Rachel recently passed Hannity in the cable news ratings, which probably is his motivation for manufacturing this.
On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 8:57 PM Tom Wolper <twol...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 8:59 PM, PGage <pga...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> I would put some virtual money down on a bet against Kevin’s prediction >> of them ending up on each other’s show, at least in the form he suggests >> (shaking hands and laughing). I could see Hannity daring Kimmel to have him >> on so he (Hanitty) can confront the liberal monster to his face - and I >> could see Kimmel maybe being happy to do that - but that would strictly be >> a laughing *at*, not with you situation. >> >> If Hannity really will only stop when Kimmel apologies, then he will >> never stop. If, more likely, they stop when a critical mass of people stop >> caring, then I suspect they already have. >> > Free publicity for both men/shows. It will end when the next idiot says >>> something stupid or posts something stupid on social media. And a year from >>> now, if not sooner, one of the guys will go on the other guy’s show and >>> they will shake hands and laugh. >>> >> > What Kevin proposes is the equivalent of the Allen/Benny feud. The feud > exists to promote both shows and at the end they will get together and wink > at us about the feud. That doesn't seem what is happening to me. Hannity > certainly isn't trying to build up Kimmel's viewers among the FNC faithful > and Kimmel isn't trying to get people to watch Hannity. Hannity, in his > attacks, is trying to drive viewers away from Kimmel's show, not towards > it. Colbert had O'Reilly on both of his shows - on the Colbert Report it > was to show that both his and O'Reilly's shows were entertainment and not > news. Colbert had O'Reilly on the Late Show to show that he (Colbert) did > not see the rivalry as genuine. > > Hannity is attacking Kimmel out of the blue. Kimmel said nothing about > Hannity; he did a bit based on a video clip of Melania Trump and Hannity > attacked him as a way to ride to her rescue. By striking back at Hannity > Kimmel makes it entertaining. Unless Hannity finds something truly > transgressive about Kimmel, and if he didn't have it before the first > attack he doesn't have it now, it's school yard name calling. In that case, > it's no-lose for Kimmel. He can continue counterpunching and making Hannity > look foolish until Hannity runs out of steam. And I predict that is the end > game. Hannity goes nowhere and gives up the attacks before he suffers too > much damage. But there is no scenario where they get together and pretend > it was all for show. > > -- > You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups > "TVorNotTV" group. > To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an > email to tvornottv+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. > For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout. > -- Sent from Gmail Mobile -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "TVorNotTV" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to tvornottv+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.