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CT. GOP Senate hopfulLinda McMahon admits helping the NY Times…. out Blumenthal’s Vietnam Remarks…..

Can you believe this????

She comes clean on something that actually happens everyday…

Politicians planting stories (The White House leaks all the time )…

The only problem here is that she used the New Times to cut here opponent’s pool numbers….

The game is certainly dirty…..but the New York Times should know better…..

They should have at least been upfront about it……

Linda McMahon confirmed last night what was widely suspected: Her campaign assisted the New York Times in producing the article that has upended Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s Senate campaign.

Speaking to Fox News’s Sean Hannity, McMahon said her campaign “contributed some research” to the piece.

“[T]hey had initiated the story,” she said. “We contributed some research to the story for the New York Times but they initiated, they did the research, they did all the verification for it.”

She denied a “conspiracy,” repeating that “some of our research, I think, helped them later on after they broke the story.”

The Times has already taken heat for failing to acknowledge the main quote in their piece came from a speech in which Blumenthal later correctly described his service. (Though yesterday another quote surfaced in which Blumenthal said he “wore the uniform in Vietnam.”)

More……..

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Family, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , , , | 1 Comment

CT. GOP Senate hopfulLinda McMahon admits helping the NY Times…. out Blumenthal's Vietnam Remarks…..

Can you believe this????

She comes clean on something that actually happens everyday…

Politicians planting stories (The White House leaks all the time )…

The only problem here is that she used the New Times to cut here opponent’s pool numbers….

The game is certainly dirty…..but the New York Times should know better…..

They should have at least been upfront about it……

Linda McMahon confirmed last night what was widely suspected: Her campaign assisted the New York Times in producing the article that has upended Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal’s Senate campaign.

Speaking to Fox News’s Sean Hannity, McMahon said her campaign “contributed some research” to the piece.

“[T]hey had initiated the story,” she said. “We contributed some research to the story for the New York Times but they initiated, they did the research, they did all the verification for it.”

She denied a “conspiracy,” repeating that “some of our research, I think, helped them later on after they broke the story.”

The Times has already taken heat for failing to acknowledge the main quote in their piece came from a speech in which Blumenthal later correctly described his service. (Though yesterday another quote surfaced in which Blumenthal said he “wore the uniform in Vietnam.”)

More……..

May 21, 2010 Posted by | Blogs, Breaking News, Counterpoints, Family, Government, Media, Men, PoliticalDog Calls, Politics, Polls, Updates, Women | , , , , , | 1 Comment

Sarah Palin to join FOX News……..

“I am thrilled to be joining the great talent and management team at FOX News,” Palin said in a statement. “It’s wonderful to be part of a place that so values fair and balanced news.”

Ok….but who cares?…..just a another pretty face ….saying next to nothing……

January 11, 2010 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Politics, Updates, Women | , | 2 Comments

Jon Stewart outs FOX anchor as…. NOT a dumb blonde, but a college grad, who can play a violin…….

That’s right….FOX anchor Gretchen Carlson, of the channel’s “FOX and Friends”, is no dumb blonde…she’s one pretty smart lady …..

While trying to come across on the tube as someone who doesn’t understand those city slickers…Stewart calls her out as a Stanford college graduate (honors), Oxford  (England) student, who plays classical violin and was a beauty queen….so we all get the point….stop trying to play dumb…and own up to the fact that your sidewalk act is just that……an act on the FOX Channel to just fit in with your audience demographics……

Note:….The thing starts off on some questions on Climate survey…..and she disses Obama…and then Stewart goes after her….he, he, he….Stewart really nails her on the  act…..

December 9, 2009 Posted by | Breaking News, Entertainment, Media, Politics | , , , , | 4 Comments

"Hannnity" has topped "The O'Reilly Factor" over at FOX this week…..

Sean Hannity did it on the back of a Sara Palin interview that averaged over 4.2 million viewers…..

FOX News came in third for the week, MSNBC came in 25th, and CNN came in 28th…..

November 27, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Men | , , | Leave a comment

“Hannnity” has topped “The O’Reilly Factor” over at FOX this week…..

Sean Hannity did it on the back of a Sara Palin interview that averaged over 4.2 million viewers…..

FOX News came in third for the week, MSNBC came in 25th, and CNN came in 28th…..

November 27, 2009 Posted by | Entertainment, Media, Men | , , | Leave a comment

Anita Dunne changes jobs at the White House…..?

Was it family, notoriety or the conservatives?

She will still be working in the White House…..They just have to figure her tittle though…I’m sure she won’t get a pay cut…..

And I’m sure FOX News won’t miss her leaving the White House Communications Director job either……

November 10, 2009 Posted by | Government, Media, Politics, Updates | , , | Leave a comment

FOX News as an arm of the Republican Party?

Anita Dunne, The White House Communication Director pushes back at FOX News and its ideological slant……..She talks to CNN’s Howie Kurtz…and she’s adamant that the White House looks at Fox News Channel as an adversary (and attached to the GOP) ……She  goes right back at Kurtz on the air…giving issues, situations and times that FOX has (in her mind)  not been truthful in reports on the President, his policies, and his administration…….

When pressed, Dunne advises that the president has, and will continue to appear on the channel…but the President, and Dunne are careful in who they will deal with over at FOX… and always considers that an appearance there is tantamount to sleeping with the enemy….

Dunne does speak highly of several people at the channel  including Major Garret, the FOX Congressional reporter, and separates individuals from the channel, in general……

October 11, 2009 Posted by | Media, Politics | , , , , , , | Leave a comment