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  • Republicans who fault the media show bias

    11/22/2015 6:40:22 AM PST · by skimbell · 31 replies
    TNS via QCOnline ^ | November 22, 2015 | Cass R. Sunstein
    For Republican presidential contenders challenged by the media, the go-to answer has become a claim of victimhood: You are biased against us. As Marco Rubio put it at the CNBC debate last month, "The Democrats have the ultimate super PAC. It’s called the mainstream media." Are media outlets really biased against Republican candidates? One of the most careful studies, by Matthew Gentzkow and Jesse Shapiro of the University of Chicago, doesn’t find much evidence of that. Its central conclusion is that readers...
  • [AUDIO] Donald Trump Full Interview On CNBC - Squawk Box 11-16-2015

    11/16/2015 7:35:18 AM PST · by sheikdetailfeather · 7 replies
    You Tube via CNBC ^ | 11-16-15 | TRUMP SNL
    [AUDIO] Donald Trump Full Interview On CNBC - Squawk Box 11-16-2015
  • NSFW VIDEO: Cartoon Parody LAMBASTING Liberal, CNBC Hack-Job

    11/05/2015 11:33:19 AM PST · by StevenCrowder · 16 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 11/05/2015 | Steven Crowder
    We all agree the CNBC debate was a disaster. Heck, even CNBC agrees that it was a disaster. Well, here's a take which you may enjoy a little more... if not enjoy, at least you won't be filled with a strong desire to harm yourself. Though of course, I make no guarantees. WARNING: VERY POLITICALLY INCORRECT. MAY NOT BE SFW LINK ABOVE OR AT: https://youtu.be/Y7tJfyx8Pw8 Some of the more pertinent topics covered: - Trump gets asked about which comic book character he would be. - Carson is asked about chickens at Costco. - Fiorina is grilled about her post-breast cancer,...
  • The weird thing about Obama making fun of the GOP for standing up to liberal bias

    11/04/2015 11:22:57 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 16 replies
    American Irony ^ | 11-4-15 | The Looking Spoon
  • The Conservative-Media Revolution Forced the MSM to Abandon Any Pretense of Objectivity

    11/04/2015 10:40:25 AM PST · by Beave Meister · 11 replies
    The National Review ^ | 11/4/2015 | RUSH LIMBAUGH
    When I arrived in New York City 28 years ago to begin my national radio program, my objective was to have the most-listened-to show in the country. At that time, the national broadcast media included three television networks and CNN. That was it. There were 125 radio stations doing talk radio, and I started on 56 of them. No one had ever succeeded in syndicating a national daytime radio show, and I was predicted to fail, too. But I didn’t. What was different about my show was that I was the only conservative voice in national broadcast media. I was...
  • Mainstream Media's Bias

    11/03/2015 12:05:56 PM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 3, 2015 | Susan Stamper Brown
    Apparently, integrity and critical thinking are not qualities found in today's mainstream media. We know this after watching the CNBC-hosted Republican debate billed as one which would focus on "the key issues that matter to all voters-job growth, taxes, technology, retirement and the health of our national economy." Obviously, that did not happen. Instead, Americans watched moderators with the seeming intellectual prowess of June bugs disrespectfully hurl boneheaded attacks and stupid questions at GOP presidential hopefuls, offering millions of viewers a front row seat to observe proof positive they are nothing more than extensions of, and left-wing propagandists for, the...
  • Obama Mocks GOP, They Can’t Handle Putin If They Can’t Handle CNBC

    11/03/2015 6:39:01 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 72 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 11/03/15 | Ian Hanchett
    President Obama mocked Republican candidates who suggested they'll be tough with Vladimir Putin but “can't handle a bunch of CNBC moderators at a debate” during a speech on Monday. Obama stated, "Have you noticed that every one of these candidates say, 'You know, Obama's weak, he's — people — Putin's kicking sand in his face, when I talk to Putin, he's going to straighten out. Just looking at him, I'm going to - he's going to be'? And then it turns out, they can't handle a bunch of CNBC moderators at a debate."
  • Obama takes to a Broadway stage to trash GOP presidential candidates

