Skip to comments.America’s New Sleazy Tabloid Rag: The Huffington Post
Posted on 01/07/2011 9:58:16 AM PST by MsLady
While light years away from the worldview of most Americans and decidedly far left from the start, the Huffington Post was at least a respectable blog in its formative years. How the times have changed: Now, President Obamas suggested reading for college students has added shockingly sleazy tabloid sections; one entitled, Sex and the other, Celebrity Skin.
Just above the shameless and sordid content in both tabloid sections is Huffingtons ever-present byline, Some News Is So Big It Needs Its Own Page.
So whats the big news so deserving of its own page? Here are just a few examples:
Neil Patrick Harris Reveals Whose Sperm Was Used For Twins With David Burtka
Vanessa Hudgens NAKED PHOTOS: New Nude Pictures Show Starlet AGAIN
Nicki Minaj's Alleged Sex Tape Hits the Internet
Paz de la Huerta STRIPS For Papermag, Talks 'Huge' Sex Life
Courtney Love Tweets Nearly-Naked Picture
Olivia Wilde STRIPS
Lindsay Lohan's Undressed Moments: Which Is Your Favorite? PHOTOS
Michelle Williams: 'Proud' of 'Blue Valentine' Oral Sex Scene
Note that we did not editorialize or add the caps abovethese are exactly as the headlines appear in the progressives online destination of choice, actively promoted by the President of the United States.
The Huffington Posts desperately, albeit aptly named Sex and Celebrity Skin sleaze-fest sections continue page after page after mind-numbingly distasteful page. The actual content of many of these stories are too repulsive to reprint. (And we continue to wonder why America is perceived around the ancient religious world as The Great Satan.)
If you click on many of the Huffington Posts salacious images or inane content you risk being instantly redirected to an even trashier and more overtly sexual website, as hard as that may be to imagine.
Arianna Huffington has been living quite well in her surprisingly popular, political fact-free zone for years. Now it appears that her hunger to earn click-through or ad revenues at any cost to American culture knows no bounds.
Im all for supply side economics, but its people like her that give American capitalism a bad name.
In the media business its said, Above all else, know your audience. So, predictably, devolving into yet another sleazy tabloid rag was an inevitable next step for a popular leftist online destination that so imbues the godless and radical worldviews of atheist billionaire, George Soros, and his progressive heroine, Arianna Huffington.
Next to more serious opinion pieces, such as countless slobbering columns about Soros, loading in sleazy content is a calculated risk for Arianna to increase traffic--although she knows that neither her readership (she does know her audience) nor her preferred media outlets will likely hold her to a higher journalistic standard.
Its safe to say that shell continue to be a popular panelist on MSNBC or even ABCs This Week, forever moralizing and castigating Fox News and Glenn Beck for being dangerous conspiracy theorists and irresponsible journalists.
I humbly submit that Ms. Huffington, herself, is the dangerous and irresponsible journalist.
If I may, let me put forth a new conspiracy theory that goes something like this: Use the well-established Huffington Post to mainstream sleaze, further destroying the moral fabric of America to the end that a regime change can take root in the vacuum of national decency and personal conviction.
Should there be such a conspiracy, the too-close-for-comfort relationship between doggedly determined globalist, George Soros, and mainstream journalist Arianna Huffington would be at the epicenter of the sinister plot.
Mr. Soros knows that media really matters in a nation under God, so hell do anything he can do to corrupt it. His eager new partner in that corruption, Ms. Huffington, is right about one thing however; some news is so big it needs its own page so Ive dedicated a page to this sad news about a once-respectable blog that is no more.
Because sleaze sells when you can’t make it in publishing any other way.
But does Drudge have to do this? Or FR for that matter?
This is no accident; it's by design. This is one of the recurring liberal tactics. They create a superficially reputable source, pretend a lack of bias long enough to establish some credibility, and then use the residual trust to push their immoral agenda (I know, it's almost appropriate that they use immoral tactics to achieve immoral goals). They do the same thing with vocabulary, taking formerly respectable words like "liberal" and now "democracy" and "justice" and then linking those words under new definitions to their schemes.
leftism and immorality fit hand and glove.
They always go together.
leftism and immorality fit hand and glove.
They always go together.
Larry Flynt is a hero of the left...this isn’t even a stretch.
Just like Pollster1 said, they devolve over time. It’s the only way they can make money is to dive into sleaze.
UK: The BBC (radio) quoted from the Huff.Po. this week as if it were a regular newspaper.
Written in as casual a style as "How to make homemeade mayonnaise."
Well, you know what they say? Birds of a feather.....
That is pretty disgusting. I hate to hear that coming from Fox. Hope it’s one of those once in a lifetime things.
Huffington was born Arianna Stassinopoulos on May 15, 1950 in Athens, Greece. Her mother Elli was active in the Communist-led Greek resistance movement during World War II. Her journalist father Constantine edited the resistance newspaper Paron, survived internment in a Nazi concentration camp, and after the war became a publisher. When Arianna was 16 her parents divorced, and she and her younger sister moved with their mother to England.
She got her name by marrying a homosexual in a bearded marriage because he was a lock to be elected Senator, and lost.
I knew the Huff Po was a sleazy POLITICAL rag. Didn’t know it went tabloid as well.
Let's see, the Huffington post is a blog that was founded by one woman so vile and bat§¶1+ insane she turned her Conservative husband gay.
One of it's other founders and early lead reporter was another women who was also so vile and bat§¶1+ insane that she stabbed her lesbian "wife" 222 times with a philip's head screwdriver and then hid the body in the trunk of her Mercedes for weeks before taking her own life.
I don't know about you, but I have a different definition of "respectable" than the author of this piece
Dittoes on what you’re saying about Fox News.
I don’t click on their website. I don’t watch their TV news.
For instance... Who lead the “news” this week about that whore Kathy Griffin attaching Sarah’s underaged kids?
Fox News of course.
They’ve giving the National Enquirer a good run for their money.
Can’t say as I’ve ever visited that page.
Old joke: I read the HP for the content. Hint, hint, hint. :)
Zsa Zsa Huffington would need a 30-foot extension ladder to reach the level of 'irresponsible journalist,' .
The broad is just a Gold Digger who will do what ever it takes to make a buck.
“Nicki Minaj”? never heard of her/it. Shouldn’t have googled, now I have to wash my eyes and burn my screen! Yarf!
how can this be a focus when Foxnews itself has a “sex-cion” (section) entitled FOX ON SEX that always is associated with a sexual image of sort... this topic shouldn’t exist, and is a desperate attempt to start a stimulating conversation.
This is no accident; it’s by design. This is one of the recurring liberal tactics. They create a superficially reputable source, pretend a lack of bias long enough to establish some credibility, and then use the residual trust to push their immoral agenda (I know, it’s almost appropriate that they use immoral tactics to achieve immoral goals). They do the same thing with vocabulary, taking formerly respectable words like “liberal” and now “democracy” and “justice” and then linking those words under new definitions to their schemes.””
Hollywood uses the same tactic and has for years. Start a family show and turn into a promotion of perversion. It is called the marketing of deviance. See definition of “gay.”
Did you make this up all by yourself? If so, very poignant.
No I didn’t. It is very poignant and I’m not sure who wrote it.
LOL...yea we’ve all heard that old line before :)
Never understood Larry Flynt. His magazines were picketed by feminist liberals and did damage to his business. And Flynt LOVES money.