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Old 06-26-2007, 09:56 PM
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Does anyone else think Nancy Grace is kind of a dipshit?

I only watch her show when I'm traveling and stuck in a hotel without any good channels, but she seems to take lots of illogical positions in crime of the moment type stories.

For example, tonight she's on about the murdered pregnant lady down south. She's pissed because the people searching for her couldn't get FAA approval for some kind of drone plane to search for her. She rolls her eyes in disbelief that the airport (perhaps Atlanta, one of the busiest in the world) can't change up their schedules to allow this drone to search for someone who was almost certainly dead. WTF? And then she can't believe the authorities haven't released the body to the family yet. It's a murder case; surely she realizes as a former prosecutor that there are some procedures and so forth that have to be followed.

Then they talk about the wrestler guy that killed his family. The first thing she says (with a sigh and an eye roll) is "Has anybody thought of steroids?" Why, yes, I believe they have. In fact the steroids found in his home were mentioned in every source I read today. Then she's on about how she can't believe the Wrestling Org. did a tribute show to the guy. I'm sure they didn't know he killed his family when they made that call. I could see her point if she said that they should have held off a bit to let the facts shake out, but she seemed to think the wrestling outfit knew he killed his family, thought it was cool, and ran the show.

Last time I saw her she was doing a story about Paris, before she actually went to jail and couldn't believe that she was going to be released early if she behaved herself. Surely a prosecutor would know that such practice is S.O.P.

Does anyone like to watch this woman?
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:27 PM
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The following people on cable news are total dipshits:

Everybody on CNN
Everybody on Fox News except maybe Shepherd Smith and Brit Hume
Everybody on MSNBC except Chris Matthews, Keith Olberman, and (sometimes) Joe Scarborough (depends on the topics covered)
Everybody on CNN Headline News
Probably everybody on regional cable news
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:28 PM
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You mean the murdered pregnant woman down "south" in Canton, Ohio?
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:28 PM
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"Kind of" ?

Actually, I'd say no. "Dipshit" could excuse her actions as simple stupidity. She is the epitome of the self-serving talking head. She makes Nifong look ethical.

John Stewart's takes a look at Nancy, following the dismissal of charges in the Duke rape case. Will she apologize for all the things she said?

Then there's her handling of the Melinda Duckett case. Say what you will about other talking heads, how many have taken such sheer delight in hounding someone into committing suicide?
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:37 PM
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You mean the murdered pregnant woman down "south" in Canton, Ohio?
Of course you are correct, I don't know why I thought this went down in Georgia.
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Old 06-26-2007, 10:57 PM
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There are people who don't think Nancy Grace is a dipshit?
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:10 PM
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Moving thread from IMHO to The BBQ Pit for two reasons, the second being this is obviously a pitting.
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:18 PM
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the words 'strident harpy' come to mind for some reason. why do you ask?
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:37 PM
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the words 'strident harpy' come to mind for some reason. why do you ask?
Although I do have to admit, that's better than being a demure harpy.
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:43 PM
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Here she is a bitch to Elizabeth Smart, and Elizabeth Smart is surprisingly calm and well-mannered for her age. I like that a patronizing asshole like Grace can be defeated by a teenager.

The Soup, which is what Talk Soup (on E!) eventually became, had a riff on Grace recently. "Nancy Grace, not resting until another one of her guests kills themselves". Someone in a higher post referenced this. People say "how dare you!" at Nancy Grace. Nancy Grace sez not her fault, just proves the woman was guilty all along. At the time woman wasn't even a suspect.


Can't stand her. This is nice.
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:45 PM
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Yes, we know they are fools gentlemen, but what kind of fools are they?
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Old 06-26-2007, 11:53 PM
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I only watch her show when I'm traveling and stuck in a hotel without any good channels.
You can't find something more intelligent to do like peeing off the balcony, masterbating to a picture of George Bush or picking up crack whores?
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:09 AM
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You mean the murdered pregnant woman down "south" in Canton, Ohio?
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Of course you are correct, I don't know why I thought this went down in Georgia.
There was another murdered pregnant woman, Jennifer Kathleen Nielsen, in North Carolina. She got very little mass media press, as Bobby Cutts is evidently much more newsworthy.
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:17 AM
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Can't stand her. This is nice.
Wow... I just laughed for a solid minute. I've a Calc midterm in the morning, and I really needed that! Thanks!
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:19 AM
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You can't find something more intelligent to do like peeing off the balcony, (SNIP)
We, in the know, call that the 'trickle down theory'

(fixed coding)

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Old 06-27-2007, 12:25 AM
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I hate it when she tries to act "caring" and "empathetic". She's so phony it makes my skin crawl.
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:30 AM
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And she's replicating!!!!!!!!

I haven't seen her show, because I blocked out HN. You don't have to have kids to use the parental controls
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:49 AM
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Not so much a dipshit, but a screeching hag, maybe? I find, should I land on Headline News (not often, since I never see any, you know, actual NEWS, on it) that I merely debate for two seconds:

More annoying... voice? Or eyebrows?

