Skip to comments.Anyone Else See MSNBC's Maddow Get Pwned By Ridge Tonight? (EPIC FAIL!)
Posted on 09/01/2009 9:06:24 PM PDT by icwhatudo
Not since Whorealdo got all excited about that vault and got humiliated on national TV has there been such an epic failure by a "News" host.
I think Maddow was under the impression that since Tom Ridge had agreed to be on her show, and since he made the "political pressure" comment, that he was going to lend credence to what she and Olberman had been talking about for years. Maybe he was going to trash republicans on MSNBC to try and pimp his book.
Ridge shot down every conspiracy nutroots talking point she threw at him. Ridge totally backed away from his comment (about thinking pressure to raise threat level may have been political), he defended Bush and the decision to invade Iraq, and explained there was no lie-that many intel agencies thought saddam had wmd..and so on and so on. She was a mess! She seemed totally blindsided! She kept going to her notes for some additional quote or point that Ridge immediately would shoot down.
If you have a chance, try and view the entire interview on a rerun overnight. Do not believe selected outtakes or short clips from the interview that try to make her look better-see the whole fiasco for yourself.
If you are a news and politics junkie, you will understand what I mean when I say it was like watching James Carville put the trashcan on his head...SO SATISFYING!
she was so pissed off that Ridge didn’t say Bush ordered them to raise the threat level.....
Oh by the way, I wonder if SOB Chris Matthews will correct the record, he did 2 shows leading off with the Ridge story last week...
So she was a clueless angry dyke tonight?
Par for the course.
Perhaps she felt the urge to be allowed to take her guns home after this segment?
DU is going nuts about the interview!
Complaining she was caught up in the “congeniality” thing and
“Dont forget she works for a member of the CorpMedia.”
When DU attacks Maddow the mancow, you know she didn’t do well.
Was she pawned, owned, or both?
Wow. If you’re getting clowned by Tom Freaking Ridge, it’s time for you to get out of the business.
Rachel Mancow is a true loon. I turn on his show every so often just to see what the nuts are foaming about. He’s an imbecile’s imbecile. I might have to DVR this interview just to watch Ridge man-slap Mancow.
Wish I had seen it...she’s just so repulsive.
It's hard to believe that claim would be published, and then he'd try to walk it back. Hopefully this Maddow/Ridge interview makes it's way to YouTube.
Pwned (and Pwn3d) are both accepted "net language" for owned (or demolished, trashed, manhandled, etc.)
As I suspected! Shamed I missed it.
Interesting point, apparently she was focusing what was written on the promo jacket vs what he wrote in the book itself. He said repeatedly NO NO NO NO NO political pressure to raise threat level...that there were many MANY times others wanted to raise it when he saw no reason-it was just that since this time was right before the election he was just “musing” and people are wronging focusing on that quote.
Hey, that nickname is an insult to Mancow Muller! He’s heterosexual and pretty conservative to boot, let’s not tarnish his trademark :)
Thanks much for posting the link to the video.
Rove's version was to get some backwater Republican to make an outrageous commercial that is true but somewhat over the top. You float this video up to the network, engendering all of the requisite left/msm outrage. It gets played over and over and over and over
The national party stays quiet until the controversy's died down, then they come out and disown it, vociferously. This runs for several news cycles, and the original ad gets played again and again..
Then you have an out-of-the-limelight Republican, like Newt, come out and disagree with the party, vociferously. This, too, runs for several news cycles, and the original ad gets played again and again.
Them you have Newt come on some lefty show and change his mind. This runs for several news cycles, and the original ad gets played again and again.
Pretty soon the entire country has seen the ad and agrees with it.
I think some of this is what Ridge is up to. He is totally and completely playing the media. He's pointing out that Bush and his people were diligent and overly cautious that their work be for the good of the people and could in no way be interpreted as political.
Me? I think this whole thing would be hilarious if anyone else were in the WHite House.
My pleasure.....thanks to Justaham for providing the web address.
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