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Scarborough To Republicans:
'Stop Blaming The Media'

Newsbusters, by Mark Finkelstein

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Posted By:JoniTx, 11/8/2012 8:34:17 AM

Should Republicans unilaterally disarm in the media-bias wars? Joe Scarborough seems to think so. Arguing that it distracts Republicans from performing the political blocking-and-tackling needed to win elections, Scarborough has called on Republicans to "stop blaming the media." Saying "let's makes this personal," Scarborough cited as an example of the supposed distractions to which he was referring the controversy over the tape Morning Joe aired in September from a Romney campaign stop. Readers will recall that the clip seemed to show Romney asking the crowd, which had been chanting "Romney!", to change to "Romney/Ryan."


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mominNoCA, 11/8/2012 8:44:18 AM     (No. 8998990)

Joe has no clue about what Republicans should do. Does he still call himself one?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: neenbean, 11/8/2012 8:49:13 AM     (No. 8998998)

He's right.....but cut your cable so the media is no longer a factor and we no longer support them...

Cut your Cable

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Reply 3 - Posted by: CEP, 11/8/2012 8:50:03 AM     (No. 8999001)

Joe you work for MSNBC, your not the media but a building full of really nasty, irrelevant jerks. Anyway Joe, you have been irrelevant since the first day you worked for MSNBC

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Tucker, 11/8/2012 8:50:07 AM     (No. 8999002)

Shut the _____ up, Joe!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Sfacheem, 11/8/2012 8:56:11 AM     (No. 8999019)

I'll blame whoever the hell I want to blame Joe. If you want to do something about it let me know. I'd be happy to "explain" it to you in person.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: zek, 11/8/2012 9:01:27 AM     (No. 8999039)

Joe thinks he is relevant. The only people who watch his show are leftists and a few RHINOS. His show is the excuse the left uses to prove they are open minded and see both sides. Just remember he works for MSNBC.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Scribelus, 11/8/2012 9:02:09 AM     (No. 8999043)

I sometimes view MSNBC to identify its advertisers, with whom I then no longer do business. In fact, neither NBC nor its evil spawn should remain in business.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: vwlarry, 11/8/2012 9:04:55 AM     (No. 8999048)

Scrooyoo, Joe.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Mass Minority, 11/8/2012 9:06:32 AM     (No. 8999051)

The media bias war may be the single most important battle Republicans MUST fight. Obama would never have won if the media had done its job. The cover up of the true scope of the Hurricane Sandy tragedy is criminal. Most of the nation believes that other than a few downed trees and some watyer in the subways Sandy was no big deal. Its not in the news so the response must have been a resounding success. Thanks to Obama of course.

The reality is far different, and with 500,000 still without power and a nasty bitter cold snowy noreaster hitting yesterday and today the misery of millions is compounded.

NY City is a disaster, and the media ignore it so the Won can look "presidential". Disgraceful.

The reality is the Republicans have a huge problem with the press. The supposed demographic shift can be attributed in part to this propoganda machine, control what the masses are allowed to know and you can control how they think.

We must find some way to destry the MSM, not balance out, destroy. They are the single most dangerous enemy a free America has today.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: donnaclaire, 11/8/2012 9:18:28 AM     (No. 8999085)

Joe, you are so, so wrong. Your media consistently and purposefully doesn't tell the "whole story" and scraps reports which do not favor 'your/their' candidate. That is dishonest and unfair to the American people. The truth is the truth is the truth. We Americans deserve it - whether you think so or not.

And, Joe, - once again - we hardly knew ye! What the hell happened anyway?? You and Chrissie would be good together on your own show and could make beautiful music together. I won't be watching, but 'go for it'.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: earlybird, 11/8/2012 9:21:50 AM     (No. 8999097)

I would love to see Lucianne.com become a Scarborough-free Zone. And while we're at it, a Matthews-free Zone. We don't want to live in an echo chamber, but what they say is of no consequence unless we pretend that it is and ruminate on it here.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: god of irony, 11/8/2012 9:21:57 AM     (No. 8999098)

