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ElsewheresDaughter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jun-14-08 08:35 AM
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53. exactly he was a corporate tool or else he wouldn't be where he was...bottomline
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  -Tweety (from Paris) says something very interesting about Russert BeyondGeography  Jun-13-08 09:31 PM   #0 
  - Tweety was anti-war?  skooooo   Jun-13-08 09:32 PM   #1 
  - He just realized this a few weeks ago.  RevCheesehead   Jun-13-08 09:35 PM   #2 
  - It is so good to see you!  merh   Jun-14-08 12:08 AM   #17 
  - He was anti war.  Teaser   Jun-14-08 06:04 AM   #35 
  - LOL  ampad   Jun-13-08 09:36 PM   #3 
  - He was. And Tim Russert wasn't.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-13-08 09:37 PM   #4 
  - Matthews "We're all neocons now"  eleny   Jun-13-08 09:41 PM   #7 
  - Maybe I'm wrong, but I didn't really interpret it that way  Eric Condon   Jun-13-08 11:31 PM   #16 
  - It may have been as simple as that  charlie   Jun-14-08 02:02 AM   #26 
  - Yes, thank you.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 07:58 AM   #46 
  - Russert, was, unfortunately compromised.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 07:56 AM   #44 
  - Not just phone calls, he had regular brunches with Cheney after the show  Mabus   Jun-14-08 08:05 AM   #47 
  - Jeez.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 08:08 AM   #48 
     - I haven't mentioned it before because I had no concrete proof of it  Mabus   Jun-14-08 08:18 AM   #49 
  - What I was saying, though, is that I'm not sure Matthews' point was really that Russert was pro-war  Eric Condon   Jun-14-08 08:20 AM   #50 
     - I think the Republicans are very good at co-opting the average  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 08:54 AM   #54 
  - I'm always suspicious of Matthews  eleny   Jun-14-08 10:33 AM   #55 
  - I believe Matthews has a son who is of draft age.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 07:53 AM   #43 
     - I'll give it more thought  eleny   Jun-14-08 11:00 AM   #56 
     - I am no lover of Matthews, but if he is the wedge in the granite, I'll be behind  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 11:30 AM   #57 
        - I think the only wedge in the granite is Olbermann  eleny   Jun-14-08 11:39 AM   #59 
     - You've nailed it completely.  Tatiana   Jun-14-08 12:25 PM   #60 
        - Well, let's hope his wife knows enough about this remorse, and gives  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 12:37 PM   #62 
  - I knew Tweety was against the war before it happened but he rarely expressed  Pirate Smile   Jun-13-08 10:22 PM   #13 
     - In the Plame transcripts, you find otherwise.  The Backlash Cometh   Jun-14-08 07:57 AM   #45 
  - He was anti-war, but pro-Shrub with a cod piece package.  NoodleyAppendage   Jun-13-08 09:56 PM   #11 
  - He always has been.. I cant figure out people who call him the GOP puppet..  Bensthename   Jun-13-08 11:12 PM   #14 
  - Tweety loved the war until recently.  Hieronymus   Jun-14-08 01:32 AM   #18 
  - Hail and farewell  Tatiana   Jun-14-08 01:41 AM   #21 
  - Oh My God, I had no idea. My only acquaintance with Tweety is on MSNBC ...  Hekate   Jun-14-08 02:27 AM   #32 
  - Not true. From the very beginning he was agin it. nt  Kahuna   Jun-14-08 07:40 AM   #42 
  - Yes. n/t  H2O Man   Jun-14-08 06:55 AM   #39 
  - Yes - he was pretty anti-war but admiring of how competent BushCo was at manipulating.  kerry-is-my-prez   Jun-14-08 01:56 PM   #63 
  - I saw that too and thought it was odd...  elizm   Jun-13-08 09:39 PM   #5 
  - That's the thing about Tweety  BeyondGeography   Jun-13-08 09:41 PM   #6 
  - No love lost between those two ...  LSparkle   Jun-13-08 09:50 PM   #9 
  - Russert was the WH's Sunday morning go-to guy. Sorry but it's true.  BlueManDude   Jun-13-08 09:43 PM   #8 
  - yes, it's a fact  NJCher   Jun-13-08 09:51 PM   #10 
     - Peggy Noonan referred to Tim as one of the Reagan democrats. nt  my3boyz   Jun-14-08 05:38 AM   #33 
  - Still, Tim Russert was one of my favorites. This election season won't be the same without him.  Katzenkavalier   Jun-13-08 09:57 PM   #12 
  - Here Here! I agree - Tim will be missed this year - Heard he called this election his "Super Bowl"  1776Forever   Jun-14-08 06:32 AM   #36 
  - Tweety you are not going to be a senator  Jake3463   Jun-13-08 11:23 PM   #15 
  - It was a very interesting comment. And let's remember the context.  Tatiana   Jun-14-08 01:33 AM   #19 
  - Thanks for those links.  dorkulon   Jun-14-08 06:35 AM   #37 
  - He's clearly not a dummy.  Tatiana   Jun-14-08 12:35 PM   #61 
  - Great perspective  BeyondGeography   Jun-14-08 06:53 AM   #38 
  - Matthews was consistently better on the war than Russert  TexasObserver   Jun-14-08 01:37 AM   #20 
  - Yes. Matthews even wrote an opinion piece opposing the invasion  alcuno   Jun-14-08 08:24 AM   #51 
  - Matthews didn't "oppose" the war, no M$M entity did. They were all playing the demographic...  bridgit   Jun-14-08 01:42 AM   #22 
  - IIRC, Phil Donahue was opposed to the war  last_texas_dem   Jun-14-08 01:49 AM   #23 
  - Donahue wasn't M$M, if he were he'd still have a show...  bridgit   Jun-14-08 02:02 AM   #25 
  - blowing shit up sells more miltary crap ge makes and more Tide! Wargasam moves the merchandise!  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-14-08 01:54 AM   #24 
     - You smarty pants!! How'd you get that little '' symbol in there...  bridgit   Jun-14-08 02:04 AM   #27 
        - the mac.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-14-08 02:05 AM   #28 
           - mother fucking mac!!  bridgit   Jun-14-08 02:09 AM   #29 
              - sorry.  chimpsrsmarter   Jun-14-08 02:12 AM   #30 
                 - we work with MGM, WB & Sony America, some iPod stuff but mostly film production...  bridgit   Jun-14-08 02:18 AM   #31 
  - that sounds about accurate based on Russert's own reporting  JI7   Jun-14-08 05:39 AM   #34 
  - On the one hand, everybody says how savvy and prepared Russert was  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-14-08 07:05 AM   #40 
  - He was very good when he had an established record and/or set of facts to deal with  BeyondGeography   Jun-14-08 07:11 AM   #41 
     - exactly he was a corporate tool or else he wouldn't be where he was...bottomline  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-14-08 08:35 AM   #53 
  - so Tim was so easily played? .....  ElsewheresDaughter   Jun-14-08 08:32 AM   #52 
  - I have a feeling that Russerts death will have an interesting effect on certain people.  cindyw   Jun-14-08 11:37 AM   #58 

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