Even some on the Left are put out with Al Gore – not for selling his Current TV to pro-Sharia Law Al-Jazeera – but because Al-Jazeera is owned by Big Oil – the Emir of Qatar! This is liberal radio host Randi Rhodes.
Via The Rightnewz
We knew Rush would have a memorable reaction to Al Gore’s selling “Current TV” to Al-Jazeera!
Reports tonight indicate former Vice-President Al Gore and his partners in Cable Station “Current TV” have sold the network to Al-Jazeera:
MEDIA DECODER – NEW YORK TIMES: Al Jazeera, the pan-Arab news giant, has long tried to convince Americans that it is a legitimate news organization, not a parrot of Middle Eastern propaganda or something more sinister.
It just bought itself 40 million more chances to make its case.
Al Jazeera on Wednesday announced a deal to take over Current TV, the low-rated cable channel that was founded by Al Gore, a former vice president, and his business partners seven years ago. Al Jazeera plans to shut Current and start an English-language channel, which will be available in more than 40 million homes, with newscasts emanating from both New York and Doha, Qatar. . . . .
Al Jazeera did not disclose the purchase price, but people with direct knowledge of the deal pegged it at around $500 million, indicating a $100 million payout for Mr. Gore, who owned 20 percent of Current. Mr. Gore and his partners were eager to complete the deal by Dec. 31, lest it be subject to higher tax rates that took effect on Jan. 1, according to several people who insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly. . . . Read More
Oh my God. Glenn Beck wanted to buy Current and was found ideologically unacceptable by owners–but not Al Jazeera.nationalreview.com/campaign-spot/…— John Podhoretz (@jpodhoretz) January 3, 2013
Graphic video from Al Jazeera showing fighters celebrating over the corpse of Moammar Gadhafi.
Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld gets into a heated exchange with Al Jazeera’s Abderrahim Foukara during an interview for the network.
H/t: Fox Nation