    11/03/2015 2:27:04 AM PST · by Libloather · 32 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/03/15 | Kelly Mclaughlin
    'If you can't handle a bunch of CNBC moderators, I don't think the Russians are going to be too worried!' Obama takes to a Broadway stage to trash GOP presidential candidates President Barack Obama launched a no-holds barred attack on the Republican field of presidential candidates on Monday night - and reduced a Broadway theater packed with Democratic donors to fits of laughter with his barbs. The President has so far refrained from commenting on the field of 15 candidates, but he appeared unable to resist giving his opinion after the much-criticized CNBC debate last week that saw the GOP...
  • The Story Behind Why CNBC Was Scolded at the First Question in Third Debate

    11/02/2015 10:33:11 AM PST · by Ziva · 18 replies
    Zionists4Trump.com ^ | 11/2/2015 | Zionists 4 Trump
    In an earlier article this week, Mortal Allies Make Strange Bedfellows, we saw why the Republican candidates planned to wrest control of future debates from the Republican National Committee (RNC) and mainstream media. This post will examine what happened in just the first question of the third Republican Presidential candidates' debate hosted by CNBC. Donald Trump and Ben Carson had negotiated an agreement with CNBC for the third debate to last only two hours, including commercials rather than exclusive of them. CNBC also had agreed to allow opening and closing statements from each candidate. Trump suspected that CNBC would not...
  • How to fix these God-awful debates: No more journalists, no more moderators, no more questions

    11/02/2015 9:38:14 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 19 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | Dan Calabrese
    Clowns Here was my favorite headline of the week: ‘Shell-shocked’ CNBC staffers had long flight home Good. I hope they’re having a long and horrible week too. When you’re trusted with directing something as serious as a presidential debate, and instead you beclown yourself as these fools did, you don’t deserve any rest. But this goes to a more fundamental problem about presidential debates in general, especially but not exclusively primary debates. When and why did we buy into the notion that debates must be led and directed by journalists prompting the participants with questions? Indeed, why do journalists get...
  • Dan Rather Deflects Criticism of CNBC Debate, Blames GOP Instead (Anyone surprised?)

    11/01/2015 6:04:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | November 1, 2015 | Jeffrey Meyer
    During an appearance on CNN's Reliable Sources Sunday, disgraced CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather did his best to excuse the criticism of CNBC’s Republican presidential debate and instead chose to blame Republicans for fueling such hatred towards the press. While Rather briefly admitted that CNBC"didn’t do it perfectly" the liberal journalist quickly blamed the GOP presidential candidates whose "constituency loves attacks on the press. So the moderators open themselves to some criticism." -Rather continued to dismiss the substance of the criticism against CNBC's biased debate and argued that it was just a made up issue by conservatives:
  • Trump: NBC can’t resist my fantastic ratings

    11/01/2015 6:17:29 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 26 replies
    NY Times ^ | October 31, 2015 | By Robert Rorke
    Why is Donald Trump hosting “Saturday Night Live” next weekend after NBC canceled the Miss Universe pageant? “It’s called ratings,” Trump told The Post. “I go on Jimmy Fallon, he got his best ratings. One of the best nights he’s had in years. Then I did Colbert’s show. That got fantastic ratings. He beat Fallon by a lot. Since then, NBC and I get along great.” “The Tonight Show” drew 4.46 million viewers when Trump appeared on Sept. 11, its biggest Friday audience in 18 months. Trump’s Sept. 22 sit-down on “The Late Show” on CBS averaged 4.56 million viewers,...
  • After GOP Debate Debacle, Candidates Clamoring for a Stunning Name As Moderator

