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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoot 88 View Post
    The Katrina lies made this inevitable.
    Yep. Anyone familiar with New Orleans caught onto the Katrina lies immediately. I live less then three hours from there. The entire city was not flooded. It was mostly the ninth ward, which is about 20 feet below sea level. Brian's Hotel was in the French Quarter and on high ground. He did not see any bodies floating by from the Ritz. And there were no cases of dysentery reported anywhere in New Orleans.

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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    Quote Originally Posted by radcen View Post
    I've read this claim made by several, and unless I missed it, nobody has suggested what this could possibly be. Does anyone have an idea? Even a guess?

    Not attributing to any one poster because I have seen several make the same suggestion.
    Yes. Speculation is that NBC management knew for years that he was telling lies, and did nothing to stop it until they couldn't stop it anymore. If there's truth to that, they have ownership of this, same as he does.
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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gill View Post
    NBC management has heard this lie for years and did nothing to stop it because they didn't want to rock the boat.

    Yes, they have some culpability in this.
    Quote Originally Posted by tres borrachos View Post
    Yes. Speculation is that NBC management knew for years that he was telling lies, and did nothing to stop it until they couldn't stop it anymore. If there's truth to that, they have ownership of this, same as he does.
    That's fine, and probably true in and of itself, but that's not the same as "having something on them". This was always out in the open, only nobody noticed. "Having something on them" would be something like Williams having photos that could blackmail the CEO, or whatever.
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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    I think Lyin Brian should get a job with the administration as the new press secretary, he's obviously qualified.

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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    Just watched this.
    He has given fuel to the comedians.
    Late-night laughs: Brian Williams edition - The Washington Post
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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    Quote Originally Posted by Iron Yank View Post
    I think Lyin Brian should get a job with the administration as the new press secretary, he's obviously qualified.
    You are aware the Republicans have not won the election.
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    Re: Williams Out. Holt In.

    Quote Originally Posted by JANFU View Post
    You are aware the Republicans have not won the election.
    Short of a demo miracle I don't see it going well for them in '16 if Obama keeps it up.
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