Breitbart Got Booted

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    ABC's Letter to Andrew Breitbart


    Dear Mr. Breitbart,

    We have spent the past several days trying to make clear to you your limited role as a participant in our digital town hall to be streamed on ABCNews.com and Facebook. The post on your blog last Friday created a widespread impression that you would be analyzing the election on ABC News. We made it as clear as possible as quickly as possible that you had been invited along with numerous others to participate in our digital town hall. Instead of clarifying your role, you posted a blog on Sunday evening in which you continued to claim a bigger role in our coverage. As we are still unable to agree on your role, we feel it best for you not to participate.

    Sincerely,

    Andrew Morse
     
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    Brietbart is partisan but George Stepahnopolis is not?

    Why should anyone in public subject themselves to the scrutiny of these people?

    They are not journalists.

    Cowards.
     
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    Eh. No biggie.

    I don't care for Breitbart, but not allowing him to discuss the incoming results on election night with other pundits isn't really the kick in the nuts he deserves. I doubt he lost a second of sleep over it.
     
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    Brietbart is a liar.

    Simple as that.
     
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    Depots call people they don't agree with politically liars.

    ABC got pwned by one side.

    Losers.
     
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    No one claimed neither was non-partisan.

    Try again.
     
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    They caved from pressure from one side.
     
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    No one caved.

    ABC got upset that Breitbart was attempting to hijack the show in his promotion of it to make it look like he was the star...that it was his show...and that he arranged for it all to come together, and ABC was just airing "his" show.

    IOW: He tried to take de facto producer credit.

    This wasn't a political thing. This was an ego thing. Breitbart's ego got him booted.
     
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    They got rolled. It's the only explanation.
     

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