    11/01/2015 6:52:46 AM PST · by conservativejoy · 111 replies
    Western Journalism ^ | 10/30/2015 | F. Peter Brown
    One name that is being floated at this point is prominent conservative Glenn Beck. The official spoke to TheBlaze about Beck, saying: 'Right now, I know that his name is being mentioned.' He also said that officials from at least three campaigns, Donald Trump, Senator Ted Cruz, and Governor Jim Gilmore, would probably support Beck in becoming a debate moderator. The official added that Beck is being considered because he is a 'fair reviewer' and is liked 'in and out of the Tea Party.' Representatives from the presidential campaigns are also set to discuss possible debate changes on Sunday, without...
  • Exclusive– GOP Campaigns Agree to Cut RNC Out of Debate Process, Negotiate Directly with Networks

    11/01/2015 7:57:02 PM PST · by BAW · 225 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Nov 1, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    The 2016 GOP presidential campaigns agreed on Sunday evening to cut the Republican National Committee (RNC) out of the debate negotiation process and instead deal directly with networks moderating debates, Breitbart News has learned. Corey Lewandowski, the campaign manager for frontrunner Donald Trump, confirmed to Breitbart News via phone on Sunday that the “biggest consensus” of five separate points the GOP campaigns agreed on was cutting the RNC out of the negotiations with the networks, as the campaigns would each like to negotiate with the networks directly. In response to the revelation that the RNC will be cut out of...
  • Clarice Feldman: CNBC: Media Matter Less

    11/01/2015 10:23:35 AM PST · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 1, 2015 | Clarice Feldman
    This was a great week for those of us who consider the corporate media to be underinformed, partisan, and overly impressed with their own power to shape political affairs. This week CNBCs wretched conduct of the Republican debate hurt the pocketbook of their parent company, Comcast, and gave the entire media a long-deserved black eye while upping the audiences regard for intended victims. If Watergate was the high water mark of the public esteem of journalists, the debate was its Waterloo. Like me, you have to admit that you never expected to hear Carl Bernstein admit the right was correct...
  • CNBC Does the Impossible, Unites Crowded GOP Field

    11/01/2015 8:58:16 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 1, 2015 | Debra J. Saunders
    Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, had a standout moment early in Wednesday night's Republican debate when he went after, not other Republicans, but the CNBC moderators, none of whom appeared to have "any intention of voting in a Republican primary." CNBC's Jim Cramer and Rick Santelli later asked questions a conservative would ask, but the event began with questions from moderators John Harwood, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla that reinforced Republicans' belief that the network is in the Democrats' pocket. The biggest loser of the night: CNBC's credibility. Harwood launched the debate with a gotcha question for billionaire Donald Trump. Personally,...
  • The Presidential Cage Match

    10/31/2015 12:01:43 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/31/15 | Obie Usategui
    In summary, I thought the so-called debate was no more than a “Cage-Match” promoted by CNBC, owned by NBC, a division of Comcast and one of the nation’s leading liberal networks You know, as the sun set on Wednesday night, October 28th, I realized that my night was, potentially speaking, full of great things to watch on T.V., all of which had the makings of a very entertaining evening. A lot there to choose from, I should say. There was that first game of baseball’s World Series, between the N.Y. Mets and the Kansas City Royals; there was my long-awaited...
  • Cruz: CNBC debate moderators were ‘left-wing operatives’

    10/31/2015 10:39:55 AM PDT · by VinL · 64 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/31/15 | Bradford Robeinson
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) says the moderators at CNBC’s GOP presidential debate were “left-wing operatives” trying to weaken Republican presidential candidates. He added future debates should be hosted by moderators who have voted in the Republican primary at least once in their lives. “What you wouldn’t have is a bunch of left-wing operatives whose object is that whoever the Republican nominee is, they want him as battered and bruised as possible so the Democrat wins in November,” Cruz said at the Iowa GOP’s Growth and Opportunity Party in Des Moines on Saturday. “Instead you’d have moderators that were trying to...

