You are viewing an obsolete version of the DU website which is no longer supported by the Administrators. Visit The New DU.
Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login
Google

Reply #4: I don't understand. [View All]

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » General Discussion: Presidency Donate to DU
emcguffie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-18-11 11:57 AM
Response to Reply #2
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?

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top
 
  -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 
 

Home » Discuss » General Discussion: Presidency Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002 DCScripts.com
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators


Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC