In which we check in with Gretawire to see what Oprah Van Susteren is chatting about and what her boisterous fan club is saying back.
When Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren blogs, her tight-knit community of readers react with haste and enthusiasm, no matter what the topic. She asks for “light comedy” movie recommendations, she gets 356 comments with suggestions. She asks what her readers think of “grumpy cat,” they answer with 53 all-too-pensive thoughts. She says she hates to see Joy Behar and Elisabeth Hasslebeck leave “The View,” and 100+ “I hate The View” comments arrive.
Perhaps the best posts, however, are the “open thread” posts, wherein Van Susteren let’s her fans go all willy-nilly and shoot off on whatever strikes their fancy. This morning, Van Susteren published such a post and within 30 minutes there were more than 100 comments. Here’s a sampling of what’s on their minds, spelling and grammar unchanged:
“According to the CDC, sexually transmitted disease has reached epidemic scale. You thought a hangover was bad.”– Belletide
“WE DO NEED A GAY KING.”– UTKR
“in the future we could also have a hollywood series called Gang bangers, with Golden Globes being given out for the best shooter, best hoe, most drug used, the money generated could take care of the elderly in the hood.”– Old MP Sergeant Read more