During his Worst Persons segment on his MSNBC show Countdown host Keith Olbermann saved some special scorn for Sarah Palin and her gaffe riddled speech at Stanislaus. Olbermann pointed out that Palin managed to get Ronald Reagan's home state wrong, and added, "None is more symbolic as her corner-cutting, her downright endorsement of stupidity."
On his MSNBC program Countdown tonight, host Keith Olbermann used his nightly Tea Time segment to blast Sarah Palin's big solution to the Gulf oil spill, prayer. Olbermann said, "Well There you have it. A Palin presidency preview in microcosm, something bad happened, don't worry, God will fix it."
At his press briefing today Obama Press Secretary Robert Gibbs took a not so thinly veiled shot at MSNBC's Keith Olbermann and other pundits on the Left who are complaining about Obama's speech last night. Gibbs said of cable TV, "I don't actually think that is where all of real America lives."
On his radio show today, Glenn Beck went on a personal rant about Keith Olbermann after the MSNBC host vocally criticized Tea Party candidate Rick Barber's Armies Unite ad, last night on Countdown. Beck said to Olbermann, "You two faced no talent, soon to be washed up, alcoholic, throw yourself off a ledge of a building because you're that kind of a guy."
On his MSNBC program Countdown, Keith Olbermann, while discussing Sarah Palin's latest paranoid freak out over getting a new next door neighbor in Joe McGinnis mentioned that what Palin considers the family "swimming hole" is really a 350 acre lake, with public access, because you know all real Americans have a lake in the back yard for swimming.
On Fox News tonight, Bill O'Reilly took up Sarah Palin's latest conspiracy theory that Obama is more worried about campaign cash then cleaning up BP's mess. Not surprisingly, O'Reilly disagreed with Palin, and said, "Oil companies give big time money to both parties...John McCain got a lot of money from oil companies. Sarah Palin gets money from oil companies."
On his nightly Tea Time segment during his MSNBC show Countdown tonight, host Keith Olbermann dove into the growing desperation of the Tea Party movement, and said, "A hint of desperation is starting to sink in. He highlighted that the Tea Party has admitted that they coined their own nickname. He used poll numbers that show the negativity of is starting to hinder the enthusiasm of Republicans.
On his MSNBC program Countdown, Keith Olbermann finally brought into the mainstream media what many in the blogosphere have been wondering for days, did Sarah Palin perjure herself with her testimony in the email hacking case? The fact is that the emails released from Palin's personal email accounts contradict her testimony, and Sarah Palin is caught in yet another lie.
Keith Olbermann used his quick comment on his MSNBC program Countdown tonight to answer a video put out by the Dallas Tea Party in response to his questioning of the diversity of the Tea Party movement. Olbermann pointed out that in the entire Dallas Tea Party organization there appears to be nine minorities. I guess in today's conservative movement any group with nine non whites is considered diverse.
On his pre-SOTU Countdown tonight, host Keith Olbermann urged President Obama to seize the hatred of his enemies on the right. Olbermann said Obama should follow the template of FDR and, "welcome their hatred." Olbermann is becoming very Darth Vaderish.
Tonight on his MSNBC show Countdown, host Keith Olbermann did something really odd. He started a feud with The Dallas Morning News, because an editor there posted a blog that compared Olbermann to Glenn Beck and criticized his coverage of the special election. Olbermann fired back with a quick comment tonight.
On his MSNBC show Countdown, host Keith Olbermann reminded the teabaggers, who just now seem to have figured out what the name means, where the term teabagger came from. Hint: it wasn't Maddow or Olbermann but the teabaggers themselves who coined the term.
Tonight on his MSNBC program Countdown, host Keith Olbermann directed one of his quick comments towards Republican Massachusetts Senate candidate Scott Brown. He said, "In short, in Scott Brown we have an irresponsible, homophobic, racist, reactionary, ex nude model, teabagging supporter of violence against women..."
Both US cable news and broadcast news networks are scrambling to cover the unexpected death of Michael Jackson. On cable both Fox News and MSNBC are bumping their regular programming to cover the story, while NBC, CBS, and ABC will each be airing prime time specials about the death of the pop legend.
On his MSNBC program Countdown host Keith Olbermann laid the responsibility for the murder of Dr. George Tiller at the feet of Bill O'Reilly and Fox News. Olbermann said that Fox News incites murder and terrorism, and must be stopped.
Comedian Wanda Sykes performed at the annual White House Correspondents Dinner, and while she did a great job poking fun at the Obama's some her best material was reserved for Sean Hannity and his offer to be waterboarded for charity. Check out the video.
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