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The day the journalism died: CNN plays FMK with Lindsey Graham

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by dixiehack, Oct 28, 2015.

  1. dixiehack

    dixiehack Well-Known Member

    Lindsay Graham pours beers, contemplates marrying Carly Fiorina

    CNN turns a presidential candidate (albeit a hopeless one) into a bartender and then Dana Bash tops it off with a bowlderized game of Fuck, Marry, Kill

    Someone can copy this over to the Trump thread if they want to discuss the politics aspect. I'm too busy being shocked that CNN has abandoned its last pretense of respectability to become Jersey Shore for senior citizens.

    I don't think they could have saved their credibility if it was Jeanne Moos or the old Showbiz Tonight crew pulling this. But to have this from your Capitol Hill reporter? That's sad to me.
  2. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    Geez. That reads like one of Ali G's "interviews" where the subject doesn't know it's all fake.
  3. SFIND

    SFIND Well-Known Member

    Ridiculous. But really, didn't cable "news" stations abandon journalism for entertainment long ago?
  4. JordanA

    JordanA Member

    As a journalist, this hurts my heart. As a competent person, this hurts my head.
  5. Mr. Sunshine

    Mr. Sunshine Well-Known Member

    Breaking news: CNN is a joke.
  6. clintrichardson

    clintrichardson Active Member

    sometimes when people who aren't meant to loosen up loosen up, it gets ugly
  7. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

  8. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Did Graham say he wanted date Marco Rubio, Rand Paul or Jeb Bush?
  9. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    I thought journalism died when ESPN devoted a large segment of its news program to debating who was "Now."

    Notice they've never done it since?
  10. wicked

    wicked Well-Known Member

    There's a Roger-Federer-is-gay joke in there somewhere.
  11. The Big Ragu

    The Big Ragu Moderator Staff Member

    Roger Federer wears cardigan sweaters and has his very own Alice B. Toklas for a wife.

    But he doesn't look like an old lesbian. So he has that going for him.

    Of course none of that has anything to do with his sexual orientation. He could just be European.
  12. cjericho

    cjericho Well-Known Member

    Not really a good F ,Marry, Kill. He's a republican, killing Hilary is obvious. Should've picked another republican, maybe Nikki Haley. Then for democrats, have Hilary, Michelle Obama and Nancy Pelosi.
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