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'The View'

New Host Wishlist ...

A Conservative and a Latina

6/28/2014 12:30 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Producers on "The View" have targeted two types of hosts they are looking to fill their empty positions ... and let's just say if you speak a little Spanish ... you could be in luck. 

Sources involved in the search tell TMZ ... View honchos are on the hunt for a Latina  --  which would be a first for the show.  Lauren Sanchez almost got the gig back in the day when Debbie Matenopoulos got fired, but Lisa Ling snagged the gig.

We're also told the show is going old school by looking for "a conservative female with a strong, smart point of view."  Our sources say they have their eyes on Margaret Hoover and Abby Huntsman, who is guest hosting on Tuesday.

Our sources say Huntsman, who is the daughter of former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, Jr., has always considered "The View" a prime gig ... but right now it would take a lot to get her to leave her job at MSNBC.

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Mordecai    

my prediction is that the view will never allow a conservative point-of-view again. Whoopi won't have it.

119 days ago
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BLUE UGLY 💩    

So they're looking for low ratings again, no one wants to be lectured about politics by these dumb broads in the morning

119 days ago
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Bridget    

Well if they are going to keep doing it, they need a conservative. And I'm a liberal. Nothing is more boring then watching a bunch of people agree. Oh and make sure it is a smart conservative. Not a fox news talking point conservative.

119 days ago
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kewljewl    

Ya great idea. Get a bunch of political bit*** in there. I'm so go name watch now... NOT!!!

119 days ago
5.

Chris    

Spinning their wheels, aren't they?

119 days ago
6.

Julie    

Stacey Dash

119 days ago
7.

slavnar    

They need to find a conservative with a brain. They seem hard to come by.

119 days ago
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Bridget    

Wait, didn't they audition Rachel from "Real world San Fran"? She is married to a right wing congressman. Latina and a righty. Not terribly interesting person, but fits the criteria.

119 days ago
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Tim    

I don't care who they bring in the "The View" had a nice run, but it's over now. The show is PASSE!

119 days ago
10.

Diva11    

I want Lisa Vanderpump.

119 days ago
11.

01void    

I hear the Clinton's are available, the poor folks could use a job.

118 days ago
12.

dale12    

Get RID of Whoopi, she adds NOTHING to the panel!
Bring Back Meredith Vieira*
Hire Roseanne Barr*
Hire a Latina -Judge Marilyn Milian, from The People's Court*
Hire Margaret Hoover*
Hire Rosie O'Donnell

118 days ago
13.

Truthseeker    

They should consider Jennifer Lopez's sister, Lynda Lopez, who is a journalist.

For the conservative, I'd prefer Meghan Mccain.

118 days ago
14.

Liz    

Huntsman works at MSNBC? Then she isn't conservative. No conservative could stomach that radical far left looney bin. And MSNBC wouldn't allow it. The View sucks. It's just a bunch of radical left wing shrill old women blabbing ... and they love to hear themselves blab. Total waste of time.

118 days ago
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nusse    

How about they do everyone a favor and just cancel the show?

118 days ago
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