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CNNís Debate Performance Was Villainous and Shameful
Rolling Stone ^ | JANUARY 15, 2020 | MATT TAIBBI

Posted on 01/16/2020 1:06:09 PM PST by Mount Athos

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1 posted on 01/16/2020 1:06:09 PM PST by Mount Athos
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I see Taibibi is a Bernie Bro.


2 posted on 01/16/2020 1:07:22 PM PST by KC_Conspirator
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To: Mount Athos

SUDDENLY ... the left notices that the dying lying leftist Democrat fake stream enemedia promotes propaganda, lies, and rumors ... but ONLY after those techniques have been applied to one of their own ...


3 posted on 01/16/2020 1:08:53 PM PST by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Vote Republican in 2012 and only be called racist one more time!)
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Exactly. This jackass writer didn’t need to go back to the 80s and 90s to find other examples.

The entire 2016 debate series was entirely tilted in the drunken pantsuit’s favor.


4 posted on 01/16/2020 1:11:39 PM PST by ConservativeWarrior (Fall down 7 times, stand up 8. - Japanese proverb)
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Not suddenly. Talibi has been writing about press malfeasance (including specifically around the Russia-gate hoax) for years.


5 posted on 01/16/2020 1:15:06 PM PST by edwinland
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To: ConservativeWarrior

Talibi has been writing about press malfeasance (including specifically around the Russiagate hoax) for many years. Is there something in this article specifically that you think marks him out as a jackass? Or maybe it was this article:

Matt Talibi, 2019:

“The Press Will Learn Nothing From the Russiagate Fiasco”

The inability to face the enormity of the last few years of errors will cost the news media its credibility, even with blue-state audiences.


6 posted on 01/16/2020 1:18:36 PM PST by edwinland
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To: Mount Athos
I heard on some show that 10% of Bernie supporters voted for Trump in 2016.

I see that number increasing in 2020.

7 posted on 01/16/2020 1:30:47 PM PST by CaptainK ('No collusion, no obstruction, he's a leaker')
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Going over the article again, it’s not as partisan as my first impression.

I guess seeing “Rolling Stone” and more of the same Bernie bro incredulity spread all over the web today made me assume this was just another rant on CNN by someone who had previously been willfully oblivious of the media’s bias against Donald J.

The bone he throws to “Trump fans” was also a tiny little morsel.


8 posted on 01/16/2020 1:31:45 PM PST by ConservativeWarrior (Fall down 7 times, stand up 8. - Japanese proverb)
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Agreed. I had a subscription to Rolling Stone for many years and cancelled it when they went hard left and also their sister publication US Weekly ran a full on hit piece on Sarah Palin.

But I’ve been following Talibi’s writing for a while — he is very left but actually independent and believes in journalism. I’d happily trade the egregious and pretend nonpartisan press we have today for an officially leftist but honest press full of Talibis.


9 posted on 01/16/2020 1:36:47 PM PST by edwinland
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I’d happily trade the egregious and pretend nonpartisan press we have today for an officially leftist but honest press full of Talibis.


Haha... agreed. I’d much prefer a leftist media that is honest about who they are.

Reminds me of the scene in the Godfather where Michael Corleone tells his dirtbag brother-in-law:

“Only don’t tell me you’re innocent. Because it insults my intelligence. Makes me very angry.”


10 posted on 01/16/2020 1:41:11 PM PST by ConservativeWarrior (Fall down 7 times, stand up 8. - Japanese proverb)
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Excellent!


11 posted on 01/16/2020 1:43:07 PM PST by edwinland
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To: Mount Athos

Rolling Stoned just now discovers CNN is fake news exemplified?


12 posted on 01/16/2020 1:52:06 PM PST by doorgunner69 (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading - T Jefferson)
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CNN is fake news. Trump told you so.


13 posted on 01/16/2020 1:55:52 PM PST by MeganC (There is nothing feminine about feminism.)
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Didn’t see or hear of anything unusual by CNN ... pretty much the same old Cretin News Network.


14 posted on 01/16/2020 2:04:21 PM PST by RetiredTexasVet
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CNN thumb on the scale—nah, impossible! ;-)


15 posted on 01/16/2020 2:14:44 PM PST by cgbg (The Democratic Party is morphing into the Donner Party)
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That debate would have been fun to watch. However, I was watching the Trump rally.


16 posted on 01/16/2020 2:18:56 PM PST by Fiji Hill
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To: doorgunner69

They knew all along and were good with it. It’s just that now it hurts a leftist politician.


17 posted on 01/16/2020 2:19:44 PM PST by MRadtke (Light a candle or curse the darkness?)
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To: Mount Athos

American Gynomedia always favors the woman. Always.

Women this is the shiite you don’t understand because you don’t get this kind of treatment from our gynosociety.


18 posted on 01/16/2020 3:10:38 PM PST by Secret Agent Man (Gone Galt; Not Averse to Going Bronson.)
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For once I’d like to see a real debate instead of a poor imitation of a game show.

The moderator only jobs would be time keeper, microphone controller and fight breaker upper.

Anyone on the ballot would be allowed to participate.

Order of speaking would be by lots at the beginning of each round.

There would be 3 rounds with candidates speaking about anything they want.

Each candidate would have 5 minutes per round.

only the mic of the candidate whose turn it is would be on.

The stage would be dark except for the candidate whose turn it is would be well lit.


19 posted on 01/16/2020 4:07:12 PM PST by fella ("As it was before Noah so shall it be again,")
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Bernie got treated like a Repub for a night. How horrible.


20 posted on 01/16/2020 4:27:59 PM PST by bray (Pray for President Trump)
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