Post

And Love This Place But....

I hate Canadian Broadcasting. All of it, not just the CBC which I truly and deeply hate because of its liberal bias and its overwhelming immigrant/minority/french content.

The hate I'm talking about today is our focus on the world instead of us.  
I'm trying to cheer on our Olympians so I turn on the TV.  Micheal P biography. OK so maybe I'm the only one that doesn't give two ***** about that long armed freak of nature, so I change the Chanel.  US and Brazil.  Again I'm pissed off, but at least its beach volleyball so there are tight ***** in bikinis... except when the wear those ugly long pants.  This ain't ******* yoga.
Channel after channel its other countries and their star athletes.  No focus on Canadians at all.  Now I concede that part of the reason is that we aren't doing so well in the medal count, but guess what?  I would rather cheer on my country on its way to another *** kicking, than watch some Chinese/American/whoeverthefuckelse win a gold medal.
And how do they expect us to progress athletically when our youth, our grass roots don't get exposure to Canadian athletics?
Here in Canada the Olympics are on at least three different channels.  But I might as well be watching NBC for the amount of Canadian content I get.
Rant Over.
Firegod74 Firegod74 31-35, M 7 Responses Aug 2, 2012

Your Response

Cancel

hehehe....awww, muffin....you feel better now? ;-)

just teasing.....I agree....I've thought the same thing.....

Haha! I think it did make me feel better.
Muffin my ***! :)

I\'m just giving you a hard time...*giggles*

Wow. Very nicely said. And I like the other comments on here, too. Though...Liberal bias? I think it is a good idea to put SOME coverage of other countries and other athletes, just not all the time. As you pointed out. But, yes, we really needed more Canadian coverage during those 2012 Games...<br />
<br />
Just one minor correction, though: CTV covered the Olympics this time around. Not CBC. CTV is the channel that shows all of the American programs. CBC does focus primarily on Canada. Just thought I should point that out.

That\'s why the CBC (constantly broadcasting crap) ha it\'s own paragraph. To separate it from the main body.

HERE HERE!! nicely said.

they did it again.full slate of yankee stuff and they replayed the same basketball game 3 times<br />
and then theres the soccer game.i thought it was coming on late morning but no early and then they told us thr results.and screwed it up for watching if they have space between yankee ****.<br />
im really pissed off

At least we won this time

behind you all the way.i havnt seen one event from start to finish were canada is involved..But i must say that i love to watch anything where the yankees loose.But after that soccer game.i can say again guess who is running the games.<br />
they just had an interveiw with guess who yankee swim team.LIKE WHO THE **** CARES WHAT THEY THINK OR FEEL.

Personally, I cannot stand American TV. <br />
Loving my Canadian culture more and more standing beside them.

Hahahaha. So true. I mean, if I have to hear about Missy Franklin one more time on CTV just because her parents happen to be Canadian and she likes vacationing in Nova Scotia, I'm gonna friggin lose it. So what? She's NOT Canadian, she's American born and raised, but Canadian networks have such a hard-on for tying to claim other country's athletes as our own because there aren't enough gold medals on our own end to cover. <br />
<br />
Oooooh! The 10,000m runner from Kenya once had a layover at Pearson International Airport....that's practically Canadian! Let's focus on him for a while. <br />
<br />
What's that you say? One of the female judo wrestlers from Surinam bought an Alanis Morissette album 10 years ago? Well, maybe a 15 minute bio of her on Olympic Primetime is in order. <br />
<br />
I know that we have a lot of athletes competing this year, but really, would a short 5 minute intro to ALL of them spread out over 2 weeks REALLY be that hard on the CTV? We get it. Micheal Phelps...greatest Olympian ever (even though he's basically doing the SAME thing just with a different stroke)...but we KNOW all this **** about Phelps. How about some more exposure to the discus thrower or boxer or whatever other events that we don't have a hope in hell of winning? Who cares? If they come in 54th place, so what? At least allow them their 5 minutes on a CANADIAN network so at least people actually KNOW that we compete in those events and that maybe other people will be inspired to try them out. <br />
<br />
Ok, now MY rant is over. <br />
<br />
PS...what a bullshit call in that US/Canada soccer game. Just had to get that one in there. :)<br />
<br />
Ok....NOW the rant is over.

Multiple Bullshit calls. I hope Sinclair doesn't get suspended from the bronze game for calling the ref a cheating *****.... OK those are my words but she did call the ref biased.