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TUCKER CARLSON AND NEIL PATEL: Wave goodbye to the Obama media
Daily Caller ^ | 11/05/2012 | Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel

Posted on 11/05/2012 8:44:23 AM PST by george76

By tomorrow night we’ll likely know the name of the next president. But we already know the loser in this election cycle: political reporters. They’ve disgraced themselves. Conservatives have long complained about liberal bias in the media, and with some justification. But it has finally reached the tipping point. Not in our lifetimes have so many in the press dropped the pretense of objectivity in order to help a political candidate. The media are rooting for Barack Obama. They’re not hiding it.

Consider Benghazi. An American consulate is destroyed and a US ambassador murdered at a time when the president is boasting at every campaign stop that he has crushed al-Qaida. In an effort not to disrupt this narrative, the White House and the Obama campaign spend weeks claiming the incident was merely a protest over a video, rather than a real terror attack. Then intelligence surfaces showing just the opposite: The killers in Benghazi were no street mob, and Obama knew as much from the beginning.

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Through their dishonesty the legacy media hastened their own end. Their moral authority has evaporated. So has their business model. Wave them goodbye on the way out.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailycaller.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Extended News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
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1 posted on 11/05/2012 8:44:24 AM PST by george76
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To: george76


BUMP


2 posted on 11/05/2012 8:51:51 AM PST by skinkinthegrass (Anger a Conservative by telling a lie; Anger a Liberal by telling the truth. - RWR 8-)
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To: george76

“But it has finally reached the tipping point.”

Nope that happened in 2008. It’s been Orwellian since.


3 posted on 11/05/2012 8:51:51 AM PST by Smokeyblue
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To: george76

” Their moral authority has evaporated.”

Ya can’t lose that which you never had, Tucker.


4 posted on 11/05/2012 8:53:18 AM PST by stephenjohnbanker ((God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.))
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To: george76

Here is hoping that this comes to pass: A memorable scene from my favorite movie, Waterloo, with Rod Steiger as Obama

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F23GG58eL2I


5 posted on 11/05/2012 8:53:59 AM PST by bjc (Check the data!!)
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To: george76

God willing!


6 posted on 11/05/2012 8:54:53 AM PST by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: george76

Tucker is too optimistic. Some Ukrainians were still reading Pravda while they ate their own children to survive. Obama’s media machine will take a hit tomorrow, but they’re not going to disappear.


7 posted on 11/05/2012 8:54:58 AM PST by Viennacon
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To: george76

Middle America doesn’t recognize the media’s dishonesty or care. In four years all of ABC, CBC, NBC, Associated Press, Reuters, CNN, MSNBC, NPR, PBS, CPB, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Yahoo, BBC, APF will all be just as active and widespread as they are today. Every radio station now carrying their wire feeds will still be carrying their wire feeds and announcing their propaganda, every hour on the hour. Every local newspaper will still be carrying AP feeds. Every local television outlet will still be carrying network propaganda in local form at 5:30 and national form at 6:00.

Until we fix this, we will continue to have the next generations of Reid, Pelosi, and Obama running the country.


8 posted on 11/05/2012 9:00:59 AM PST by mbarker12474 (If thine enemy offend thee, give his childe a drum.)
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To: george76
Wave goodbye to the Obama media

The only thing likely to change is that instead of protecting Obama, they'll attack Romney 24/7.

9 posted on 11/05/2012 9:07:32 AM PST by Malone LaVeigh
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To: george76

When unemployment hits 40% and the country’s as broke as Greece - I’ll blame CBS’s 60 Minutes and the suck up boys of the New York Times. I will NEVER watch CBS again.


10 posted on 11/05/2012 9:08:01 AM PST by GOPJ ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOuxqK2T34)
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To: Viennacon
Obama’s media machine will take a hit tomorrow, but they’re not going to disappear.

You know Newsweek essentially goes out of business in January, right?

