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  • C-SPAN's Steve Scully suspended after admitting to lying about Twitter hack

    10/15/2020 2:51:20 PM PDT · by martin_fierro · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/15/20 | Joe Concha
    C-SPAN suspended political editor Steve Scully indefinitely on Thursday after he confessed to lying about his Twitter account being hacked following an exchange with former White House aide-turned President Trump critic Anthony Scaramucci. Scully was slated to moderate the second presidential debate between Trump and Democratic nominee Joe Biden scheduled for Thursday night. The Commission on Presidential Debates canceled the event Friday after the president declined to do the debate virtually after testing positive for COVID-19. C-SPAN announced last week it was conducting an investigation into the alleged hack. Scully had come under fire from the president who called him...
  • C-SPAN suspends political editor Steve Scully indefinitely after he admits he lied about his Twitter feed being hacked

    10/15/2020 1:04:16 PM PDT · by LeonardFMason · 53 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Oct 15, 2020 at 2:52 PM | By DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK — C-SPAN suspended its political editor Steve Scully indefinitely Thursday after he admitted to lying about his Twitter feed being hacked when he was confronted about a questionable exchange with former Trump aide Anthony Scaramucci. The news came on the day of what was supposed to be a career highlight for the 30-year C-SPAN veteran. Scully was to moderate the second debate between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden, which was canceled after Trump would not agree to a virtual format because of his COVID-19 diagnosis.
  • Debate commission bailed out C-SPAN's Steve Scully by canceling Trump-Biden showdown, critics say

    10/13/2020 8:40:23 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 12, 2020 | Brian Flood
    “Scully allegedly claims he was hacked, the burden is on him to prove it. Hopefully he hasn't lied to the FBI about it, as that would be a crime. The CPD was in a tough position, with its moderator being exposed as partisan and possibly deceptive,” Jacobson said. “CPD's precipitous actions in moving to a virtual format without consulting the campaigns, and then cancelling the debate, took Scully off the front pages, but destroyed CPD's credibility."
  • C-SPAN: Debate moderator didn’t post questionable tweet

    10/10/2020 3:25:34 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Dissociated Press ^ | October 10, 2020 | Lynn Elber
    C-SPAN said Friday that its political editor Steve Scully, set to moderate the now-scrapped second presidential debate, didn’t initiate a questionable Twitter exchange with Anthony Scaramucci and that Scully’s account apparently was hacked. The tweet, which appeared Thursday on Scully’s Twitter account, read: ”@Scaramucci should I respond to trump,” according to a screenshot of the since-deleted tweet. Earlier Thursday evening, President Donald Trump told Fox News host Sean Hannity that he thought Scully was a “never Trumper” who had worked for Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden at one point. Scully served as an intern for then-Sen. Biden for a month...
  • Steve Scully's Twitter account deleted amid scrutiny of tweet to Anthony Scaramucci

    10/09/2020 5:35:08 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 42 replies
    | Fox News ^ | 10/9/20 Published 2 hours agoLast Update 1 hour ago | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    C-SPAN host Steve Scully's Twitter account appeared to have been deleted Friday as the moderator for next week's scheduled second presidential debate faces intense scrutiny over a viral tweet in which he appeared to reach out to outspoken Trump foe Anthony Scaramucci.
  • WTF is Scully Doing Talking to Mooch

  • "No, Not Trump, Not Ever": Moderator of the Next Presidential Debate

    10/01/2020 3:27:42 PM PDT · by Arcadian Empire · 54 replies
    Twitter ^ | Mar 18, 2016 | Steve Scully
    In 2016, Steve Scully, the moderator of the next Presidential debate, posted, "No, Not Trump, Not Ever" and a link to an article expressing that sentiment that was written by notorious Never Trumper David Brooks.
  • C-SPAN Political Editor Steve Scully Says He's Ready to Moderate the Next Political Debate

    10/01/2020 1:40:48 PM PDT · by marcusmaximus · 50 replies
    Erie News Now ^ | 9/30/2020 | Loss Adams
    After presidential debate number one devolved into everyone talking at once, would anyone want to follow Fox's Chris Wallace into the moderator's hot seat? Erie's Steve Scully is the seasoned journalist tapped for the task and in a Zoom interview he told me he's ready. "Well I can feel the Erie support so I appreciate that and I am looking forward to it," Scully said. Presidential debate number two with Scully, host of C-SPAN's Washington Journal moderating, will be a town hall style debate with the questions coming from some 30 undecided voters in three south Florida counties. "And so...
  • 30 Years Ago

    10/15/2018 8:10:39 PM PDT · by TBP · 8 replies
    You Tube ^ | October 15, 1988 | Vin Scully
    Vin Scully calls the Gibson homer.
  • (30 years ago) WS1988 Gm1: Scully's call of Gibson memorable at-bat

