Day By Day February 7, 2011 – Choice

Posted Posted in AOL, Arianna Huffington


Day by Day by Chris Muir

Speaking about HERD mentality, look at poor AOL purchasing the Huffington Post.
The Huffington Post, which began in 2005 with a meager $1 million investment and has grown into one of the most heavily visited news Web sites in the country, is being acquired by AOL in a deal that creates an unlikely pairing of two online media giants.

The two companies completed the sale Sunday evening and announced the deal just after midnight on Monday. AOL will pay $315 million, $300 million of it in cash and the rest in stock. It will be the company’s largest acquisition since it was separated from Time Warner in 2009.

The deal will allow AOL to greatly expand its news gathering and original content creation, areas that its chief executive, Tim Armstrong, views as vital to reversing a decade-long decline.

Arianna Huffington, the cable talk show pundit, author and doyenne of the political left, will take control of all of AOL’s editorial content as president and editor in chief of a newly created Huffington Post Media Group. The arrangement will give her oversight not only of AOL’s national, local and financial news operations, but also of the company’s other media enterprises like MapQuest and Moviefone.

By handing so much control over to Ms. Huffington and making her a public face of the company, AOL, which has been seen as apolitical, risks losing its nonpartisan image. Ms. Huffington said her politics would have no bearing on how she ran the new business.

The deal has the potential to create an enterprise that could reach more than 100 million visitors in the United States each month. For The Huffington Post, which began as a liberal blog with a small staff but now draws some 25 million visitors every month, the sale represents an opportunity to reach new audiences. For AOL, which has been looking for ways to bring in new revenue as its dial-up Internet access business declines, the millions of Huffington Post readers represent millions in potential advertising dollars.

I think another disastrous purchase for AOL. But, I for one, could care less about the LEFT and its journalistic spin off operations.

And, Arianna?

Please.

If I had all of that divorce oil money from Michael, I would park it on a beach some place.


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Video: Rudy Giuliani PWNS Arianna Huffington

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Via Allah Pundit but the whole video is too good to not reproduce here.

Rudy really makes Huffington look like an idiot and he didn’t even have to mention her former and gay husband’s disastrous race for California U.S. Senate or her inherited wealth from the divorce.

Geeez and this moron is throwing stones in whose glass house?


John McCain Calls Arianna Huffington a LIAR

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Maybe Arianna Huffington was just mistaken? Or more interested in selling books?

O’REILLY: Did you vote for President Bush?

MCCAIN: Of course not. I campaigned all over this country for him.

O’REILLY: So you voted for President Bush.

MCCAIN: Of course. I mean, that’s a ridiculous question.

O’REILLY: So she lied?

MCCAIN: Well, I don’t — frankly, I do not read Huffington Post. I spare myself from having that experience.

O’REILLY: You voted for Bush in 2000?

MCCAIN: I voted for Bush in 2000 and 2004.

O’REILLY: OK.

MCCAIN: And not only that, far more important than a vote, I campaigned everywhere in America for him.

Well, Arianna, you have been CALLED OUT as a LIAR. Someone else hear McCain say that he did NOT vote for President Bush? And, frankly, how would you know anyway?

Arianna Huffington still the dumbass and now the dumbass liar.

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