    10/31/2015 11:04:24 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 78 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/30/2015 | C. Edmund Wright
    Prior to February 19, 2009, CNBC was an obscure niche network watched mainly inside Merrill Lynch offices ... At the same point, in February 2009, the term tea party was only a vague memory out of middle school history - with no particular relevance to politics today - with the exception of a few mentions by Ron Paul that never resonated widely. Meanwhile, crony capitalism (or crony socialism or cronyism if you prefer) was a problem, but it ... was kind of practiced in the dark and certainly not celebrated openly. That all started to change shortly after 9 am...
  • MSNBC, NBC Reportedly Ordered Not to ‘Pile On’ CNBC After Debate

    10/30/2015 7:56:57 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 15 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10-30-2015 | Alex Griswold
    How bad was the backlash against CNBC after Wednesday’s Republican presidential debate? Bad enough that producers at its sister networks were reportedly told to tone down their coverage of the controversy. As CNN’s Brian Stetler reports, CNBC itself originally covered the debate normally, but later abandoned coverage entirely. “As the day went on, there was less and less talk about the debate on CNBC. According to one of the employees, producers were given internal guidance to move on.” Apparently, similar instructions were given to CNBC’s sister networks. “At CNBC’s sister news outlets MSNBC and NBC News, producers were advised not...
  • College-Level Speaking not Required at GOP Debate ( CNBC doubles down)

    10/30/2015 6:46:56 PM PDT · by Jarhead9297 · 52 replies
    CNBC ^ | October 29, 2015 | Eric Chemi, Nicholas Wells
    "In debates rife with confrontation and verbal barbs, there was one thing that wasn't a big surprise: Nobody was speaking above a high school level." "And at least one front-runner was in elementary school territory. That's according to a Big Crunch analysis of the first three Republican debates, looking at the candidates' speech patterns — and matching to them an appropriate school-grade level. We based our analysis on the well-known Flesch-Kincaid readability test. (Some readers might remember playing with this feature on Microsoft Word when writing up school reports — to see how highbrow their writing was.)"
  • The Drive-Bys Aren’t Embarrassed by the CNBC Debate

    10/30/2015 1:21:07 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | October 30, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Mr. Snerdley, the Official Program Observer, is asking me if I still think that they're not embarrassed by it. I actually don't. Now, I have to tell you that I'm basing that solely on my knowledge of who they are, not anything that's happened since. I don't know. I've not tuned in CNBC since this happened. I've not heard Harwood or Becky Quick or Carl Quintanilla. I've not heard them say a word since the debate. I haven't sought 'em out. I haven't read anything... I just know them, Harwood especially. You cannot have the kind of arrogance these...
  • Breaking: RNC Chair Just CANCELLED NBC News February Republican Debate

    10/30/2015 11:17:48 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 41 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 10/30/215 | Staff
    RNC Chair Reince Priebus just told NBC that because of the CNBC debate, the debate scheduled for NBC News in February is now canceled. He said the CNBC conducted their debate in bad faith and since they are an arm of NBC, Reince wants to make sure there is not a repeat performance. Heres the letter: Mr. Andrew Lack Chairman, NBC News 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, New York 10112 Dear Mr. Lack, I write to inform you that pending further discussion between the Republican National Committee (RNC) and our presidential campaigns, we are suspending the partnership with NBC News...
  • RNC Pulls Out of NBC Debate

    10/30/2015 11:17:19 AM PDT · by demkicker · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/30/2015 | Ben Kamisar
    The Republican National Committee has pulled out of a planned Feb. 26 debate with NBC News after widespread criticism of this week's CNBC debate from both the party and campaigns. "We are suspending the partnership with NBC News for the Republican primary debate at the University of Houston on February 26, 2016," RNC Chairman Reince Priebus wrote in a letter to NBC News Chairman Andrew Lack. ADVERTISEMENT "CNBC network is one of your media properties, and its handling of the debate was conducted in bad faith," Priebus wrote. "I have tremendous respect for the First Amendment and freedom of the...
  • Letter from RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to NBC News

