A Tough 2010: Keith Olbermann’s Ratings Drop by 25%

The bad news keeps coming for MSNBC's Keith Olbermann. The 2010 ratings data is starting to trickle in, and the news is not so great for the Countdown host. In a down year for cable news where all three networks registered a decline in viewers, Keith Olbermann lost 11% of his total audience, but what is most troubling is that among the coveted age 25-54 demographic Olbermann lost 25% of his audience.

Keith Olbermann Exposes Rupert Murdoch’s Betrayal of the War on Christmas

On his MSNBC program Countdown, Keith Olbermann exposed how Rupert Murdoch and his New York Post have betrayed their own war on Christmas by turning their backs on baby Jesus in order to promote the worship of Santa Claus. Olbermann said, "William Donohue and Rupert Murdoch's New York Post, traditional combatants in the war on Christmas have trained their yuletide guns on someone not for failing to put the Christ back in Christmas but for failing to worship Santa Claus."

Lewis Black Takes on The Epic Insanity of Sarah Palin

Lewis Black popped by MSNBC's Countdown tonight, and he had some thoughts to share on Sarah Palin. Black said that the idea that Palin could be considered a presidential candidate is epically insane, "The whole concept of her doing the reality show is more than -- and then to hear them talk about her as a possible candidate for president is -- we've now reached epic -- it's epically insane."

Keith Olbermann Mocks the New Weeper of the House John Boehner

On his MSNBC program Countdown, Keith Olbermann was recapping some of the stranger moments from last night's victory and concession speeches when he discussed John Boehner's leaving his man pants at home and crying at the drop of a hat, "This was set against the context of a republican campaign filled with demands from conservatives about manliness and manning up. Ladies and gentlemen, the new weeper of the house."

Keith Olbermann Boils Down the Desperation of the Teabaggers

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.