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CNN's climate town hall placed last in
total viewership for all seven hours

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Posted By: M2, 9/5/2019 2:44:59 PM

While CNN marketed their seven hour climate town hall forum with many of the Democratic presidential candidates as "unprecedented," the network was in last place in total viewership between Fox News and MSNBC. The town hall started at 5:00 p.m. and went until midnight on Wednesday. Fox News was in first place during the seven hour time slot, averaging 2.5 million viewers and MSNBC averaging 1.7 million viewers. CNN only averaged 1.1 million viewers, according to Nielsen Media Research. For the 25-54 age demographic, Fox News also came in first with 418,000 viewers. CNN was in second with 265,000 viewers and MSNBC in third with 246,000.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Safari Man 9/5/2019 2:46:48 PM (No. 172365)
I would reduce the social score of anyone who watched that.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: JunkYardDog 9/5/2019 2:47:39 PM (No. 172367)
When will CNN realize that most of us know the MMGW is a scam?
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Reply 3 - Posted by: SALady 9/5/2019 2:50:16 PM (No. 172371)
I truly hope this is the hill that the Demon-Rat candidates all chose to die on!!!! Of all the problems facing this country, a naturally occurring thing like the climate changing -- that has been happening since the creation of the world -- is pretty much the last thing on 98% of all Americans' minds. And all the Demon-Rats' plans to "fix" this naturally occurring phenomena will destroy our economy and hurt a lot of people. But it makes their idiotic brain-dead base feel good!!! All Demon-Rats and other lie-berals are pure evil!!!!! Period!!!!!
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Gnana1 9/5/2019 2:52:07 PM (No. 172373)
The polls are lying about how "voters" are thinking about the climate. They aren't. If it's hot they complain. If it's cold they complain. Outside of that: blah, blah, blah, blah....
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/5/2019 2:52:49 PM (No. 172375)
Act stupid and you win a stupid award like last place viewership.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: earlybird 9/5/2019 2:59:41 PM (No. 172380)
It was on? Well, I’ll be durned… Must Snooze TV.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: qr4j 9/5/2019 3:08:26 PM (No. 172385)
This is what REALLY bugs me about the climate change crap: There are community groups all over this world who have unsafe and/or inadequate supplies of water. Either they don't have enough to drink OR what they have to drink is not clean. And THOSE are problems we could solve. We know how to dig wells, purify water, desalinate water, etc. We can educate people on how to keep their water intake safe. And yet we have the Al Gores and AOCs and the you-name-it Leftist/Communist who wants to play Henny Penny "The Sky Is Falling" -- almost always for a buck and for control over others. And all in the NAME of helping people, especially the "poor" and "disenfranchised." Freaking TICKS me off. If we want to help others, let's help them get clean water. But that, my friends, does not bring power to the elites. Problems bring power to them. Fixes take away their power. Screw the elites! POWER to the PEOPLE!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: skacmar 9/5/2019 3:08:55 PM (No. 172386)
CNN will probably win some meaningless TV Emmy award for their bravery for airing such an important show to the world. It won't matter that 99.99999% of it was factual drivel and a climate fairy tail that could only have been written by Stephen King.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: gobushcheneygo 9/5/2019 3:50:35 PM (No. 172417)
It was seven hours of free air time; an in-kind campaign contribution to the DNC and their Presidential candidates. Will the RNC get a 7-hour slot on CNN to refute the RATS and their genocidal madness and anti-Constitutional lunacy?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: snakeoil 9/5/2019 3:56:02 PM (No. 172420)
FTA: "went on until midnight." Good grief. SoJo and Crazy Bernie are too old to be up that late. And Princess Liealota ain't no spring chicken. Can you think of any other scientific theory where belief an disbelief breaks down along political lines? That tells you that this is about politics and not science.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: DVC 9/5/2019 4:00:49 PM (No. 172426)
This is not an issue that very many people care about very much at all. The left imagines that there is this great reservoir of public support for all their "climate change" politics. They are wrong. It always ranks very low, often dead last, in polls of important issues.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Muguy 9/5/2019 4:38:48 PM (No. 172449)
The hyperbole and ridiculous rhetoric almost never even happened ifyou go by the reporting seeking to keep what was really said AWAY from the public!! Society and the economy that the would have if these initiatives were enacted would put us almost back to the Stone Age. There are only so many things that wind/solar can do and NONE of them will sustain life as we know it.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: VirtuDawg 9/5/2019 5:59:37 PM (No. 172502)
But, but, the Dims are telling us that "climate change" is an "existential" threat to our lives, and must be dealt with immediately with the most dire response possible: end of use of "fossil fuels," banning automobiles, banning meat, etc. So, how can the low viewership cited be even possible???? (s/o)
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Reply 14 - Posted by: MickTurn 9/5/2019 6:19:25 PM (No. 172513)
OMGawd...The Democrap Clown car didn't just crash and burn, all the occupants were playing with gasoline!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: udanja99 9/5/2019 6:44:21 PM (No. 172532)
Dear CNN, Nobody with a brain cares.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Nevadadad46 9/5/2019 7:18:47 PM (No. 172562)
Hahah- I just thought of this: What if CNN was sued and forced to also provide 7 hours for RNC and Trump to expound on un-retrieved doggie doolies in yards and water wiggles at Slip-'N-Slide parties...and got a record breaking all time booming in ratings. Would that frost these cretins or what?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: anniebc 9/5/2019 8:33:17 PM (No. 172616)
It was to be expected.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Timber Queen 9/5/2019 11:00:25 PM (No. 172663)
When the climate activists wanted a DNC debate solely dedicated to "climate change" they declined, knowing it was a loser. The DNC is smarter than CNN. Who knew?
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Reply 19 - Posted by: judy 9/6/2019 3:38:04 AM (No. 172735)
What will the dems do now? They’ve had Russiagate, Muellergate, impeachmentgate, climategate, Nadlergate, Cohengate, Stormygate,, Scaramuccigate, Comeygate...,
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