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robbedvoter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-26-08 08:34 AM
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14. He told the media they prefer to cover race issues instead of real issues and
are hurting voters in the process. Media attacked. And so did DU. Knee jerk reflex.
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  -Bill Clinton is taking on the corporate media AND the right wing propaganda machine at the same time mtnsnake  Jan-26-08 08:26 AM   #0 
  - thank you, I saw the Big Dog taking the media to task, and I loved it! n/t  Scout   Jan-26-08 08:28 AM   #1 
  - So did I and commented about it--only to get Rudely dissed  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 08:30 AM   #5 
     - Kudos to you, rodeodance, for fighting the good fight against the corporate media  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:39 AM   #26 
        - most posts downstream are not interested in your issue, Instead it is bashing  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 09:01 AM   #60 
        - thanks, rd  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:08 AM   #73 
           - The Right Wing has Shrewdly  neutron   Jan-26-08 01:23 PM   #124 
              - Yes, they most certainly have  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 01:25 PM   #126 
        - Yes, the Corporate DLC thanks you - no other can simultaneously Race and Gender bait while PRETENDIN...  ShortnFiery   Jan-26-08 01:29 PM   #128 
  - Amen!  Evergreen Emerald   Jan-26-08 08:28 AM   #2 
  - Bill Clinton is lying and whining  ProSense   Jan-26-08 08:29 AM   #3 
  - He was not lying when he told the media to its face they are shameful  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:33 AM   #11 
     - and why did he call them shameful? do you recall?  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:34 AM   #15 
     - that is an abject lie  dsc   Jan-26-08 08:36 AM   # 
        - I am not lying.  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:37 AM   #21 
           - that is a different video  dsc   Jan-26-08 09:45 AM   #81 
           - my mistake  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 10:09 AM   #95 
           - dsc is right. It's an abject lie.  AlertLurker   Jan-26-08 09:50 AM   #83 
              - no, I was mistaken  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 10:12 AM   #97 
                 - Just because you are mistaken does not make it less of a lie.  AlertLurker   Jan-26-08 10:50 AM   #104 
                    - what I posted was NOT a lie  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 11:16 AM   #105 
                       - Sure, you are absolutely correct. I was just trying to be nice.  AlertLurker   Jan-26-08 11:46 AM   #108 
                          - That's not fair  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 12:14 PM   #112 
                          - well, he's right about only one thing: I forgot to post the link: here it is:  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 12:54 PM   #118 
                          - Originally, I was referring to the M$M quote as the lie:  AlertLurker   Jan-26-08 12:56 PM   #120 
                             - olive branch? LOL!  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 12:57 PM   #121 
                          - here's the link  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 12:55 PM   #119 
     - oh, the 'SHAMEFUL' from big dawg to the media was SWEET SWEET.  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 09:02 AM   #62 
  - You're right on target with this one, Snake.  Rock_Garden   Jan-26-08 08:29 AM   #4 
  - Yup. Some side with the media - cuz, heh, dude, it's the Clintons! Ponies, ya know?  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 08:30 AM   #6 
  - really? seems more like he's attacking Obama, but hey, what do I know?  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:31 AM   #7 
  - its true, he took on big media this week and got mocked by many on du threads and there  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 08:32 AM   #10 
  - and why exactly did he take on the media?  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:34 AM   #12 
  - He wasn't attacking Obama then. He attacked the media and the Right Wing directly.  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:34 AM   #13 
  - whom is Bill really attacking here? media or Obama?  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:36 AM   #19 
  - He told the media they prefer to cover race issues instead of real issues and  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 08:34 AM   #14 
     - link?  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:39 AM   #25 
        - Lerkfish, let me ask you this: Are you glad Bill shamed the media or not?  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:41 AM   #31 
           - nice sidestep  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:43 AM   #35 
              - Not a sidestep at all. Read the OP.  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:44 AM   #38 
                 - sidestep again.  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:45 AM   #41 
                    - He shamed them because he thinks they're shameful. Otherwise he wouldn't have told them that.  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:56 AM   #54 
