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RIP Tim Russert...

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by The Backyardigan, Jun 13, 2008.

  1. spinning27

    spinning27 New Member

    And very eerie...Friday the 13th.
  2. jakewriter82

    jakewriter82 Active Member

    Meet the press will never be the same. Russert was the reason I watched that show. When he reported something -- you believed it was true, always. Damn.
  3. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    That's awful. Probably my favourite guy on US Television.

    I loved "Big Russ & Me"

    Same age as me.
  4. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    He really came across as a nice guy. Always ready to smile and could keep it light. Good newsman, though.
  5. It was rather dusty in here when Tom Brokaw spoke. RIP.
  6. NoOneLikesUs

    NoOneLikesUs Active Member

    He definitely loved what he did.
  7. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Brokaw has been tearing me up. I want to watch and I don't want to watch.
  8. Birdscribe

    Birdscribe Active Member


    My boss just came into my office and told me. I hate hearing stories like this about anyone.

    I didn't watch "Meet the Press" that much and I wasn't fond of his kid-gloves treatment of Dick Cheney, but his MSNBC interview show on the weekends was often must viewing. He'd have great guests on and you'd always learn something from them because Russert would bring out that information.

    This is a huge, huge loss for television journalism; Russert was one of the mainstays of NBC/MSNBC's deep bench and a large reason MSNBC was the leader in cable news -- at least in this province.

    RIP, Little Russ
  9. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

    Fathers Day weekend too. This is just horrible.
  10. shockey

    shockey Active Member

    wow. i'm 51 today and just saw this. just wow.

    rip, tim.

    just wow. :'( :'( :'(
  11. D-3 Fan

    D-3 Fan Well-Known Member

    Oh my god. This is stunning.
  12. casty33

    casty33 Active Member

    I am now convinced it doesn't matter how much you do to stay in shape -- or how healthy you seem to be -- it makes no difference. It can hit any of us at any time. So everybody be careful, please, and take care.

    Life stinks.
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