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Question re: Senator Scott Brown (R-Mass.)

Why exactly is he {falsely?} claiming that a journalist {Rachel Maddow-MSNBC} is running against him?

She says it's totally untrue and that he's using her name to raise money for his campaign. Why would that work? I don't understand.

She's just a journalist; and a successful one at that; I'm betting she makes more money and has more freedom in her current job than she would as Senator.

Does anyone have any theories?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 8:10 PM on Mar. 26, 2010 in Politics & Current Events

Answers (24)
  • LOL successful? You must not know about her ratings.As for the other I have no idea never heard anything about it.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:12 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • Because he's a phony.
    Jenna66

    Answer by Jenna66 at 8:14 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • Hey she's on tv everynight...I'm not; are you? I'd call that successful enough!

    Is Rachel Maddow Now More Respected And Influential Than Keith Olbermann? Yes.
    by Colby Hall | 11:09 am, February 22nd, 2010
    http://www.mediaite.com/online/is-rachel-maddow-now-more-influential-than-keith-olbermann/

    Last week Rachel Maddow visited the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) and came away with a rather shocking revelation: conservatives hold Maddow in the highest esteem.

    But it goes beyond numbers. Rachel Maddow is now considered a thought leader among her political allies – she is frequently cited as a well-reasoned (as well as well-researched) source for both constructive and stinging critiques of her political foes. But she goes about making her case in a way that is neither obnoxious, annoying nor self-aggrandizing. But more importantly, she never relies on ad hominem attacks on her opponents
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:20 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • Friday, February 19, 2010
    Rachel Maddow gives Meet the Press another ratings bump, beats Fox easily

    See, NBC, it goes a little something like this: Viewers like Rachel Maddow. Why? Because she's smart, witty, fair, classy, prepared, knowledgeable, and-- What's that word again? Oh yeah-- liberal.

    Yes, NBC, America elected a bunch of Democrats, and we'd like to see them fairly represented on shows like Meet the Press:

    The NBC Sunday morning program moderated by David Gregory averaged 4.162 million total viewers for first place. That's the show's highest total viewer delivery since March 22, 2009. [...]

    Maddow's first appearance, in August, brought the show its highest numbers since April.


    Wowzers, over 4 million, huh? Wonder how ClusterFox did:

    "FOX News Sunday" averaged 1.208 million total viewers in its FOX broadcast.

    http://www.thepoliticalcarnival.net/2010/02/rachel-ma
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:20 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • I don't live in that state for the record; I have no knowledge of this man other than reading all over the place today about this particular story.

    I just wanted more info...thanks
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:21 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • ahahahahaaaaaaa that's hilarious I think I busted a rib laughing so hard.The bs is knee deep
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:23 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • Wowzers, over 4 million, huh? Wonder how ClusterFox did: "FOX News Sunday" averaged 1.208 million total viewers in its FOX broadcast.


    ***


    Try comparing apples to apples, next time...m'kay?! LOL


    3/25/2010


    9 PM – P2+ (25-54) (35-64)


    Hannity – 2,379,000 viewers (676,000) (1,060,000)


    Larry King Live —756,000 viewers (199,000) (329,000)


    Rachel Maddow Show —1,294,000 viewers (339,000) (623,000)


    Inside American Airlines — 215,000 viewers (61,000) (93,000)


    Joy Behar – 861,000 viewers (235,000) (349,000)


    LINK

    LoriKeet

    Answer by LoriKeet at 8:26 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • sigh - I personally am not comparing anything. Someone said she wasn't successful and to check her ratings - I went and checked her ratings...that is what I found...why does everything HAVE to be a freaking argument in this place...can't people just talk anymore??
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:28 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • Uh huh and you proceeded to compare it to 'clusterfox'.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:31 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

  • Dude again *I* didn't compare it to anything - follow the links I provided....holy cow...people just want to start trouble around here.
    Anonymous

    Answer by Anonymous at 8:40 PM on Mar. 26, 2010

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