And, as if by magic, the feud is over https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/jimmy-kimmel-tries-end-feud-sean-hannity-apologizes-joke-1100812
On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 11:42 PM, PGage <pga...@gmail.com> wrote: > 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. > -- Kevin M. (RPCV) -- 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.