    10/30/2015 10:00:13 AM PDT · by MichelleWSC3 · 40 replies
    RNC ^ | October 30, 2015 | Reince Priebus
    I write to inform you that pending further discussion between the Republican National Committee (RNC) and our presidential campaigns, we are suspending the partnership with NBC News for the Republican primary debate at the University of Houston on February 26, 2016. The RNC’s sole role in the primary debate process is to ensure that our candidates are given a full and fair opportunity to lay out their vision for America’s future. We simply cannot continue with NBC without full consultation with our campaigns.
  • Team Trump and Team Carson Organize Non-RNC Debate Meeting…

    10/30/2015 8:14:22 AM PDT · by Amntn · 205 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10/30/15 | Sundance
    This could be a YUGE shift amid the 2016 political continuum. According to media reports the Donald Trump and Ben Carson camps are currently organizing a meeting to discuss future debates. The RNC is not currently invited. There are two aspects inherent within this dynamic that cannot be over emphasized: * First - Similar to the DNC tactics, by RNC Rule the candidates are barred from participating in, or organizing, debates that are outside of the Republican National Committee. * Secondly, and perhaps more importantly, the RNC is Team Bush. The RNC, as a current political construct, is a wholly...
  • Exclusive: GOP campaigns plot revolt against RNC

    10/30/2015 6:24:47 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 40 replies
    Politico ^ | October 29, 2015 | Alex Isenstadt
    Exclusive: GOP campaigns plot revolt against RNC The Sunday evening meeting comes after an eruption of complaints by the candidates about the debates. Republican presidential campaigns are planning to gather in Washington, D.C., on Sunday evening to plot how to alter their party’s messy debate process — and how to remove power from the hands of the Republican National Committee. Not invited to the meeting: Anyone from the RNC, which many candidates have openly criticized in the hours since Wednesday’s CNBC debate in Boulder, Colorado — a chaotic, disorganized affair that was widely panned by political observers. On Thursday, many...
  • GOP candidates to exclude RNC from talks about changing debates

    10/29/2015 9:51:35 PM PDT · by BAW · 102 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10-29-2015 | Elliot Smilowitz
    Republican presidential campaigns will meet together to discuss changing the debate process this weekend, and will not include representatives from the Republican National Committee (RNC), Politico reported Thursday evening. The news comes after a series of complaints about Wednesday’s presidential debate hosted by CNBC. Candidates complained during and after the event about the network and the debate moderators. The weekend confab is being organized by the campaigns of Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Politico reported. The campaigns of Sens. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Rand Paul (R-Ky.), as well as Carly Fiorina and...
  • Petition for Reince Priebus to go third party.

    10/29/2015 8:24:51 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 9 replies
    now | me
    Not too long ago Reince Priebus asked Donald Trump to sign an agreement not to go third party. It is time for Priebus to go third party.
  • Fox News’ Megyn Kelly on CNBC Moderators: ‘Uncomfortable to Watch’

    10/30/2015 2:08:21 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/30/15 | Alex Swoyer
    Fox News’ Megyn Kelly, who was criticized for how she moderated the first GOP presidential debate, is herself critiquing the CNBC moderators from Wednesday night’s debate, saying it was “uncomfortable to watch.” “How about personalization of so many of the questions: I, I, I — you heard Becky Quick saying — there was one when she said, ‘I too had student loans, Senator Rubio, and I can’t figure out the math of that; And Harwood, ‘I have spoken with The Economist’; Back to Becky — ‘our cause’ talking about working women; ‘our cause,'” Kelly said in her analysis of the...
  • NBC is also Telemundo?

    10/30/2015 12:59:26 PM PDT · by georgiegirl · 14 replies
    msnbc ^ | October 30, 2015 | georgiegirl
    The Republican National Committee is suspending its participation in a scheduled February debate hosted by NBC News and Telemundo after complaints from GOP presidential campaigns about this week’s CNBC debate, RNC chairman Reince Priebus announced on Friday.
  • Letter from RNC Chairman Reince Priebus to NBC News (Feb Debate Suspended)

