Tom Hagen: Right now we have the unions and we have the gambling and those are the best things to have. But narcotics is a thing of the future. If we don’t get a piece of that action we risk everything we have. Not now, but ten years from now.
The Godfather 1972
At first glance this story is a source of a lot of chuckles
Sports on MSNBC? News Outlet Will Launch Streaming-Video Hub To Test New Shows, Hosts
What? Are we to believe that MSNBC’s particular blend of blind radical liberalism isn’t enough to carry a cable network?
MSNBC is getting ready to debut a new show about sports. And one focused on books. And another that will examine celebrity and popular culture. In all, the NBCUniversal-owned cable-news network has 14 new programs ready to roll.
As you can guess the comments section is all about conservative Schadenfreude.
Is this code for liberalism has jumped the shark and Americans are tired of being preached at by Race- Baitors and heterophobes who think any weather pattern is caused by global warming.
While we are laughing at this a bit I think it’s important to point out that this is a smart move. They are playing the culture game to get some eyeballs which brings to mind some advice Instapundit gave to us on the right.
The political left has a quasi-monopoly in this slice of media. This is a serious effort; it’s time conservatives start competing.”
MSNBC has become a micro niche, by increasing their appeal outside their niche they have the potential to draw people to the network or influence people by their short promo videos.
We ought to be smart enough to do the same even if it takes time.