Skip to comments.Juan Williams misses NPR
Posted on 05/05/2012 5:41:35 AM PDT by Hojczyk
Fox News political analyst Juan Williams misses working for NPR big time.
Because thats such an informed and influential audience, he told me last night at the swanky Industria Studios, a big loft and event space in the far West Village. And the thing is that audience really liked me and I would often times help raise money for NPR.
Williams, you may recall, was rather spectacularly (and controversially) fired from NPR in 2010 after telling Fox News host Bill OReilly that he sometimes gets nervous when he sees people in Muslim garb boarding a plane he is traveling on.
Williams was participating in one of those countless "future-of-media" panel discussions, this one sponsored by The Guardian and titled Commercial Pressures versus Journalistic Standards.
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Of course he does. Juan seems schizophrenic to me.
go get a job on bet tv and get lost.
Because thats such an informed and influential audience,
Yes, of course he does, it’s an easier job when everyone you are talking to already agrees with you.
Hell, yes, he misses NPR. They would never have Michele Malkin on there to kick his butt.
He’s right about an infuential audience. Informed? Only about their own beliefs. They know nothing about the rst of the country, and can’t even understand others. At least conservatives know what the other side actually believes.
Poor Juan is like a battered woman who can’t give up on her man.
“C’mon, baby! Take me back. You know I luv ya’!
‘NPR..Because thats such an informed and influential audience,’
I know several NPR listeners in progressive Austin.
here are some examples of how informed they are:
1) None do not know to make a payroll because they spent their entire life employed by the government.
2) Government can create demand for products not the consumer.
3) The Crusades where Christian aggression rather than a response to Islam invasion of Europe.
4) Greed can be corrected by government intervention and homosexuality is genetic.
5) Art would NEVER exist without government.
6) Blacks could not succeed without the governments help(who is really racist??)
7) Sarah Palin said she could see Russia from her home(Tina Fey said it)
8) The Bible is a Jewish History book but the Koran is an instrument of multiculturalism.
9) Government regs for food consumption are not an infringement on personal rights and do not apply to them(NPR listener) because they are healthy.
10) Keynes is a genius, Milton Friedman is a NAZI and F A Hayek is a reactionary.
NPR listeners live in a bubble.
He is very conflicted.
I think we know the same people.
My personal fav: When Charlie K. decides to put a little effort into giving Juan the Dumbo a learnin’ lesson. Poor little Juan sometimes gets so agitated that I think he's going to jump on Charlie and wrestle him out of his wheel chair.
He rarely adds anything to the panel. Yeah, yeah, I'm sure he's a “nice” guy...But can't they get a smart liberal in there? Is there such a thing in the media now?
Go away Juan.
Juan appears to be biting the hand that now feeds him.
How does he know how informed or influential they are?
“that audience really liked me”
Juan is tired of having to intellectually support his comments.
it has be difficult to defend the indefensible.
In Juan’s defense I have to say....Hannity is freaking annoying.
He’ll ask a question, and as soon as he hears you going down a road he disagrees with he starts to overtalk and shout down.
I have a neice who proudly proclaimed she got ALL her news from NPR. She thinks that is a good thing and that she always has the straight story.
I had high hopes for Juan after he got broadsided by his own ideology at NPR. Seems being an individual and defending your beliefs when standing on your own is tougher than Juan had anticipated.
Well, if you were a “black” guy named “Juan” all your life in the racially/ethnically/SIG nuanced (by leftyists) country you might be internally conflicted too.
I put up with Juan to enjoy the lovely Mary Katherine.
I agree...pretty much a zero. Juan makes an effort but it amounts to nothing. No new insights.
He is. If you read his book "Enough!" it is clear he leads his life as a Conservative but endorses Liberal public policies.
Tired of being body slammed and Bammy slapped, by little Michell Malkin no doubt!
He misses his audience and co-workers agreeing and hanging on to his every word. He actually has to think now, and the new group makes him look like the fool he is.
No, I don’t see that as a problem. He wants to be a feel-good leftist, but it just never works quite like he thinks it should. The world is full of these guys.
Yabut, as someone pointed out above, he doesn't live his personal life that way.
Williams or Beckel come on Fox, off goes Fox.
A bit uncomfortable outside of the echo chamber, Juan?
Where you actually have to consider perspectives outside of group think? And respond (somewhat intelligently) to them?
Welcome to OUR world.
His work was furthering the "progress" of people who fired him for expressing a thought, a simple human reaction to the events of the day following 9/11.
Perhaps he just misses a hypnotized and adoring audience?
This Freeper was interviewed by NPR last week and my comments will be aired on “All Things Considered” early next week. The liberal NPR audience will get to hear my Conservative viewpoint....well, as much as they will air...
Have given up on fox..get most of my news from London
I am sure Juan does miss NPR, after the ass whoopen he got from Michelle Malkin on Fox couple days ago.
It’s always nice for lefties like Juan to stay in a bubble where all the thoughts and voices are the same and reinforce built-in bias for left wing issues.
He’s clearly uncomfortable sometimes on Fox when he is confronted with irrefutable logic from the conservative side.
As NYT columnist Pauline Kael once said, “How did Nixon get elected? No one I know voted for him.”
BOR is not independent and he is nowhere near as smart as he thinks he is. He is the typical useful idiot for obama who just cannot keep his mouth shut grrrrrr