Feb 082017
 
  • Tuesday’s numbers: CNN debate-Bill O’Reilly-Tucker Carlson 1-2-3.
  • Concha: ‘Hillary-friendly’ CNN contributor pens dubious WH report.
  • FTV: CNN’s ‘interview for the ages’ was like two kids on a playground.
  • Greer: Rumors swirl that Tamron Hall may be joining Live with Kelly?!
  • CNN comedy series begins with F-word.  Finding Jesus returns March 5.
  • Jen Psaki psigned as a CNN contributor.  CNN chef’s ‘change of address‘.
  • Video: Tucker and Brit Hume made at the 9th Circuit.
  • Late Night videos: Anderson Cooper with Seth Meyers
  • Larry Kelly

    Anxious to see if CNN folks can say Jen’s name without spitting at her.

    • Cecelia

      Sounds like something you’d drink after hearing your transmission had gone out.

      • Larry Kelly

        or your twin went to work at Fox.

        • Cecelia

          hahaha!

        • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

          I know of someone whose twin works at Fox. (sigh!)

      • Michael T

        Or at a pub in Tokyo, which I actually did in the late 1960s as a young naive U.S. Navy guy. Sake has much more of a punch than a cold Asahi beer. Fortunately I consumed it with dinner.

  • Cecelia

    Good segment with Brit and Tucker.

    Best show on cable!

    • Gnome Sayin

      Agreed, Hume provided excellent analysis that is helpful whatever your opinions are, and Tucker shows himself to be a skilled interviewer here because he knows when to stay out of the way. He doesn’t have to make every segment about him, which I like.

      • Cecelia

        I like it that even though his show has a debate-the-issues focus, Tucker doesn’t come on like some gunslinger trying to protect his “fastest drawl” rep.

        Tucker is polite, concedes points, and backs off and quickly moves on when he thinks his guest is being trivial.

        He only gets insistent or incredulous when the guest won’t answer a question, is doing cant, or is mouthing something absurd (which happens a lot).

        I think Tucker strikes just the right tone.

    • Grandpa D

      Excellent. I don’t watch many video links but that was worth every second.

  • Larry Kelly
    • sky303

      Yes , Get well soon Charlie Rose

    • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

      I am also a member. Get well soon, Charlie.

  • Larry Kelly

    Jesus returns April 16.

    • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

      I’ve been waiting all my life and am ready at any time. But, we still better pay our taxes.

  • Larry Kelly

    The major networks seem to be harping on Trump’s “historically low” polls, but the ones they seem to quote only show an actual drop of about 3% since inauguration (amazing considering the constant berating he takes), and the ones they don’t quote show adequate approval of what he is doing:
    http://polling.reuters.com/#poll/CP3_2/filters/PD1:1/dates/20170101-20170207/type/smallest
    http://www.rasmussenreports.com/public_content/politics/trump_administration/prez_track_feb8
    In any event, it appears his base is strongly with him, and that means he can exert pressure with the Republican Congress.
    The continuing media and Democrat coordinated attacks to take Trump down, are not any more effective now than they were before the election. Just more hysterical.
    The gang in my barbershop are still ecstatic at having tossed Trump into Washington.

    • Grandpa D

      Thanks. I missed the barbershop polls. And the barbershop poles.

      • IN the ratings battle
        They always lose.
        Because viewers know
        They’re just fake news.
        Burma Shave

  • Larry Kelly

    “Interview for the ages” is for ages 6 and 7.

  • Cecelia

    Re: ‘Hillary-friendly ‘

    I suppose the new trial meme is Bannon plotting world destruction, while Trump, as a crackpot Howard Hughes figure, roams the WH at night and munches on Pop Tarts while watching cable news and tweeting.

    Sorry, Mr. President, that’s my job.

  • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

    Is Judas in hell?

    Is a frog’s a** watertight?

  • GSwizzle83

    I’m stuck on roku for a few days until my new DISH box and I’m longing for some Fox News perspective. I miss it. CNN is hate Trump all the time. There’s a lot of other news that needs covered.

    • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

      Do a Google search for “Watch Fox News Live Streaming.” Johnny could probably advise you on whether it is legal or not.

    • Michael T

      This link doesn’t ease the withdrawal symptoms?
      http://insider.foxnews.com/latest

  • homemaker

    Two things: 1. I hope The Hill realizes what a GM they have in Joe Concha. He tells his story with clear, concise language and reminds people of past stories that tie into current news. 2. I really like James Rosen substituting for Bret on Special Report. He has a great command of the English language and also tells a story in with clear, concise language. I can’t tell him on Twitter since many months ago he blocked me. 😢 IMO he does a better job than Bill Hemmer did. I like Bill where he is.

    • Mitch Alan

      How about Doug McElway? His gray hair gives him more gravitas than the other two that you mentioned.

      • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

        Gray hair means nothing. What hair I have left is gray, and I am dumber than a lobotomized doog.

      • Michael T

        He seems to have recovered rather nicely from this embarrassment in 2010:

        In July 2010, McKelway provided live coverage for the noon newscast of a rally by religious and environmental groups that were protesting BP’s response to the Gulf oil spill.

        McKelway made comments regarding BP’s contributions to Democratic
        President Barack Obama. After the broadcast, McKelway met with WJLA
        Station Manager Bill Lord, who objected to the BP contribution facts
        being divulged in the live report, and following a heated exchange,
        McKelway was suspended from his reporting duties as well as anchoring
        the early-morning Good Morning, Washington news show.

        The Washington Post later reported on September 17, 2010, that McKelway had been dismissed. Since his firing he has been hired by Fox News Channel for which he is now a reporter.

        • GATXER

          Not seeing the embarrassment there….other than a station manager who didnt like that he reported a true fact live on air.

          • Michael T

            Most people are embarrassed to admit to family and friends they were fired regardless of how unjustified some think it was.

          • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

            Well, we can’t have people actually reporting the facts, can we?

      • homemaker

        I like Doug, too. Ranking in my world: James Rosen, Doug McElway, Shannon Bream and then Bill Hemmer. (Those are the subs I can remember)

  • Larry Kelly

    SNL ratings best in 22 years. Colbert returns from the dead with larger audience than Tonight Show. Hollywood, CNN, and MSNBC seething at Trump. Senator Warren and the left on the perpetual warpath. For the half the country’s voters that voted Hillary, that’s what they get to blow off steam… or maybe just to build it up?

    • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

      Warren seems determined to be the class clown of the Senate.

  • Today’s most popular links:
    5 change of address
    4 Jen Psaki
    3 like two kids
    2 may be joining
    And the most popular link in today’s links…
    1 Concha: ‘Hillary-friendly’ CNN contributor pens dubious WH report.

    • Larry Kelly

      Winner and still King of The Hill!

  • Nixon – niihpikiiookani

    It could happen to anybody: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYkiI2QK0n8