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Who Won the GOP’s First Presidential Debate in Cleveland? (August 7 2015)

In Audio, Video on September 1, 2015 at 3:54 pm
Donald Trump shrugs as he maintains a lead in the polls after the August 6 debate in Cleveland.

Donald Trump shrugs as he maintains a lead in the polls after the August 6 debate in Cleveland.

PITTSBURGH (August 7, 2015) – Lenny McAllister (host, “NightTalk: Get To the Point”) talks with the Get To The Point Panel (Brad Tupi, Richard Fair, and Katie Jones Goldman) about the first RNC debate in Cleveland on August 6 on this version of “NightTalk: Get To The Point” on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel.

“NightTalk: Get To The Point” airs live Fridays at 8pm on the Pittsburgh Cable News Channel (Comcast channel 35 / Verizon FIOS channel 9) on over 850,000 households in the Pittsburgh television market as the sister station to WPXI, the NBC affiliate in the Pittsburgh market covering 4 states.

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Lenny McAllister on “Washington Watch with Roland Martin” (June 2012)

In Video on June 11, 2012 at 6:46 pm

WASHINGTON, DC (June 10, 2012) – Lenny McAllister, one of the most watched commentators in America, was a panelist along with Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), Georgetown University professor Dr. Chris Metzler, and Obama 2012 pollster Cornell Belcher on “Washington Watch with Roland Martin” on TV One.

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Total Lack of Recall

In Articles on June 10, 2012 at 2:21 pm

Scott Walkers escapes recall with an election night victory (June 2012)

CHICAGO, IL (June 7, 2012) – Whether it’s the huge spending advantages that President Obama had enjoyed over his presidential campaigns or the lack of results huge spending has in some races (see Meg Whitman in California), complaints about “buying” the Walker recall is shallow at best.

Somewhere in the streets of Madison, Wisconsin Tuesday night, I’m sure that CNN’s Ted Rowlands took a step back and shook his head.

During one interview, there was a tearful pro-recall supporter, shedding tears as he explained to the veteran reporter that “…democracy died tonight…” because of the huge spending advantages enjoyed by still-Governor Scott Walker in Wisconsin.

During another, the sounds of bitterness over the recall loss were trumpeted – literally – as Rowlands merely attempted to report the results in Madison. Pro-recall supporters, complaining about the loads of pro-Walker money that came into the Badger State for Tuesday’s election, rudely stuck “money bags” in Rowlands’ face while reporting the news. Of course, none of their protests or cries about “outsiders’ money buying the election” seemed to mention the thousands of dollars coming in from outside organizations in support of recalling Walker. No one mentioned President Clinton’s appearance in Wisconsin to stump against Walker; (how much are his time and experience worth on a campaign trail these days as one of the most popular Democratic presidents ever?)

No one noted the money, volunteers, and resources from unions and other states to get the recall effort to a vote in the first place. It was never mentioned that this effort reached an apex Tuesday night after a Wisconsin border state hid legislators in order to avoid a vote consistent with their constitutional duties in the Badger State.

If democracy did die in Wisconsin, it was not because of Walker out-spending Tom Barrett in 2012. The money orgy that now dominates political parties during election seasons is just one of many symptoms of the sick nature of political discourse in America today…(i)f democracy is truly dying in America, it is dying off because the continued heightened nastiness that has overtaken American politics.  It is now infused with all of the worst displays of poor sportsmanship that most of us would scold our 10-year-old children for displaying during a Little League baseball game.

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