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Wed May 22, 2013, 11:54 AM

Most annoying political commentator?

Nancy Grace for me. Everything about her is irritating, from her brand of 'justice' before a trial has even started, to the irritating "pushy" tone she has.

This is followed second by O'Reilly, with his phony "father knows best" act and smug arrogance. Hey Bill, the word of the day is "STFU"

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Reply Most annoying political commentator? (Original post)
Dash87 May 2013 OP
bigwillq May 2013 #1
sofa king May 2013 #6
graham4anything May 2013 #2
Arugula Latte May 2013 #51
sufrommich May 2013 #3
cynatnite May 2013 #4
lpbk2713 May 2013 #5
kairos12 May 2013 #44
madinmaryland May 2013 #7
Dash87 May 2013 #9
Flashmann May 2013 #8
sufrommich May 2013 #14
asjr May 2013 #22
rl6214 May 2013 #10
AndyA May 2013 #11
RevStPatrick May 2013 #12
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Dash87 May 2013 #17
Dollface May 2013 #24
Beacool May 2013 #32
LeftInTX May 2013 #41
Demonaut May 2013 #13
HughBeaumont May 2013 #15
Dash87 May 2013 #16
G_j May 2013 #18
Dollface May 2013 #19
Dash87 May 2013 #21
Dollface May 2013 #23
bravenak May 2013 #54
patrice May 2013 #20
Mike Daniels May 2013 #25
PatSeg May 2013 #28
Initech May 2013 #26
clarice May 2013 #27
hamsterjill May 2013 #33
clarice May 2013 #34
backscatter712 May 2013 #43
clarice May 2013 #48
backscatter712 May 2013 #49
clarice May 2013 #50
backscatter712 May 2013 #29
GoCubsGo May 2013 #30
Beacool May 2013 #31
piratefish08 May 2013 #35
Jamaal510 May 2013 #36
Dawson Leery May 2013 #37
Douglas Carpenter May 2013 #38
Burma Jones May 2013 #39
gopiscrap May 2013 #40
LeftInTX May 2013 #42
a kennedy May 2013 #45
ErikJ May 2013 #46
Quantess May 2013 #47
libodem May 2013 #52
Tierra_y_Libertad May 2013 #53

Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 11:57 AM

1. Grace is bad, for sure, but

I don't watch any of the cable news programs, and I only watch the networks news programs once in awhile.

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Response to bigwillq (Reply #1)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:02 PM

6. My better half observes that...

... Nancy Grace always looks as if she can smell her own bullshit.

But hey, she made a valuable career for herself by gobbling up a few hours of prime time news and crapping out a "missing blonde chick of the week" show in its stead.

The America in which we live would not be possible without her, for a better informed populace would have never allowed this state of affairs.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 11:57 AM

2. Bob Woodward, who is always there to slant the conversation to his point

 

Tim Russert used to be

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Response to graham4anything (Reply #2)

Thu May 23, 2013, 01:39 PM

51. Tim Russert got such a pass from people, even on this board.

That guy was a tool, and his stupid son is even worse.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 11:57 AM

3. Bill O'Reilly followed by Michelle Malkin.

Both are certifiably insane.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 11:58 AM

4. Ann Coulter is easily in the top 5. n/t

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:00 PM

5. Cokie Roberts




If I flip the channel and find her there I just move right along.


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Response to lpbk2713 (Reply #5)

Wed May 22, 2013, 08:46 PM

44. I agree, can't stand her, ultimate beltway sleaze

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:02 PM

7. Anyone on the Fox Noise Channel. nt

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Response to madinmaryland (Reply #7)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:05 PM

9. For some reason, Hannity is hilarious to me.

Part of me still thinks he's putting on a comedy act, even though he's probably serious. He and Ann Coulter are a serious hit to one's IQ points.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:04 PM

8. Most annoying political commentator

I can only choose from those who I allow myself to be exposed to.A list which includes no one from faux or cnn...Out of those remaining,Luke "pipsqueak" Russert wins,with Chuckie Toadboy closely trailing.

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Response to Flashmann (Reply #8)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:10 PM

14. Luke Russert is the poster boy for nepotism,

only Dubya surpasses him as the quintessential idiot offspring.

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Response to sufrommich (Reply #14)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:29 PM

22. I totally agree. He was forced upon us simply because of

his father. I must admit I never cared for his father. But to the network he was God. I don't blame Luke for his position but he has not learned enough yet to be a "news person." To me he will always be a neophyte with a voice to match.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:05 PM

10. Agree about grace.

 

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:06 PM

11. Is Nancy Grace a political commentator?

I know the bar for them is set pretty low, but she's such a sensationalist...