    10/30/2015 9:59:44 AM PDT · by abb · 185 replies
    Republican National Committee ^ | October 30, 2015 | Reince Priebus
    Mr. Andrew Lack Chairman, NBC News 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, New York 10112 Dear Mr. Lack, I write to inform you that pending further discussion between the Republican National Committee (RNC) and our presidential campaigns, we are suspending the partnership with NBC News for the Republican primary debate at the University of Houston on February 26, 2016. The RNC’s sole role in the primary debate process is to ensure that our candidates are given a full and fair opportunity to lay out their vision for America’s future. We simply cannot continue with NBC without full consultation with our campaigns....
  • CNBC’s Televised Show Trial

    10/30/2015 8:16:54 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/30/15 | Matthew Vadum
    GOP candidates face a firing squad manned by leftist journalists The Republican presidential candidates’ debate on CNBC wasn’t so much a debate as it was a firing squad manned by left-leaning journalists. Over and over journalistic equivalents of, “When did you stop beating your wife?” were asked of the candidates. The reporter-moderators weren’t just asking questions: they were prosecuting the candidates at a televised show trial. Personal attacks were disguised as questions. (Here is a transcript of the at times boisterous 10-way main debate, along with a transcript of the four-way undercard debate that preceded it.)
  • Understanding Ted Cruz’s Jedi Debate Skills

    10/30/2015 7:15:32 AM PDT · by Isara · 47 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 10.30.15 | Betsy Woodruff
    Marco Rubio may have stood out in the Republican debate, but if you ask competitive debaters, Ted Cruz was the hands-down winner.Ted Cruz did well last night's debate because he knows how to debate-literally.Though the emerging pundit consensus seems to be that Marco Rubio won the night, Cruz nabbed what was arguably the biggest stand-out moment of the evening when he squared off with moderator Carlos Quintanilla and questioned the entire premise of the evening's event. Whether he was conscious of this or not, the Senator used a risky and controversial tactic used by high school debates champions the world...
  • Mark Steyn: Ted Cruz Punches Back

    10/30/2015 6:55:40 AM PDT · by Isara · 32 replies
    Steynonline ^ | October 30, 2015 | Mark Steyn
    ...HUGH HEWITT: Now Mark Steyn, on two levels, and we'll talk about the substance, but there is art in that response. There is a man who's litigated successfully nine times before the Supreme Court, who managed without taking notes to retain every personal attack, reframe them, repackage them, repurpose them into a counterattack on the panel expertly. It was actually art.MARK STEYN: Yeah, and that's the Ted Cruz I like, Hugh. The criticism of Ted Cruz this election cycle has been that he's been too canned and too rehearsed, and he uses his talking points. And when he does that,...
  • Why would Reince Priebus and the GOP Elite Agree to Biased Debate Formats?

    10/30/2015 4:31:24 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 63 replies
    self | October 30, 2015 | self
    At least for this Presidential election cycle, and also for the last two, the GOP has agreed to debates hosted by unfair moderators who masquerade as "journalists". From Candy "get the transcript" Crowley, to the CNBC debacle October 28, the GOP seems complicit in setting up an unfair playing field. Basicly, the hard, snarky questions are asked the Republicans while the Democrat candidates are served softball questions. Could it be the GOP is in cahoots the mainstream media and the democrats, and is using the unfair format to decimate the conservatives within their ranks, leading less formidable ( McCain, Romney)...
  • 'Shell-shocked' CNBC staffers had long flight home

    10/30/2015 4:20:35 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 105 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/30/15 | Brian Stelter
    For the CNBC employees who boarded a charter plane right after Wednesday's bruising GOP debate, the redeye flight was physically smooth but emotionally turbulent. People were exhausted, but also rattled and worried. "We were shell-shocked," one source said. The poor reviews were piling up - declaring CNBC the biggest loser of the night - and the moderators Carl Quintanilla and Becky Quick knew more would be published by the time the flight landed in New York. So for some flyers, it was a sleepless night. But there was some laughter and some liquor to lighten the mood - and some...
  • Priebus: CNBC Won't Moderate Another Debate,We're "Re-Evaluating" All The Others (Shortened)

