Aug 23rd, 2007 // 5 Comments

choose-or-lose.jpgBecause we saw how well its apathetic-ass audience took to political discussion during the last election, MTV and MySpace will preempt the station’s round-the-clock Hills marathons to foster “unfiltered direct conversations” between presidential candidates and college students using instant message programs for a series of TV debates hosted by CNN’s Anderson Cooper. C’mon–Anderson Cooper? No Kurt Loder, no peace.someone yet to be named, but not CNN’s Anderson Cooper, the mention of which was a product of our inner lust misreading. The Kurt Loder point still stands, though. [Reuters]


  1. hortense

    So this, essentially, is MTV programming featuring impossibly good looking trust fund babies. That sounds about right.

  2. Chris Molanphy

    Word! Don’t block the Loder!!

  3. chrisb

    Oh man, when I was in high school, I had the hugest crush on Tabitha Soren.

    And then I came out of the closet.

  4. Labtheque

    Somehow, I would have expected them to have a former VJ with political expirience get in on it . . . like, oh I don’t know, John Stewart?

    Andeson’s still my favorite closeted newscaster.

  5. thenewblack

    Anderson Cooper is not hosting these.

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