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On MSNBC, a Gun Debate That Fox Doesn’t Seem to Worry About (decided to cover West, Texas instead)
NY Slimes ^ | 4/18/2013 | BRIAN STELTER

Posted on 04/18/2013 6:47:01 PM PDT by markomalley

President Obama hadn’t finished his first sentence on Wednesday when the Fox News Channel cut away from his Rose Garden remarks about the Senate’s defeat of a measure that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers.

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On Thursday, Mr. Scarborough, a registered Republican who promotes his conservative credentials as well as an independent streak, assailed the lawmakers who voted against the background check legislation. Citing the failed Senate vote as evidence, Mr. Scarborough said, “This party is moving toward extinction.”

That would come as news to Fox fans, who have heard comparatively little about the subject. While most of “Joe” was dedicated to guns on Thursday, Fox’s morning show, “Fox & Friends,” didn’t mention the word once. It focused instead on news about a Texas fertilizer plant explosion.

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


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Editorial
KEYWORDS: guncontrol; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; secondamendment
Horrible journalistic malpractice! Those scum at Faux News decided to cover a devastating blast that killed tens of people and injured hundreds...rather than to give wall to wall coverage of the petulant man-child's temper tantrum.

Inexcusable.

(/sarc)

1 posted on 04/18/2013 6:47:01 PM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

Brian Stelter seems to be just as much a petulant child as Obama.


2 posted on 04/18/2013 6:49:04 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: markomalley

3 posted on 04/18/2013 6:49:50 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: markomalley

Seriously what could be more important then our pout, whining, self important LOSER and his efforts to disenfranchise the American People, certainly not death, injury and destruction on a grand scale.


4 posted on 04/18/2013 6:50:29 PM PDT by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: markomalley
Mr. Scarborough, a registered Republican who promotes his conservative credentials...

...is a fraud.

5 posted on 04/18/2013 6:53:34 PM PDT by MileHi ( "It's coming down to patriots vs the politicians." - ovrtaxt)
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To: Mastador1

I loved that Fox cut away. Saved me from having to flip off channel Obama was on.


6 posted on 04/18/2013 6:54:31 PM PDT by JFC
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To: markomalley

When MSNBC starts to cover the abortionist trial please wake me up...otherwise they have NOTHING to stand on.


7 posted on 04/18/2013 6:54:51 PM PDT by BobL (Look up "CSCOPE" if you want to see something really scary)
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To: markomalley

The media trying to distract from their own scumbaggery by throwing a fit about FOX covering a breaking story.


8 posted on 04/18/2013 6:55:32 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: MileHi

When I want to read real news, I will read the National Enquirer.


9 posted on 04/18/2013 6:55:54 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (The reason we own guns is to protect ourselves from those wanting to take our guns from us.)
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To: JFC

It was great - Greg Gutfeld said something like “oh, that’s what it’s going to be”, and then cut away.


10 posted on 04/18/2013 7:03:49 PM PDT by andyk (I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
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To: markomalley

“Fox & Friends” had 3 times as many viewers as “Morning Joe”
on Wednesday. It’s probably that way every day.

http://tvbythenumbers.zap2it.com/2013/04/18/cable-news-ratings-for-wednesday-april-17-2013/178504/

The “Slimes” concern troll Brian Stelter needs to buck up. His whining is disgusting.


11 posted on 04/18/2013 7:04:09 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: markomalley
Funny but, given what just happened in Boston, I would think that an explosion of the magnitude that happened at the TX fertilizer plant would be eminently newsworthy, certainly moreso than Obama whining about not getting his way on taking guns away from Americans.
12 posted on 04/18/2013 7:04:24 PM PDT by Major Matt Mason ("Journalism is dead. All news is suspect." - Noamie)
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To: markomalley

Nothing exists for these Northeast Elitists west of Pennsylvania.

Sorry, it just is.


