The Pardu

The Pardu
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Showing posts with label David Brock. Show all posts
Showing posts with label David Brock. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

As Trump's World Turns: Did Abe Lincoln Have Blacks In The White Hiuse

Do you have any recall of a Trump presstitute who was very visible and pronounced during Trump's run for the 2016 GOP Primary and eventually during his run against Hillary Clinton? Among Trump's many talking head spokespeople one of the following made a statement which has been archived in US History.

(Before we move on, allow me to clearly state, Trump currently has or has employed an equal number of male presstitutes; to avoid that shallow charge os sexim via the use of the word: pressittute.)

About comment for the ages.
“Considering where we are today! Where we are today! Absolutely!” she said. “Slavery is good history? Absolutely?
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While defending Trump after his beliefs based comments about good people on both sides following the Charlottesville, Va. white supremacists protest, one of the faces above used their brains and mouth to utter the remarks. Of course, the white spokespeople above wouldn't publicly state such. Comments about human bondage as a good state of being in our history were left for a person of color. Comments only fathomable for the political and social Right.

The comments...  (Unfortunately, the segment is two minutes long. We work to avoid exposing our readers to lengthy comments firm anyone associated with Trump.)
So, that is an item for our national archives.  How about more from Katrina Pierson as we move towards the 2020 elections?

If it is possible to imagine the pickle a Trump spokesperson who suffer while seeking a case of Whatboutism when asked about the absence of black staffers in the White House.  

What would so say? 
What would she do? 
How would she perform? 

During an appearance with MSNBC's Al Sharpton and Media Matters David Brock, Peirson was asked about (excuse the vernacular) lack of color in the White House.

According to Newsweek.
Pierson, unable to name one black staffer in Trump's West Wing, claimed she had been offered Sarah Huckabee Sanders' press secretary role but turned it down.
She also stated:
“Everything has to be made about race, reverend... I’m not going to participate if you’re going to continue to paint this president as racist. Let's talk about reparations, can we talk about reparations?”
As Sharpton returned to Brock for comment, Peirson did what we came to know in 2015 and 2016.  I call it mental constipation accompanied by oral diarrhea

Peirson interrupted the show host and interjected as such:
 "there's plenty of black people in the West Wing." 
Sharpton explained he had asked her to name them and didn't receive a response.
“Because I’m not going to participate in the attempt to make this all about race. It is ridiculous. How many black people were in Abraham Lincoln’s West Wing?” 
She added, "Is Abraham Lincoln a racist because he didn't have a black person in his White House? This is insane. This is an insane discussion."  
Yes, you read it correctly,  watch.

I will end on that note.


Friday, November 8, 2013

60 Minutes Fires Continue.....

....and "fires" is what happens when the nation and its media moves to the Right.  

When media moves Right it is without exception in pursuit of revenue yielding ratings that have prove lucrative. Two classic examples are Premiere Network's and Limbaugh's daily racist, sexist homophobic and anti-progressive "derangement" and Fox New's early morning and evening anti-Obama insanity. Both work to return sponsor dollars to Premiere and Fox while feeding lies and misinformation to their ravenous viewers and listeners.

During 2013, we have observed other tepid toe-in-the-water exhibits of misinformation broadcasts from ABC and NBC, along with the astronomically 'cheap' and unprofessional 60 Minutes Benghazi episode. 

Media Matters has followed the 60 Minutes debacle since its first broadcast. David Brock, Media Matters, sat for a discussion of 60 minutes and the mindset that leads to such journalistic miscarriages.

Earlier today Media Matter's Eric Bohlert blogged about, "How CBS Could Have Avoided The 60 Minutes Benghazi Fiasco."  

Bohlert's piece is 'point-on' regarding an avoidable fiasco precipitated by violating the former standards of network and 60 Minutes executives. 

About the time David Brock was speaking with Al Sharpton on MSNBC's Politics Nation, Media Matters's Joe Strupp published a piece that completes the cycle on 60 Minutes (management, producers and host Lara Logan) foray into the unfathomable.  The network 'played' to ratings and pandered to Benghazi derangement that continues to serve as "the anti-Obama, anti-Hillary, issue of the decade.  The Right is, as you and I know, politicking towards 2016. The media follows Graham, McCain, Issa, Ayotte and others like subservient ducklings nipping-up ratings tidbits of like ducklings nipping morsels from pavement.
Mary Mapes
Former 60 Minutes producer Mary Mapes, who was fired for her role in a controversial 2004 story about President Bush's service in the Air National Guard, accused CBS News of pandering to a right-wing audience with her former program's recent Benghazi report, for which the network has been criticized and forced to retract.
"My concern is that the story was done very pointedly to appeal to a more conservative audience's beliefs about what happened at Benghazi," Mapes said by telephone from her Texas home. "They appear to have done that story to appeal specifically to a politically conservative audience that is obsessed with Benghazi and believes that Benghazi was much more than a tragedy."

The problem with 60 Minutes is in the capable hands of the media monitoring organization: Media Matters. It doesn't take an imagination to know that the Benghazi broadcast was to be a ratings boom. A boom at the expense of truth and credibility for the once storied news magazine. But, those issues pale in comparison to the real danger: Media callousness in seeking ratings and false communication to the viewing public.

As evidence in the Politics Nation piece above, Republican "Banghazi firebrands" and Fox News are continuing to use the story as fodder for low information people who obviously relish Obama Derangement. As stated by Al Sharpton, Fox News has not addressed the two week fizzle of the Dylan Davies story beyond their references to its original broadcast on 60 Minutes. What we ask, what is that other than a form of Fox News propaganda?