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Carville Hired by Fox News (Faux's rapid descent into irrelevancy)
http://www.newsmax.com ^ | Febraury 6, 2014

Posted on 02/07/2014 11:16:13 AM PST by NKP_Vet

Fox News Channel says it has hired Democratic strategist James Carville as a contributor.

The channel said Thursday he will offer commentary during appearances on various Fox News Channel programs. Editor's Note: Add Up to $152,046 to Your Social Security Benefits Using Weird Trick

Carville was the lead strategist for Bill Clinton's 1992 presidential campaign, which was documented in the film "The War Room." He served as a senior political adviser during Clinton's presidency.

Carville's TV work includes co-hosting the 2002-05 edition of "Crossfire" on CNN. He and his wife, Republican strategist Mary Matalin, were analysts at CNN until last year's management changeover at the channel.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016election; bigmistake; carville; demstrategist; fox; foxnews; hillary2016; serpenthead; snakehead
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No reason on God's green earth for Faux News to hire this rabid Hillary Clinton stooge EXCEPT to make sure Hillary Clinton is presented in the best possible light for the 2016 campaign. With the hiring of the loudmouth martian Carville their days as an "independent" station are history. From touting the sodomite agenda to hiring leftists like Carville Faux News is dead in my book. I guess I'll have to watch The Blaze all the time. I like the station when Glenn Beck is not on it.
1 posted on 02/07/2014 11:16:13 AM PST by NKP_Vet
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To: NKP_Vet

By the low standards of Democrats, snakehead is actually fairly honest.


2 posted on 02/07/2014 11:19:57 AM PST by Vigilanteman (Obama: Fake black man. Fake Messiah. Fake American. How many fakes can you fit in one Zer0?)
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To: Vigilanteman

I do not watch any TV news any more


3 posted on 02/07/2014 11:20:30 AM PST by GeronL (Vote for Conservatives not for Republicans!)
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To: NKP_Vet

Ever notice how liberal networks don’t hire strong conservatives? They’re afraid of us having a voice. We’re not afraid....

Carville’s one voice - he’ll take viewers away from liberal propaganda channels. It might work FOR us...

Time will tell.


4 posted on 02/07/2014 11:21:39 AM PST by GOPJ (The Nation's divided between those who are to be fooled and those who do the fooling.Greenfield)
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To: NKP_Vet

Why ever would I tune in to watch this guy?

Fox hit the mother-lode by positioning themselves slightly to the right of all the left-wing broadcasters. It meant they had a monopoly on half the country, while all the others had to divide up the other half between them.

Ever since, though, they’ve been trying to edge their way left. Now they’ve decided to do a cannon-ball into the left side of the pool.

Won’t matter to me. I haven’t watched Fox since Beck left.


5 posted on 02/07/2014 11:22:15 AM PST by marron
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To: NKP_Vet
FOX News is not MSNBC !!

Without his liberal friends at CNN to agree with him, Cue-Ball will be a laughing stock.

6 posted on 02/07/2014 11:22:30 AM PST by TexasCajun
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To: NKP_Vet

I think they just want to have people with a variety of views.


7 posted on 02/07/2014 11:22:50 AM PST by RPTMS
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To: NKP_Vet

I don’t know. I like having Beckel on the Five to hear how the insanity of the libs operates.

I listen to old friends and extended family to figure out just what they think. And one thing they think is that it’s perfectly reasonable, and advisable, to not hear the other side.

WE hear Bill Maher, Leno, Fallon, Behar, and the Hollywoodians as they speak directly.

The other side doesn’t hear In context quotes from anyone they don’t think they’d agree with.

WE, on the other hand, can take it.

Carville will not be presented as a voice of reason, and it’ll be up to his cohosts to point out the flaws in his thinking. Which, by the way, the Five really could do a little better by doing homework and anticipating Beckel’s out of his sleeve false statistics and arguments


8 posted on 02/07/2014 11:22:53 AM PST by stanne
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To: NKP_Vet

Why do they need more bullcrap contributed to their channel?

I though that was the reason for Juan Williams and Chris Wallace.


9 posted on 02/07/2014 11:23:18 AM PST by ZULU (Magua is sitting in the Oval Office. Ted Cruz/Phil Robertson in 2016.)
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To: Vigilanteman

“snakehead” still has an Agenda and doesn’t deserve a NEWS sinecure.


10 posted on 02/07/2014 11:23:40 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: NKP_Vet

Guess that Faux News is reaching for CNN’s sky-high ratings, right?


11 posted on 02/07/2014 11:25:27 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: ZULU

Never mind Alan Colmes.


