Example: [Collected via e-mail, October 2009]
Now you can hear and see WHY John was fired!!! (Where was Obama?>
The following link is to John Stossel's ABC
ABC's John Stossel Destroys/Pulverizes/Crushes Obama's anti-American 'Health Care' Plan
Origins: In September 2009, John Stossel, who had been a part of ABC News' popular 20/20 television program since 1981 (and had
Stossel, who is best known for his work on ABC's "20/20," will anchor a
The program will look at consumer-focused topics, such as civil liberties, the business of health care and free trade.
"ABC enabled me to do some of that, but Fox offers me more air time and a new challenge," he added.
In a statement, ABC News wished Mr. Stossel well and said he would be "an asset to Fox News in this next chapter of his terrific career."
Free market in action. See there Stossel? What's not to like about that?
Posted by: jan |
p.s. Stossel. You've been hoisted on your own petard. Cheerio.
Jan is right. It's the free market in action.
Of course, maybe my bosses made the wrong choice. Maybe more viewers would have tuned in for my health care report. But the beauty of the market is that if they regularly choose wrong, they will go bankrupt. Networks better at giving the public what we want will take their business. I’d rather have viewers vote with their remotes than have elites govern our choices, making sure we watch "serious" programming.
Yes, I am sick of the coverage of Michael Jackson. I hate it that ABC didn't run my piece. Free markets sometimes encourage pandering to the masses. I still say, bless the market. The good outweighs the bad.
Free speech means rude obscenity and hate speech. I treasure free speech too.
Stelter, Brian. "John Stossel Leaving ABC for Fox Business." The New York Times. 10 September 2009. FOX Business. "John Stossel to Join FOX Business Network." 10 September 2009.