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Sat Feb 15, 2020, 01:48 AM

 

Why does MSNBC keep putting Michael Moore on?

He was on The Last Word tonight and it is the third show he was on this week. Why?
If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
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Reply Why does MSNBC keep putting Michael Moore on? (Original post)
Dem4Life1102 Saturday OP
redqueen Saturday #1
jcmaine72 Saturday #7
cilla4progress Saturday #29
jcmaine72 Saturday #36
MH1 Saturday #41
CloudWatcher Saturday #2
OnDoutside Saturday #3
Cha Saturday #4
lapucelle Saturday #30
Cha Saturday #47
KPN Saturday #37
mahina Saturday #5
jcmaine72 Saturday #8
Demsrule86 Saturday #13
LakeArenal Saturday #33
Sloumeau Saturday #6
stopbush Saturday #17
Sloumeau Saturday #19
stopbush Saturday #20
KPN Saturday #38
rooboy Saturday #9
JudyM Saturday #21
KPN Saturday #39
Prof.Higgins Saturday #10
Mike Nelson Saturday #11
tishaLA Saturday #43
Mike Nelson Saturday #49
Sherman A1 Saturday #12
Gothmog Saturday #14
KPN Saturday #40
Gothmog Saturday #48
beachbumbob Saturday #15
MoonRiver Saturday #16
Codeine Saturday #18
brooklynite Saturday #22
Laelth Saturday #28
Dem4Life1102 Saturday #32
KPN Saturday #42
Dem4Life1102 Saturday #44
UniteFightBack Saturday #23
UniteFightBack Saturday #24
DanTex Saturday #25
Me. Saturday #26
Laelth Saturday #27
Zolorp Saturday #31
cilla4progress Saturday #34
mahina Saturday #45
totodeinhere Saturday #35
treestar Saturday #46

Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 01:49 AM

1. Because people keep watching. nt

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Elizabeth Warren

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Response to redqueen (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 04:24 AM

7. Yep.

 

And I'm one of them.
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Bernie Sanders

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Response to jcmaine72 (Reply #7)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:45 AM

29. Have.you found his wonderful podcast

 

Rumble? Highly recommend! 👍
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Response to cilla4progress (Reply #29)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:52 AM

36. No, actually I haven't.

 

I just bookmarked the page. Thanks for the heads up!

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primary today, I would vote for:
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Response to redqueen (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:22 PM

41. Not this person, LOL. MSNBC used to be my default station. No more. nt

 

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:20 AM

2. Entertainment

 

Because it's not news, it's entertainment (Maddow's program excepted).

I'm getting really sick of their hyping the primaries like it's a horse race or football game.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:28 AM

3. TV clickbait ?

 

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primary today, I would vote for:
Undecided

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:30 AM

4. Does he diss Dems and the Dem Party?

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to Cha (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:47 AM

30. He was busy refighting the 2016 primary last night. N/T

 

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Elizabeth Warren

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Response to lapucelle (Reply #30)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 05:30 PM

47. Exactly.. and there's the answer.

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Joe Biden

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Response to Cha (Reply #4)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:18 PM

37. No. He critiques the party record. It's an

 

evaluation of results.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 03:18 AM

5. Because he's interesting?

 

At least hes more interesting than the nonstop bobble heads who are just saying words, same words, words words words, wordy words. Tiresome, boring, repetitive, irrelevant.
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Response to mahina (Reply #5)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 04:31 AM

8. Yes. I'd also add that Michael Moore is beholden to no one.

 

He doesn't toe any lines or compromise his principles. He speaks his mind and is passionate about what he believes. People here may not like him anymore because of that, but it's precisely those qualities that make him interesting and even refreshing to listen to.
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Response to jcmaine72 (Reply #8)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 06:20 AM

13. Michael Moore is self promoting tool...don't watch MSNBC

 

these days.
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Response to Demsrule86 (Reply #13)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:51 AM

33. Yes yes!!!

 

An irrelevant self-promoting tool wad.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 04:21 AM

6. If one goes back and reads his article entitled "5 Reasons Why Trump Will Win"

 

that he posted around the end of July 2016, you will see that he was spot on not just about that Trump would win, but about exactly which states Trump would win in to give him the victory and exactly which voters he would woo to get that win (working class voters).

[link:https://michaelmoore.com/trumpwillwin/|]

Michael Moore talks to voters all the time and interacts with them through his website, so he does have a some understanding of certain voters. However, this does not make him perfect. Many people have been correct about one election and wrong the next. Over the past few months, I've seen him claim both that Trump will win reelection and that Democrats should be supporting Bernie Sanders. If Trump is going to win no matter what, why does it matter who we support?

