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Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« on: January 17, 2014, 11:33:34 PM »
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Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?

Posted By Betsy Rothstein On 12:04 PM 01/17/2014


It’s Day 6 of MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough Speechgate and things are berserk inside the network. A well-placed source tells The Daily Caller‘s Mirror blog that panic is spreading through the offices of MSNBC over recent reports that Scarborough may be pocketing the money he receives from for-profit businesses for high-priced speeches. According to network rules, he’s supposed to be donating at least some of the dough to charity. In many cases, Scarborough earns upwards of $50,000 per speech.

Let’s review. The network fired Keith Olbermann for his attitude and defiance to those in authority, Martin Bashir for saying someone should punish Sarah Palin by defecating in her mouth, and most recently Alec Baldwin for anti-gay slurs. All the firings have been for violating internal policies.

This isn’t the first time Scarborough has been in hot water with the network. In 2010, MSNBC suspended him for two days after he admitted to donating eight contributions of $500 to friends. He had violated NBC’s ban on political contributions without seeking specific permission from the network president.

Does Joe Scarborough think he’s above corporate rules that are in place to ensure viewers that there are no major conflicts of interest going on? What are they going to say about him now? MSNBC suits are already angry about how many days of “Morning Joe” the host has missed to deliver these high-paid speeches. If he gave the money to charity, which ones and how much did he donate? Is there evidence, a tax return? Let’s see them already – what’s the holdup?

Scarborough is upset, so much so that when the story first surfaced on Monday, he called in sick to work. According to well-placed sources, the network is taking the matter very seriously. So where is MSNBC’s response? More importantly, where is the response of Comcast, MSNBC’s corporate parent, to conflict of interest charges?

We’re anxiously awaiting answers, as are a number of other news outlets that have run stories on the matter, including Daily Mail, Drudge Report and Mediaite.
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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #1 on: January 18, 2014, 12:19:36 AM »
MSNBC is a total mess. We all knew Scarborough always was. That place is full of crazy employees.

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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #2 on: January 18, 2014, 06:58:27 AM »
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Scarborough is upset, so much so that when the story first surfaced on Monday, he called in sick to work.
Did any of MSNBC's 17 viewers even notice his absence?
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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #3 on: January 18, 2014, 08:22:13 AM »
Huh? What is an "MSNBC?" And why are they upset with a "Morning Joe?"
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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2014, 08:29:54 AM »
Huh? What is an "MSNBC?" And why are they upset with a "Morning Joe?"

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And of course they are upset with Morning Joe. Coffee is a stimulant and should be banned.  :laugh:
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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2014, 08:45:51 AM »

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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #6 on: January 18, 2014, 10:30:29 PM »
[[ A well-placed source tells The Daily Caller‘s Mirror blog that panic is spreading through the offices of MSNBC over recent reports that Scarborough may be pocketing the money he receives from for-profit businesses for high-priced speeches. According to network rules, he’s supposed to be donating at least some of the dough to charity. In many cases, Scarborough earns upwards of $50,000 per speech. ]]

Lesssseeeee here.....

Why would anybody want to pay someone like Joe Scarborough anything to hear him talk, when all they have to do is turn on the TV and listen for free ...??

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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #7 on: January 19, 2014, 01:04:18 PM »
Did they ever find out what/who killed that women in his office years ago?


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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #8 on: January 19, 2014, 01:12:31 PM »
Did they ever find out what/who killed that women in his office years ago?

She probably suffocated on the BS he produces.
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Re: Day 6 of Scarborough Speechgate: Where’s the response?
« Reply #9 on: January 19, 2014, 01:16:02 PM »
She probably suffocated on the BS he produces.
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