    10/15/2018 8:35:07 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 17 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct 15, 2018 - 30 years later | Vin Scully
  • Vin Scully: 'I will never watch another NFL game'

    11/05/2017 10:55:33 AM PST · by AnotherUnixGeek · 89 replies
    USA Today ^ | Nov. 5, 2017 | Tom Schad
    <p>"I was in the Navy for a year. Didn’t go anywhere. Didn’t do anything. But I have overwhelming respect and admiration for anyone who puts on a uniform and goes to war. So the only thing I can do in my little way is not to preach. I will never watch another NFL game."</p>
  • This Came to Mind Tuesday Night

    11/14/2016 10:04:30 AM PST · by TBP · 8 replies
    YouTube ^ | Vin Scully
    Sometime Tuesday night (actually, in the wee hours of Wednesday morning), this call came into my head. Thought I'd share it.

    10/28/2016 5:41:16 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 13 replies
    dfu via youtube ^ | 10-28-16 | DFU
    I think you will like this. Particularly Dodger fans. Maybe you can help it go viral. :)

    04/25/2016 2:46:28 PM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    Powerline ^ | 04/25/2016 | Steve Hayward
    Today is the 40th anniversary of the greatest play in baseball history: Chicago Cubs outfielder Rick Monday snatching away an American flag from two hooligans determined to set it afire at Dodger stadium in Los Angeles. Scott reviewed this episode here on Power Line back in 2005 (and maybe Paul has, too, but I missed it in my archival search). But here’s the video of the episode with Monday’s recent comments about it at the end. Pay close attention to the narration by the great Vin Scully at the very beginning (this year being Scully’s last in the broadcast booth...
  • My Struggle II X-Files 2/22/16

    02/21/2016 9:05:55 AM PST · by V K Lee · 8 replies
    TV Giode ^ | 2/21/16 | stafff
    Season 10, Episode 6 February 22, 2016 The season concludes with people all across the country falling gravely ill. A widespread panic develops and Scully looks within to find a cure. Meanwhile, Mulder confronts the man he believes to be behind it all, but another figure from Mulder and Scully's past may prove to be the key to their salvation.
  • More X-Files? Fox Exec Says No Plans Yet, But Would Love to Do More

    02/19/2016 12:00:08 PM PST · by V K Lee · 20 replies
    Variety ^ | 2/19/2016 | Elizabeth Wagmeister
    'The X-Files' reboot has been a major success for Fox, but will there be more episodes after the event series wraps this upcoming Monday? While there are no firm plans at this time for a second round of episodes, with the ratings proof, Fox execs are undoubtedly discussing the possibility of ordering more episodes. Plus, the network has been promoting Monday's finale as the season finale - not the series finale. We said before it aired that we would love to do more, and we are over the moon with the performance. So far, the response has been really encouraging,...
  • "That Double Play Again" (Tinkers-Evers-Chance; Vin Scully wanted new poem)

    08/02/2014 10:36:38 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 1 replies
    During tonight's game, Vin Scully read a poem about the famous Chicago Cub double play trio of Tinkers to Evers to Chance. Published: New York Evening Mail (July 10, 1910) These are the saddest of possible words: "Tinker to Evers to Chance." Trio of bear cubs, and fleeter than birds, Tinker and Evers and Chance. Ruthlessly pricking our gonfalon bubble, Making a Giant hit into a double- Words that are heavy with nothing but trouble: "Tinker to Evers to Chance." Baseball's Sad Lexicon by Franklin Pierce Adams © He then said something about needing a new poem (I think about...

    07/15/2014 7:05:46 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 51 replies
    July 15, 2014 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    All right, where's Vin Scully? He's the most iconic baseball announcer in the game's history, but has obviously been snubbed by the East coast liberal establishment. Where did Scully's career begin? With the Brooklyn Dodgers, but that STILL doesn't buy him a seat with the terrible announcers from back East at THIS All Star game. This is an outrage!
  • Vin Scully Endorses Gay Marriage? (Vanity

    12/19/2013 8:05:36 AM PST · by weeweed · 29 replies
    Daily Breeze ^ | 12/19/13 | Me
    PASADENA >> In a Tournament of Roses first, two Los Angeles men will celebrate their gay marriage on a Rose Parade float as it goes down Colorado Boulevard on New Year’s Day.
  • Twenty Years On: The X-Files Premier September 10, 1993

    09/10/2013 3:02:23 PM PDT · by Joe 6-pack · 97 replies
    Self ^ | 9/10/13 | Joe 6-pack
    Twenty years ago tonight, I sat down on the couch in my little apartment in Ogden, KS, and flipped on the TV to watch the debut of a new show. The promotion blitz for the show had been dark and mysterious, and apart from some vague references to UFOs and the FBI, gave little idea as to what the show was actually going to be about. It had piqued my interest, as it was no doubt intended to do, and I figured with much of my life still ahead of me, I could spare an hour to check it...