By Floyd and Mary Beth Brown, Expose Obama
In a twist of irony, the historically conservative General Electric, the company that rebuilt the career of Ronald Reagan and sent him from city to city in the late ‘50s and early ‘60s, has become the corporate holding company of some of the most fringe left-wing politics on television.
This transformation has GE shareholders, such as us, spitting mad. It all boiled over at the annual shareholders meeting in Orlando. The usually boring annual meeting was the sight of NBC unit chief Jeff Zucker and CEO Jeffrey Immelt being pelted with questions they refused to adequately answer.
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The Hollywood Reporter captured the action this way: “First up was a woman asking about a reported meeting in which [chief executive Jeffrey] Immelt and NBC Unit CEO Jeff Zucker supposedly told top CNBC executives and talent to be less critical of President Obama and his policies. Immelt acknowledged a meeting took place but said no one at CNBC was told what to say or not to say about politics. During the woman’s follow-up question, her microphone was apparently cut off.”