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Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:49 PM

WWE trolls TheBlaze @ Glenn Beck HQ

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This happened cause Beck made fun of the WWE, and then refused to give them an interview at their show.

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Reply WWE trolls TheBlaze @ Glenn Beck HQ (Original post)
Lobo27 Feb 2013 OP
Drunken Irishman Feb 2013 #1
ProudToBeBlueInRhody Feb 2013 #4
johnlucas Feb 2013 #9
ProudToBeBlueInRhody Feb 2013 #2
Lobo27 Feb 2013 #3
Hayabusa Feb 2013 #10
Grassy Knoll Feb 2013 #5
ballaratocker Feb 2013 #6
johnlucas Feb 2013 #8
Mkap Feb 2013 #7
johnlucas Feb 2013 #11
MarianJack Feb 2013 #12
MynameisBlarney Feb 2013 #13
Ganja Ninja Feb 2013 #14
MynameisBlarney Feb 2013 #15
ProudToBeBlueInRhody Feb 2013 #16

Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:51 PM

1. WWE intrigues me...

They're owned by a right-winger, but their current 'bad guy', who is an absolute fool is a tea party fuck and completely mocking the entire idea they present ... I guess it's all in the name of ratings, but it's funny how he's constantly pissing on America and everyone in the crowd is booing. Reminds me of the 80s and 90s when the bad Euro or Middle Eastern wrestlers would rail against Americana.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:55 PM

4. They are trying to "push" Alberto Del Rio

A Mexican wrestler as their new Latino "babyface".

They did great ratings among Hispanics when they pushed Eddie Guerrero and Rey Mysterio.

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Response to Drunken Irishman (Reply #1)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 08:06 AM

9. You can't pigeonhole Vince McMahon, Drunken Irishman

He's a Republican no doubt but he pretty much has his own particular views about subjects which may not line up with the party line.
Besides as a promoter, he's looking for conflict no matter what.
That's what makes for good stories for the matchups.

Vince—ideally anyway—does what's good for business...his wrestling business.
And if that calls for promotion of "left-wing" types as heroes, that's what he'll do.
Remember at the end of the day Vince allowed himself to be the billionaire bad guy that working class Stone Cold Steve Austin beat down in the middle of the ring each & every week.
Working class Austin was the hero while supposedly silver spoon McMahon was the villain.
Vince McMahon is a very interesting man with a background most don't expect.
He may be rich now but he doesn't like & I don't think has ever liked snooty aristocrats.

Whatever you do, don't insult him or his business like Glenn Beck did without coming face to face.
Vince will make sure you'll regret it through his program.
John Lucas

P.S.: I was totally against Linda McMahon gaining her political seat but am totally fine with the McMahons in the wrestling business.

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:52 PM

2. Michael Cole was a reporter for CBS

From what I understand.

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Response to ProudToBeBlueInRhody (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 25, 2013, 11:53 PM

3. Yeah, actually went to Iraq to cover Desert Storm.

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Response to ProudToBeBlueInRhody (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 08:11 AM

10. He's covered wars, you know.

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 12:16 AM

5. Glenn Beck is an asshole and a coward....

all talk, can't stand by his dribble.

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 03:12 AM

6. I get a feeling that Linda had some kind of behind the scenes run in with some Tea Party types

during the campaign. Vince LOOOVES to use his platform to attack people whom he perceives to have 'wronged' him and it doesn't matter if they are of the left or the right. Does anyone remember the RTC stable (Right to Censor) that spoofed Brent Bozell and the PTC? Also on his 'hit list' have been:
* Stan Kroenke (owner of the Denver Nuggets) for cancelling an arrangement with Vince regarding the use of the Pepsi Center that had been organized months in advance. While Vince was right, he spent a friggin' entire show ragging on Kroenke and had a Lakers/Nuggets match up where all the faces (good guys for you non wrestling fans) were wearing Lakers jerseys. Guess what jerseys the heels (bad guys) were wearing?
* The billionaire Ted skits which started out ragging on all the old guys that WCW had employed but ended up calling Ted Turner a racist , mocking his father's death, his political views and WCW's steroid policy.
* Before he became Triple H, Paul Levesque was Hunter Hearst Helmsley: Connecticut blue blood. Now you may ask from what real life feud did Vince pull this from? Well, in the early '90's, Vince moved to Greenwich and apparently his neighbors looked down his nose at him for his promotion of 'low brow' entertainment.
With a track record like that, I get the feeling that some Tea Party loon began pressuring Linda to move in their direction on certain policy planks and she resisted (like any sane person would). This is most likely where this is coming from.

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Response to ballaratocker (Reply #6)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 07:55 AM

8. You know your wrestling, ballaratocker!

Accurate history there.
Vince is indeed like you said.
He attacks certain figures through his program.
Yet you can't always pin him down to party platform.

Strangely enough he's friends with Donald Trump (WrestleMania IV & V held in Trump Plaza) yet even more surprising you didn't see him follow up behind Trump's foolish charges against Obama.
In 2008, Barack even appeared on WWE TV doing a take on The Rock with "Do you smell what Barack is cookin'?"
John Lucas

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 06:52 AM

7. Someone is mad

I think Vince is a little mad about the lack of tea party support for a certain failed senate run

Now it's revenge time

and what is up with mullet kid

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 08:16 AM

11. At the back of your mind, you have to wonder if this is all an angle

Gotta watch out with wrestling.
This could all be a work between WWE & Glenn Beck.
John Lucas

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 08:47 AM

12. WOW! glenn beck actually has less credibility...

...than professional wrestlers. Incredible! Is there a blizzard going on in hell?

PEACE!

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Response to Lobo27 (Original post)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 08:53 AM

13. Has anyone here ever actually watched wrestling?

Or, 'Rasslin??
This seems to me like a big phony drama about to unfurl.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #13)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 12:08 PM

14. Yup The WWE doesn't waste time building a story line if they aren't going to use it. n/t

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Response to Ganja Ninja (Reply #14)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 12:15 PM

15. Indeed.

This is going to epic in its awfulness.
Can't wait, lol.

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Response to MynameisBlarney (Reply #13)

Tue Feb 26, 2013, 01:16 PM

16. They "invaded" Atlanta with DX

Nothing really came of it, in that WCW would not engage them, but they still hail it as the moment they took control of the Monday Night War.

In the back of my mind it's possible Beck is in cahoots with them, but Vince has never run from someone's offhanded comment to the media about his company and made a mountain out of it.

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