    10/30/2015 2:53:14 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 68 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | October 30, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    RNC Chairman Reince Priebus stated that CNBC won’t moderate another Republican debate after its “crap sandwich,” and that all future debates will be “re-evaluated” on Thursday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
  • CNBC is the perfect scapegoat for the GOP's 2016 problems (James Poulos)

    10/29/2015 9:59:40 PM PDT · by Vision Thing · 20 replies
    The Week ^ | 10/29/2015 | James Poulos
    The third GOP presidential debate, held Wednesday evening in Colorado, revealed two key truths: The political media has declared war on several Republican candidates, and the candidates have declared war on the political media. The GOP's gripes against the media are legion. Over the past several election cycles, they have reached a fever pitch, with the presidential debates largely to blame. The problem, from a Republican standpoint, was epitomized by Candy Crowley's intervention on behalf of President Obama during his crucial second debate with Mitt Romney in 2012. Reeling from a limp and lackluster performance the first time around, Obama...
  • Stunning:Kasich 'very appreciative' of CNBC moderators (Reasons he will not be nominee increasing)

    10/29/2015 5:56:41 PM PDT · by bestintxas · 56 replies
    am thinker ^ | 10/29/15 | t lifson
    Unlike almost all conservative commentators and a fair number of liberal ones, Ohio Governor John Kasich was quite satisfied wit the job done last night by the CNBC debate moderators. Brittany M. Hughes of the Media Research Center: The presidential hopeful told MRCTV he “thought they did a good job,” saying he was “very appreciative of how they did their job.” "I had time" to speak and discuss the issues - and, this time, the debate "wasn't a circus," Kasich said.
  • Ann Coulter Defends CNBC Debate Moderators From 'Ridiculous' Attacks

    10/29/2015 6:39:25 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 79 replies
    tpm ^ | 10-29-2015 | Sara Jerde
    Conservative pundit Ann Coulter weighed in Wednesday night to all the CNBC debate haters - lay off the "ridiculous" attempts to "imitate" Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. Some of the questions by the CNBC moderators on Wednesday got significant boos from the debate audience and criticism from Republicans. Here's what Coulter had to say: Complaints about the CNBC moderators are a ridiculous attempt to imitate Trump. Compare it question by question to the other 2 debates. - Ann Coulter (@AnnCoulter) GOP's media bashing is getting boring.CNBC Qs not measurably different from CNN or FNC. They're just imitating Trump. - Ann...
  • Fox's message after CNBC debate: We'll do it better (Brith Fox Mod. Gerard Baker HATES Trump)

    10/29/2015 3:19:49 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 44 replies
    CNN ^ | 10/29/15 | Brian Stelter
    Among the fiercest critics of CNBC's debate telecast on Wednesday night were its rivals at Fox News. Fox is hosting the next GOP debate, on November 10, on its smaller sister channel Fox Business. -snip- Cavuto, Maria Bartiromo, and Journal editor in chief Gerard Baker will moderate the prime time debate.
  • Biggest Loser in the CNBC Debate? The Media

    10/29/2015 3:13:24 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 29, 2015 | Jeff Jacoby
    [Note: This comment was written immediately following the third televised Republican presidential debate in Boulder, Colo., on Wednesday night.] IT WAS, hands down, the most arresting moment of the Republican debate in Colorado. One of the CNBC moderators, Carl Quintanilla, asked Senator Ted Cruz whether his opposition to the just-announced congressional deal raising the federal debt limit demonstrates that he's "not the kind of problem-solver American voters want." Cruz's response was to turn the tables on the moderators, blasting them for the hostility toward the candidates that oozed from virtually every question they had asked so far. Then, with devastating...
  • CNBC'S S*** Show Of Epic Proportions: Every Dumb Moderator Question,Broken Down

    10/29/2015 2:55:09 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 12 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | Ben Shapiro
    Wednesday night’s epic s*itshow of a debate highlighted one fact beyond all others: if Republicans are to win the presidency in 2016, their main opponent will not be Hillary Clinton, but the established media.
  • CNBC’s Republican Debate Notches 14 Million Viewers [Greatest in Their History]