I guess most of them are. O'Reilly is one of the worst, as are Hannity, Beck, Limbaugh, and Coulter.

I can't stand Chris Matthews. Sometimes he's spot on, but he doesn't know when to shut up and I find that very rude and irritating. Also, he's often dead wrong. Bashir, Sharpton, Maddow, O'Donnell, and Schultz are a big contrast to Matthews, and I always thought Matthews was the top guy at MSNBC. He's less professional than the others, and I'd rather see people like Joy Reid have a show instead of airing Hardball twice during the week.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:09 PM

12. Sean Hannity.

 

He is just SO fucking stupid.
And the worst kind of fucking stupid - the kind of fucking stupid that thinks he's really smart.

Grace and O'Reilly are both pretty intelligent, but play stupid for the money.
Hannity is the opposite.
I know a few stupid people who love Hannity, and his role is to make people who are fucking stupid think that they are smart, because they can relate to him.

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Response to RevStPatrick (Reply #12)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:14 PM

17. .

love it

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Response to RevStPatrick (Reply #12)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:34 PM

24. I actually have trouble looking at him. I have the same problem with Ted Cruz.

I think perhaps I was abused by a used car salesman (ala Danny DeVito in Matilda) as a child.

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Response to RevStPatrick (Reply #12)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:06 PM

32. I don't know, I can't get too worked up about Hannity.

I don't agree with anything he ever says, but he doesn't annoy me like Limpballs.

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Response to RevStPatrick (Reply #12)

Wed May 22, 2013, 02:47 PM

41. Hannity always has a smirk on his face

He's full of himself and creepy.
He's the worst on TV

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:09 PM

13. noonan, complete douchebag

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:10 PM

15. Neil Cavuto.

Pointing out an annoying political commentator on Faux is pretty much like asking who is the worst modern Republican president. Shillvuto is nothing but a smarmy, nasally, insufferable corporate apologist pushing toxic narratives that speak to your favorite absolutist.

Plus, he looks vaguely like Kim Jong Il.

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Response to HughBeaumont (Reply #15)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:12 PM

16. I forgot about Cavuto. His picture is next to "tool" in the dictionary.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:19 PM

18. there are but a handful who aren't.. my

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:21 PM

19. Sip.E. Cupp

She just annoys me. and pretty much anyone on Fox expect Shep Smith.

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Response to Dollface (Reply #19)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:24 PM

21. Did you see Bill Maher two weeks ago?

She was on there with Michael Moore screaming about guns.

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Response to Dash87 (Reply #21)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:32 PM

23. That pretty much put her on my list. Before that I'd only seen snippets and didn't realize being

loud and obnoxious was her natural state.

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Response to Dollface (Reply #19)

Thu May 23, 2013, 03:53 PM

54. Me too.

She irritates the crap out of me.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:22 PM

20. Cookie Roberts

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:37 PM

25. Joe Scarborough hands down....

The whole Morning Joe program is just a trough to feed his ego so it doesn't starve.

The guy's been out of Congress how long now...10 years, more? Yet he acts as though he left just last November with his constant pratter of about "when in Congress I did this or this is how we worked this out". Moron doesn't realize that if the Tea Party had existed when he was in Congress it would have been just as dysfunctional then at it is now.

Even when covering the tornado yesterday it was all about him (when I was in Alabama a tornado did this, when I was in Florida a hurricane did this, blah, blah, blah).

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Response to Mike Daniels (Reply #25)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:52 PM

28. I noticed that about the tornado

He can relate everything to HIM. He tells the same stories over and over again and everyone sits there in strained silence as he dominates the conversation.

Most people have had a relative like Joe, who goes on and on knowing darn well that everyone has heard that story before. He doesn't care, he has to be the center of attention all the time. Its his show and he'll bore the crap out of everyone if he wants to. When he isn't giving long monologues, he is bullying someone just because he doesn't like them. Not a great personality for television.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:45 PM

26. Every single commentator on the Fox Opinion Channel.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:52 PM

27. Greta Van......

Every time I see her face, I can only imagine her singing
"We represent....the lollipop guild......"

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Response to clarice (Reply #27)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:14 PM

33. Oh, now that was bad!!!!

But I had to laugh, because I've thought the same thing!

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Response to hamsterjill (Reply #33)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:18 PM

34. I know right? I'm so ashamed of myself. nt

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Response to clarice (Reply #27)

Wed May 22, 2013, 08:33 PM

43. I have no idea what you're talking about!

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #43)

Thu May 23, 2013, 01:13 PM

48. Scatter...the lollipop song is from The Wizard of Oz.nt

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Response to clarice (Reply #48)

Thu May 23, 2013, 01:35 PM

49. Dammit, my picture link broke. Let me try again...



I'll do one better and post a Youtube clip with the same thing.

