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Sean Spicer, Newsmax, and the Show You've Been Waiting For!


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#1 LFC

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Posted 13 February 2020 - 09:27 AM

Loser and general political joke Sean Spicer finally found a job.

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After being rejected by every major network and almost two years after recording a chat-show pilot, Sean Spicer finally has a TV show.

Admittedly, it’s only on Newsmax TV, a downmarket Conservative rival to Fox News, but it's a welcome offer of steady employment for Trump’s first White House press secretary.

The show, to be called Spicer & Co., is scheduled to launch on Super Tuesday, when the highest number of states hold primaries, which falls on March 3. A press release announcing the new program sent to Page Six seems to tout Spicer’s often controversial reputation, especially during his largely humiliating twirl on Dancing with the Stars. “With interpretations of the dance-floor favorites, Spicer lasted an impressive nine weeks on the popular show,” Newsmax TV’s press release brags. “Spicer is expected to blend the same buzz and excitement with the news of the day.”

The show won’t feature dancing—we hope—nor will it just be a panel of talking heads and one-sided political debate, according to Page Six, which announced the news. Spicer says he plans to shine the light on the media and call out fake news, a term he embodied in his gig as Donald Trump’s spokesman when he blatantly lied about the size of the inauguration crowd at his first press conference.

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#2 Rich T Bikkies

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Posted 13 February 2020 - 11:10 AM

View PostLFC, on 13 February 2020 - 09:27 AM, said:

Loser and general political joke Sean Spicer finally found a job.
Here's a strange thing. After contemplating the antics and personalities of his successors, he seems by comparison to have been a basically decent guy that struggled to get to the depths of loathsomeness required by his job description, but failed quite a lot of the time.

Of course it now feels like fifty years ago, and my memory isn't brilliant. I imagine some of you guys will be posting links to straighten me out.
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Posted 13 February 2020 - 03:14 PM

View PostRich T Bikkies, on 13 February 2020 - 11:10 AM, said:

Here's a strange thing. After contemplating the antics and personalities of his successors, he seems by comparison to have been a basically decent guy that struggled to get to the depths of loathsomeness required by his job description, but failed quite a lot of the time.

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Posted 14 February 2020 - 01:58 PM

View PostRich T Bikkies, on 13 February 2020 - 11:10 AM, said:

Here's a strange thing. After contemplating the antics and personalities of his successors, he seems by comparison to have been a basically decent guy that struggled to get to the depths of loathsomeness required by his job description, but failed quite a lot of the time.

Of course it now feels like fifty years ago, and my memory isn't brilliant. I imagine some of you guys will be posting links to straighten me out.

We're going to have to agree to disagree. While Spicer isn't without education, he is completely unmoored when it comes to the depths that govern his need to be famous/get "in". He sold some of the stupidest, most easily debunked crap to the media as The Truth. That his goal now is to "shine the light on the media and call out fake news"? LOL.

I see nothing redeeming about a person who could have been anything, and chose to sell bullshit for his chance in the sun. There is nothing decent about that.
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