#3 the problem with your plan it doesn't solve the problem of less informed people getting their news from the msm.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: philemon1967, 11/8/2012 9:22:54 AM     (No. 8999103)

I'm sorry but the second Media stopped reporting the news and began telling "the narrative", was when they stopped being neutral. The media is the first big fat target to be destroyed before the next election in 2014 so a Crowley doesn't get to moderate another debate. Preferably, she should end up in a homeless shelter, jobless.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/8/2012 9:35:34 AM     (No. 8999133)

No one is blaming the media. We are just stating the facts: You are liars, have no professional integrity, are incompetent, and ignorant. I am all for breaking up those cable packages -- let's see how long some of those liberal networks last without forced subscriptions.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: jimmyfoxhound, 11/8/2012 9:36:26 AM     (No. 8999135)

jimmyfoxhound to Scarborough: 'bite me'

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Reply 16 - Posted by: skedaddle, 11/8/2012 9:37:15 AM     (No. 8999138)

Looking back we can all see that the media has always been biased toward the left. What Republicans need to do is start effectively fighting back which will mean not accepting their horribly biased questions. Wouldn't it have been fun if Palin had asked Charlie Gipson "Why the frowny face?" or "Are you feeling okay?" when he was sneering down his nose at her? Almost everyone watching would have cheered - we all like to see a snot taken down a peg. What if when Candy Crowley jumped in to save 0bama, Romney had quipped that maybe she would like to join 0bama at the podium and an audience member could take her moderator's seat? You can't fight the evil in the world if you're unwilling to fight the likes of Charlie and Candy.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Axeman, 11/8/2012 9:42:25 AM     (No. 8999155)

I have never that show, whatever it is. I don't watch any of the popular media because it plays to a low common denominator. The internet is easy to filter for maximum content. Lucianne is one of my favorites because of this. But the popular media is the enemy of liberty. It is a strong force in the face of freedom. It is extremely biased and corrupt. But it doesn't share all the blame.
If Romney really did get less votes than Mcain't then we really deserve zipp0.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Eheu Fugaces, 11/8/2012 10:03:08 AM     (No. 8999228)

To Joe Scarborough: Oh, shut up.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: FormerDem, 11/8/2012 10:19:01 AM     (No. 8999288)

He's wrong.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 11/8/2012 10:19:13 AM     (No. 8999290)

Poor Joe - still thinks he's part of the media, when he's really just another propagandizing, useful idiot for the Left.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: yuban, 11/8/2012 10:26:41 AM     (No. 8999325)

A step in the right direction was Fox News. Fox News has now moved Left and is no longer the anti-msm. Talk radio and the net is all we have. Evidently, it is not enough.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: chuck koala, 11/8/2012 10:51:30 AM     (No. 8999422)

Joe, who watches your show anyway? not many viewers, and very, very low ratings...pathetic. Nattily-dressed, overfed, scrubbed up "pseudoconservatives" need the general cure. Basically, prostituting yourself to be a tv coservative equals Tokyo Rose. Sad. I gave up Morning Joe long,long ago.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: NYbob, 11/8/2012 10:57:07 AM     (No. 8999441)

He is partially correct. First up the campaign managers and speechwriters, then the candidates themselves and finally a voting population that appears to have a population of fools and parasites that overwhelm informed voters. Of course the media and by that I mean anyone in a position to disperse information or entertainment which is the most appealing information, brainwashes dim viewers into sheeple. Orwell predicted it, we are living it.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: mary Ellen, 11/8/2012 11:36:26 AM     (No. 8999557)

I watch Morning Joe once in a while when I want to jump start my blood pressure for the day. Scarborough is so irrelevant and Mika is a mess. She makes so many faces I think she is doing facial exercises to keep her skin taut. Both of them are shills for the DNC and they can say what they want - but the media has become the Fifth Estate. They are subversive and I consider them enemies of America. I don't trust them one iota and neither should you.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Chief1942, 11/8/2012 3:19:52 PM     (No. 9000217)

Joe the Schmoe is a irrelivant as a Hula-Hoop. The only one that pays any attention to Joe is his dog, and that's only until such time as the dog can find a better person, which ain't too hard to do.

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