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America’s New Sleazy Tabloid Rag: The Huffington Post
Movie Guide ^ | Jan. 3, 2011 | David McQuade

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 Obama’s 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 what’s 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 above—these are exactly as the headlines appear in the progressive’s online destination of choice, actively promoted by the President of the United States.

The Huffington Post’s 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 Post’s 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.

I’m all for supply side economics, but it’s people like her that give American capitalism a bad name.

In the media business it’s 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.

It’s safe to say that she’ll continue to be a popular panelist on MSNBC or even ABC’s 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 he’ll 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 I’ve dedicated a page to this sad news about a once-respectable blog that is no more.


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: huffington; tabloid

1 posted on 01/07/2011 9:58:24 AM PST by MsLady
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To: PJ-Comix

HuffPo Alert!


2 posted on 01/07/2011 10:00:01 AM PST by Charles Henrickson
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To: MsLady

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?


3 posted on 01/07/2011 10:03:07 AM PST by cicero2k
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To: 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:

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.

4 posted on 01/07/2011 10:03:51 AM PST by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Pollster1

Excellent points!!!!


5 posted on 01/07/2011 10:05:53 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady

leftism and immorality fit hand and glove.

They always go together.


6 posted on 01/07/2011 10:06:37 AM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: MsLady

leftism and immorality fit hand and glove.

They always go together.


7 posted on 01/07/2011 10:06:49 AM PST by GeronL (How DARE you have an opinion!!)
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To: MsLady

Larry Flynt is a hero of the left...this isn’t even a stretch.


8 posted on 01/07/2011 10:08:19 AM PST by Tex-Con-Man
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To: GeronL; Pollster1

Just like Pollster1 said, they devolve over time. It’s the only way they can make money is to dive into sleaze.


9 posted on 01/07/2011 10:08:54 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady

UK: The BBC (radio) quoted from the Huff.Po. this week as if it were a regular newspaper.


10 posted on 01/07/2011 10:10:02 AM PST by vimto (To do the right thing you don't have to be intelligent - you have to be brave (Sasz))
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Sin will always take you further than you want to go.
It will keep you longer than you want to stay,
and it will cost you more than you want to pay.
11 posted on 01/07/2011 10:12:11 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: cicero2k
I don't venture out to strange neighborhood very often, but I've been surprised and disgusted by stuff I've read at Fox, e.g. an article from a few months ago (I don't remember if it was under "Summer Health" or "Summer Fun") about how to do oral sex with your gal-pal at poolside.

Written in as casual a style as "How to make homemeade mayonnaise."

12 posted on 01/07/2011 10:13:09 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o
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To: vimto

Well, you know what they say? Birds of a feather.....


13 posted on 01/07/2011 10:13:34 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

That is pretty disgusting. I hate to hear that coming from Fox. Hope it’s one of those once in a lifetime things.


14 posted on 01/07/2011 10:16:03 AM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: MsLady

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.


15 posted on 01/07/2011 10:16:20 AM PST by PLD
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To: MsLady

She got her name by marrying a homosexual in a bearded marriage because he was a lock to be elected Senator, and lost.


16 posted on 01/07/2011 10:16:20 AM PST by AU72
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To: Charles Henrickson

Hilarious.

I knew the Huff Po was a sleazy POLITICAL rag. Didn’t know it went tabloid as well.

Figgers.


17 posted on 01/07/2011 10:17:32 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: PLD

http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/individualProfile.asp?indid=2010


18 posted on 01/07/2011 10:19:12 AM PST by PLD
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To: MsLady
the Huffington Post was at least a respectable blog in its formative years.

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

19 posted on 01/07/2011 10:20:04 AM PST by qam1 (There's been a huge party. All plates and the bottles are empty, all that's left is the bill to pay)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

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.


20 posted on 01/07/2011 10:22:23 AM PST by Responsibility2nd (Yes, as a matter of fact, what you do in your bedroom IS my business.)
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To: MsLady

Can’t say as I’ve ever visited that page.


21 posted on 01/07/2011 10:24:22 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: Mrs. Don-o
I've been surprised and disgusted by stuff I've read at Fox

I don't like the Fox News site much anymore either. What (besides FR) are some of the better sites to get clean, honest news?.

Drudge
Cybercast News Service (CNS News)
Conservative American News

22 posted on 01/07/2011 10:31:15 AM PST by Sopater (...where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is liberty. - 2 COR 3:17b)
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To: MsLady
Ellsworth Toohey in drag...?
23 posted on 01/07/2011 11:06:55 AM PST by mmercier
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To: MsLady

Old joke: I read the HP for the content. Hint, hint, hint. :)


24 posted on 01/07/2011 11:17:03 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: MsLady
I humbly submit that Ms. Huffington, herself, is the dangerous and irresponsible journalist.

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.

25 posted on 01/07/2011 11:27:35 AM PST by Ditto (Nov 2, 2010 -- Partial cleaning accomplished. More trash to remove in 2012)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

“Nicki Minaj”? never heard of her/it. Shouldn’t have googled, now I have to wash my eyes and burn my screen! Yarf!


26 posted on 01/07/2011 11:43:01 AM PST by enraged
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To: MsLady

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.


27 posted on 01/07/2011 12:03:06 PM PST by imfromtexas
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To: Pollster1

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.”


28 posted on 01/07/2011 12:09:07 PM PST by Neoliberalnot ((Read "The Grey Book" for an alternative to corruption in DC))
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To: MsLady
"Sin will always take you further than you want to go. It will keep you longer than you want to stay, and it will cost you more than you want to pay."

Did you make this up all by yourself? If so, very poignant.

29 posted on 01/07/2011 12:23:05 PM PST by EnigmaticAnomaly ("Mantra of the left: 'It's only okay when WE do it.'")
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To: EnigmaticAnomaly

No I didn’t. It is very poignant and I’m not sure who wrote it.


30 posted on 01/07/2011 12:36:05 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: goldstategop

LOL...yea we’ve all heard that old line before :)


31 posted on 01/07/2011 1:08:04 PM PST by MsLady (If you died tonight, where would you go? Salvation, don't leave earth without it!)
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To: Tex-Con-Man

Never understood Larry Flynt. His magazines were picketed by feminist liberals and did damage to his business. And Flynt LOVES money.


32 posted on 01/07/2011 1:17:12 PM PST by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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