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frustrated_lefty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-14-10 05:03 PM
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9. Tweeties idea of winning a debate is talking louder.
I get the feeling that's how dinner conversations ran in his parent's home when he was a kid. If you *really* mean it (which, of course, makes it true), you talk over the other person.

One of the many things which make Rachel great is precisely that she does let the other side speak their mind. And, then, she demolishes them with published fact, their own words, the very things they've said. She gives them a chance to come back on, clarify, retract a statement. But, at the end of the day, the guest's words are there on record for all to view. It is so much more informative than Hardball.

Matthew's ego is too big to give any guest free range to speak, unless they pander to him.

I wish Olbermann would ratchet down the rhetoric. He really became the first public, progressive voice on MSM back in '04. I think he's mistaken his anger and outrage as the basis for his success, when it was simply his honest journalism and willingness to challenge the accepted dogma. :(
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  -Jesus, does Chris Matthews get paid by the word... WCGreen  Jun-14-10 04:45 PM   #0 
  - LOL That would sure explain a lot...  BrklynLiberal   Jun-14-10 04:46 PM   #1 
  - Matthews is a loudmouthed slobbering fool. nt  AlinPA   Jun-14-10 04:48 PM   #2 
  - Tweety's 'conversation' goes something like:  PCIntern   Jun-14-10 04:50 PM   #3 
  - OMG, I could hear your words coming from his mouth. Kudos...n/t  monmouth   Jun-14-10 04:53 PM   #4 
  - A long way around to say absolutley nothing of consequence...  WCGreen   Jun-14-10 04:54 PM   #5 
  - You nailed it!  pinboy3niner   Jun-14-10 05:04 PM   #10 
  - Dead On  otohara   Jun-14-10 05:20 PM   #13 
  - I'm not watching him anyway due to those idiotic teabagger promotion ads  HughMoran   Jun-14-10 06:06 PM   #14 
  - He sits there drooling and making yeah sounds just trying to talk immediately  RKP5637   Jun-14-10 04:54 PM   #6 
  - I particularly "like" when he says "yeah"  PCIntern   Jun-14-10 05:01 PM   #8 
  - Now, that's funny. /nt  necso   Jun-14-10 04:58 PM   #7 
  - Tweeties idea of winning a debate is talking louder.  frustrated_lefty   Jun-14-10 05:03 PM   #9 
  - I think KO would be more effective in some cases if  RKP5637   Jun-14-10 05:13 PM   #12 
  - He has a certain tactic, and sometimes it works very well.  napi21   Jun-14-10 05:05 PM   #11 

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