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emcguffie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-18-11 11:57 AM
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4. I don't understand.

While I'm a Dem, I had no idea being a Dem was a requirement for being on MSNBC. Or being an Obama supporter, either. Is there a connection?

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  -Sharpton may push Cenk aside on MSNBC bigdarryl  Jul-18-11 11:45 AM   #0 
  - they get an insider in there  Enrique   Jul-18-11 11:49 AM   #1 
  - Good point maybe he was just a test run but I though his ratings were supposed to be high  bigdarryl   Jul-18-11 11:52 AM   #3 
  - Cenk should lose his show. He admits to not being a Dem., said Obama's more conservative than  jenmito   Jul-18-11 11:51 AM   #2 
  - I don't understand.  emcguffie   Jul-18-11 11:57 AM   #4 
  - There are no Obama supporters on television........  FrenchieCat   Jul-18-11 12:00 PM   #5 
  - If he keeps going the way he has, O'reilly will stump for him. nt  Union Scribe   Jul-19-11 07:22 AM   #62 
  - she's right  Enrique   Jul-18-11 12:13 PM   #8 
     - Cenk said some criticism on air about corporations, and included NBC  Enrique   Jul-18-11 12:19 PM   #9 
        - Cenk got embarrassing ratings for MSNBC.  JTFrog   Jul-20-11 06:46 PM   #82 
  - Yes, he's one of the "Progressives" who have Republican-supporting roots  CakeGrrl   Jul-18-11 12:10 PM   #7 
  - use of "quotes"  GillesDeleuze   Jul-18-11 01:06 PM   #13 
  - Try LISTENING to Cenk and then afterward THINK!  vroomvroom   Jul-18-11 03:44 PM   #26 
  - Gee, I thought it was supposed to be a good thing when conservatives see the light  Armstead   Jul-18-11 04:49 PM   #31 
  - I've talked to Cenk about this before  Adenoid_Hynkel   Jul-18-11 10:21 PM   #55 
  - Shows he paid attention in college, unlike a lot.  RedCloud   Jul-20-11 06:21 AM   #70 
  - And yet he now sounds more liberal than the Democratic leadership  Union Scribe   Jul-19-11 07:23 AM   #63 
  - That's all the more reason they'll keep him Jen. n/t  vaberella   Jul-18-11 12:44 PM   #10 
  - "unfairly bashes" = provides strong left based criticism  GillesDeleuze   Jul-18-11 01:05 PM   #12 
  - No-it = misstating Obama's positions on things.  jenmito   Jul-18-11 07:06 PM   #38 
     - how about 1 example?  GillesDeleuze   Jul-19-11 10:32 AM   #69 
  - I think you have got this completely wrong. n/t  Hutzpa   Jul-18-11 01:19 PM   #15 
  - Perhaps you should listen more closely. He does indeed  Fire1   Jul-18-11 06:42 PM   #36 
  - Perhaps YOU should listen more closely. There are times when Al just throws a question out there  jenmito   Jul-18-11 07:04 PM   #37 
     - And Tweety ain't much better. But it's hard to distinguish who  Fire1   Jul-18-11 07:16 PM   #39 
        - Wrong. Chris calls on one person and the other one interrupts. Al doesn't call on  jenmito   Jul-18-11 07:19 PM   #40 
           - I thought that was the problem. That's why you have to listen  Fire1   Jul-18-11 07:30 PM   #41 
              - No, this isn't a "black" problem. This is an Al Sharpton problem. There are several  jenmito   Jul-18-11 07:57 PM   #45 
              - I didn't say it was due to an accent. I said I detected a  Fire1   Jul-18-11 10:20 PM   #54 
                 - I don't know why you're making excuses for him. This is NOT a "black" thing as you and the other  jenmito   Jul-19-11 10:18 AM   #68 
              - Some of the comments in this thread are Exhibit A of why it's difficult  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 09:56 PM   #51 
                 - Well said and I concur. n/t  Fire1   Jul-18-11 10:24 PM   #56 
  - I like Sharpton, he calls it like it is. I hope he does a good job!  secondwind   Jul-18-11 07:42 PM   #43 
  - I like him, too. But he doesn't do a good job unless he's talking off the prompter. n/t  jenmito   Jul-18-11 08:02 PM   #46 
  - Is that a requirement to host, being a registered Democrat?  Union Scribe   Jul-19-11 07:21 AM   #61 
  - WTF! You want to kick off an informed progressive for a cheerleader?  Dawgs   Jul-19-11 07:53 AM   #64 
  - So are only Democrats allowed on MSNBC? Why should admitting to not being a Dem disqualify  totodeinhere   Jul-20-11 11:28 AM   #71 
  - i only watched sharpton because i always watch cenk's show.  ellenfl   Jul-18-11 12:09 PM   #6 
