Media in Meltdown Mode

First we had Brian Williams in liar-gate and now the steaming fresh George Stephanopoulos ‘donation derriere-gate’. But what is the message, other than media is not the responsible organ of public trust it ought to be? Media seems to be in a meltdown.

It makes an overall statement of lamestream’s credibility — right, it has none. More importantly to the point, what is the error it committed? They knew the track record and who these guys were when they negotiated and signed these mega contracts.

Breitbart: (Stephanopoulosis worse than Williams)

“Clinton Cash” author Peter Schweizer argued George Stephanopoulos’ behavior is worse than Brian Williams’ on Monday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.

Earlier, Schweizer said … “He certainly knew that he had donated to the Clinton Foundation and he also knew that — as I lay out in the article, he had participated in all these events. I mean, we’re not just talking about George Stephanopolous’ time — his money. We’re also talking about his time.

Does the MSM think a huge contract is going to change who they are? Does creating a nice job around them change anything?

Let’s take it a step further. The Clintons are perfect examples. Do we think the money or prestige of a large charitable foundation, in their name, is going to change who they are? Put some more lipstick on that pig. Was making her Secretary of State? Is running for president? Of course MSM knows who these people are and so do we. They are who they’ve always been.

So what is the shock and consternation from the media corporates? They knew what they were getting. Most of us saw the red flags when Stephanopoulos first surfaced as a media mogul. Sure they can install George at the head of a division or anything else, but guess what? He is still George Stephanopoulos — not wonder boy, Mediatron. Progressives love to reinvent themselves, they do it all the time, but it doesn’t change who they are.

Now we’ll have the debate, controversy about Brian Williams coming back. That gave me an idea. Why not put him back on journalism and embed him in Hillary Clinton’s campaign on the road? Between the two of them they would be able to create some of the best alternative reality we’ve ever heard. And that might be just the thing to kick start Hillary’s campaign. It would make for the most fascinating air-brushed coverage to draw the viewers, too. It’s the best of both worlds, media and politics, which in their case are pretty much the same thing. But they would know what they are getting.

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5 comments on “Media in Meltdown Mode

  1. the unit says:

    Knowing what getting…
    Many years ago our neighborhood had a corner drug store in basically a residential neighborhood across from our elementary school. We bought comic books, bubble gum, cokes and peanuts there, and the Yo-yo man from the Philippines came each Spring to demonstrate and sell his wares. At the magazine rack we would sneak a peek at Photoplay, watching out of corner of our eyes in case druggist was watching. We didn’t try to steal nothing.
    We were pre-sexually active (well in those days our age was), but the delivery boy who drove and delivered for the store and knew what folks were getting bragged to us that the condoms he delivered he pierced with a needle prior to delivery. It seemed funny then, after all in the eighth grade a friend asked me if you had to have sex to get pregnant and I said I don’t know. And said I just know you have to be married.

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    • Bullright says:

      Lol mao. The good days ugh? Big bubble gum. Fountain cokes I guess, too. Where the stores got all the novelty items I don’t know. Always something new.

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  2. peppermintfarm says:

    Stephanopoulosis is one of the most egregious political hacks the network had to know what they were getting. And wanted it IMHO. To have such a “gem” to make sure conservatives could not get a fair shake and demorats would get soft ball questions is what they wanted. No surprise there is it?

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    • Bullright says:

      I think you got it exactly right. He’s an operator. To put him in charge is like putting Bubba in charge. And his little conference calls with the Democrats just add to the mix. Like they don’t know that?

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