Tucker Carlson vs Dan Riehl? No contest

by Datechguy | September 18th, 2011

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Tucker Carlson vs Dan Riehl? No contest

The needs of a web site like mine that would absolutely love to have some­one kick in $60k a year to sup­port me and the radio show are appar­ently highly dif­fer­ent that one that has mil­lions of dol­lars invested at the start.

For exam­ple for such a site like Tucker Carlson’s it is vital to stay rel­e­vant to the MSM so if things were rough and I needed a kick-​start I would know that the eas­i­est way to get MSM atten­tion is to hit a con­ser­v­a­tive and there is no con­ser­v­a­tive the MSM lives to hit more than Sarah Palin.

Thus the Daily Caller decided to go quote Mike Tyson’s vile sex­u­ally charged attack on Palin inspired by Joe McGin­nis’ book.

Alas poor Tucker, he hasn’t appar­ently been pay­ing atten­tion. McGin­nis’ book has so lit­tle cred­i­bil­ity and is so dis­cred­ited even Keith Olber­mann and the NYT are diss­ing it.

That mis­judg­ment is bad enough but the deci­sion to try to go after Dan Riehl, for point­ing out this tac­tic was not so bright:

What is it with these sad lit­tle Belt­way bois? Are they sim­ply misog­y­nis­tic and unable to pass up an oppor­tu­nity to attempt to humil­i­ate a suc­cess­ful woman with more clout and influ­ence than the petu­lant lit­tle bow-​tie boy, Carl­son, has or will ever have? Or is it their inad­e­quacy in the face of an attrac­tive, accom­plished woman like Palin that causes them to lash out so despicably?

Riehl’s base post con­tained, shall we say, more col­or­ful lan­guage. Well Carl­son and com­pany took excep­tion and led to a whole series of fur­ther posts by Riehl demon­strat­ing sev­eral things:

1..Tucker Carl­son and the Daily Caller have much too thin a skin for this business

2..Sarah Palin is a lot tougher than any­one at the Daily Caller

3..The peo­ple at the Caller have no idea of how new media works.

Sim­ple sug­ges­tion if you are a mil­lion dol­lar site try­ing to impress investors you don’t go after indi­vid­ual blog­gers who hurt your feel­ings, par­tic­u­larly not Dan Riehl.

Also if you are going to object to Ladd Ehlinger attack ads, you have no busi­ness pub­lish­ing what they did.

And do you really want to attract the atten­tion of a film direc­tor who is known for mak­ing funny bit­ing videos that skewer his oppo­nents and tend to go viral? I think not.

This is a full You Fool moment!

God help the Caller if Ladd decides to par­ody them.

Update: Oh and #4 Sissy Willis has it all over him too.

Update 2: Stacy McCain dis­cov­ers this can com­ments in calm and mea­sured tones:

HOLY. FREAK­INGCRAP.

I talked to Dan Riehl about this and hope to have him on the show next week to dis­cuss it fur­ther. I talked to Ladd Ehlinger who remem­bers well the state­ments of the Daily Caller against his over ca-​36 and had these things to say:

I won­der if the Con­cerned Blue Hairs of Amer­ica will call for Matt Lewis to be black­listed due to his asso­ci­a­tion with the sex­ist and misog­y­nis­tic Tucker Carl­son and Daily Caller?”

I find it utterly out­ra­geous and shock­ing that Tucker Carl­son despises women.”

Per­haps if Tucker Carl­son fired fake-​conservative writ­ers like Matt Lewis, he wouldn’t be in the money trou­bles he’s in today.”

None of this of course addresses the radio sta­tion itself that ran the base inter­view and a sta­tion actu­ally broad­cast­ing this kind of stuff, Stacy McCain again:

Does FCC know about this? How about Attack­Watch? Now that I think of it, have we heard from Jill Fil­ipovic, Jes­sica Valenti, Melissa McE­wan or any of the other fem­i­nists? Because if Sarah Palin weren’t a Repub­li­can, I think they’d prob­a­bly be out­raged by this.

The moral of the story? I don’t know who is back­ing the radio sta­tion who allowed this stu­pid­ity, but if I had 3 mil­lion in back­ing and was look­ing for more I think I’d be smart enough not to repeat it.

Update 2: Stacy McCain reports Politico has noticed.

The needs of a web site like mine that would absolutely love to have someone kick in $60k a year to support me and the radio show are apparently highly different that one that has millions of dollars invested at the start.

For example for such a site like Tucker Carlson’s it is vital to stay relevant to the MSM so if things were rough and I needed a kick-start I would know that the easiest way to get MSM attention is to hit a conservative and there is no conservative the MSM lives to hit more than Sarah Palin.

Thus the Daily Caller decided to go quote Mike Tyson’s vile sexually charged attack on Palin inspired by Joe McGinnis’ book.

Alas poor Tucker, he hasn’t apparently been paying attention. McGinnis’ book has so little credibility and is so discredited even Keith Olbermann and the NYT are dissing it.

That misjudgment is bad enough but the decision to try to go after Dan Riehl, for pointing out this tactic was not so bright:

What is it with these sad little Beltway bois? Are they simply misogynistic and unable to pass up an opportunity to attempt to humiliate a successful woman with more clout and influence than the petulant little bow-tie boy, Carlson, has or will ever have? Or is it their inadequacy in the face of an attractive, accomplished woman like Palin that causes them to lash out so despicably?

Riehl’s base post contained, shall we say, more colorful language. Well Carlson and company took exception and led to a whole series of further posts by Riehl demonstrating several things:

1..Tucker Carlson and the Daily Caller have much too thin a skin for this business

2..Sarah Palin is a lot tougher than anyone at the Daily Caller

3..The people at the Caller have no idea of how new media works.

Simple suggestion if you are a million dollar site trying to impress investors you don’t go after individual bloggers who hurt your feelings, particularly not Dan Riehl.

Also if you are going to object to Ladd Ehlinger attack ads, you have no business publishing what they did.

And do you really want to attract the attention of a film director who is known for making funny biting videos that skewer his opponents and tend to go viral? I think not.

This is a full You Fool moment!

God help the Caller if Ladd decides to parody them.

Update: Oh and #4 Sissy Willis has it all over him too.

Update 2: Stacy McCain discovers this can comments in calm and measured tones:

HOLY. FREAKING. CRAP.

I talked to Dan Riehl about this and hope to have him on the show next week to discuss it further. I talked to Ladd Ehlinger who remembers well the statements of the Daily Caller against his over ca-36 and had these things to say:

“I wonder if the Concerned Blue Hairs of America will call for Matt Lewis to be blacklisted due to his association with the sexist and misogynistic Tucker Carlson and Daily Caller?”

“I find it utterly outrageous and shocking that Tucker Carlson despises women.”

“Perhaps if Tucker Carlson fired fake-conservative writers like Matt Lewis, he wouldn’t be in the money troubles he’s in today.”

None of this of course addresses the radio station itself that ran the base interview and a station actually broadcasting this kind of stuff, Stacy McCain again:

Does FCC know about this? How about AttackWatch? Now that I think of it, have we heard from Jill Filipovic, Jessica Valenti, Melissa McEwan or any of the other feminists? Because if Sarah Palin weren’t a Republican, I think they’d probably be outraged by this.

The moral of the story? I don’t know who is backing the radio station who allowed this stupidity, but if I had 3 million in backing and was looking for more I think I’d be smart enough not to repeat it.

Update 2: Stacy McCain reports Politico has noticed.

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