    10/29/2015 10:34:29 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 39 replies
    Variety ^ | October 29, 2015 | Brian Steinberg
    CNBC said its Wednesday-night telecast of a debate among Republican candidates for U.S. President lured an average of 14 million viewers, making it the most-watched broadcast on the NBCUniversal-owned cable outlet in its history.CNBC’s audience for the telecast was significantly lower than the crowds lured by Fox News Channel and CNN for similar events. A Republican debate broadcast in August by Fox News attracted an average of 24 million viewers, while a Republican debate broadcast in September by CNN won an average of 23.1 million viewers.For CNBC, however, the numbers were meaningful. The network said it the broadcast of the...
  • GOP debate on CNBC, October 28, winners and losers - your opinion

    10/29/2015 1:35:15 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 11 replies
    October 29, 2015
    How did they do last night? The big loser was CNBC and the media, of course, but I'm talking about the candidates. BTW, "Who do you think won the debate?" is not the same thing as "Who do you like the most?" What I think: Excellent: Cruz (1st place), Rubio (2nd place), Christie (3rd place) Good to very good (alphabetical order): Carson, Fiorina, Huckabee, Paul, Trump Poor (alphabetical order): Bush, Kasich Regardless of performance and standing, these people should leave the stage: Bush, Carson, Graham, Huckabee, Jindal, Kasich, Pataki, Paul, Santorum What say you?
  • Thank You, CNBC, for a Wonderful Evening

    10/29/2015 1:14:03 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 14 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 30, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    I dedicate the lead of this column to thanking CNBC for displaying its rank liberal bias in last night's GOP presidential debate for all the world to see. In relative terms, "all the world" is not that far off if you consider last night's audience size compared with the network's usually paltry ratings. The more people who saw this charade from the network's alleged moderators the better for America. My first reaction as this spectacle unfolded was muted outrage, shaking my head that this atrophied arm of the mainstream liberal media would show its colors so overtly, without any pretense...
  • Allen West: Here’s who I thought won last night’s debate – and one GIANT loser

    10/29/2015 1:06:10 PM PDT · by Isara · 31 replies
    AllenbWest.com ^ | October 29, 2015 | Allen West
    Here's the one takeaway from the GOP presidential primary debate from Wednesday evening — the hypocrisy of the liberal progressive media was called out. If there was an overall loser for the debate, it was collectively the CNBC moderators of Carl Quintanilla, Becky Quick, and John Harwood. The obvious winners were the ten GOP candidates who took on the moderators, attacking them for their blatantly biased line of questioning and for the most part, didn’t fall into the trap of the circular firing squad. As Senator Marco Rubio pointed out, no one broached the subject of absent votes in the...

    10/29/2015 11:48:28 AM PDT · by shortstop · 28 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 10/29/15 | Bob Lonsberry
    The lingering question from last night’s Republican presidential debate is not for the candidates or their party, it is for the press. And that question is: Is that you? The conduct of CNBC and its panel of inquisitors – is that you? Is that what has become of American journalism? Because those weren’t reporters, they were insolent idiots. Self-important crusaders engaged in a condescending and partisan attack on people they have dehumanized through their evident disgust. If that is the role to which American journalism has devolved, if the conduct and questions of the CNBC panelists seem reasonable to the...
  • NBCNEWS: What We Learned From the Third GOP Debate (BARF-BAG ALERT!)

    10/29/2015 10:19:38 AM PDT · by Carl Vehse · 24 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 29, 2015 | Perry Bacon, Jr.
    "The Republicans perceived some of the questions asked by the CNBC moderators as attempts to embarrass them or create controversy. And so much of two-hour debate turned into a media-bashing session.... "Republicans often criticize the press for being too liberal and aligned against conservatives. But it's not clear what any of the candidates gained by these attacks, since nearly all 10 of them at one point took a jab at CNBC."