Skip to comments.House panel probing stimulus cash for MSNBC ads
Posted on 08/31/2012 10:59:40 AM PDT by KansasGirl
A House panel is calling on the U.S. Department of Labor to turn over all records involving a half-million dollar contract funded through President Obamas $831 billion stimulus program that paid for more than 100 commercials on MSNBC touting a green jobs initiative. The contract with McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations LLC in 2009 resulted in more than 100 commercials on cable shows hosted by Rachel Maddow and Keith Olberman to raise awareness about the Job Corps programs training in environmentally-friendly career areas.
We understand this contract used taxpayer dollars purchase advertisements on MSNBC during Countdown with Keith Olbermann and The Rachel Maddow Show, the lawmakers wrote. Despite the fact that these funds were made available as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act legislation President Obama said was critical for immediate job creation an examination of public records show that the contract that resulted in the advertisements on MSNBC created no jobs.
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So that’s how they stayed on the air.
Any one that has been insulted by any of the aholes on MSNBC needs to stay on this one
How about the new MSNBC slogan, “Lean Forward”? The Obama Campaign is simply “Forward”. A little close dontcha think?
They aren’t even bothering with the pretense of journalism now.
It’s not just money - Dem PR Firms like the one James Carville runs - give them all the information and background needed to bash Republicans - without them having to have two brain cells to rub together.
Must be nice to be a ‘journalist’ when all that’s needed is the right names in the little black book. Oh, and there’s the fake effort to ‘understand’ that these people have their own agendas - and to pretend to take that into account. Most liberal journalists are stenographers ... two bit phonies feeding off dem PR firms.
I freaking knew it! I knew there had to be a payoff somewhere. But that would require some investigative reporting which apparently has just now gotten done.
Explains A LOT.
There had to be a FOX in the hen house
Time to frog march Immelt and Roberts.
Film at 11 (on FOX).