12 posted on 02/07/2014 11:26:05 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: RPTMS

Too bad they can’t dig up some of the old Nazi propagandist like Goebbels and maybe The Marxist Trotsky. I think FOX is on its way out.


13 posted on 02/07/2014 11:26:08 AM PST by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: NKP_Vet
I try not to watch Serpent Head (a/k/a Gollum), but I'm running out of channels.

5.56mm

14 posted on 02/07/2014 11:29:30 AM PST by M Kehoe
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To: NKP_Vet

Well Fox has officially lost my viewership now. It was bad enough with Colmes, and then Juan Williams (another sniveling leftista), but with Carville, who I literally can’t stomach looking at....much less listening to, I’m out.

Way to go, Fox! Keep it up and you’ll manage to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, much like the GOP always does.


15 posted on 02/07/2014 11:29:52 AM PST by XenaLee (The only good commie is a dead commie)
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To: NKP_Vet

Is he bringing his old trash can or will they supply one?


16 posted on 02/07/2014 11:30:33 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: NKP_Vet

I’m outraged! The very last thing a network that bills itself as “fair and balanced” should have is anyone that represents a dissenting opinion. In fact we need to act now to ensure that there are no dissenting opinions across the entire public media. The only way that this nation can work properly is when everyone believes properly and toes the politically correct party line. Dissenters should be rounded up, tarred, feathered, hung, folded, spindled, mutilated and then shot.

Oh wait. That’s what the Left believes. Never mind.


17 posted on 02/07/2014 11:32:28 AM PST by newheart (The worst thing the Left ever did was to convince the world it was not a religion.)
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To: stanne

“WE, on the other hand, can take it.”

Sorry, I’ve been taking it for too many years now. When the leftists appear on my screen I hit MUTE! ;-)


18 posted on 02/07/2014 11:33:35 AM PST by Twotone (Marte Et Clypeo)
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To: NKP_Vet

James Carville gets on Bill O’Reilly a lot. I immediately change channels. He is so ugly muting isn’t good enough. Moron Juan Williams always gets muted

There are other libs on Fox who are palatable


19 posted on 02/07/2014 11:34:01 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: NKP_Vet

The media desert is spreading. The internet is the next target for control and destruction.


20 posted on 02/07/2014 11:34:32 AM PST by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est. New US economy: Fascism on top, Socialism on the bottom.)
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To: NKP_Vet

One of the women at Fox News should come early to the set. She should get a $20 bill and hook it to some thread and put the bill on one side of the studio and stretch the thread to the other side. Then, get a few more ladies and have them wait by the bill. When Carville comes on, pull the $20 bill across the set and have all the ladies screaming and chasing after it. Let him explain that one.


21 posted on 02/07/2014 11:42:16 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: NKP_Vet

What would the world look like today if George HW Bush hadn’t broken his promise not to raise taxes? Fools like Carville, Bill and Hillary would be little more than asterisks in political history books.


22 posted on 02/07/2014 11:42:53 AM PST by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: NKP_Vet

Are we as Conservatives so thin skinned we cannot tolerate a dissenting voice? Carville makes my blood pressure jump through the roof, but at least he will have some counterparts to dispute whatever vile is coming from his mouth. Can we same for the other networks?


23 posted on 02/07/2014 11:43:19 AM PST by animal172 (Calling Thomas Jefferson)
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To: NKP_Vet

I quit watching the news. Last episode 11/7/12


24 posted on 02/07/2014 11:43:58 AM PST by personalaccts (Is George W going to protect the border?)
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To: dennisw

Only democrat on Faux I can stand is Kirsten Powers. Why she remains a democrat I’ll never know. She’s the only one that does not worship the human teleprompter.


25 posted on 02/07/2014 11:46:49 AM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: NKP_Vet
I sure hope they make him put a waste basket over his head ...


26 posted on 02/07/2014 11:49:59 AM PST by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free)
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Can’t wait till the Kraut gets hold of him!

Chew him up and spit him out!


27 posted on 02/07/2014 11:50:30 AM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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To: NKP_Vet

When was the last time they hired a right wing host? Maybe Palin but it is in a minor role. carville will be a star on the new mslsd.


28 posted on 02/07/2014 11:50:55 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Twotone

Well, yeah, but that’s only because you know what they say.

Maybe he’ll get voted off.


29 posted on 02/07/2014 11:51:21 AM PST by stanne
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To: TexasCajun

bob beckle, juan williams and a thousand female rats will be there to cheer him on.


30 posted on 02/07/2014 11:51:54 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: NKP_Vet

Aw, man! He’s going to get slime all over everything.


