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94. At times she can be entertaining, but other times she makes me cringe
I am probably even further to the left than Randi Rhodes, but when I hear a caller who disagrees with her call in I always get really upset with her. She just screams at people without giving them a chance to even finish their sentence. Now there are perhaps times when that is appropriate, for example if it is a completely rude caller or someone who is trying to dominate the conversation. Too often however that is not the case, the caller is trying to be polite but she just screams at them. We are not going to win the debate if our spokespeople are so obviously trying to shut people out of the debate. We need someone who has the ability to make the right-wingers look like idiots by making good arguments against them, not someone who merely screams to get them to shut up.
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  -I have just listened to Randi Rhodes for the last time. patrice  Jul-22-05 05:29 PM   #0 
  - yeah that wasn't too cool!  PuraVidaDreamin   Jul-22-05 05:30 PM   # 
  - Caller was asking a valid question about something I've seen in  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:40 PM   #14 
  - I heard it and the woman was annoying and dense I felt like Randi did  Mira   Jul-22-05 05:45 PM   #20 
     - I have no desire to attack Randi--I do read about what she says,  anitar1   Jul-22-05 05:52 PM   #30 
        - Her voice is a turnoff.  patrice   Jul-22-05 06:05 PM   #49 
           - Change the station then  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 06:06 PM   #51 
              - The problem???  sled   Jul-22-05 06:19 PM   #57 
              - And this is why you can't change the radio station?  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 06:32 PM   #62 
              - Yes, but...  sled   Jul-22-05 07:19 PM   #80 
              - Her audience is growing. Wonder what you're talking about.  leesa   Jul-23-05 10:30 AM   #113 
                 - OK...  sled   Jul-23-05 04:25 PM   #127 
              - She misrepresents "Us"; that's the problem.  patrice   Jul-22-05 06:56 PM   #69 
              - What is your definition of "Us"?  libnnc   Jul-22-05 07:10 PM   #78 
              - I disagree  JulieRB   Jul-22-05 08:08 PM   #84 
              - as an abandoned sirius listener I don't care  klyon   Jul-22-05 08:39 PM   #91 
                 - I like Ed Schultz a lot  proud2Blib   Jul-23-05 01:27 PM   #124 
              - Randi does a hell of lot of good, so she pisses a few off now  0007   Jul-22-05 08:20 PM   #87 
              - She represents me pretty damn well. Not sure which us you're referring to.  Misunderestimator   Jul-23-05 09:31 AM   #103 
                 - Same here  notsodumbhillbilly   Jul-23-05 10:15 AM   #112 
              - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-05 01:16 AM   #97 
                 - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-05 01:21 AM   #99 
  - she's really quite negative  crikkett   Jul-22-05 05:30 PM   #1 
  - Who the fuck wasn't negative in January? Oh yeah, republicans  0rganism   Jul-22-05 06:53 PM   #68 
     - yep, but when it's overwhelming  crikkett   Jul-24-05 12:04 PM   #129 
  - Doesn't this happen fairly regularly? n/t  redqueen   Jul-22-05 05:30 PM   #2 
  - Yes.  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:41 PM   #16 
     - She also more regularly brings in converts.  Kurovski   Jul-23-05 01:06 PM   #120 
  - I don't know  warrior1   Jul-22-05 05:30 PM   #3 
  - I love Randi. She's smart, aggressive and not afraid of the consequences  Kerrytravelers   Jul-22-05 05:33 PM   #6 
  - I'll keep listening to Randi as well  me b zola   Jul-22-05 05:36 PM   #9 
  - Same here. I don't always agree with her, but I love her outspokenness  ET Awful   Jul-22-05 05:38 PM   #13 
  - The woman was trying to get her question across, Randi interrupted  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:42 PM   #18 
     - I like Randi, but I agree with you --  emcguffie   Jul-22-05 06:16 PM   #55 
        - I agree with you. I usually listen to her and often learn a lot,  Talismom   Jul-23-05 09:19 AM   #101 
  - RANDI RHODES GOES NEGATIVE!!!!  seemslikeadream   Jul-22-05 05:32 PM   #4 
  - Well that woman was kind of dense  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 05:33 PM   #5 
