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Offline happyg

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Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« on: November 20, 2013, 08:18:21 PM »
by Elizabeth Hawkes
It’s no secret that Sarah Palin is mighty steamed at MSNBC and Martin Bashir over his despicable remarks about the abusive treatment he imagines for her.

And now she’s doing something about it.

The former Alaska governor and Fox News contributor was scheduled to sit down with Matt Lauer for a Christmas season interview. That’s now toast.

Palin has now canceled Lauer’s scheduled trip to Wasilla, a source close to her tells me. It’s not because Palin is upset with Lauer or the “Today” show, but as a protest against NBC for not taking action against Bashir. In fact, Palin once sat in as a “Today”co-host.

Tim Crawford, treasurer of Palin’s political action committee, had told NBC News President Deborah Turness and MSNBC President Phil Griffin that “Americans deserve to know that your network doesn’t condone violent and hateful rhetoric.”

Bashir apologized to Palin and to viewers Monday for his comments, which he called “totally unacceptable.” In response to a speech in which she likened the national debt to slavery, the onetime “Nightline” co-anchor said Palin should be subjected to an ancient slavery punishment in which someone would defecate and urinate in her mouth.

MSNBC has not suspended Bashir, despite imposing a two-week suspension on another talk show host, actor Alec Baldwin, for hurling an anti-gay slur at a photographer outside his New York apartment. The network has had nothing to say publicly about Bashir’s sliming of Palin.
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Re: Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« Reply #1 on: November 20, 2013, 08:23:42 PM »
They are going to have no choice but to fire Bashir.

And it's "killing" them. 
"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

"If you want to change the world, go home and love your family".    ...Mother Teresa

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Offline sinkspur

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Re: Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« Reply #2 on: November 20, 2013, 08:25:23 PM »
Bashir's an Arab, a Brit of Pakistani descent.  MSNBC will go after white guys like Baldwin and fat Ed Schultz, but they're not going to touch a minority. 

He's a slimy POS, hiding behind his accent and his status as a member of a protected class.  The good news is, nobody watches his show.
From  "A Shining City on a Hill"

To "A global laughingstock"

Offline sinkspur

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Re: Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« Reply #3 on: November 20, 2013, 08:27:42 PM »
They are going to have no choice but to fire Bashir.

And it's "killing" them.

I'll be they don't.  The only people aware of Bashir's despicable comments are conservatives and that handful of people who watch his show.

MSNBC's ratings are in the toilet.  NOBODY watches that network except die-hard lefties. 
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Re: Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« Reply #4 on: November 20, 2013, 08:30:05 PM »
Bashir's an Arab, a Brit of Pakistani descent.  MSNBC will go after white guys like Baldwin and fat Ed Schultz, but they're not going to touch a minority. 

He's a slimy POS, hiding behind his accent and his status as a member of a protected class.  The good news is, nobody watches his show.

I don't know about that, Sink.

What he did is hard to defend.  The tide is turning...the favorable rating for the Tea Party is rising fast...almost 40% of likely voters.
"It aint what you don't know that kills you.  It's what you know that aint so!" ...Theodore Sturgeon

"If you want to change the world, go home and love your family".    ...Mother Teresa

"It's not the mountain before you, but the pebble in your shoe"      ....or something like that

Offline sinkspur

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Re: Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« Reply #5 on: November 20, 2013, 08:38:21 PM »
What he did is impossible to defend.

But have you ever listened to fat Eddie?  He and his panel of carpet-munching hags deride, ridicule,and question the humanity of every conservative, especially those on FOXNEWS.

Bashir's a Brit, just like Turness, the banshee who runs NBC News.  She's not going to fire a countryman.
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Re: Palin kills Matt Lauer interview over Martin Bashir slur
« Reply #6 on: November 21, 2013, 12:38:32 PM »
Bashir's an Arab, a Brit of Pakistani descent.  MSNBC will go after white guys like Baldwin and fat Ed Schultz, but they're not going to touch a minority. 

He's a slimy POS, hiding behind his accent and his status as a member of a protected class.  The good news is, nobody watches his show.

It's going to be interested if they do anything to him at all.

They'll probably say he "apologized" and leave it at that.

Wouldn't want those abysmal ratings to rise by injecting a little character into their network, would they?
Character still matters.  It always matters.

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