  - Tweety is ancient and been there forever; he doesn't go anywhere. Sharpton is great.  vaberella   Jul-18-11 12:45 PM   #11 
  - I like Sharpton also. He serves A PURPOSE!  secondwind   Jul-18-11 07:43 PM   #44 
  - Good! n/t  Inuca   Jul-18-11 01:10 PM   #14 
  - I don't like Sharpton  center rising   Jul-18-11 01:40 PM   #16 
  - i don't think he does that anymore  Enrique   Jul-18-11 01:43 PM   #17 
  - He used to  Inuca   Jul-18-11 03:05 PM   #22 
  - No he doesn't  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 03:11 PM   #24 
  - You should try watching once...He never does that.  vroomvroom   Jul-18-11 03:47 PM   #27 
  - Cause damn near everything IS about race. n/t  Fire1   Jul-18-11 07:38 PM   #42 
  - He also used to toss out the term 'homo' frequently  Adenoid_Hynkel   Jul-18-11 10:19 PM   #53 
  - That would suck. Cenk is a younger demo. A stupid move for MSNBC.  grahamhgreen   Jul-18-11 01:43 PM   #18 
  - Cenk might target a younger demo but apparently Al had very good ratings in his guest stint.  PragmaticLiberal   Jul-18-11 02:03 PM   #19 
  - When was al on?  grahamhgreen   Jul-18-11 08:26 PM   #48 
  - Not really. His ratings were not that good. For instance, last Friday, the last day he was on,  totodeinhere   Jul-20-11 11:38 AM   #72 
     - Wow - how misleading. Did you cherry pick this one day out of context on purpose?  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 03:14 PM   #74 
     - Nicely done ... n/t  EffieBlack   Jul-20-11 05:07 PM   #76 
     - All your anaysis shows is that Cenk had pathetic ratings whereas Sharpton had only poor ratings.  totodeinhere   Jul-20-11 06:42 PM   #80 
        - Wow - talk about moving the goalposts!  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 07:08 PM   #83 
           - Ok, ok, you make some good points. I will concede that.  totodeinhere   Jul-20-11 07:47 PM   #84 
     - Apparently, MSNBC disagrees with you . . .  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 06:30 PM   #79 
  - Sharpton hits a young demographic, as well  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 02:53 PM   #21 
     - Al has been around forever.  grahamhgreen   Jul-18-11 08:28 PM   #49 
     - What makes you think he hits a young demographic? Last Friday he only got  totodeinhere   Jul-20-11 11:40 AM   #73 
        - See my post above  Empowerer   Jul-20-11 03:31 PM   #75 
           - See my post above. n/t  totodeinhere   Jul-20-11 06:43 PM   #81 
  - That Would Be A Shame...  WiffenPoof   Jul-18-11 02:06 PM   #20 
  - Me too.  Badsam   Jul-18-11 03:27 PM   #25 
  - +1,000  vroomvroom   Jul-18-11 03:47 PM   #28 
  - I like Cenk a lot  PatSeg   Jul-18-11 06:18 PM   #35 
  - +1.  Dawgs   Jul-19-11 07:54 AM   #65 
  - Ezra Klein is doing s great job too  discopants   Jul-18-11 03:07 PM   #23 
  - He comes off as a Weak Kid that'll roll over Easily (ie, a democrat, not a progressive)  vroomvroom   Jul-18-11 03:50 PM   #29 
     - You talk about "progressive" as though it's a political party. It's not.  vaberella   Jul-18-11 08:02 PM   #47 
  - I think Rev. Al is kind of blah as a talk show host.  Vinca   Jul-18-11 04:44 PM   #30 
  - I agree...I love Sharpton when he's a guest. But as a host,, not so much.  Armstead   Jul-18-11 04:52 PM   #32 
  - I hope so. I really enjoy Sharpton and Cenk really put me off. n/t  quiller4   Jul-18-11 05:22 PM   #33 
  - Al Sharpton knows what's up, he's doing a good job so far  flamingdem   Jul-18-11 05:46 PM   #34 
  - Cementing their irrelevance.  TheKentuckian   Jul-18-11 08:47 PM   #50 
  - Al is a fame junkie and a joke  Adenoid_Hynkel   Jul-18-11 10:16 PM   #52 
  - Oh, please . . .  EffieBlack   Jul-18-11 10:26 PM   #57 
  - I'm talking about crap like this  Adenoid_Hynkel   Jul-19-11 01:57 AM   #59 
  - You think THIS is a joke?  Empowerer   Jul-18-11 10:40 PM   #58 
  - What precipitated this talk about Sharpton replacing Cenk?  AtomicKitten   Jul-19-11 04:09 AM   #60 
  - Cenk talks like an informed progressive that isn't a cheerleader.  Dawgs   Jul-19-11 07:56 AM   #66 
  - There are rumors all over the internet about Al replacing Cenk.  PragmaticLiberal   Jul-20-11 05:20 PM   #77 
  - Cenk is not a good host.  falcon97   Jul-19-11 09:48 AM   #67 
  - Cenk's officially out.  PragmaticLiberal   Jul-20-11 05:22 PM   #78 

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