Don Pridemore's black list

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Don Pridemore's black list

Postby jjoyce » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:47 pm

State Rep. Don Pridemore, candidate for state schools superintendent, has a list of reporters he won't talk to or call back.

In a memo to his staff that Jack Craver got his hands on, Pridemore described the reporters on the list as "These are all LIBERAL’s [sic] and have chosen to parse words, phrases and spin my responses to fit their agendas."

Neither the capital letters nor the apostophe were added.

The list includes Craver and the State Journal's Mary Spicuzza, Journal-Sentinel's Patrick Marley and David Umhoefer and Scott Bauer from that raging Commie rag the Associated Press.

Anybody backing Pridemore?

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Re: Don Pridemore's black list

Postby Henry Vilas » Mon Mar 18, 2013 3:49 pm

jjoyce wrote:Anybody backing Pridemore?

Besides Waukesha County?

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Re: Don Pridemore's black list

Postby thebookpolice » Mon Mar 18, 2013 4:00 pm ... c2240.html

A candidate for Wisconsin's superintendent of schools said Monday he is not blacklisting reporters, despite a memo from a former staffer that said he would not grant interviews with those on the list.

Don Pridemore said the staff member who put together the December memo misunderstood a conversation about the reporters, including one from The Associated Press. Pridemore said his intention was to deal directly with those reporters and not allow staff members to speak on his behalf because those on the list had "misconstrued" or "twisted" his comments in the past.

But the former staff member, Kyle Maichle, said that Pridemore ordered him to create the list and his intention was clearly to blacklist the reporters.

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Re: Don Pridemore's black list

Postby Donald » Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:35 pm

Pridemore is Wormer. He's grabbing the bull by the balls and putting all these journalists on "double secret probation." ... probation/

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Re: Don Pridemore's black list

Postby gozer » Tue Apr 02, 2013 8:35 pm

he wants to be education commissar but he doesn't know that "liberal's" means "liberal is"?
i hear there is a town that is thinking of getting rid of apostrophes on road signs because of the confusion. hmmm

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