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Media Censorship #930626
01/13/18 01:25 AM
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"shithole"

Depending on the network, I'm seeing the word on the captions, but the news people won't say it.

What gives?

Are they protecting the deaf?

Re: Media Censorship [Re: CabinConnection] #930630
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Many people have spoken the word on CNN. I think the cable channels do it but not the locals.

Re: Media Censorship [Re: CabinConnection] #930636
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I know your aware of the 7 dirty words

As raised in the link, maybe it had to do with the time of day.

Kinda surprised your word in quotes made it past this sites potty-mouth filters.

Have fun...notnew...


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Re: Media Censorship [Re: Joe_Guy] #930639
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I am not offended by the word, I am offended by people who lace their talk with vulgarity. I guess what I'm saying these 7 words are not necessarily offensive but there are offensive people who use them regularly.

Re: Media Censorship [Re: CabinConnection] #930649
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A position of power,education,good upbringing,etc,means nothing in certain situations.
You can be an otherwise very polite,well spoken person who would do anything for anyone,but have the mouth of a truck driver(old saying.not meaning all truck drivers use vulgar words).
I know a man who retired as a corporate vice-president for a bank known round the world.
Women would leave the room when he got on a rant,but in a family or social setting, he was a perfect gentleman.
I have a work vocabulary(all men at work),and a social,family vocabulary. I'm positive there are many men AND women who have the same(Hilary was well known for her potty mouth toward others,including Secret Service personnel that would take a bullet for her).
Mountain out of a molehill! I'm sure there are plenty of past Presidents who used vulgar language behind closed doors. THEIR subordinates weren't petty enough to tattle.
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Re: Media Censorship [Re: Bob_Q] #930652
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Thread's not intended as a political he said / she said topic, so let's not go there...

I was just wondering why there seemed to be different rules for the same word. crazy

I think Joe probably got close, but I'm pretty sure I've seen/heard both ways on CNN...

Re: Media Censorship [Re: Bob_Q] #930655
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Quote:
Vulgar language isn’t just acceptable – it’s even required for a U.S. president, Rolling Stone declared:

“It's a dirty job, leading the free world. Sometimes it takes a few dirty words.”

Rolling Stone even justified Obama calling Romney a “bullsh*tter” – because “the dirty word is more precise.”

The magazine then listed examples of vulgarity employed by a host of presidents, vice-presidents and presidential candidates:

Abraham Lincoln: "There is nothing to make an Englishman [censored] quicker than the sight of General George Washington."
Barack Obama: “Obama really drew the ire of the pious, calling opponent Mitt Romney a ‘bullshitter.’ Sometimes the dirty word is the most precise.”

Joe Biden: "This is a big f**king deal."
[censored] Cheney: “Cheney reportedly told Vermont Senator Patrick Leahy to ‘go f**k [himself]’”
George W. Bush: “Commented on the presence of New York Times reporter Adam Clymer. Believing he had an audience of one, Bush called Clymer a ‘major-league [censored].’”
Barack Obama: "I don't think I should take any sh*t from anybody on that, do you?"
Richard Nixon: “The Watergate tapes put the phrase ‘expletive deleted’ on the map.”
Lyndon Johnson: "I do know the difference between chicken sh*t and chicken salad,"
John F. Kennedy: "This is obviously a f**k-up."
Harry Truman: “In Truman's eyes, General Douglas MacArthur was a "dumb son of a [censored]," and Nixon was ‘a shifty-eyed goddamned liar.’”


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Re: Media Censorship [Re: CabinConnection] #930656
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Originally Posted By CabinConnection
Thread's not intended as a political he said / she said topic, so let's not go there...

sigh... I give up...

Re: Media Censorship [Re: CabinConnection] #930657
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I heard lots of hosts and commentators say it directly.
It's not some side comment, like the other examples.
It's what he officially called about 60 nations.


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Re: Media Censorship [Re: JimTheTinkerer] #930663
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Originally Posted By JimTheTinkerer

I heard lots of hosts and commentators say it directly.
It's not some side comment, like the other examples.
It's what he officially called about 60 nations.

I did too. But I heard/saw many others say "S Hole"... Just got me to wondering... I assume the FCC (does that even still exist?) has A List of naughty words...

Edited add - and in addition, I've heard "a$$hole" as being quoted as to what he said.

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