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HBO's Arrogant 'Newsroom'

Scott1205 Wrote: Jun 29, 2012 10:23 AM
We are canacelling HBO, most of the movies they play are dated or the play the few new ones they get until they are threadbare. They still have a decent show or two, Game of Thones and True Blood but that's not really enough. Not to mention the horribly liberal bent the channel has. Bill Maher, anything by Micheal Moore they snap up, and nearly any "docu-drama" movie produced "in house" including this new show Newsroom are all Leftist political vehicles. They wont be getting anymore of my cash to send to the Socialists.

HBO should really try a new slogan for its original programming. Indeed they already had one courtesy of Aaron Sorkin's acid pen in the debut of his ridiculous new series "The Newsroom." That slogan is "Speaking Truth to Stupid."

It's an appropriate slogan for a pay-cable channel that insists only the really smart people pay the extra fee to join the television elite. But do Sorkin and HBO really deserve their lofty, arrogant position as the smart people? Let's count the ways this new show demolishes that proposition:

1. It's preposterous that this "Newsroom" is realistic. The first...