I suspect that one of the reasons Michael Moore is on MSNBC is because he supports Bernie Sanders, and they are trying to balance out the other people on MSNBC who do not seem to support Bernie Sanders.
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Response to Sloumeau (Reply #6)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 10:42 AM

17. Funny how Moore missed the whole Russian interference thing.

 

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primary today, I would vote for:
Michael Bloomberg

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Response to stopbush (Reply #17)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:01 AM

19. Michael Moore was simply talking about what he knew.

 

He knew lots of working-class people that had voted Democratic in the past and in 2016 were planning to vote for Trump. This distressed him greatly, and it is why he wrote the "Trump is going to win" article. He was trying to warn people of what he thought was highly likely to happen. If he did not talk about Russian interference, he may not have known much about it before the 2016 election.
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Response to Sloumeau (Reply #19)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:08 AM

20. But the reason those people were thinking of voting for tRump was due to

 

the Russian influence campaigns on social media, etc.
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Michael Bloomberg

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Response to stopbush (Reply #17)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:20 PM

38. Did you see it in July 2016?

 

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Undecided

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 04:37 AM

9. Because he's been around America's social issues much longer than most people realize.

 

Apart from his documentaries, his show "The Awful Truth" was a top-rating television show around the world in the 1990's. Moore goes way back with the progressive movement, and probably continues to meet more people in the flesh than most cable talking heads ever do.

If Carville is worth having on television, Michael Moore is even more relevant.

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Bernie Sanders

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Response to rooboy (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:20 AM

21. Good point.

 

I like that he genuinely seeks the truth about important issues and spells out what he finds in an unfiltered manner.
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Response to rooboy (Reply #9)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:21 PM

39. +1

 

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primary today, I would vote for:
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 04:59 AM

10. Why some MSNBC hosts give gobs of positive air time to Moore and our three Senator candidates is

 

not terribly difficult to surmise.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 05:18 AM

11. There are two reasons I can think of...

 

... Moore is now all in for Bernie... The hosts favoring Bernie will want him on... and the NBC corp favoring a Socialist Democrat for the ratings war like him, too!

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Response to Mike Nelson (Reply #11)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:26 PM

43. Both Chris Matthews and Lawrence O'Donnell had MM on this week

 

and neither of them supports BS for the nomination. LO'D hasn't said "I support X," but it's pretty obvious he liked Sen Harris earlier and now seems to be behind either Sen Warren or Sen Klobuchar.
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Response to tishaLA (Reply #43)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 08:16 PM

49. I thought Lawrence might be for...

 

... Bernie or Elizabeth. I think you may be more accurate, tho... Chris Hayes seems pro-Bernie, and I assumed he'd had Moore on his show.... I wonder who Chris Matthews is for... after he said Bush gave him a "tingle" in his thigh, I thought it may be he just says stuff to get attention.

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 05:27 AM

12. Better question

 

Why does anyone watch cable infotainment?
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 07:13 AM

14. I turned off MSNBC after Rachel when I saw that this idiot was on

 

MSNBC needs to stop putting this man on TV
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Response to Gothmog (Reply #14)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:22 PM

40. Yawn

 

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Response to KPN (Reply #40)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 06:23 PM

48. Why would anyone pay attention to this person?

 


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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 07:40 AM

15. because Susan Sarandon is too busy to do it.

 

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 09:07 AM

16. They lose this viewer when he's on.

 

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 10:44 AM

18. Because he's funny to look at

 

and says stupid shit. Hes like a ranting homeless guy on the corner you cant help but look.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:26 AM

22. For the same reason CNN keeps putting Santorum on

 

Colorful fringe political figures make for energetic arguments, which make for good TV.
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Response to brooklynite (Reply #22)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:45 AM

28. +1 n/t

 

-Laelth
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Response to brooklynite (Reply #22)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:50 AM

32. But they put Moore on alone

 

and the hosts never challenge him so there are no arguments.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Reply #32)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:23 PM

42. Do the hosts ever challenge anyone?

 

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Response to KPN (Reply #42)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 02:57 PM

44. No really

 

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:31 AM

23. He's probably trying to get himself booked too since he is a mouthpiece. I SWITCH when I see he is

 

coming up next. Mute ain't even cutting it anymore - gotta switcheroo.

FOR that reason alone I can't vote for Sanders in a primary....WE WANT MOORE out on the campaign trail for a general???? OH MY FUCKING GOD.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:32 AM

24. Can you imagine the DAMAGE having a MICHAEL MOORE out on the CAMPAIGN TRAIL in a GENERAL????

 

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:36 AM

25. Because he's a powerful liberal voice and a well known filmmaker.

 

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Bernie Sanders

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:40 AM

26. Partisanship? Thumb On The Scale?

 

we keep hearing complaints about so called lack of coverage but just this past week along they had on Moore, Faiz, Nina and BS himself.

Also, why do they have Nunberg on?
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:44 AM

27. He's available, and he says controversial things.

 

In other words, they think he is good for their ratings.



-Laelth
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:47 AM

31. $$$$$$$$$$$$$

 

MSNBC viewership increased with Trump as president. They don't want to kill the golden goose.

Notice how the NRA has been almost bankrupt since Trump became president?

Grievance infotainment and grievance PACs do better when those they "support" are out of power.
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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:51 AM

34. RUMBLE: his new excellent podcast

 

in past week he's had on RuPaul and John Sayles. Fabulous interviews!

Do I agree with all Moore's positions? No.

Does this mean I don't listen to him? No, because I'm a grown up and I have DISCERNMENT!

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Response to cilla4progress (Reply #34)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 03:15 PM

45. Exactly

 

If I were to vote in a presidential
primary today, I would vote for:
Elizabeth Warren

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 11:52 AM

35. It's a profit making company. If MM can get them viewers then he is on. n/t

 

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Bernie Sanders

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Response to Dem4Life1102 (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 03:31 PM

46. Haha I turned it off

 

When Ali velshi said hed better coming on.
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