  - REC.  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 08:31 AM   #8 
  - Bill Clinton is the father of media concentration  IndianaGreen   Jan-26-08 08:31 AM   #9 
  - Changing the subject does NOT change the fact he is taking on the corporate media to their faces  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:36 AM   #16 
  - The only one doing so, BTW!  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 08:38 AM   #24 
  - That is not changing the subject -- It IS the subject  Armstead   Jan-26-08 08:39 AM   #27 
     - Same thing I thought.  Blue State Native   Jan-26-08 09:01 AM   #59 
        - blind partisanship  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 11:21 AM   #107 
  - because a GOP congress voted for it? Funny how he's responsible for all the  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 08:37 AM   #20 
  - are you implying that he vetoed the telcom act, and Congress over-rode his veto? /nt  still_one   Jan-26-08 09:06 AM   #69 
  - Amen, and it is funny that he is turning on his baby now  MrWiggles   Jan-26-08 08:55 AM   #52 
  - I was PO'ed by the remark from Cafferty  bluedog   Jan-26-08 08:36 AM   #17 
  - The big dog is a guard dog. Always has been. Always will be. Try attacking his property  Maribelle   Jan-26-08 08:43 AM   #34 
  - K&R  seasonedblue   Jan-26-08 08:36 AM   #18 
  - Where was Bill when it mattered?  Armstead   Jan-26-08 08:37 AM   #22 
  - Where was Bill during torture, lying about WMDs, shock and awe....  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:40 AM   #28 
  - Bill Clinton uses the media to get out his race-baiting message.  Skwmom   Jan-26-08 08:38 AM   #23 
  - "I did not feed mud to that media. That's a lie."  Armstead   Jan-26-08 08:41 AM   #32 
  - Fuck Bill. He's damaging our party, and you want me to feel sympathy?  babylonsister   Jan-26-08 08:40 AM   #29 
  - I'm just saying that because it's Bill, no one HERE seems to mind the evil media all of a sudden  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:43 AM   #37 
  - No it's Bill's selective outrage that pisses me off  Armstead   Jan-26-08 08:46 AM   #43 
  - Of course  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:51 AM   #49 
     - I'd be rah-rahing Bills shots at the media if....  Armstead   Jan-26-08 08:58 AM   #56 
  - I'm not even watching CNN, so your point is lost on me. I want  babylonsister   Jan-26-08 08:51 AM   #47 
  - He helped provide for the mass media merges and destruction of the fairness doctrine  still_one   Jan-26-08 08:52 AM   #50 
  - All is fair against the Clenis!  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 12:28 PM   #113 
  - how nasty!  indimuse   Jan-26-08 12:46 PM   #116 
  - People like Bob Herbert, Michael Crowley and many  cali   Jan-26-08 08:40 AM   #30 
  - JUST LEAVE BILL ALONE!!!!  JTFrog   Jan-26-08 08:41 AM   #33 
  - "the corporate media AND the right wing propaganda machine "  Inuca   Jan-26-08 08:43 AM   #36 
  - That's right. Apparently you haven't heard him speak lately. nt  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:45 AM   #40 
     - oh, EVERYONE is hearing him speak lately  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:46 AM   #42 
        - you may be hearing but are you COMPREHENDING his message when he takes on the media?  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 09:04 AM   #67 
        - But the press is twisting his words. I saw the video of this and the Daily News  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 11:48 AM   #109 
  - Clinton's taking on anyone who stands in his way  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-26-08 08:45 AM   #39 
  - Just another DU'er who doesn't give a rats ass that Bill is taking on the corporate media  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:47 AM   #44 
     - again, answer the question; WHY is he taking on the media?  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 08:53 AM   #51 
     - I answered your question upthread.  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:57 AM   #55 
     - Get over yourself  alcibiades_mystery   Jan-26-08 09:03 AM   #64 
  - MSM is suddenly popular on DU as they coddle one candidate. Only Rush still  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 08:48 AM   #45 
  - he helped create it with the telecommunication act of the 90's which he signed  still_one   Jan-26-08 08:50 AM   #46 
  - Someone else already beat you to it upthread, but thanks for changing the subject  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 08:59 AM   #57 
     - "crucifying" him for enabling the very thing that he is speaking against  still_one   Jan-26-08 09:04 AM   #68 
  - Too bad he's no running for office. Oh, yeah. He is. nt  Bonobo   Jan-26-08 08:56 AM   #53 
  - He's not taking on the media. He's using the media, as he's always  pdxmom   Jan-26-08 08:59 AM   #58 
  - What world do you live in?  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:02 AM   #63 
     - Saying "shame on you" isn't taking on the media. That was getting  pdxmom   Jan-26-08 09:07 AM   #71 
        - Good gawd as if that's all he said. I suppose it was his dummy who blasted them for not covering  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:11 AM   #75 
  - Please! Bill was playing another one of his games. I'm not  Kahuna   Jan-26-08 09:01 AM   #61 
