Dec
01
2009

MSNBC's Anti-War Censorship: A Reminder

Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura, doing press for his new TV show on "conspiracy theories," made got some attention from (among others) Eric Roper at the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Roper alludes toa "curious comment Ventura made in the Los Angeles Times this weekend"– that MSNBC canceled his short-lived show when they found out that he opposed the Iraq War: I was basically silenced. When I came out of office, I was the hottest commodity out there. There was a bidding war between CNN, Fox and MSNBC to get my services. MSNBC ultimately won. I was being groomed for a five-day-a-week TV […]