Mike Walllace passes away

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  1. tongix

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    Wow, he was part of my life when I was a boy of 10 or so back in the early '70's and used to watch him every Sunday night at 7:00 with my dad (departed several years ago) and family. I remember loving that show and it was there that I came to watch and be interested in the news when I was a boy. Good memories. RIP.
     
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    He was a great guy and superb journalist. A legend.
     
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    Another "ends justifies the means" journalist passes on.
     
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    Some people have no class, the man passed away leave the personal attacks for some other time.
     
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    My mama once told me, "If you can't say something good about someone, don't say anything." Oh well.
     
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    ditto
     
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    So if you are one of the founders of a type of journalism that takes a poke at America every time it gets a chance, you get a pass 'cause you died.
    I remember this guy smoking nonstop during interviews for years. The whole set woud be foggy with smoke and when he gets a chance he goes after the tobbaco industry?
    That guy's appearance with a ciggerette burning as he looked so smart and smug probobly influenced a lot of young people to pick up their first butt.
    Remember him on the News in Viet Nam? Some of the stuff was clearly a set up to make America look as bad as it could. When it is over he gets a CIA guy to spill some beans and he does some ambush journalism on Westmoreland.
    He was highly influental in creating the MSM we have today that hates America.
    You dont get a pass 'cause you die, someone has to remind people of the stuff this guy sarted.
     
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    Watched Mike for several years off and on as time permitted.

    While young and dumb I really liked the guy. May he RIP.

    As I grew in knowledge of world affairs and became a responsible working citizen he began to leave a sour taste in my mouth as did the whole program.

    Finally didn't turn it on any more. Strangely these days I'm getting the same feelings toward O'Reilly and others in that business.

    Most of the time we know what the Informercial is about.

    All these talking heads do is explore each others minds and they are all nuts.

    JMO,,, Your View May Vary {YVMV}:whistling:
     
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    ditto.

    We need to stop making heros out of people who aren't, especially when we're told to by lamestream media. He was a sandbagging, gotcha journalist, did a few good things, others not so much, was part of the NYC lib establishment.

    Later, bye.
     
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    When is all said and done, I choose to look at a person's life by whether he/she did more harm that good in his/her life.

    On this one, I'm going to give it a thumbs up. Although VERY left leaning, I consider his reporting to have been more constructive than destructive to our society.

    BTW, I don't have the same opinion for most of the media...
     
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    i never cared or like the dude , BUT i do feel for his family and friends , they have lost someone dear to them ,



    as for how i feel

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    and i know when i croak i will get the same pic
     
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    Yes, :upeyes:

    And no attempt to challenge the assertions he made. Speaks volumes.
     
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