...and then I change the channel to CBC Newsworld or BBC World. You know, for, news.

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Old 06-27-2007, 01:11 AM
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Aw, gee, guys, I dunno, that whole "girl detective" genre is pretty limited, not a lot of room for creativity, so I don't think we should judge....what?....oh....THAT hideous skank? The warmth of a rattlesnake and maybe half as smart. If she walked into a three acre field of Maui Wowie, it would instantly turn into rope quality ditchweed. She could bring down a dump truck. Swamp Thing wouldn't fuck her, dildoes go flaccid in her presence.
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Old 06-27-2007, 01:47 AM
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Grace is a scumbag that KNOWINGLY lied about the circumstances of her fiance's murder. She has been reproached by the Supreme Court where she practiced, for LYING' resulting in the overturning of convictions. She is one of the most dispicable human beings on US television. What more evidence do you need other than the fact that the "usual" republican apologists "suspects" are not making excuses for her? Hopefully she is not long for the entertainment world. Good Riddance.
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Old 06-27-2007, 02:42 AM
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Grace is a scumbag that KNOWINGLY lied about the circumstances of her fiance's murder. She has been reproached by the Supreme Court where she practiced, for LYING' resulting in the overturning of convictions. She is one of the most dispicable human beings on US television. What more evidence do you need other than the fact that the "usual" republican apologists "suspects" are not making excuses for her? Hopefully she is not long for the entertainment world. Good Riddance.
Well, this Republican (capital "R" there, chum) detests, loathes and despises her - as do several of the most rabid right-wingers I know.

And as a somewhat useless aside, wouldn't it be rather difficult for her to lie about the circumstances of her fiance's murder if she didn't do so KNOWINGLY?
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Old 06-27-2007, 03:35 AM
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Yet one more good reason to live in Japan.
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Old 06-27-2007, 05:10 AM
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You mean the murdered pregnant woman down "south" in Canton, Ohio?
I'm in Michigan and I consider Ohio to be southern. Their weather is entirely too hot for my tastes.

Why Turner decided to ruin Headline News is beyond me. I find Nancy Grace as well as the other talking heads there to be completely unwatchable. HN went from being one of my favorite channels to absolutely never being watched.
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Old 06-27-2007, 06:47 AM
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In my house we call her "that horse- faced bitch". Although, as my husband points out, that's not really fair to horses.

She was an assistant DA in Atlanta many years ago, and she was notorious for wearing revealing clothes in court. One local defense attorney actually filed a motion to compel her to dress appropriately during his trial. The (old male) judge denied the motion. She used to pull all kinds of crap in court that she would undoubtedly slam any defense attorney for- especially since, according to her, all defense attorneys are spawns of Satan.
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:12 AM
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You mean the murdered pregnant woman down "south" in Canton, Ohio?
Well, it's south of Cleveland.

And in answer to the OP's question in the thread title, yes.
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Old 06-27-2007, 07:15 AM
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Well, this Republican (capital "R" there, chum) detests, loathes and despises her - as do several of the most rabid right-wingers I know.
I'm pretty sure Nancy is a plague on everyone's house

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Old 06-27-2007, 08:12 AM
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I'm pretty sure Nancy is a plague on everyone's house
House? House?

Yes, splendid idea! Drop a house on her! And while you're at it, toss a bucket of water at Ann Coulter.

I haven't watched Coulter of the East since she was on CourtTV. The comment she made that made me say "This bitch is a fucking idiot" was "If this guy thinks he's getting off on an insanity plea, he's crazy!" She said it with all the calm of an over-caffeinated soccer mom long off her psych meds.
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Old 06-27-2007, 08:16 AM
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the words 'strident harpy' come to mind for some reason. why do you ask?
The National Association for the Advancement of Harpies has offically protested Nancy Grace's being implied to be a member of their ranks.
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:09 AM
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Although I do have to admit, that's better than being a demure harpy.
Yes, but would a strident siren or a strident nymph be better?
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:15 AM
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At least we can assume she'll be taking a break for a while. If having twins at age 47 isn't a high-risk pregnancy, I don't know what is. I imagine she'll have to take it easy.
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:22 AM
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Those poor children.
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:32 AM
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There are people who don't think Nancy Grace is a dipshit?
I don't think she's a dipshit ... That's far too nice of a term.
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The warmth of a rattlesnake and maybe half as smart.
Closer. Although that's still denigrating to rattlesnakes.
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Old 06-27-2007, 09:39 AM
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Yet one more good reason to live in Japan.
Trust me, we're considering moving.

Screeching hag is a fair description of her and Ann Coulter both.

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Old 06-27-2007, 09:42 AM
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I like how she can flare her nostrils so easily



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Old 06-27-2007, 10:09 AM
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Its a targeting reflex, she had heat-sensitive pits in her nostrils. A lot of women, surprised by a mouse, will get all "girly", she'll strike and feed.

