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  •  OTOH, I suppose they could have (0+ / 0-)

    put Obama's remarks on those outlets and left SNL football alone.

    Is it really necessary to put him on * every * channel . ..  yes, that's a bit of an exaggeration but flipping through the channels he was on at least 27 of them.  that's plenty IMHO.

    •  NBC thought the President was important... (5+ / 0-)

      ... enough to for people have to reach for the remote if they absolutely wanted to watch the football game. How many football fans, even Obama supporters, would have switched channels away from the game to one of "those outlets"?

      It was NBC's version of "wake the eff up and listen to what the President has to say."

      261.A wealthy man can afford anything except a conscience. -Ferengi Rules of Acquisition

      by MaikeH on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 06:15:35 AM PST

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      •  Yes, but what if the poor football luvin (0+ / 0-)

        redneck in question didn't happen to be able to afford one of those high falutin' cable channels?

        have some empathy for fuck's sake.

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