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Adenoid_Hynkel Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-22-11 03:04 AM
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70. Welcome back to 2003, everyone
Remember the days when we had to settle for choosing between FOX, a balance-for-the-sake-balance/right of center CNN, and an MSNBC that canned Donahue but gave shows to Michael Savage, Alan Keyes and Joe Scarborough?

As a result, the news was canceled and we got Iraq.

At least we had Air America to give us a slight alternative, but even that's gone now.

And don't be fooled that the lineup is staying progressive. That's just a temporary P.R. move.

This is obviously phase one of a plan to get rid of the whole lineup. First, they cancel the flagship program. Then, they make bizarre changes in the schedule that will satisfy no one (O'Donnell over Maddow for the top spot?) Next, as ratings dry up as angry viewers boycott and the rest get bored, they cancel each of the shows one by one.

In about a year or two, they can say politics wasn't the cause and that there is no bias here. They can make the empty claim that they tried liberal programming and people just didn't want to watch it.

And then they'll give a show to someone like Tucker Carlson because he's young and hip and what the viewers want, you know.
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