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Old 06-27-2007, 10:25 AM
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Dipshit is too kind. I think she's a rabid psycho hosebeast. The Coultergeist may be more evil, but Grace is far more shrill.

(And I wish, wish, WISH that video clip had aired)
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Old 06-27-2007, 10:44 AM
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You all have exhausted the list of bad things about her. All I can add is that I watched her for about 5 or 10 minutes when she first aired and haven't looked in on her garbage since.

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The following people on cable news are total dipshits:

Everybody on MSNBC except Chris Matthews ...
Matthews isn't a total dipshit on other programs of his but on Hardball I think he is. His guests on that show are mostly props for him to ask for input so he can talk over the end of their response.

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Old 06-27-2007, 11:06 AM
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That Daily Show clip was gold. Has she ever acknowledged that she was wrong since then or did she just go on like it never happened?
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Old 06-27-2007, 11:11 AM
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She [Jennifer Kathleen Nielsen] got very little mass media press, as Bobby Cutts is evidently much more newsworthy.
I would guess that a straight up murder would simply not garner the same attention as a missing person with a child left behind talking about his mother being "in" the rug. I doubt that Cutts was all that interesting, (he really did not start showing up prominently in news reports until about the third day of her disappearance), and if her body had been found in her bedroom, I doubt that the story would have made it out of the Canton-Cleveland corridor.
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Old 06-27-2007, 11:15 AM
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I'm waiting to hear that her secret spouse is really Ann Coulter.
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Old 06-27-2007, 11:17 AM
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... did she just go on like it never happened?
Give the man a silver dollar.
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Old 06-27-2007, 11:28 AM
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Heh--when the Nifong hearing was going on, my husband tuned in to hear what she'd have to say about it, and I said, "Watch--it'll be a guest host." And sure enough, "Hi, this is Somebody Not Nancy Grace..."

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Old 06-27-2007, 12:12 PM
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I'm waiting to hear that her secret spouse is really Ann Coulter.

*shudder* That would be a little too much evil in one pair for me.
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:15 PM
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I didn't get where I am today without thinking that Nancy Grace is a moron.


....er, sorry. I got to watch some of The Fall and Rise of Reginald Perrin last night and I've been waiting to say that line...
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Old 06-27-2007, 12:20 PM
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I'm waiting to hear that her secret spouse is really Ann Coulter.

Doesn't the modern day version of the Bible list that as one of the signs of the end times?
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Old 06-27-2007, 01:00 PM
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I'm in Michigan and I consider Ohio to be southern. <snip>
You're all southerners.
(Except you Alaskan bastards, sitting perched up there, ready to strike at any minute.)

I don't think I would ever have heard of Nancy Grace or Ann Coulter if not for these boards. But then again, I wouldn't have gotten any of The Daily Show jokes about them if I hadn't had the "pleasure" of encountering them. They're both poor excuses for human beings (the Toxic Twins, not John Stewart).
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Old 06-27-2007, 01:55 PM
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You're all southerners.
(Except you Alaskan bastards, sitting perched up there, ready to strike at any minute.)

I don't think I would ever have heard of Nancy Grace or Ann Coulter if not for these boards. But then again, I wouldn't have gotten any of The Daily Show jokes about them if I hadn't had the "pleasure" of encountering them. They're both poor excuses for human beings (the Toxic Twins, not John Stewart).

:: reaches for test tube filled with odd fluid, shakes it idly, and examine lab report again ::

Err, not very much human in Grace or Coulder, dear. In fact, when I submitted this NG blood sample to the lab for a DNA test, the results came back as follows:

1. Err, blood isn't supposed to be chartreuse.

2. There are no transuranic atoms in the DNA molecule.

3. An intern who splashed a little of this stuff on himself went mad two hours later, clawed out his own eyes, and ate them. We chose to take that as a sign and stopped working.
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Old 06-27-2007, 03:08 PM
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Does anyone like to watch this woman?
Submissive men that grew up with overbearing mothers and are now trying to recapture a piece of their childhood?

Did you ever notice how Nancy never looks at the camera head on? She's always looking at you in this 3/4-profile way. It's her subliminal way of saying, "I'm skeptical of you!"

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Old 06-27-2007, 03:18 PM
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:: reaches for test tube filled with odd fluid, shakes it idly, and examine lab report again ::

Err, not very much human in Grace or Coulder, dear. In fact, when I submitted this NG blood sample to the lab for a DNA test, the results came back as follows:

1. Err, blood isn't supposed to be chartreuse.

2. There are no transuranic atoms in the DNA molecule.

3. An intern who splashed a little of this stuff on himself went mad two hours later, clawed out his own eyes, and ate them. We chose to take that as a sign and stopped working.
But on the up side, the SETI guys can stop looking!

Edit: No, I take that back, as both Grace and Coulter fail on two counts. Neither one is (1) an Extra-Terrestrial, or (2) Intelligent.

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Old 06-27-2007, 04:19 PM
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And don't forget, she's 4 months pregnant.

And got married 2 months ago.
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