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This morning I checked my email and there were 6 emails from family and friends wondering what kind of community TV is after they saw the news last night.

Anybody else get some surprising questions from friends and family that know nothing of TV?
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Yep.

A number of posts on my Facebook page (and e-mails), have been received asking exactly what kind of place is it (even knowing what a golf nut I am)...where I live?
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Regardless, this news does not help The Villages. I would imagine the Morse Family is not happy either because they have about 20,000 homes they want to sell.
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This morning I checked my email and there were 6 emails from family and friends wondering what kind of community TV is after they saw the news last night.

Anybody else get some surprising questions from friends and family that know nothing of TV?
My phone started chirping last night and hasn’t stopped since. Had to silence the dam thing. Why does the media need to constantly attack the Villages image? These attacks began many years ago, not just recently during these hyper divisive times.
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My phone started chirping last night and hasn’t stopped since. Had to silence the dam thing. Why does the media need to constantly attack the Villages image? These attacks began many years ago, not just recently during these hyper divisive times.
NO STORY AIMED at The Villages.

The story was news because the leader of the free world with the largest bully pulpit that there is and who speaks for all of us....retweeted the video.

Otherwise it was old news from a week or so ago.

The story was not about The Villages, but it does bring "unwanted" press to us.
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I would have liked to be at the Morse staff meeting this morning.

I actually saw the video on Forbes. There was a comment from somebody asking whether TV was a trailer park for old people!
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I would have liked to be at the Morse staff meeting this morning.

I actually saw the video on Forbes. There was a comment from somebody asking whether TV was a trailer park for old people!
We are the innocent recipients of attention directed at big mouths. Some cherish marches and parades in order to get attention the their cause. Not me. No way. The next thing you know everyone is talking trash and after that the rocks start sailing and people are stealing other peoples walkers and viagra. NO. Behave nicely and get revenge on this forum with little jabs at people with whom you don't agree.
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Old news or not, it’s now on the national news that we have Trump supporters here shouting “white power”. Of course people are going to wonder what is going on here.

I wouldn’t want to be the guy caught on the video doing the shouting.
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So Trump made the mistake of retweeting a video of a golf cart Trump parade and when he realized that one of the participants yelled "White Power!" he immediately took the tweet down, as he should have.

I am so sick of hearing people talk to others in such a disparaging way. I have no energy for that type of nonsense and I wish that everyone could get along. TV is mostly a relaxed, peaceful place filled with retirees who are there because they want to play pickle ball, golf and make friends with others going through the same life stage. I have no room in my heart for all of this nasty controversy and I refuse to be embroiled in it.
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More impressive is how the agitator or the rest of the parade get no coverage from the camera or the report.

The agitator, reporter and camera person accomplished their goal.

They get a gold star for deceit.....The Villages gets a black eye!

And again as usual it all manages to get glossed over while focusing 100% on what Trump did or did not do.

Fake/distorted/targeted news mission accomplished.
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More impressive is how the agitator or the rest of the parade get no coverage from the camera or the report.

The agitator, reporter and camera person accomplished their goal.

They get a gold star for deceit.....The Villages gets a black eye!

And again as usual it all manages to get glossed over while focusing 100% on what Trump did or did not do.

Fake/distorted/targeted news mission accomplished.
I don't even have to live there to see what happened.
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This morning I checked my email and there were 6 emails from family and friends wondering what kind of community TV is after they saw the news last night.

Anybody else get some surprising questions from friends and family that know nothing of TV?
No, my friends have no agenda.
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My phone started chirping last night and hasn’t stopped since. Had to silence the dam thing. Why does the media need to constantly attack the Villages image? These attacks began many years ago, not just recently during these hyper divisive times.
the president sent out the tweet at 7am of golf cart guy shouting our white power it stayed up on his site for 3 hours media covered the story , the president created the story
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More impressive is how the agitator or the rest of the parade get no coverage from the camera or the report.

The agitator, reporter and camera person accomplished their goal.

They get a gold star for deceit.....The Villages gets a black eye!

And again as usual it all manages to get glossed over while focusing 100% on what Trump did or did not do.

Fake/distorted/targeted news mission accomplished.
He is the spokesman for the most powerful nation in the world !!!! It has always been that way and always will be....why is this seem so different to anyone.

The entire video was tweeted.....the only thing that made national news was that comment.

Some folks do not understand that when you "retweet" or "forward" something, that is an endorsement.

No deceit......examples through history of "brown suits" becoming international news. Our house is our symbol and the spokesman for over 300 million folks.
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the president sent out the tweet at 7am of golf cart guy shouting our white power it stayed up on his site for 3 hours media covered the story , the president created the story
NOT the first time at all. First maybe for the Villages, but done often, and we have been assured by that house that the tweets are official government statements over and over again.

Sort of a"trial balloon" often
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