The financial spreadsheets at newspapers and other MSM outlets are cratering. They placed all their bets on Barry and getting some form of bailout in a second term (at the very least a law forcing you to pay for news on the web). Tuesday marks the beginning of their Going Out of Business Sale.

I am SO looking forward to Maureen Dowd taking my order at the drive-thru...


12 posted on 11/05/2012 9:13:03 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: mbarker12474
You're wrong on this issue - every year Americans trust the media less than the year before - every year for years ...

Journalists are aware of the trend - we're aware of the trend. Subscriptions are down, trust in network news is down, CNN's numbers are down...news magazine subscriptions are down. The trend in clear and accelerating. There are not enough liberal elites to keep the publishing industry afloat.

Idiot editors of the MSM assume their little newsrooms - and they themselves - are king makers. They've turned their backs on the people who support them - they don't care if they earn the respect and trust of their readers or viewers. That's not grand enough.

Must be interesting to destroy an industry for the sake of an ego trips - and have publishers so intimidated they allow it to happen. Someone will write a book on it someday... I hope they name names...

13 posted on 11/05/2012 9:25:42 AM PST by GOPJ ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zbOuxqK2T34)
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To: george76
" Consider Benghazi. An American consulate is destroyed and a US ambassador murdered at a time when the president is boasting at every campaign stop that he has crushed al-Qaida. "

At what point if at all has Obama stopped boasting that al-Qaida has been crushed since the Benghazi attack on the US Embassy.
14 posted on 11/05/2012 9:47:09 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: mbarker12474
" Until we fix this, we will continue to have the next generations of Reid, Pelosi, and Obama running the country."

In the last 4 years the alternative/new media/social media media has given the old main stream media a run for it's money.
What needs to be done is some conservative billionaires join together and start up their own force of conservative networks/news papers/ alternative Hollywood version of a conservative film industry.
15 posted on 11/05/2012 9:54:01 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: Buckeye McFrog
The New York Times is also feeling the pinch of hard economic times... or ? is it bad management ? or just being stupid liberal ?

Alex ? I take all of the above for $ 200.
16 posted on 11/05/2012 9:56:08 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: Buckeye McFrog
" You know Newsweek essentially goes out of business in January, right?

The financial spreadsheets at newspapers and other MSM outlets are cratering. They placed all their bets on Barry and getting some form of bailout in a second term (at the very least a law forcing you to pay for news on the web). Tuesday marks the beginning of their Going Out of Business Sale.

I am SO looking forward to Maureen Dowd taking my order at the drive-thru... "


Well, they can outsource their product, MSM outlets, Networks, News Papers overseas and set up shop in China.
The government there is very in tune with that the spew and it's cheaper there for them... hint hint wink wink kind of sarcasm.

Hey Crissy Mathews ? Maureen Dowd ? Brain Williams ? Katie ? Andria ? I heard that there are plenty of job openings in China who are looking for Commie Propagandist with plenty of experience.....
17 posted on 11/05/2012 10:04:18 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: GOPJ

It’s no fluke, accident that the all time trust of the MSM is at a all time low of 60 % distrust of the MSM..... Congress has got even a worse rating.


18 posted on 11/05/2012 10:08:34 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: george76

The collectivist media won’t go away. They’ll increase their intensity.

There are enough intellectual slaves who will continue to support them.


19 posted on 11/05/2012 10:37:03 AM PST by lurk
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To: george76
Disclaimer:

Under the fair use of not so satire/satire and the fair use of my first amendment right of Free Speech to use humor and convey some truth.



HELP WANTED IN CHINA FOR COMMUNIST PROPAGANDISTS


A wonderful opportunity to outsource and export America's Main Stream Liberal Media's Socialist Communist propaganda overseas



China is looking for a few good commie propagandist with plenty of experience necessary to apply.




