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Scarborough Commits TV Host Suicide

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  1. shmessy

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    I actually like Scarborough. The looks on Barnicle's face is classic.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e1B0Whohs6E

    (warning - "naughty" word blurted)

    Poor Joe just turn beet red as he sees his TV career pass before his eyes.

    I hope the guy is given a pass - - but the FCC won't appreciate this "wardrobe malfunction".
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    He will get a fine from FCC, he will have to do another couple of mea coups. But this won't end his career.

    And if it does there is something seriously ****ed up about this world.
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    I agree completely.

    And a word is a word is a word - - people get too hung up on "naughty" words. It looked like it was a simple mistake - - but wow! I don't think this will help him with the suits at GE if he does it again (altho' it may get him a bigger deal with Sirius).
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    It'd be nice if we could isbe treated like adults. Hopefully Obama will end this FCC nonsense.
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    Why would he lose his job over a fraudian slip like that? He didn't do it maliciously, or intentionally. He did it subconsciously. He didn't even realize he said it till after the fact.
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    Once again, I completely agree. However, the guy is a professional and professionals don't do that very often at all.

    Can you remember one time when in the middle of a live national interview any national TV host tripping up with an f-bomb when he isn't mistakenly thinking he is off-air?

    I remember Charlie Rocket dropping one on SNL in the early 1980's - - that was it for him from the good folks at 30 Rock......., and he was a latenight comedian.

    This isn't Janet Jackson, etc. This guy is a Political Host/Commentator and represents the network.

    It's a huge professional screw-up- like an airplane pilot forgetting to put fuel in the plane before takeoff. I like the guy and admire his straight-honest approach. I hope GE doesn't go mideival on him.
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    I think he's safe

    Not from the chit he'll take from his colleagues and bosses, but the government prolly can't touch him.
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    Sounds like worst will come from mrs. scarborogh.
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    The word "F-ck" is a Hollywood Democrat word, they should give him a raise, Joe Pesci got an Oscar for saying it 834 times in the movie "Goodfellas" it is part of Al Frankens & Sean Penns daily vocabulary.

    John Kerry's daughter said on live TV the night Kerry conceded "I can't believe that F-cking idiot beat my father"

    Mother Teresa was riding through Times Square in a Cab and she saw a dollar bill on the street, she yelled at the Cab Driver "STOP THE F-CKING CAR"
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    Never, in the history of the free world, has that word been used more accurately and appropriately than in the scenario you describe.
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    Exactly how it should be, IMO.
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    I knew somebody would pick up that one-----:singing:
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    ok, i dont have audio. someone do me a favor and tell me what he said, i get that he used the F word so leave that blank. thanks
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    Referring to Obama's people:

    "...These are good decent men who don't go around flipping people off or shouting '---- you' at the top of their lungs..."
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    All you need to do is check out the change in Barnicle's facial expression at the 26 second mark! :D :D :D
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    Scarborough was simply paraphrasing what Rahm Emanual said about Republicans, "F--k them". Of course Scars is not supposed to use that word -- and I believe it should be prohibited from public airwaves -- and he should not have, but he was simply repeating what Emanual has been quoted as saying.


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    Tell me the next time Emanuel uses that word on live television.
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    Perhaps it was on purpose for that very reason???????

    Scarborough IS a Maverick, and Mavericks do "Mavericky" things!

    Nothing sells like controversy.
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    Actually Emanuel never even used the word Joe used. The CoS said "eff them". As in just the letter. Joe was the one who actually use the whole word.
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    OK. Let's have a count-down: ...... 10, 9, 8, 7, .........

    Anywho, Joe shouldn't have said it but he *was* paraphrasing Emanual, so, as the media always says: "Hey, I'm only quoting what I heard."


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    "Is that the truth?"

    "No, but those are the facts."

    -- Absence of Malice, Megan Carter (Sally Field) speaking with fellow newsy.


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    Thank you.

    well, that would sure have woken everyone up!
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    It sure woke up Barnicle!!! He looked like he was snoozing until that moment. The double take he did was classic!
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    what do we expect... our society has become complicit in fowl language. we allow advertising of enhancements but we don't want kids to have sex. we don't want kids to drink yet booze is advertised on sunday football constantly. we wonder why violence is up yet half the movies have it.
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    It is amazing how these TV and radio personalities restrain themselves. One day on WEEI they were talking about all the F-Bombs that one hears off the air in media places. I guess it's some kind of defiance ... many of them swear like there is no tomorrow. Some recent leaders who like the F-bomb ... Bush, Obama, Sarah Palin ... just to name a few. Media slip-ups should be perhaps a 1K fine to some childrens organization and no public apology necessary. Kids hear much worse in grade school in todays society.

    Phew ... that answer was all over the place ... :confused2: is up with that?
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    Weak spelling too.



    Sorry, couldn't resist;)
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    Actual free speech would be nice one of these days.
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    Until you have kids, and then they wake up by radio in the morning to hear the DJ F'ing this and that.
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    Exactly, when I post what you have just said I am called "a racist old neo con fool".

    AMERICA RUNS ON THE OLD DOUBLE STANDARD BULLSH!T, FOUL LANGUAGE, VIOLENCE, SEX, BOOZE, AND DRUGS, WE SIT EACH NIGHT IN OUR LIVING ROOMS EATING POP CORN, TUNED TO HBO WATCHING SEAN PENN SCREW SUSAN SARANDON ON THE KITCHEN FLOOR, WATCHING AL PACINO SHOVING SH!T UP HIS NOSE, WATCHING HANIBAL LECHTER EAT A HUMAN KIDNEY AND LISTENING TO ROBERT DINIRO TELL A PRIEST TO GO F-CK HIMSELF, THEN WE ARREST A 10 YEAR OLD BOY FOR SEXUAL HARRASMENT IF HE LOOKS UP A 10 YEAR OLD GIRLS DRESS, THEY THROW HIM OUT OF SCHOOL AND PUT HIS PARENTS ON TRIAL.

    MAYBE WE DO NEED A "OBAMA DICTATOR"

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