  - That is completely unfair of you and Randi.  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:44 PM   #19 
  - She mentioned because that is where the Bush  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:54 PM   #32 
     - It's whitehouse .gov  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 05:58 PM   #40 
        - There is or was a Spoof site.  patrice   Jul-22-05 06:03 PM   #47 
           - And that spoof site has absolutely nothing to do  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 06:05 PM   #48 
              - google has connected the search term "failure" to the Bush bio  patrice   Jul-22-05 06:58 PM   #70 
              - Randi had to repeat herself constantly & the caller seemed clueless about  Pachamama   Jul-23-05 12:36 PM   #116 
  - Randi Rhodes is a pain in the ass  The_Casual_Observer   Jul-22-05 05:34 PM   #7 
  - I'm sure that Rove, George, Cheney, Rumsfeld, DeLay,  Kurovski   Jul-23-05 01:10 PM   #121 
  - She didn't know what she was talking about,i heard her do that before.n/t  dave502d   Jul-22-05 05:34 PM   #8 
  - Randi didn't know what she was talking about this time.  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:46 PM   #22 
     - That what i said.Randi.n/t  dave502d   Jul-22-05 05:48 PM   #26 
        - Okay, I'm sorry, I am getting frustrated with this.  patrice   Jul-22-05 07:08 PM   #75 
  - The lady didn't know what it means "to google"  burythehatchet   Jul-22-05 05:36 PM   #10 
  - She started the conversation by talking about how she googled  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:49 PM   #28 
     - thanks for clarifying that, I was only listening in the background  burythehatchet   Jul-22-05 06:18 PM   #56 
     - It is so painful, because all of us are in pain from being treated  patrice   Jul-22-05 07:03 PM   #72 
     - Yep. Just a little ol' "Google Bomb" (see my sig line).  Buns_of_Fire   Jul-22-05 06:42 PM   #67 
  - Okay, so she can be a little abrasive. I'll cut her some slack because  i miss america   Jul-22-05 05:36 PM   #11 
  - I'm ok with abrasive  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 05:56 PM   #36 
     - "It's geometric!"  Kurovski   Jul-23-05 01:13 PM   #122 
  - I had to turn off Lionel twice in the last week.  mwb970   Jul-22-05 05:38 PM   #12 
  - "Dumber than a Rock"  sled   Jul-22-05 05:41 PM   #15 
  - really.....what about Nancy Skinner? she's on in Detroit  Gabi Hayes   Jul-22-05 05:45 PM   #21 
  - Skinner the Winner  sled   Jul-22-05 05:56 PM   #34 
  - Love Nancy...she's from Chicago. nt  linazelle   Jul-23-05 01:02 AM   #93 
  - Which station?  BiggJawn   Jul-23-05 09:34 AM   #106 
  - Air America Minnesota plays Ed Schultz instead of Randi Rhodes (nt)  Eric J in MN   Jul-22-05 05:47 PM   #25 
  - same in Chicago....he sux it hard, too. today they have former WLSer  Gabi Hayes   Jul-22-05 05:51 PM   #29 
     - Was Jay Marvin a conservative radio host? nt  Eric J in MN   Jul-22-05 05:56 PM   #35 
     - he considers himself mostly libertarian, but could be very  Gabi Hayes   Jul-22-05 06:01 PM   #45 
     - Can't help but think...  sled   Jul-22-05 06:00 PM   #43 
  - She does this frequently.  patrice   Jul-22-05 06:01 PM   #46 
  - Unless they subscribe to what she thinks without any  prodigal_green   Jul-22-05 05:41 PM   #17 
  - Exactly.  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:57 PM   #37 
  - If her ratings are Great...give her a "pass." If she's not gaining  KoKo01   Jul-22-05 05:47 PM   #23 
  - I love her when shes bashing the administration...  liberaliraqvet26   Jul-22-05 05:47 PM   #24 
  - My point exactly.  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:55 PM   #33 
  - To me, the proper thing for a host(ess) to do when faced with a caller  Mayberry Machiavelli   Jul-22-05 05:48 PM   #27 
  - I'm a high school teacher, I have very practiced ears, that caller  patrice   Jul-22-05 05:53 PM   #31 
     - Sometimes, Randi gets so passionately involved with her own spiel  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-22-05 06:00 PM   #42 
        - She is exceptionally informed except when she's  janeaustin   Jul-22-05 06:34 PM   #63 
           - I cannot think of any instance when Randi has been misinformed.  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-23-05 09:52 AM   #110 
              - Yeah, when she gave the caller who was nursing at the DSM a hard time  Pachamama   Jul-23-05 12:49 PM   #117 
