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Old 14th March 2020, 01:11 AM   #2281
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This one counts as a White House staffer:

https://www.latimes.com/entertainmen...virus-comments

Fox's Trish Regan is sent to the room to think about what she's done.
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Old 14th March 2020, 01:16 AM   #2282
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
This one counts as a White House staffer:



https://www.latimes.com/entertainmen...virus-comments



Fox's Trish Regan is sent to the room to think about what she's done.
I don't get it... She made comments equating coronavirus with impeachment... Why would they suspend her for that? That seems in line with comments made by trump and supporters.

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Old 14th March 2020, 01:44 AM   #2283
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
I don't get it... She made comments equating coronavirus with impeachment... Why would they suspend her for that? That seems in line with comments made by trump and supporters.

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Virus = Impeachment = Hoax

I think FoX lawyers are starting to get worried that they can get sued for causing harm for deliberately spreading misinformation despite knowing the facts.
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Old 14th March 2020, 08:21 AM   #2284
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
This one counts as a White House staffer:

https://www.latimes.com/entertainmen...virus-comments

Fox's Trish Regan is sent to the room to think about what she's done.
That's paywalled, here's one at Bloomberg. Looks like she wanted to amplify Trump's original "fake news hoax" reaction but left it a little too late.
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Old 14th March 2020, 10:41 AM   #2285
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
I don't get it... She made comments equating coronavirus with impeachment... Why would they suspend her for that? That seems in line with comments made by trump ....
Fox Business is fairly independent compared to mainstream Fox News. From what I've seen, though I haven't seen that much. They slammed Trump over Helsinki.
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Old 14th March 2020, 10:46 AM   #2286
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
That's paywalled, here's one at Bloomberg. Looks like she wanted to amplify Trump's original "fake news hoax" reaction but left it a little too late.
The LA Times one came up for me.

"Coronavirus Impeachment Scam" is just nonsensical. I wonder if what she said would have been OK without that highly misleading graphic.

ETA: Real businesspeople need real business news, even if they are personally conservative. So I think Fox Business distances itself somewhat from Fox News. Different niche.

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Old 14th March 2020, 11:21 AM   #2287
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Should we add Mnuchin to the risk list?

Unlikely pair of Pelosi and Mnuchin join forces as Washington’s crisis negotiators
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Old 14th March 2020, 11:38 AM   #2288
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Originally Posted by Minoosh View Post

ETA: Real businesspeople need real business news, even if they are personally conservative. So I think Fox Business distances itself somewhat from Fox News. Different niche.
Check out Lou Dobbs. He's a racist POS.
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Old 14th March 2020, 11:45 AM   #2289
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Check out Lou Dobbs. He's a racist POS.
I haven't been able to stand him for 15 years.
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Old 14th March 2020, 02:44 PM   #2290
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Check out Lou Dobbs. He's a racist POS.
Name a Trump associaste who isn't.....
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Old 14th March 2020, 02:46 PM   #2291
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
No;If Trump Mnuchen that will cause market crash worse then anything we have see so for.
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
No...
There is a slim but nonzero chance that sacking that particular douchenozzle could somehow compare to the cascade of significant negative demand shocks we've already priced in.
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Name a Trump associaste who isn't.....
Ben Carson but he replaces it with self-loathing.
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Old 21st March 2020, 10:21 AM   #2294
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My wife just texted me about Carson coughing into his hand and touching the podium. He's a doctor.
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Originally Posted by Craig4 View Post
Ben Carson but he replaces it with self-loathing.
If 'Uncle Tom" had a photo in the dictionary.
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What are the diminishing odds we'll see Fauci in the daily briefing ever again?
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Old 24th March 2020, 11:32 AM   #2297
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What are the diminishing odds we'll see Fauci in the daily briefing ever again?
And has he signed an NDA?
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Old 24th March 2020, 01:56 PM   #2298
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What are the diminishing odds we'll see Fauci in the daily briefing ever again?
Read this interview with him and weep

https://www.sciencemag.org/news/2020...facts-pandemic

He certainly seems to be trying to make the best of a bad job
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Old 24th March 2020, 02:07 PM   #2299
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And has he signed an NDA?
NDA or no NDA, I'll bet he is the sort that if Trump fires him, he won't hesitate to go on the talk shows and say, "The man is an idiot." That isn't covered by any NDA.

I could be wrong, though, but I predict he won't be fired. I predict he will be shoved into a corner and ignored.
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https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/good-...cid=spartanntp

And Dr. Fauci is ******. Of course if we lose him, so are we.
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Old 27th March 2020, 03:00 PM   #2301
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aaand.... Trish Reagan is gone from Fox.
Seems like the Dem's Hoax got her.
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