China is looking for American Main Stream Media with experience in : Lies - Corruption - Smears - exploiting the poor - racial lines - hate of America - fake polls - hating the rich



China is looking for American Main Stream Media experts that can be outsourced and move overseas on the cheap and set up shop on the dime of the government


So American Main Stream Media get in on the great rates to set up shop in China while the getting is good



APPLY TODAY IN CHINA DON'T DELAY

20 posted on 11/05/2012 10:39:50 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: Viennacon

With Romney as president the press will “ rediscover” it’s roll as skeptics and investigators with a vengeance ......


21 posted on 11/05/2012 10:41:20 AM PST by Kozak (The means of defence again.t foreign danger, have been always the instruments of tyranny at home JM)
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To: george76

BTTT


22 posted on 11/05/2012 11:32:31 AM PST by American Constitutionalist
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To: GOPJ
Someone will write a book on it someday... I hope they name names...

Someone already wrote that book...

"Bias" by Bernard Goldberg

23 posted on 11/05/2012 12:41:49 PM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: george76

We need NAMES here, FRiends.

Yes, there are “many” in the press who are awful, unethical, biased in the extreme and outright Democrat operatives disguised as objective reporters. Got that. Known it for a long time.

But we need a specific list of names. Exactly WHO do we chase out of the press room after the votes are counted? Somebody needs to start of list of those who should never again be listened to or taken seriously on anything.

Let’s start the list with Chris “Tingle Up My Leg” Matthews, but it can’t stop there. And we can’t settle for a vague “many” offenders. We need names.


24 posted on 11/05/2012 2:25:11 PM PST by DNME (Something wicked this way comes ... and soon. Finish your preps.)
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To: Viennacon

I’m of the opinion that a Romney presidency, if it happens, simply will re-energize them.


25 posted on 11/05/2012 2:33:41 PM PST by 1rudeboy
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To: Smokeyblue
If Rathergate 2004, where a cabal of senior media execs set out to defeat a sitting President with fabricated documents could not take out CBS, nothing will.
26 posted on 11/05/2012 3:07:38 PM PST by Jacquerie (Exterminate rats.)
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To: george76

Re: “The Legacy Media Business Model”

They don’t have a business model.

They don’t care if they make money.

They are impassioned Hard Left political activists.


27 posted on 11/05/2012 4:09:59 PM PST by zeestephen
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To: American Constitutionalist

“In the last 4 years the alternative/new media/social media media has given the old main stream media a run for it’s money.”

You are very correct about that. However, there is still a substantial amount of Americans, who I’ll refer to as “low-information voters” who get their news from Jon Stewart, Bill Maher or CBS. These people are the most dangerous because of their low ability to perceive right from wrong as well as to understand what constitutes an accurate news story vs a biased news story.

Until we can find a way to get to these people and tell them to turn on their f***ing brains, this nation is in big trouble.


28 posted on 11/05/2012 4:20:41 PM PST by MplsSteve (General Mills is pro-gay marriage! Boycott their products!)
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To: GOPJ
There are not enough liberal elites to keep the publishing industry afloat.

How's about that. The liberal media ended up bucking one of the tried-and-true rules of business: "If you want to live in the Upper East Side, you sell to Queens. If you want to live in Queens, you sell to the Upper East Side."

Well, Bob ain't their uncle after all.

29 posted on 11/05/2012 5:21:19 PM PST by danielmryan
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To: All

I predict a lot of firings at msnbc if Romney wins a landslide. The know they’re in trouble and they know why. When the people give them a slap across the face they’ll say “We aren’t happy with the direction our network is going. Therefore we’re happy to announce the following new talking heads.”

I can dream, can’t I.


30 posted on 11/05/2012 7:13:58 PM PST by Terry Mross (To former friends and relatives. Don't ever contact me if you still support obama.)
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To: george76
Journalism sealed their fate years ago. As each of them die off from natural causes, no one will remember who they are. They all try to make a name for themselves with no credibility to back them up but in the end they will be just another blip in the excerpts of Who's Who. The few on our side will live on as the ones that said “see, told you so” which is far more memorable than “you better see it my way and not the way it is”.
31 posted on 11/06/2012 8:04:28 AM PST by tobyhill (Obamacare, the final nail in the US coffin.)
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