BULLY BOY PRESS & CEDRIC'S BIG MIX -- THE KOOL-AID TABLE
AS HE EASES INTO HIS 6TH YEAR OF NO JOBS CREATION, FADED CELEBRITY BARRY O HAS AN IDEA.
HE THROWS DOWN THE CHALLENGE TO CONGRESS TO CREATE JOBS.
REACHED FOR COMMENT, BARRY O EXPLAINED HE STILL HADN'T WORKED THROUGH HOUSE OF CARDS YET BECAUSE HE WAS STILL BINGING ON WHO'S THE BOSS AND "WHO KNEW THE SHOW WAS 8 SEASONS? AND HOW ABOUT THE SEXUAL TENSION BETWEEN JUDITH LIGHT AND THAT DANNY PINTAURO? NO SPOILERS, GUYS, I'LL FIND OUT WHERE IT ENDS UP!"
FROM THE TCI WIRE:
MSNBC and microphone jockey Rachel Maddow attempted to fool people into
believing they were attempting to do 'news' with a hideous 'special' in
2013 entitled Hubris: Selling The Iraq War. If the title sounded familiar, it was because it was from David Corn and Michael Isikoff's book of the same title, their September 2006 book of the same title. Seven years later, MSNBC pretended to be timely.
The special was nothing but crap. That's all it was ever going to be.
Rachel Maddow is a carny barker and a War Hawk. She spent her days at
Air America Radio refusing to interview veterans against the war,
glorifying the war and insisting the US military could not leave.
Those beliefs did not make her a star on Air America Radio.
They were, however, what MSNBC was looking for and because she continues
to whore her awful ratings don't matter to the network. They put a
lipstick on their monkey and yell "Dance!" and Rachel does.
You have to feel sorry for her. She's got no long range career. She
gets more rough looking each year and no woman's ever found a successful
TV market for that. Her stupidity gets worse and worse --
including but not limited to last week's smackdown on HBO where she was
called out for yet again wasting air time with faux scandals meant to
We mention this for several reasons including that MSNBC is attempting another faux documentary.
(Christopher Guest should sue them -- or better yet, parody them, we all know Scott Baio could play Maddow in a minute.)
This one's called Why We Did It.
Toady's like Rachel Maddow always identify up.
Rachel (and MSNBC-GE-ComCast-Corporations-United) won't be offering anything of value. You should grasp that.
Whores may warm the beds but they never feed the minds.
So Rachel will have professional liar Lawrence Wilkerson on again but
this time she'll have him on with his true love -- his true love --
he'll always be his true love: Colin Powell.
Maybe Larry and Collie can make out.
Colin The Blot Powell will again get spit shined because that's what corporate stooges like Rachel end up doing.
She'll have the usual ridiculous guests from the CIA and Big Oil but don't look for Dahr Jamail or anyone who actually mattered on Iraq to show up. Norman Solomon won't be a surprise guest.
Nor Janeane Garofalo.
Think about it, Janeane, before Air America even existed, was publicly against the war. Unlike Rachel's low rated program Unfiltered (the highest of all the programs Maddow hosted or co-hosted), The Majority Report actually delivered ratings when Janeane was a co-host. (Without her, the show sunk like a stone.)
And Janeane is camera ready, smart and attractive. But MSNBC gave the
cloying Rachel Maddow her own show. Where she vouches for her own
goodness with one lie after another but fails to bring in viewers or
Rachel Maddow is a War Marketeer.
That's all she'll ever be.
She's out to out-butch every other man and woman and she's been that way
her whole life. That's why she supports wars -- all wars -- and why
she's so off-putting.
I don't have a major problem, for example, with Dana Milbank. But I
also don't mistake him for a reporter or anyone important on the topic
of Iraq. He's a columnist -- most noted for his sexism -- especially via the "Mad Bitch" 'joke' he did in 2009.
This is the sewer MSNBC wades though to find guests.
A columnist like Dana Milbank who can point to one (so-so) piece of
pre-Iraq War reporting on Iraq? (Remember when his feelings were hurt
by Michael Massing over this issue back in 2004?) His work was
nothing. Contrast that with Robert Scheer's
work and the fact that the Los Angeles Times got rid of Scheer to be
part of the drumbeat for war. But Scheer won't be part of the special.
Again, Janeane won't be on it. Norman Solomon won't be on. Dahr Jamail won't be on. Laura Flanders who did some solid radio on Iraq before and during the early years of the illegal war will not be on the program.
We'll hear what wouldn't pass for DC cocktail chatter 8 years ago presented as 'information.'
The Iraqi people will yet again be ignored as though they don't even matter.
MSNBC is about to do another Iraq "documentary" which ignores the Iraqi people.
To further ensure that sweeping generalities and broad abstractions are the only thing presented, they won't book Cindy Sheehan
either. Don't ever get close to grief or truth on these specials, just
step back and watch MSBNC's Brave Little Lesbian go down to the hairy
root on Colin Powell.
Maddow will be cheered by some for being such a wonderful whore.
We're not cheering her here.
Ray McGovern is a bit of a joke -- to put it mildly. But he believes
he's educated on 'the blot' and wants to run defense for Collie Powell.
(He did that last year at Consortium when he wondered if 'good
soldier' Collie might have just been conned himself. If you never get
what a craven whore Robert Parry has become, go into Consortium's archives looking up Ron Kovic and you'll find out that Colin Powell was disgusting and a liar long before the Iraq War.)
Only War Marketeers like Rachel Maddow allow history to be rewritten to benefit the scoundrels.
They strip everything of meaning and context so that all that's left is factoids and 'based on a true story.'
And it's meaningless and unimportant.
To tell the story, you need the Iraqi people.
There was a ridiculous piece by the New York Times this week
where they let a veteran pontificate on how no one could understand
unless they were there. No, no, no. You were a guest -- an uninvited
one -- in another country. Do not for one moment think you speak for
the Iraqi people
Only the Iraqi people can speak for themselves and your brief experience
in their country is neither historic or unbiased. You are the warrior
that entered their country to attack. You can take pride in that, you
can disown that, you can atone for it, whatever, but never pretend you
can speak for the Iraqi people.
And MSNBC needs to stop pretending that their studio interviews with generic American talking heads makes for a documentary.
Or that they care about Iraq.
If they gave a damn about Iraq, they'd be covering what's going on now.
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