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Ruby the Liberal Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jun-10-10 07:03 PM
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5. Tweety isn't Oprah or Jon Stewart
There is no "book promotion" segment on Tweety's show.

If MSNBC agrees to allow you to promote a book on a news/commentary show, you have to expect that the segment will be expected to be balanced between the book and current events.
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  -Christopher Hitchens on Tweety Ruby the Liberal  Jun-10-10 06:56 PM   #0 
  - He is arrogant as hell ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-10-10 06:58 PM   #1 
  - I have never been a fan. While I appreciate his intelligence  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-10-10 07:05 PM   #8 
     - He's the intellectual equivalent of Dennis Miller ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-10-10 07:30 PM   #16 
  - He agreed to come on it to discuss his book - I guess he expected tweety to honor his agreement  stray cat   Jun-10-10 06:59 PM   #2 
  - Tweety isn't Oprah or Jon Stewart  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-10-10 07:03 PM   #5 
  - hitch is the essence of ego-a real bore  katty   Jun-10-10 06:59 PM   #3 
  - Actually I thought he was LESS arrogant than usual -- but arrogant nonetheless. nt  gateley   Jun-10-10 07:00 PM   #4 
  - Why wouldnt that go over well?  SemiCharmedQuark   Jun-10-10 07:04 PM   #6 
  - He was? I am not very familiar with him.  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-10-10 07:06 PM   #9 
  - What Galloway called him: "a drink-soaked failed Trotskyite popinjay"  JanMichael   Jun-10-10 07:05 PM   #7 
  - I must either live under a rock or I have him confused with someone else.  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-10-10 07:09 PM   #10 
  - He's an Atheist all right, so am I. He was a Socialist then went crazy...  JanMichael   Jun-10-10 07:16 PM   #14 
     - I admit, I am surprised this guy stayed off my radar.  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-10-10 07:26 PM   #15 
  - And those are his good points!  izquierdista   Jun-10-10 07:09 PM   #11 
  - Hitchens and Sullivan are all ego all the time.  Dawson Leery   Jun-10-10 07:13 PM   #12 
  - he said Margaret Thatcher was sexy!  GreatCaesarsGhost   Jun-10-10 07:14 PM   #13 
  - Hitchens is absolutely great  AmericaIsGreat   Jun-10-10 07:31 PM   #17 
     - Although I only have one book I read, I did enjoy God ING  Touchdown   Jun-10-10 07:36 PM   #18 
     - Its a big world out there with a gazillion books and finite time to read them  Ruby the Liberal   Jun-10-10 08:35 PM   #19 
        - One other bit ...  RoyGBiv   Jun-11-10 03:02 AM   #20 

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