13 posted on 04/18/2013 7:09:17 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: markomalley
On Thursday, Mr. Scarborough, a registered Republican

Card carrying doesn't impress me much. Crossovers gave us McCain and others. Even Michael Bloomberg is probably registered as a Republican.

And one of the guys who funded the Gore recount was a "registered Republican" who boasted that no candidate in the history of time itself matched his views more than Al Gore. He even joined up at FR to discuss the recount when his name kept showing up here because of news coverage.

14 posted on 04/18/2013 7:27:05 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: markomalley

The NYT thinks that an explosion in Texas is foreign news.


15 posted on 04/18/2013 7:29:29 PM PDT by SampleMan (Feral Humans are the refuse of socialism.)
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Citing the failed Senate vote as evidence, Mr. Scarborough said, “This party is moving toward extinction.”

The Senate has a Majority of Democrats but its the Republican's fault it didn't pass?

Is he serious?

16 posted on 04/18/2013 7:37:52 PM PDT by UNGN (I've been here since '98 but had nothing to say until now)
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To: SampleMan

It’s hard to believe that even the scum sucking NYT would write a piece like this.

I automatically turn off the TV any time Obama comes on anyway as do most conservatives, and breaking news compared to listening to this poofter whine is definitelt the way to go.


17 posted on 04/18/2013 7:47:08 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: SampleMan

Jackie Gleason summarized their attitudes: “Spending the night anywhere but in NYC is camping.”
Let them freeze, starving, in the dark. And hey, thanks pRessident Failure for bringin’ us all together you ......


18 posted on 04/18/2013 8:42:42 PM PDT by tumblindice (America's founding fathers: All armed conservatives.)
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To: markomalley

Don’t recall any nashing of teeth when these low lives refused to cover Bushes speeches. Two faced liars is all they are


19 posted on 04/18/2013 9:15:34 PM PDT by falcon99
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To: markomalley
President Obama hadn’t finished his first sentence on Wednesday when the Fox News Channel cut away from his Rose Garden remarks about the Senate’s defeat of a measure that would have expanded background checks for gun buyers.

That is the gutsiest thing I have seen Fox do ever! I actually applauded, suspended between the mute button and the change channel button, when it became immediately evident that he was not going to address the Senate event, but turned on his typical verbal diarrhea about "Gabby Giffords," a total irrelevancy and tedious repetitive exploitation on a sad vegetable, irrelevant to the actual ongoing events.

My only disappointment was that it happened during the telecast of The Five, and they succumbed to the PC stupidity of an immediate apology. Sort of took the edge off the gutsy move. What was the damage done to Hussein? Every other Hussein Propaganda network was showing the bullchit no-information speech.

20 posted on 04/18/2013 9:57:05 PM PDT by publius911 (Look for the Union label, then buy something else.)
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To: markomalley
Had FOX News carried 20 seconds of Rose Garden claptrap most of their audience would have flipped the channel. They don't watch FOX to hear Obama reading stuff others write for him. Even if Republicans are becoming extinct, how can Obama getting his ass handed to him by the Senate be the proof? Brian Steltler is a whore but Joe Scarborough is a crack whore.
21 posted on 04/18/2013 10:10:45 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: andyk; All

I saw that live...And I had the same reaction...

But I look at it this way...We ALL need to listen to what Obama says...It is a clear signla to the intent of his desires and we need to be aware of them, no matter how irritating it is to watch...

AP, on their website has the clip of his comments beginning with the father (useful idiot) of one one of the kids who was murdered at Sandy Hook...Then he was proudly introduced by that guy, thus the rant begins from the petulent child in chief...

I highly recommend folks here go and bear through that speech...You need to hear it from the horses mouth what his views are, and what he has plans to do in the upcoming weeks...

This is not over by a long shot...


22 posted on 04/19/2013 9:00:03 AM PDT by stevie_d_64 (It's not the color of one's skin that offends people...it's how thin it is.)
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