Media Scrutiny Theater 2012: Son of Boss

Friday, September 14, 2012 - 03:28 PM

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Comments [6]


I'll go with the proven leader. Obama led us out of the worst financial crisis since 1929. And out of the War in Iraq. And to a conclusion with Bin Laden.

Romney never built a business. He just pillaged them for cash.

Nov. 11 2012 12:28 AM
Julie from Michigan

How come Brook never gets to use the remote control?

Oct. 04 2012 08:01 AM
Cheryl from Connecticut

I'll go with the proven leader. Obama is no leader, come on be honest with yourself and your evaluation of his performance as president. Stop the negative advertising Obama. Oh, I forgot - it's the only way you know and you certainly can't speak to your performance now can you?

Sep. 24 2012 11:02 AM

Poster, please provide a searchable citation for Romney being head of internal audit at Marriott. That's a serious charge, and if true, I want to be able to beat Romney over the head with it. As is, if I try quoting you, it's too easy for people to question the anonymous source.

Sep. 17 2012 07:41 AM

Dear Brooke:

No, not you too! Bitten by the Backslash Bug, eh?
I heard you over the radio giving us directions to this blog-section URL. In spite of what you said, there are no Backslashes in any URL on the Internet, not even in the URL for On The Media.
At one time, we had a perfectly good punctuation mark called, among other things, a "Slash." To wit: /. Its history of usage goes back to Roman times.
In 1962, a computer programmer thought he needed another symbol for what he was doing, so he invented another punctuation mark, a Slash leaning the other way. To wit: \.
Its inventor called it a Backslash. It was used profusely by the employees of Microsoft, but by hardly anyone else. That didn't matter. Everybody started seeing the Backslash because for a couple of decades everybody knew that Microsoft encompassed the whole computer world. People reading Microsoft command lines back and forth to each other may have said Backslash a thousand times a day. When they did encounter a rare non-Backslash, just to make sure their listener wasn't confused, they called that great-grandaddy of punctuation marks, the noble Slash, by a redundant name: the Forward Slash.
Now we get to your totally unexpected Backslash gaffe. Surely, you know the difference. From what I've been observing, typical 20- and 30-somethings may not know the difference. To them (and to you, during your blank-out moment). Every punctuation mark that slants one way or the other has become a Backslash.
Please put the World---or at least On The Media Listeners---right on this point. Thank you.

Sep. 16 2012 09:47 PM

you mislead right from the get go....Mitt was more than just on the board, he was head of audit.....and the mastermind...

facts, please

Sep. 16 2012 03:00 PM

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