Tom Brokaw is a journalistic hack!

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    I miss Tim Russert on Meet the Press!

    Tom Brokaw can barely conceal is agenda while moderating Meet the Press and it's becoming an unwatchable shitfest.

    He, IMO, went after Powell following his endorsement of Obama and then in the round table discussion he once again showed his firmly in the tank for McCain.

    I get that there are plenty of journalists who are clearly in the tank for Obama, MSNBC is an entire network I'd say who is like that, but Tom Brokaw is presented an a neutral figure, supposedly there just to discuss the news and present the facts and yet he comes across and a partisan hack.

    He's ruining what was once the best political show on television and I'm gonna say that I bet Tim Russert is spinning in his grave seeing what he's doing to that program.
     
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    Your intolerance is showing! :D
     
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    naaa--silence is a pacifist.
     
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    I just hate when people hide behind a neutral position and then push their agenda. ANYONE who watches MSNBC knows they are liberal leaning. ANYONE who watches Fox knows they are conservative leaning.

    Used to be you could watch Meet the Press and get actual moderation and debate without political agenda being thrown in my the moderator.

    Tim Russert was a man of integrity and he loved the political process more than he seemed to love his political views. I never knew if he was a democrat or a republican when watching him on Meet the Press because he'd go equally at it with both sides. Calling both on the carpet for their bullshit.

    He reported the facts and didn't push one view over another.

    Tom Brokaw doesn't do that. It's clear he's in camp McCain.

    don't make me spank you dillo :eek:
     
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    Reporting the news is dead---journalists now make the news. The truth cannot be trusted with those who compete for our money.
     
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    that is sad... because it's true
     
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    Brokaw is too old.

    They need someone else in that position.
     
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    Every week I think this!
     
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    I didn't see MTP today, was he really being a hack?

    I miss russert too. Brokaw spent too many years reading a teleprompter on the evening news. When's the last time he did any real journalism?

    Russert more than most in the MSM played the role the fourth estate is supposed to play. Its pretty sad when David Letterman and Jon Stewart are asking better questions of our politicians, than our vaunted guardians of the fourth estate are.
     
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    The morning radio show guy in my city is doing a better job as Brokaw then Tom himself is doing.
     

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