  - Are you saying he didn't take on the media??  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:04 AM   #65 
     - Bill Clinton is trying to do the typical repuke tactic of, LOOK OVER THERE!..  Kahuna   Jan-26-08 09:51 AM   #85 
  - The "progressives" on DU would rather vote to lose.  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-26-08 09:04 AM   #66 
  - Some may be Clinton bashers, but do you think it might be their policies and votes?  still_one   Jan-26-08 09:13 AM   #77 
  - Didn't you hear? Both parties are the same.  The_Casual_Observer   Jan-26-08 09:18 AM   #79 
     - Yes, there are some issues that differentiate both parties, but with lobbyists  still_one   Jan-26-08 09:31 AM   #80 
  - I though Clinton was the most progressive candidate  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 10:11 AM   #96 
  - Craig Crawford on MSNBC: media has mental illness about the Clintons.  rodeodance   Jan-26-08 09:07 AM   #70 
  - Bill Clinton is no victim and no saint. If you actually read up on  Bread and Circus   Jan-26-08 09:07 AM   #72 
  - I've seen you in numerous threads telling posters to read up on the issues  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:55 AM   #87 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-26-08 01:48 PM   #133 
  - No Bill  southern_dem   Jan-26-08 09:10 AM   #74 
  - "Whine", "two-faced"?  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-26-08 09:11 AM   #76 
  - It's as two-faced as it gets  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:14 AM   #78 
     - Find someone here who says the media is fine  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-26-08 10:04 AM   #91 
        - That's my point, Zodiak. No one here DOES think the media is fine  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 10:08 AM   #94 
           - Well, I'm not backing him up.  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-26-08 10:22 AM   #99 
              - You explained your reasons nice enough  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 10:34 AM   #102 
                 - That we can  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-26-08 10:39 AM   #103 
  - Jeez, more whining from the Clintons.  sniffa   Jan-26-08 09:47 AM   #82 
  - Only you could interpret someone taking on the entire media as being "spineless"  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:50 AM   #84 
     - Only you would interpret Clinton trying to move the goal post as taking  Kahuna   Jan-26-08 09:53 AM   #86 
     - Of course it's silly to you.  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 09:56 AM   #89 
        - 'Obama is out to get me, and you guys won't report it..' Give me a  Kahuna   Jan-26-08 10:00 AM   #90 
           - Even the Clinton naysayers won't agree with you that he said anything of the sort  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 10:04 AM   #92 
              - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Jan-26-08 10:27 AM   #100 
     - Only you could defend the Clintons' pathetic whining.  sniffa   Jan-26-08 09:55 AM   #88 
        - Nope. other people remember the big picture too. Even you will . Soon.  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 10:05 AM   #93 
  - Where was he when Kerry was getting swiftboated?  vssmith   Jan-26-08 10:15 AM   #98 
  - Doing nothing so that Kerry could lose. That way Hillary could run in '08.  Kahuna   Jan-26-08 10:31 AM   #101 
  - brilliant!  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 11:17 AM   #106 
  - Where was Kerry? And where is my 2004 vote?  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 11:49 AM   #110 
     - Kerry couldn't even stick up for himself, so Bill gets blamed for not being his babysitter  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 12:03 PM   #111 
        - Yup. "they'll say we are crybabies" was more important to Kerry than my vote  robbedvoter   Jan-26-08 12:41 PM   #115 
  - THanks for the post mtnsnake!  indimuse   Jan-26-08 12:30 PM   #114 
  - haha, my pleasure!  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 12:50 PM   #117 
  - Fuck Bill Clinton  SecularNATION   Jan-26-08 01:15 PM   #122 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-26-08 01:24 PM   #125 
     - Good question  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 01:31 PM   #129 
  - Bill Clinton is now behaving like a shameless horse's ass. Time to drag your bloated "big dawg"  ShortnFiery   Jan-26-08 01:20 PM   #123 
  - You sound exactly like a rightwing Republican with the hatred you always spew toward our Dems  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 01:36 PM   #130 
  - Edwards supporter here agreeing with you 100%!. . .n/t  annabanana   Jan-26-08 01:26 PM   #127 
  - thanks, annabanana  mtnsnake   Jan-26-08 01:39 PM   #131 
  - yep  AJH032   Jan-26-08 01:47 PM   #132 
  - Bill Clinton helped to create the corporate media...  B Calm   Jan-26-08 01:49 PM   #134 
  - deregulating FCC rules on ownership has created the situation we now have  Lerkfish   Jan-26-08 03:45 PM   #135 
  - What a hero  killbotfactory   Jan-26-08 03:47 PM   #136 
  - Hypocrisy doesn't bother some DUers. It's about blooding the opponent, Democrat or not.  Kerry2008   Jan-26-08 03:52 PM   #137 
  - Agreed  HughMoran   Jan-26-08 03:54 PM   #138 

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