmia; palin; palinbashing; stupidgirls; timelies; waronwomen

1 posted on 07/30/2012 12:05:03 PM PDT by tobyhill
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To: tobyhill
“The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story. We regret any perception that they were planned together,” a CNN spokesperson told the blog site Mediate.

SUUUUUURE it wasn't planned!

2 posted on 07/30/2012 12:08:11 PM PDT by NRA1995 (I'll cling to my religion, cigars and guns till they're pried from my cold dead fingers!)
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To: tobyhill

CNNObama is only sorry they got called out for it.


3 posted on 07/30/2012 12:11:25 PM PDT by Old Sarge (We are now officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet)
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To: tobyhill

“Apologies” are a dime a dozen these days. People are apologizing for apologizing. Everybody is doing it. Apologies are just meaningless drivel. Kind of like playing the race card.


4 posted on 07/30/2012 12:11:48 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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To: tobyhill
The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story. We regret any perception that they were planned together

Their apologies would be a little more believable if a)the violations were not all slanted the same way, and b) they'd just stop LYING about what they did.

5 posted on 07/30/2012 12:13:09 PM PDT by chesley (God's chosen instrument - the trumpet)
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To: tobyhill

My ass they are sorry..and what the heck is a CNN..never heard of it..isnt it that network that gets 2 viewers


6 posted on 07/30/2012 12:13:27 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: tobyhill

Liars.


7 posted on 07/30/2012 12:14:23 PM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: tobyhill

If I didn’t read it here, I wouldn’t know about it. I haven’t watched CNN for a decade, not since their disgusting and hysterical coverage of Israel’s 2006 Lebanon War. That was the last straw for me.


8 posted on 07/30/2012 12:15:56 PM PDT by marron
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To: tobyhill

I like the version by Garbage better.
It’s still all kinds of wrong for CNN to try to pull a stunt like that. This is why the news media is dead to me, except as fodder for ridicule.


9 posted on 07/30/2012 12:16:05 PM PDT by Edward Teach
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To: tobyhill

I missed CNN’s on-air apology. Anyone catch it? /sarc


10 posted on 07/30/2012 12:16:44 PM PDT by hollywood (Stay on topic, please.)
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To: NRA1995
“The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story. We regret any perception that they were planned together,”

I'm sure they just shook their iPod, and that's the song that popped up. Purely random. Right.

11 posted on 07/30/2012 12:17:16 PM PDT by Lou L (Health "insurance" is NOT the same as health "care")
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To: tobyhill

So glad they brought back Fox News at my local Golds Gym treadmill room.


12 posted on 07/30/2012 12:18:49 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: NRA1995
Wonder if the apology came after Rush covered this today. Basically highlighted how unprofessional and juvenile they are.
13 posted on 07/30/2012 12:20:05 PM PDT by opentalk
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To: tobyhill
“The music selection was a poor choice and was not intended to be linked to any news story...

They are sorry?

Not really.

...We regret any perception that they were planned together,”

Yeah. That's the ticket. Blame the listeners.
14 posted on 07/30/2012 12:21:01 PM PDT by PA Engineer ("We're not programs, Gerty, We're People")
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To: tobyhill

Baloney! this is not the first time they have been caught doing this


15 posted on 07/30/2012 12:21:31 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: tobyhill

I hope they keep pulling juvenile stunts like this. They think they are so “cool” and “slick” and probably snicker about how sharp and “intelligent” their little gimmicks are.

Every time they pull this kind of childish stuff they lose 10 more viewers.

And at their level of viewership, that’s a hemorrhage.

At this rate, by this time next year, they will be nothing but a memory, and a bad one at that.


16 posted on 07/30/2012 12:22:13 PM PDT by ConradofMontferrat (According to mudslimze, my handle is a Hate Crime. Hope they don't like it.)
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To: Huskrrrr

Did they remove Fox News from Golds Gym??

Man, liberals are nutso...

I travel a lot for work and you would not believe the number of times I found Fox News blocked or deleted from the TV in my room (I mean from the menu, meaning someone did it individually to that station on the TV itself)

So, I unblock it, and block all the others


17 posted on 07/30/2012 12:24:39 PM PDT by Mr. K ("The spread of evil is the symptom of a vacuum [of good]")
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To: tobyhill

I always thought that some real American would track down the little shit that thought this stunt was so cute and beat the holy hell out of him or her.


18 posted on 07/30/2012 12:26:34 PM PDT by Gaffer
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To: tobyhill; Old Sarge; FlingWingFlyer; Sarah Barracuda

“...We regret any perception that they were planned together”

In other words they regret that YOU thought they were planned together. They’re apologizing for YOUR stupidity.


19 posted on 07/30/2012 12:26:43 PM PDT by aquila48
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To: tobyhill

a fake apology AND a big lie (no link between our music lead in and the story.....wink wink)

how much more despicable can this former news organization act?


20 posted on 07/30/2012 12:49:22 PM PDT by silverleaf (Every human spent about half an hour as a single cell)
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To: Mr. K

They are indeed nutso.


21 posted on 07/30/2012 12:50:23 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: tobyhill
These networks know that once the deed is done , it's done and cannot be changed. The initial first impression viewers got is what will remain with them. They do this deliberately and intentionally. No apology can erase the damage they intend on the victims
22 posted on 07/30/2012 12:51:33 PM PDT by lucky american
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To: tobyhill

B.S., CNN. B.S.


23 posted on 07/30/2012 12:59:04 PM PDT by Student0165 ("If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun." Barack Hussein Obama)
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To: tobyhill

CNN will get right on Firing the unnamed hapless intern who made that mistake, sure, any minute now....


