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  •  Rhodes is cancelled and we're working on Rush? (0+ / 0-)

    I view that as "One down and one to go".

    We'll be better off without both of them.

    Красота спасет мир --F. Dostoevsky

    by Wisper on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 05:08:35 AM PST

    •  Yes, because Randi Rhodes is comparable to (2+ / 0-)
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      Rush Limbaugh.
         In what Universe?

      "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

      by elwior on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 08:24:09 AM PST

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      •  Reciprocation (0+ / 0-)

        Yes, Rush says disgusting things to support his Republican-minded tirades. ....which is why we condemn him.

        Rhodes does the same thing only she is supposedly on our side.

        Remember when she got suspended for calling Hillary Clinton and Geraldine Ferraro "whores"? ....or to be more specific "big fucking whores".

        Or when she was asked about the fact people in Africa still report Christian miracles but not in America she said it was because "people in places like that are stupid" and "won't question when someone says "miracle" and summed it all up with the conclusion that "Gods miracle is Stupidity".

        Or when she suggested the best thing to do with conservative women like Megyn Kelly is to "cut off their ovaries".

        If Rush made a "Big fucking whore" comment or suggested "cutting off the ovaries" of a Democratic woman, would that be "funny" or in anyway okay?

        She's a self-promoting shock-jock clown that hides her outrageous carnival barker routine behind a gutless "I never claimed to be a journalist" dodge.

        She's no better then Rush Limbaugh.  

        Красота спасет мир --F. Dostoevsky

        by Wisper on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 09:28:14 AM PST

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        •  I've never heard anything like that (1+ / 0-)
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          and I've been listening to her for years.
             Hey, Ed Schultz fucked up once or twice, but that doesn't mean he's the same as Limbaugh or the other blowhards on the lunatic fringe.
             Clearly a case of false equivalence here.

          "We the People of the United States...." -U.S. Constitution

          by elwior on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 09:35:44 AM PST

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          •  and fans of Rush Limbaugh have no issue with him (0+ / 0-)

            Thats the thing about Shock Jocks... they know their audience and know how to play to it.  Its how they make their living.

            I stopped listening back on Air America.  I remember how stupid I thought it was that she opened her Friday shows every week with the theme song "Bounce Your Boobies".   She used the song for 12 years on various stations before they either fired her or went bankrupt (which are the only two reasons she's had for switching jobs) so I guess her listeners found it completely hilarious.

            Oh.. and she had a special sound effect called the "Cherry Pop" for anytime someone said they were a first time caller.  Classy lady, that one.

            ooh.. or when Bush was in office and floating the idea of privitizing Social Security, she aired this:

            The announcer: "A spoiled child is telling us our Social Security isn't safe anymore, so he is going to fix it for us. Well, here's your answer, you ungrateful whelp: [audio sound of 4 gunshots being fired.] Just try it, you little bastard. [audio of gun being cocked]."
            uh-huh... so if a Republican did this we would be all inflamed about the threat to the president, the gun nuttery, the inciting of violent behavior, the suggestion of violence.  But when she does it its what? .....a clever skit?  Insightful commentary?

            But what do I know....  you've been listening to her for years, so it must be okay.

            Красота спасет мир --F. Dostoevsky

            by Wisper on Fri Nov 15, 2013 at 09:54:06 AM PST

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