              - I had very mixed feelings about that whole episode. I nursed both of  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-24-05 09:55 AM   #128 
              - No, I can't, partly because I haven't had my coffee yet. :)  janeaustin   Jul-23-05 12:56 PM   #119 
                 - The caller in question here was out of it.  Tommymac   Jul-23-05 01:32 PM   #125 
  - Randiiiii hurt my feeeeeeeeelinngggssss...  ClassWarrior   Jul-22-05 05:57 PM   #38 
  - I like Randi Rhodes and I will continue to  dogday   Jul-22-05 05:57 PM   #39 
  - Randi is ENTERTAINING.  Dr Fate   Jul-22-05 06:00 PM   #41 
  - Ding!  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 06:01 PM   #44 
  - I listen to hear Randi...  Tommymac   Jul-23-05 12:48 AM   #92 
  - There it is  derby378   Jul-23-05 09:33 AM   #105 
  - hm yes, sure looks like a lot of people find calling people names  rman   Jul-23-05 09:48 AM   #107 
     - Randi actually IS the most informative host as well.  Dr Fate   Jul-23-05 01:21 PM   #123 
        - she could not baby-sit and not insult at the same time, i'd think  rman   Jul-23-05 04:21 PM   #126 
  - I heard it, thought it was rude  hippiegranny   Jul-22-05 06:06 PM   #50 
  - Not my style, but....  DemFromMem   Jul-22-05 06:06 PM   #52 
  - She's the best host on Air America  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jul-22-05 06:09 PM   #53 
  - Give me a break.............  zalinda   Jul-22-05 06:12 PM   #54 
  - What does N/T mean ?  swimming with sharks   Jul-22-05 06:23 PM   #58 
  - It means "no text"  ohio_liberal   Jul-22-05 06:36 PM   #64 
  - The Lion of the Left - Bernie Ward is the best are fricaseeing freepers  Must_B_Free   Jul-22-05 06:26 PM   #59 
  - Thanks for the tip.  patrice   Jul-22-05 07:05 PM   #74 
  - Randi owes many people apologies....  bvar22   Jul-22-05 06:29 PM   #60 
  - Uh, I disagree  JulieRB   Jul-22-05 08:05 PM   #83 
  - Ray and Randi are my favorites!!  Roxy66   Jul-23-05 01:17 AM   #98 
  - I agree with you! Malloy rocks and is a real professional  Talismom   Jul-23-05 09:28 AM   #102 
  - Me too!  ClayZ   Jul-23-05 01:29 AM   #100 
  - No doubt Randi will be devastated  notsodumbhillbilly   Jul-22-05 06:31 PM   #61 
  - Most talk show host gets rude time to time... If people listen to every  Rainscents   Jul-22-05 06:38 PM   #65 
  - Give Randi a damn break! I'd like to see you try to do a radio show.  B Calm   Jul-22-05 06:41 PM   #66 
  - OMG! The woman does 1 million things right and you find 1 fault  BigBearJohn   Jul-22-05 07:02 PM   #71 
  - Once I was listening to Rhode's show, and she had a woman call in  Stirk   Jul-22-05 07:05 PM   #73 
  - I am sorry to say that you are right  patrice   Jul-22-05 07:10 PM   #76 
  - I've said before, Randi shouldn't take callers  LizW   Jul-22-05 07:10 PM   #77 
  - Thom Hartmann is so much better.  CrispyQGirl   Jul-22-05 07:16 PM   #79 
  - if she'd shut up for five seconds  paulk   Jul-22-05 07:48 PM   #81 
  - You won't have many hosts to listen to  rfrrfrrfr   Jul-22-05 07:51 PM   #82 
  - Love Randi, but she crossed the line today. I hope that poor woman  Imalittleteapot   Jul-22-05 08:10 PM   #85 
  - I understand why Randi hung up on her-but she shouldn't have called her a  Pachamama   Jul-23-05 12:54 PM   #118 
  - Oh please. We've all seen posters here have misunderstandings and flame  mondo joe   Jul-22-05 08:14 PM   #86 
  - Agreed. She's shrill and hysterical....  MarkTwain   Jul-22-05 08:22 PM   #88 
  - Just now played in LA  tishaLA   Jul-22-05 08:28 PM   #89 
  - Give her a break. Randi's from the Bronx.  cat_girl25   Jul-22-05 08:39 PM   #90 
  - No, from Brooklyn. Many of us in the Bronx like her show and  Talismom   Jul-23-05 09:32 AM   #104 
  - At times she can be entertaining, but other times she makes me cringe  dissent1977   Jul-23-05 01:11 AM   #94 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jul-23-05 01:14 AM   #95 
  - Whoa... What A Weird Thing To Say !!!  WillyT   Jul-23-05 01:16 AM   #96 
  - Actually, I'm surprised no one has mentioned Sam Seder.  quiet.american   Jul-23-05 09:48 AM   #108 
  - Sam is great when he fills in for Randi. n/t  OmmmSweetOmmm   Jul-23-05 09:51 AM   #109 
  - I adore Randi  NancyG   Jul-23-05 10:13 AM   #111 
  - Are you always this thin-skinned?  leesa   Jul-23-05 10:31 AM   #114 
  - yeah that is my one complaint about randi...  rndmprsn   Jul-23-05 10:35 AM   #115 

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