This is good and they better do more than ‘probe.” Keep in mind, television programs only stay on the air when they have enough sponsor income. In this case your tax dollars were spent exclusively to prop up left wing propaganda show hosted by Maddow and Olbermann.
While the House is at it, how about looking into the $24.9 billion in “stimulus” funds NBC’s parent company GE sucked up as well?
A House panel is calling on the U.S. Department of Labor to turn over all records involving a half-million dollar contract funded through President Obama’s $831 billion stimulus program that paid for more than 100 commercials on MSNBC touting a “green jobs” initiative.
The contract with McNeely Pigott & Fox Public Relations LLC in 2009 resulted in more than 100 commercials on cable shows hosted by Rachel Maddow and Keith Olberman to raise awareness about the Job Corps program’s training in environmentally-friendly career areas.
But spending reports showed that no jobs were created through the contract. The Washington Times first reported on the contract earlier this month, quoting one taxpayer watchdog who questioned not only the lack of jobs but why the commercials aired only on MSNBC, considered the most liberal of the major cable news outlets.