31 posted on 02/07/2014 11:52:09 AM PST by WayneS (Respect the 2nd Amendment; Repeal the 16th (and 17th))
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To: Busko
13 ... I think FOX is on its way out.

Change is definitely in the wind.
News Corporation Chairman/CEO Rupert Murdoch is 82.
FNC President Roger Ailes is 73.

32 posted on 02/07/2014 11:54:18 AM PST by MacNaughton
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To: RPTMS

I agree. I want Fox conservative, but it need not become an intellectual ghetto. I seem to recall hearing that Santita Jackson, Jesse Jackson’s daughter was hired by Fox in April of 2012, for social commentary. I dont know if she’s still on Fox or not, but her once in a while presence has not radically changed that network. Just so long as Fox doesnt get too heavy with radical leftists, we can probably take it. Carville is an engaging speaker, even when I disagree with him. He keeps the viewer’s attention, which is what a producer wants on TV.


33 posted on 02/07/2014 11:57:03 AM PST by lee martell
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To: NKP_Vet

Kirsten Powers is OK and so is Bob Beckel. I know many freepers cannot stand Beckel.


34 posted on 02/07/2014 11:59:45 AM PST by dennisw (The first principle is to find out who you are then you can achieve anything -- Buddhist monk)
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To: grumpygresh
20 The media desert is spreading. The internet is the next target for control and destruction.

Agreed. I am surprized that BHO has not moved faster with the FCC to demand equal time on conservative web-sites. The NSA/PRISM/Google connection is worrisome.

35 posted on 02/07/2014 11:59:59 AM PST by MacNaughton
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To: LibLieSlayer

I think Williams voted for the human teleprompter because of the color of his skin. He was originally a Hillary Clinton supporter and had nothing good to say about the Kenyan. But just as fast as the Kenyan won the election, Williams was on Faux News saying he felt like crying when he realized a “black man” had been elected president. Made no difference that a few months before that he was saying that “black man” was incompetent and just a token. I also remember Hillary Clinton supporter Jesse Jackson saying he would like to squeeze the Kenyan’s gonads off. He couldn’t stand the upstart, but now of course kisses his ass till the cows come home.


36 posted on 02/07/2014 12:02:21 PM PST by NKP_Vet ("I got a good Christian raisin', and 8th grade education, aint no need ya'll treatin' me this way")
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To: Vigilanteman; flaglady47; mickie; pax_et_bonum; Maine Mariner; ThomasMore; ExTexasRedhead; ...
THE FACE THAT LAUNCHED A THOUSAND GIGS

Carville is a lightweight leftist pundit of the first order except for those in the TV network industry who are fascinated by his freakish persona.

He may have other capabilities, of course (and probably a nice guy and family man), but one of them is not being a coherent TV political analyst....at least of any weighty importance whatsoever.

Then why does he get all these TV gigs considering that he contributes no deep thinking or original thoughts of any earthly use to the viewer? After all, he merely spouts Democrat talking-points in a rapid-fire, barely-intelligible babble of Louisiana socialist swamp-bilge.

Let's face it, his face is his fortune. He owes a lot to it. He's on the tube because he's a cartoon-character, carnival barker, one of the more loquacious endmen in the long-running Democrat minstrel shows of life.

If he wasn't (according to his wife's words) a "serpent-head" with such a...well, such a riveting face, he'd be given the hook and yanked off any network show stage in a New Orleans minute.

It's the sideshow, Mr. Murdoch....and we all know that's why you hired him. You're putting him on like a bearded lady or a sword swallower.

If it was the economy, stupid, he wouldn't be on your payroll.

Leni

37 posted on 02/07/2014 12:03:06 PM PST by MinuteGal
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To: NKP_Vet

Snakehead;
Juan Williams;
Gerry Rivers;
Bill O’RLY;
Shepherd Smith (however she spells it);
Chris “I wanna be like Daddy!” Wallace;

Faux is caving in real-time.


38 posted on 02/07/2014 12:04:08 PM PST by Old Sarge (TINVOWOOT: There Is No Voting Our Way Out Of This)
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To: Servant of the Cross

I also loved it when he wore the paper bag over his head.

I think Carville is funny. People here take him too seriously. Mary must see something in the guy.


39 posted on 02/07/2014 12:04:32 PM PST by woodbutcher1963
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To: stanne

New show about to debut on FOX - The Progressive 5

Beckel
Colmes
Williams
Carville
Powers or Mara Liasson or maybe Ailes can get Sandra Fluke.

Can’t wait to see its ratings.
Great show for bulemiacs everywhere.


