Skip to main content

but will he take Diane von Furstenberg with him?


Barry Diller is promising to leave the country if The Donald gets elected president. I feel sorry for the GOP field - every time the shimmer starts to fade for Trump some crazy, out of nowhere situation happens that sprinkles the front runner with Fairy Dust - in this case, Barry Dust. 
“All he is is a huckster,” Diller said of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump. “Somebody who learned long ago in real estate that if you can make a big name for yourself, it can get you an extra dollar.” In addition to questioning the GOP front-runner's motivation for running, Diller attacked Trump for appealing to the nation's worser angels. “He’s a self-promoting huckster who found a vein,” Diller continued. “A vein of meanness and nastiness.”
Just a huckster? A self-promoting huckster? If that's all Donald Trump is Mr. Diller, then what are you? Why the hell does anyone even know who you are? You run TV networks and mega web sites serving up garbage to the American consumer. You think you're "better" than Trump?

It's clear that the world is turned upside down when a billionaire high society walker who's made his fortune polluting the mind and character of the little people in middle America says he's going to leave the country if he doesn't like who those same people vote for.
“I just think it’s a phenomenon of reality television as politics. I think that that is how it started, reality television as you all know is based on conflict."
Actually, many readers might not know that, but Barry Diller sure does - he started out as a TV Programing Director. He knows all about programming. He helped create "reality television" when he was a big deal in Hollywood - Now he's on to his 3rd act.
Those who meet with him say his ability to grasp new and complicated concepts is uncanny. And his 20,000 employees better keep up.
"Have you ever heard your meetings described as making people crawl over barbed wire?" Stahl asks.
"Oh, please. For some people I think it is that, but look, it is absolutely process," he says.
Diller says it's not screaming and yelling but admits the process is intense. 
Not mean or nasty, just intense and soon to be living in Monaco.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

No Step On Snek

On The 2020 Election: In an elemental way We the People of the United States lost because Trump, and the MAGA movement he champions, forced the Deep State/Administrative State/New World Order (whatever you want to call it) and its enablers in Corporate America - Finance/FakeNews/Big Tech - to declare their sovereignty and steal our election in the most obvious way possible. The brazenness and " in yo face " shamelessness of the crime is a big part of its effectiveness and loudly proclaims an intent to demoralize and defeat the America First ideology which actually won the highest number of votes in this nation's history. It wasn't even close and that was made clear when key cities in 5 or 6 swing states declared they would pause (stop) counting(?!) votes until all the rural districts had submitted results allowing the big city machines to manufacture the ballots required to put Jo(((k)))e Biden in the lead. NPC's and Normies don't get too critical of process a

The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson

She was "sexy", but "too much hard work." I'm a regular Fox & Friends viewer (mostly in protest of the other insipid morning programs like Today and Good Morning America) so over the years I've gotten to know Gretchen Carlson pretty well. Stuck between Steve and Brian she always seemed a prudish scold with an irritating, self-righteous demeanor that I simply put up with because I figured some people in the Fox audience actually liked her persona. It was obvious that Steve and Brian did not, but they were stuck with her like so many talking heads and had to make the best of it - which they did. Besides, she was no worse than any of the other women on morning show TV - I mean, you're only going to find a certain kind of person to do this kind of work and that kind of person is the Gretchen Carlson kind. Then, one day, she was gone and replaced by Elisabeth Hasselbeck and the F&F ratings began to climb, and climb and climb - in two months view

@POTUS hasn’t Tweeted

What happened to the 11,000 tweets? Twitter has conducted a "purge" of "conservative" voices from its "platform" and that includes the account of one Donald J Trump who happens to be the President of the United States of America. To which I say GOOD! Let's take it from the top. A purge (the bad kind) does not include getting kicked off a social network. If that's such a bad thing then the problem is with the society and not the network. Purges are when police officers bust down your door at 3AM, grab you and drive out to some empty field where they shoot you in the head and then tossed your limp body in a mass grave. A conservative is someone like Mitt Romney or these tools at the Lincoln Project who are free to post whatever lies or inflammatory rhetoric they want on Twitter. Twitter has no hatred for “conservatives” or Republicans as far as that goes and I don't think a single member of Congress or the political establishment has been "p