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Of course he's done and said some silly things. Who hasn't? I didn't realize he has to be perfect to be on the news. The fact that you're picking his broadcasts apart for school is scary. Gotta love America's liberal schools.
Nobody said he had to be perfect, But they should have standards, and he's below standard (maybe not for Faux news...gotta love those zealous conservative stations.) as for my "liberal" school, i live in republican-ville nevada. We're picking apart his broadcasts to point out his fallacies, because his show is the best source for them. I'm sure you'd have no problem with us picking apart "Countdown" (nobody saying he has to be perfect.)

btw, we have an actual sheet of accepted and defines logical fallacies. (It's not that we hate him so we yell at him through the TV)
Edited by 13 3 @ 7 l 3 13 0 y - 5/20/08 at 8:16pm
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Nobody said he had to be perfect, But they should have standards, and he's below standard. as for my "liberal" school, i live in republican-ville nevada. We're picking apart his broadcasts to point out his fallacies, because his show is the best source for them. I'm sure you'd have no problem with us picking apart "Countdown" (nobody saying he has to be perfect.)
Well considering he's on cable news, standards are naturally lower than broadcast. I'd like to know who you compare him to. Because if it's Olbermann...lol. I watch Countdown more than Oreilly just to get other view points and see what the crazy liberals are complaining about. The thing with Fox is at least there's always someone representing each side of the debate, whereas on msnbs there never is.
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Judge Tunis has now released her report, with recommendations that Thompson be found guilty of 27 of the 31 charges.
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Guilty on 27 charges noobsauce. Go play patty-cake with Jack Thompson traitor!

This is awesome, screw Jack Thompson. He needs to be ex-communicated from the U.S.
GOD I wish I could smack you for being an idiot.
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Well considering he's on cable news, standards are naturally lower than broadcast. I'd like to know who you compare him to. Because if it's Olbermann...lol. I watch Countdown more than Oreilly just to get other view points and see what the crazy liberals are complaining about. The thing with Fox is at least there's always someone representing each side of the debate, whereas on msnbs there never is.
I would compare him to someone like Brian Williams (oh noes, NBC!). A newscaster should be indifferent when delivering news IMHO. So then you may argue that Bill isn't a newscaster, He's there for entertainment. Then he shouldn't deliver his stories as if he were casting news. And that goes for olbermann as well.

In the end this is a moot argument, seeing as they both are the way they are for money.
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I would compare him to someone like Brian Williams (oh noes, NBC!). A newscaster should be indifferent when delivering news IMHO. So then you may argue that Bill isn't a newscaster, He's there for entertainment. Then he shouldn't deliver his stories as if he were casting news. And that goes for olbermann as well.

In the end this is a moot argument, seeing as they both are the way they are for money.
They're not news broadcasters so they shouldn't be looked at that way. They're news commentators. You can't compare Oreilly to Brian Williams. It's like comparing a pitcher to a quarterback. But Olbermann is far worse than Oreilly. There's no denying that. Too bad for him OReilly still has the number ranked show on cable news. That's no marketing gimmick, just google the numbers. OReilly is doing something right. At least give credit where credit is due.
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They're not news broadcasters so they shouldn't be looked at that way. They're news commentators. You can't compare Oreilly to Brian Williams. It's like comparing a pitcher to a quarterback. But Olbermann is far worse than Oreilly. There's no denying that. Too bad for him OReilly still has the number ranked show on cable news. That's no marketing gimmick, just google the numbers. OReilly is doing something right. At least give credit where credit is due.
It's like they always say,it's hard to look away from a car crash.
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This is pure action!!
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rofl lobsters FTW
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This is awesome news. Jack's career in Florida is pretty much done for.

But there's still the problem that everyone who's still living in the past generation looks down on video games with disdain.
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