24 posted on 07/30/2012 1:08:18 PM PDT by GraceG
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To: tobyhill

I’m sure it’s all just coincidence that this kind off stuff never happens to a Liberal, right?


25 posted on 07/30/2012 1:21:56 PM PDT by Obadiah (Insurrection is now an option)
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To: tobyhill

What “public backlash” against Chick-Fil-A? Ever since the sodomites began screaming, the chain has been doing gangbusters business.


26 posted on 07/30/2012 1:23:10 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: tobyhill

What “public backlash” against Chick-Fil-A? Ever since the sodomites began screaming, the chain has been doing gangbusters business.


27 posted on 07/30/2012 1:24:10 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: tobyhill

NOW Feminazis are missing in action, as usual. The Left’s misogynist war on women continues.


28 posted on 07/30/2012 1:33:28 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: ConradofMontferrat
Since this was an "accident", I'm sure a random X has appeared on the screen accidently other times, right?

Or have they "fixed" their software so that large black Xs can never appear over the image on the screen again?

29 posted on 07/30/2012 1:38:41 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: Student0165

Time-Lies. Boycott Time-Warner and their advertisers.


30 posted on 07/30/2012 1:40:38 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Eric Holder's NAACP rally against the voter ID laws required the press to bring govt issue photo ID.)
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To: Communist; dirtbag

Hey CNN Prestitutes!

I’m sorry that I’ve chosen as your theme song the tune “Dirty Laundry”.

That song’s title and the fact that you are a bunch of dirtbags is merely coincidental.


31 posted on 07/30/2012 1:50:24 PM PDT by ROCKLOBSTER (Celebrate Republicans Freed the Slaves Month.)
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To: tobyhill
Hey, for no particular reason, I thought I’d post this:

I make my living off the evening news
Just give me something, something I can use
People love it when you lose
They love dirty laundry

Well, I coulda been an actor, but I wound up here
I just have to look good, I don”t have to be clear
Come and whisper in my ear
Give us dirty laundry

Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em when they’re down
Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em when they’re down

Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em when they’re down
Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em all around

We got the bubble-headed bleach blonde who comes on at five
She can tell you ’bout the murder with a gleam in her eye
It’s interesting when people die
Give us dirty laundry

Can we film the operation?
Is the head dead yet?
You know, the boys in the newsroom got a running bet

Get the widow on the set!
We need dirty laundry

You don’t really need to find out what’s going on
You don’t really want to know just how far it’s gone
Just leave well enough alone
Eat your dirty laundry

Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em when they’re down
Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em when they’re down

Kick ’em when they’re up
Kick ’em when they’re down
Kick ’em when they’re stiff
Kick ’em all around

Dirty little secrets, dirty little lies
We got our dirty little fingers in everybody’s pies
We love to cut you down to size
We love dirty laundry

We can do the innuendo, we can dance and sing
When it’s said and done we haven’t told you a thing
We all know that crap is king
Give us dirty laundry!

—Don Henley and Danny Kortchmar, except for one word by me. (Nancy Grace doesn’t normally do plane crashes.)

32 posted on 07/30/2012 2:00:09 PM PDT by RichInOC (Palin 2012: The Perfect Storm.)
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To: RichInOC

Two great guitar solos on that song by Joe Walsh and Steve Lukather.


33 posted on 07/30/2012 2:04:58 PM PDT by dfwgator (FUJR (not you, Jim))
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To: FlingWingFlyer

‘“Apologies” are a dime a dozen these days. People are apologizing for apologizing. Everybody is doing it. Apologies are just meaningless drivel. Kind of like playing the race card.’

The Flap-Eared Communist has beaten both those drums so often that they’re meaningless.


34 posted on 07/30/2012 2:20:31 PM PDT by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: tobyhill

Jim Walton wasn’t gay enough for CNN, so he resigned... Anderson Cooper is too gay to go to the Middle East again...

The chicken hawks at CNN would have us believe that selling chicken sandwiches has something to do with sodomy, maybe they could give us an exclusive interview with the Muppets and Jerry Sandusky about the halal chili dog they have between their buns?

In the game of political correctness, what are the trump cards?

What does happen when perversity and diversity clash?

Do they ‘spread the other cheek’ for their new Islamic masters?


35 posted on 07/30/2012 3:50:25 PM PDT by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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To: tobyhill
This is exactly WHY they are dead last in the ratings.

They're NOT a journalistic News Network.

They're nothing more than LOW RENT provocateurs.

36 posted on 07/30/2012 3:59:01 PM PDT by VideoDoctor
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To: tobyhill

I believe they mean it, after all they are “The Most Trusted Name in News”. s/ Ridicule is all the left has, and that’s what they are all about.


37 posted on 07/31/2012 8:12:49 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft ( WHO WE ELECT AS PRESIDENT IS NOT AS IMPORTANT AS WHO THEY APPOINT.)
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To: Edward Teach

Re: Stupid Girl by Garbage

Yeah, pretty good song. Rush Limbaugh used it a lot for bumper music when it came out in 1996.

Here it is, live (infectious beat in the intro and chorus). . .

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jfDdQGSvL0g


38 posted on 07/31/2012 4:15:42 PM PDT by deks ("...the battle of our time is the battle of liberty against the overreach of the federal government")
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To: Bringbackthedraft

39 posted on 09/02/2012 11:24:22 AM PDT by timestax (Why not drug tests for the President AND all White Hut staff ? ? ?)
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