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Bluzmann57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:37 AM
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It seems to be obvious that CNN wants Schwarzenegger to win
They have cameras camped outside his polling place, wwhich looks a mansion, and all they talk about is the Schwarzenegger campaign. Enough is enough! There are other people running and they barely get mentioned. C'mon CNN, where the hell is fair and balanced? I have absolutely no use for McClintock, but at least he seems to be true to his beliefs. And what happened to Bustamante? We'll never know by watching CNN.
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wtmusic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:39 AM
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1. CNN is trying to prop up Shickelgroper like everyone else
Long lines outside my polling place...should be a good turnout.
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eleny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:39 AM
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2. CNN looks more like E! this morning :( n/t
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Stevendsmith Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:42 AM
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5. Disgusting!!!!
The BushCo sock-puppet is going to be the governor of my state!!!

Mass stupidity will prevail.

Aaaargghh!!!!!
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wtmusic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:47 AM
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9. Don't give up yet
Remind every Dem you know to vote today. Latest polls show a dead heat.
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CMT Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:41 AM
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3. the media has been whoring for Arnold
since the beginning devoting most of the recall coverage to him. Yes, they have covered the allegations but still you get the idea that the media would love for Arnold, the movie star, to be Gov. of California. I hate the way the media drives elections in this country.
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w13rd0 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:44 AM
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6. Yep, well...
...Arnie makes it easy for them to avoid the fact that there are 130+ names on the ballot. It's almost as if they want to throw it to him just because it's easier to cover. Ratings, ratings, ratings. An orchestrated circus covering an orchestrated coup.

Keep a list, and check it twice, because there will be an accounting, and it may not be "all black and white" (as the chimp is so fond of pointing out), considering all the damned fuzzy math, but there are those that have worked counter to the public good, and they should be held responsible.
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:41 AM
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4. chicken noodle network is on the Wrong side of any issue these
days...wonder what the agenda of the network's head is?
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zeemike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:45 AM
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7. Voter suppression is the goal
If they make it seem inevitable they think, people will just not bother to vote.
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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:07 AM
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16. Media agenda
To zidzi:

This gets back to the whole myth of media bias.

It doesn't exist. In order for the media to get a "scoop", and thus, to boost ratings and profit, they cannot make enemies with those who are in charge, or else all the really hot stories go to the other networks. Since Repugs are in charge, they're going to kiss up to them. CNN probably feels that Arnold will be in charge, and thus, they kiss his ass so they won't be left in the cold. It's as simple and sad as that.
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NicoleM Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:46 AM
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8. No offense but
duh. Of course they want the big movie star to win. The idea of news as a public service is long gone, particularly among the cable news networks. All they care about is ratings, and Governor Arnold means much bigger ratings than Governor Davis or Governor Bustamante.

It's the same reason you didn't hear CNN asking any tough questions in the lead-up to the war. Ratings equal money. And CNN is a for-profit business.
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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:50 AM
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11. cnn and their ilk are the lowest form of treasonist nuclear fallout.
I want them all, someday, to be indicted for their part in the crimes against humanity perpetrated on Iraq.
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in_cog_ni_to Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:48 AM
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10. That's what they have been doing
ever since he announced he was running. It's quite obvious who they favor. Disgusting display of media bias. IMCPO
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KittyWampus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:52 AM
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12. Arnold Is Going To Have A Rude Awakening
If Arnold wins the Governership, he will be unpleasantly suprised by the fact that the position entails actual WORK.

Apparently he has yearned throughout his life for adulation and adoring crowds... and while he has experienced this during his pep rallies it will not last forever.

He most certainly would be a puppet and may even be content to exist as such...

except that there will eventually be negative media and unhappy crowds.

He will, if elected, go pretty much the way of Jessie Ventura.
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nostamj Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:33 AM
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20. indeed!
and

NO stunt doubles
NO retakes
NO re-writes...
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rocktivity Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 10:55 AM
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13. Saw a little of Hardball last night
Chris was spinning like a top, desparately trying to minimize the sex charges!


rocknation

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Cha Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:01 AM
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14. Mike Malloy & callers were talkin' about the zealots
morality that they trot out when it's Clinton but when it's arnie ..it's no Where to be found. Bunch of lyin' hypocrites. They aren't going to have this forgotten. Never again will they be able to talk about "Morals"! And "what will the children think?"



