Skip to comments.Right Bemoans Possible Jay Leno Exit (too many anti-Obama jokes, Fox Network Interested?)
Posted on 03/22/2013 10:55:19 AM PDT by drewh
Could Jay Leno become a new conservative hero?
In the bitter and gossipy duel between Leno and NBC (the Tonight Show host is set to be replaced by Jimmy Fallon, according to reports), some see political fallout in Lenos fall from grace.
Left cheering Leno exit typical, he dared to entertain and offer jokes for the other 50% of country. Unacceptable in New America tweeted Matt Drudge this week in the wake of news of Fallons ascension.
Fox News The Five speculated that Leno was suffering for his barbs against President Barack Obama.
Clearly he pushed it too far, said Greg Gutfeld said, half joking, on Thursday. The network will send him to a reeducation camp for required therapy, adding that Leno should poke more fun at Sarah Palin if he wants to keep his job.
Perhaps conservatives will be cheering when they hear this - Leno could land at Fox.
This from the New York Post on Friday: The head of Foxs powerful affiliate board who represents the majority of the 206 Fox stations around the country, said yesterday he favors building a new late-night show starting at 11 oclock around the departing Tonight Show host. If Fox were to present the right business plan, the affiliate board would be interested, Steve Pruett, the board chairman, told The Post.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
A Socialist characteristic: taking themselves very seriously and not liking divergent views. In the Leftist world, “diversity” (and any and everything else) is only a means of implementing Socialism. Afterwards, “diversity”, etc., is fine as long as it follows the party line.
They hunt down all who dare wander off the plantation.
Better than Red Eye!
Is this really the reason Leno’s leaving? NBC didn’t seem to mind when Carson lambasted politicians. I guess they’ve changed since then ... as long as the bashing is directed toward the right it’s okay, but don’t bash the left?
Don’t be led that Leno is anything more than a TV personality. Jay Leno is an entertainer and Jay is for Jay and nothing more.
The Fox broadcast network is just as leftist as the others
Matt Towery wrote on the conservative Town Hall website that Leno despite being a liberal is like Barry Goldwater when compared with David Letterman.
I know that Jay Leno, like most on network TV, is a self-proclaimed liberal, but I could care less. Next to David Letterman, he looks like Barry Goldwater, Tower wrote.
Towery described Leno as an equal opportunity offender comic, who doesnt back away from poking fun at Democrats when its warranted.
The critics generally hate Leno, because to them hes too much a part of average America. He doesnt have the endlessand I mean endless sarcasm of Letterman and actually refrains from attacking people. Hes not cutting edge. Hes too much the apple pie American. Oh and hes too funny to a majority of Americans, Towery wrote
Consider the source: “Politico”
As I recall, they all were anti-Bush/Reagan , pro Clinton/Obama, so I'm not sure taking on a late night talk show would be worth the investment if the host is not conservative all through.
A lot goes out when chatting with guests and the guests themselves are representative of the host.
Saw a documentary on Johnny Carson recently.
After two grueling hours of viewing his self destroyed family and personal life, as is fitting for contemporary (entertainment, a few who knew him well chimed in with, “no one ever knew whom voted for; he was an equal opportunity mocker. Why would he want to alienate half of his audience?”
I know that Jay Leno, like most on network TV, is a self-proclaimed liberal, but I could care less. Next to David Letterman, he looks like Barry Goldwater, Tower wrote.”
Sounds like McLame.
“Socialist characteristic: taking themselves very seriously and not liking divergent views. In the Leftist world, diversity (and any and everything else) is only a means of implementing Socialism. Afterwards, diversity, etc., is fine as long as it follows the party line.”
Leno was about as down-the-middle as one can get.
When Carson was there, NBC wasn’t fully owned and operated by the DNC/OFA.
Why would the right “bemoan” anything about NBC?
“Leno was suffering for his barbs against President Barack Obama.”
Yeah because empERROR Zero has thin skin and gets angry if someone refuses to blow rainbow platitudes up his marxist a$$.
I’m going to affix that target to the top of my truck now.... /sarc
I'm quite sure that's the case.. In Carson's NBC era, they poked fun at all sides... nowadays, schwacking democrats is almost verboten.
I wouldn’t get too excited about leno. He seemed to be one of the front men for the king during the election run. He’s doing this just to annoy his bosses right now who are about to give him the hook.
I'd say it's more likely all of his jabs at NBC. From one of this week's monologues, for example:
According to several reports, scientists say they are getting closer and closer to being able to do Jurassic Park-style cloning of extinct species, Leno told his audience. Imagine that. Things that were once thought to be extinct could be brought back from the dead. So theres hope for NBC. It could turn around.
You cannot make jokes about Obama...he has a very thin skin. That’s why I love FR!!!!!!!
I doubt Leno really cares either way although he seemed to do a lot more pro-Obama jokes this election cycle
Diversity, diversity, shalt thou pursue!
Except in thought.
No kidding. Leno is a well known liberal here in CA.
It looks like people are divided on this. In all honesty, I don’t watch him, and have only heard his jokes on other shows. He’s kind of funny. I find him more entertaining than Colbert for example.
He’d probably be a good fit for Fox. I mean, if Whorealdo and Bitter Queen Shep get slots, why not?
Leno stinks at this point, whatever his politics.
That was long, long ago in a universe far, far away.
“Clearly he pushed it too far, said Greg Gutfeld said, half joking, on Thursday.”
No half joking there. He was dissing NBC full bore.
“NBC didnt seem to mind when Carson lambasted politicians.”
I was never able to understand Carson’s politics. Was he D or R?
“Better than Red Eye!”
What is better than RE?
The critics generally hate Leno, because to them hes too much a part of average America.
Don't overlook the fact that Leno has committed the unpardonable sin against the left of collecting and
operating a vast array of fossil fueled cars, trucks, motorcycles, tractors and various combustion engines.
His collection of vehicles and automotive momorabilia has an estimated value of more than $50 million.
“Could Jay Leno become a new conservative hero?”
...he would need to be conservative to be a conservative hero.
I bet he knew he had to fake it to get as far as he did. He played the lefties.
Carson routinely gigged NBC. I’ll never forget the failed NBC series “The Montefuscos” only because Carson used it as a running gag for about three years. But like all communists, NBC and their masters in the white house have no sense of humor about themselves. So Leno must go. He was the last equal-opportunity mocker. Now it’s all party line humor, all the time.
These “entertainers” are just boot-licking court jesters, crawling on their bellies for the occasional pat on the head from their king.
It would be perfect.
FOX could use something new on weeknights at 11:00 PM too.
The O'Reilly reruns after Greta goes off aren't exactly a big audience attraction.
I agree, although then we wouldn’t get to laugh at Fox re-runs beating whatever MSLSD has on at that time. Who was it who got defeated by Greg Gutfeld re-runs?
Didn't matter on his show ... he targeted all of them.
He looks vaguely like a brother of Sean Hannity here.
How much less could he care.? A lot less or a little bit less?
The moron can't speak English.
Jay Leno is hardly a conservative (probably center-left). He just makes fun of people on all sides, like the old days of comedy.
After seeing Fallon slobber all over Obama I know who I won’t be watching.
But will Jay's wife allow it?
Bingo. Dead on.
Leno is a hard core lefty.
Jay Leno: I am a Liberal, Really
The late night host defends himself against charges of a conservative bias in a no-holds barred interview.
Craig Ferguson rules. Proudly naturalized citizen, ceaseless critic of CBS on the air and just doesn’t give a crap whom he may offend.
dump the fat guy from the five and put in leno, he’s a lib.
he was a lib.
The telltale sign of those who have gained power by lies and coercion is their fear of "diversity" of thought and ideas. The truth scares them. Why? Because Socialist ideas and societies fair very poorly when tested against sound reason or actual historical record.
Mao is quoted as calling Christians "The enemy without guns." The Constitution, the truth, the Bible, natural law - all are enemies of big government and Socialism.
Jay Leno comes across to me as just a regular guy.
Watched some TV for awhile recently, after not watching for many years. Stayed in a motel for a few weeks with sat TV. My conclusion is that to be a male appearing on any kind of TV show right now, except for reality shows, you have to be gay.