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Response to backscatter712 (Reply #49)

Thu May 23, 2013, 01:37 PM

50. OMG !!!!!!!!! nt

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:54 PM

29. Bryan Fischer. He's just pure fucking evil. n/t

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 12:59 PM

30. Whoever is on the telly yapping at the time.

The evening line-up of MSNBC excepted.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:04 PM

31. Not on TV, but Limbaugh surpasses everyone else for smugness and just general asshollery.



O'Reilly's patronizing manner bothers me the most on TV.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:20 PM

35. as of yesterday it's Wolf "you gotta thank the Lord" Blitzer

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:47 PM

36. I have commentators on both sides that I can't stand.

From the Right, it is hard to choose because there are so many, but I suppose I'll choose Hannity and Limbaugh. Hannity always drives me insane whenever he calls Obama "the anointed one", even despite the President being elected twice with respectable margins of victory. The true "anointed one" was his predecessor Bush ll, who only became president due to a SC ruling that screwed up the vote tallying in FL. As for Limbaugh, I hate how he calls us the "Democrat Party" instead of "Democratic Party". He seems to be doing it on purpose in order to try and make the case that our party is somehow undemocratic, or maybe to emphasize the "rat" part of the word "Democrat". Also, even though I'm not a woman, it makes me sick to hear him calling people "feminizis" who only want to see women on the same playing field as men and to not be insulted.

With regards to political commentators on the Left who I find annoying, it would be Cenk Ugyur and John Fugelsang. These are a couple of people who come across to me as those who expect a president to be all-powerful and to be able to magically set forth a progressive agenda without the help of Congress. Every time I hear from them, they rarely have anything positive to say about Obama. They criticize him for some things that aren't really his fault, like how UE isn't dropping as fast as everyone would like. It would be dropping much faster had our friends in the House passed his proposed Jobs Bill in 2011. And there's the matter with chained CPI, but again as I have stated on here repeatedly--it was not the President's ideal budget. They act as if he is a Republican in sheep's clothing who is so eager to cut stuff, but the President has had over 4 years and a party across the aisle more than willing to help him to enact cuts to entitlements, and he still has yet to do so. Plus there are other parts of the deal that the Left would support, such as higher top tax rates and funding for universal pre-school. And Cenk really lost me when he made the assertion that Gary Johnson, the Libertarian, was a "true progressive". Never mind the fact that his fiscal policy is even more hostile towards working-class folk than that of the average Republican. Johnson is essentially a Ron Paul clone. I just quit watching those two shows after a while. The ones I like on Current (which is the channel they come on) are Full Court Press and Talking Liberally.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 01:58 PM

37. Kookie Noonan.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 02:06 PM

38. Sean Hannity is living proof that Neanderthals did interbreed with homo sapiens

His knuckles really do drag. That's not name calling in his case. It is just stating a fact. But, most annoying? I'm not sure. There are just so many.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 02:08 PM

39. One of my co-workers......

My remote doesn't work on him......

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 02:39 PM

40. Rush

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 03:14 PM

42. Nancy is plain old unprofessional much of the time.

Since she is a former prosecutor, she should know better. She isn't objective at all and she is more tabloid than anything.

One time, she devoted an entire hour to Lindsey Lohan.
Oh and when she starts showing pictures of her kids ad naseum....she really overdoes it.

I don't mind watching her if she has something worthwhile to say. But much of what she says often isn't worth the time.
A few years ago, she did a series called, "Missing in America", which was pretty decent.

I haven't watched HLN in a few years, but Vinnie Politan had a show at around 5pm. Vinnie gave a more professional rundown of legal news. Plus, he's cute.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:02 PM

45. Gotta be Megan Kelly......ugh....

ever see her lips when she's done speaking?? they're so pressed she looks like she's just eaten a lemon. Ugh.....

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:30 PM

46. Greg Gutfield of Red Eye and The Five. Cannot STAND that "comedian"

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Wed May 22, 2013, 09:36 PM

47. Neil Cavuto.

Whiny, whiny, and whiny, in attitude, voice, and tone. Being physically unattractive does not help.
How did he get his job? The only possible answer is nepotism.

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Response to Quantess (Reply #47)

Thu May 23, 2013, 01:45 PM

52. He is my pick too

And that bowtie idiot son. He was insufferable.

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Response to Dash87 (Original post)

Thu May 23, 2013, 01:50 PM

53. Is Paul Harvey still selling Red White and Blue cornpone and molasses?

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