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Nicholas D Wolfwood Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:12 AM
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18. Religious zealots
I had a conversation with a few Republican Hill staffers on Sunday about the whole mess, about how hypocritical it was of them to bastardize Clinton for having consentual sexual relations, albeit adulterous, yet now dismiss Arnold sexually harassing some 15 young girls as being "harmless" and even possibly acceptable. Their argument to me was that Arnold didn't do it while in the office of the Presidency and that makes all the difference. I rebutted that moral standards shouldn't be any different from person to person and that if they really felt that the moral fabric of the country was diminishing that it should not be promoting candidates that have a lengthy track record of disgusting behavior. They really didn't see the point, which leads me to believe they never really cared about the moral fabric of America - only the victory of the Republican Party. It only disgusts me that the American people can't see the forest through the trees on this one...
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AP Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:04 AM
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15. Yeah, and next year maybe some CNN reporter will admit to the
public that there was a lot of corporate pressure to tow the line on Arnold, and by the when CNN will have moved on to its next fascist whoring moment and there will suffer no repercussions for the crap they pulled in the past.
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cosmicdot Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:08 AM
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17. listening to KBIG 104.3 in LA
it's just the way they project such thoughts as what will Ahhnold and Maria have to do to prepare for Sacramento ... if they win, of course ...

:puke:

they'll mention Davis more like an afterthought vs the top of the spin
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 04:19 PM
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30. Star 98.7
Ryan Seacrest and Lisa Fox are total Arnold whores. I quit listening to their show on the ride home.

Ryan just wants Arnold to grab his ass.
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Evil_Dewers Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:25 AM
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19. It seems to be obvious that CNN wants Schwarzenegger to win
:wtf: You just now noticed this?

Judy Woodruff (can I call her the "C" word, ladies) is so blatently pro Gropenfhrer that she desperately wants to be felt up by the black 'roids ploughman.
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gasperc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:38 AM
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21. Fuck, with Entertainment Tonight on his fucking plane last night
the TV media is drooling all over him, which reminds me, lets all e-mail ET and tell them how unbalanced and obviously favored Arnold in the election.
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Redbear Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:43 AM
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22. It's infotainment writ large.
Its not that he is GOP. He is a celeb. To them that means story. Forget hard news. CNN is probably drooling to do a "Osbornes" style show from the governor's mansion.

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cupcake Donating Member (46 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:49 AM
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23. CNN, what happened?
CNN used to set the standard for honest news and now it looks like they are turning into something, I don't know what, but I'm not sure if I like it :(

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Catherine Vincent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 11:58 AM
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24. CNN used to be objective until a bunch of freepers
demonized their station calling it the "Clinton News Network" and "CNN too liberal" and shit like that. They fell for all of that and now they aren't objective anymore.
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cupcake Donating Member (46 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 12:02 PM
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25. I miss the old CNN :(
So if CNN isn't objective anymore, who do I go to? Certainly not that Fox place with that jerk. MSNBC seems kinda boring...
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Q Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 12:05 PM
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26. MSNBC is doing the same thing...
...the free press is dead.
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newyawker99 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 04:07 PM
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28. Hi cupcake!!
Welcome to DU!! :toast:
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cupcake Donating Member (46 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 04:22 PM
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31. er, thanks
I've been here for awhile but mostly lurk. This California thing got me mad enough to post a bit. I'll probably go back to lurking unless they pull some stunt, I don't even want to think about it.

Cheers anyway!
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SpaceCatMeetsMars Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 12:06 PM
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27. Sweet little Candy Crowley and Tweety are going to make George Bush
jealous after the way they have been drooling over their NEW boyfriend. I suppose there is room in their hearts for every Republican though.
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West Coast Democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 04:13 PM
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29. Did they treat Bush* the same way on Election Day?
I wonder if they are doing this because they believe Arnold will win. Remember that the media all expected Bush* to win in 2000, and we all know he didn't actually win.
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