40 posted on 02/07/2014 12:08:03 PM PST by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: LibLieSlayer
Good! Maybe Fox will draw enough away to kill off MSNBC — and maybe people will be able to hear what Fox actually does say, not what President Obama says they say...

I can take him, Bob B and Juan W in the size doses Fox gives us. Now, if they give him his own show, or set up a lib hour, then I'm gone!

41 posted on 02/07/2014 12:09:18 PM PST by GizzyGirl
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To: dennisw

“I know many freepers cannot stand Beckel.”

I’m one of them. The man is never prepared with any facts.
He’s just a lazy commentator.
If he made an effort I might have more respect for him.


42 posted on 02/07/2014 12:10:51 PM PST by A'elian' nation ("Political Correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred." Jacques Barzun)
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To: Vigilanteman

I like Carville, especially when O’Reilly has him on because he’s honest enough to realize he’s just cranking the BS pump. BOR will accuse him of just spewing partisan stuff and Carville will deny it with a big grin on his face - he’d make a terrible poker player. I’d much rather watch the Snake deliver the leftist talking points than that Blubber-bundle Bob Beckel, who is just nasty.


43 posted on 02/07/2014 12:10:54 PM PST by bigbob (The best way to get a bad law repealed is to enforce it strictly. Abraham Lincoln)
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To: NKP_Vet

No, “irrelevancy” would be doing the same thing the other organizations do: Putting only one side on. I see this griping every time Fox News hires a liberal, and the criticism is just as misplaced, every time.

“Knee-jerk” is the expression, I believe.


44 posted on 02/07/2014 12:11:37 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: MinuteGal
It's the sideshow, Mr. Murdoch....and we all know that's why you hired him. You're putting him on like a bearded lady or a sword swallower.

Ya know lovely lady, I'd do Pay Per View to watch Rove and Serpent Head in a cage match. Two go in, one comes out.

Just sayin'.

5.56mm

45 posted on 02/07/2014 12:19:43 PM PST by M Kehoe
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To: Paladin2

I don’t think Carville is being hired with a “news” sinecure, but rather, with an “opinion” sinecure. I see nothing wrong with that since he is not there to present hard news facts only opinion, same as Powers, Colmes, Williams and Beckel. Why are FoxNews ratings so high and increasing? Because Ailes, regardless of what the leftist schmucks claim, has not allowed Fox News to be turned into a propaganda outlet for the right or the Republican Party, thus their hard news anchors present “just the facts ma’am” and their opinion shows present opinion from many different viewpoints.

I would not like to see Fox News become propagandized either, we need at least one real news channel, no matter how frustrating it is to listen to Ted O’Baxter at times or to the ultimate low information voter Beckel or the ultimate Obama “hear, speak, see no evil” water carriers like Colmes and Juan Williams. I am more convinced than ever that the last honest liberal is Kirsten Powers. But having to put up with other viewpoints is the price paid for having at least one true News channel.

I would have no problem though if someone would go to the Koch brothers and/or other rich Conservative/Tea Party backers and make the case for them to invest in a Propaganda type channel for Conservative/Tea Party causes and candidates to counter the propaganda of MSNBC, CNN, NBC, NY Times, WaPo, LA Times, ABC, CBS etc...etc.... We should be fighting fire with fire.


46 posted on 02/07/2014 12:20:34 PM PST by fatman6502002
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To: fatman6502002
Thanx for your analysis.

I don't really watch TV anymore, so have no direct evidence, but FOX is apparently NOT the Vast Right Wing Conspiratorial Combine that the left wing meme promotes.

47 posted on 02/07/2014 12:27:41 PM PST by Paladin2
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To: A'elian' nation

It’s a joke?

If its not it’ll fail. Lib talk dhows always fail. Libs deal in emotion. Smears, pop culture and journalism one way info. No questions. No conversation. They cannot deal in facts and truth They flop in that arena Its why obobo can’t do press conferences


48 posted on 02/07/2014 12:37:48 PM PST by stanne
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To: MinuteGal
" a serpent head" NOT

Carville's other brother...


49 posted on 02/07/2014 12:49:40 PM PST by ThomasMore (Islam is the Whore of Babylon!)
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To: NKP_Vet

FYI M Robinson Obama spent enough time in the Jesse Robinaon Jackson home growing up to be called Sis. A freeper who grew up with the crew said many classmates thought she was just another one of the family
Also. Google Noah JJ s bro who’s doing life for his involvment with the black Muslim street gang that controlled the community O organized


50 posted on 02/07/2014 12:58:04 PM PST by hoosiermama (Obama: "Born in Kenya" Lying now or then or now)
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