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    Olbermann Watch, "persecuting" Keith since 2004


    July 14, 2006
    COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMANN - JULY 14, 2006

    "COUNTDOWN WITH KEITH OLBERMANN" (8:00 P.M.-9:00 P.M. ET)

    Host: Keith Olbermann

    Topics/Guests:

    • THE DEATH OF THE BUSH DOCTRINE: Richard Wolffe, Newsweek
    • THE GREAT LEAK CASE: Erwin Chemerinski, plantiff attorney
    • THE COULTERGEIST: Doug Neumann, Cedar Rapids Gazette
    • SURI CRUISE: Michael Musto, Village Voice

    "Karma Chameleon"

    With the conlict in the Mideast heating up, the infamous, deplorable Keith Olbermann had to find an anti-Bush spin. Just 15 seconds into the program, KO headlined the war story:

    The White House in Crisis!

    Well yeah, that makes sense. It's not a crisis in Lebanon, or Israel, or the Gaza strip. It's George Bush's crisis. Seconds later, regarding the Israeli UN Ambassador referring to Hebzollah, Hamas, Syria, and Iran as an "axis of terror", Olby bellowed:

    The administration gets some of its own rhetoric thrown back in its face!

    Krazy Keith is really scraping the bottom of the spin barrel here. The guy was speaking at the UN, not leveling a charge at the Bush administration. Olby went on to claim that Israel's actions threaten "the viability of the Bush doctrine on foreign policy", and borrowed from a DNC talking point to suggest the region hasn't been "on Bush's radar". When the Wolffe Man showed up, KO was desperate to get some first-rate spin going, since thus far his efforts had been lame at best. So he gave it a shot.

    Olby asked Wolffie if the President "would have blanched" when the Israeli ambassador referred to an "axis of terror", adding:

    Is that not another flaw in the doctrine, that if, that if this country can declare an axis of evil, another country can declare an axis of terror, or whatever they want to call it?

    We know that whatever Bush, or the Republicans (or Fox News for that matter) do, KO will find some way to claim that it's a stupid, incompetent, bad move. Now he's taking the Israeli Ambassador's implied compliment (using a variation of the President's memorable phrase) and twisting it into another Bush blunder. Is Wolffie enough of a Countdown Crony to go along with something this farcical? Yup:

    This has been the problem really from the get-go.

    Then KO tried to get the Wolffe Man to agree that Bush hasn't been "paying enough attention" to the region, but Wolffe talked about how the international community in general has been "tolerating these kinds of behavior from Hezbollah for far too long", and all of a sudden, it was "Great thanks, sir".

    When was the last time Olby squeezed two long-form stories into the first block of The Hour of Spin? Two entirely different, unrelated items? We can't recall, but it happened tonight. In the blink of an eye, with no commercial break, he went from Israel and Lebanon to The Great Leak Case. Why?

    Olby introduced Chemerinki, conventiently leaving out the fact that he is a Democrat partisan who will change positions on a dime. What, we exaggerate? Judge for yourself. Back in 1997, when Bill Clinton (D) was President, Erwin wanted to abolish the US Senate filibuster, even claiming it could be unconstitutional. Just eight short years later, the President is an (R), and all of a sudden, the filibuster is a treasured tradition of history, and any attempt to do away with it is nothing more than "power politics". Is that hypocritical and partisan enough for you?

    Erwin claimed that even though the Supreme Court ruled that one cannot sue the President, this is way different. It's the Vice-President. Based on Erwin's chameleon-like ability to reverse core convictions, we wonder what opinion he held on this in 1997. He went on to note that this lawsuit has "always been planned", it's not a "political case", it's about an "abuse of power", and he wants to expose "the sordid story". Then another plug for The Great Man himself, due to appear on Countdown next week. With the Wilsons suing so many people, how hard could it be to ask one of their lawyers to appear on The Hour of Spin too? If you believe the discredited Keith Olbermann would ever do that, you need a new tin foil hat.

    In the #4 slot: Huh? We're back to the Mideast again, complete with recycled network reports. Now it becomes clear why Krazy Keith stuck two unrelated stories in the first program block. KO so badly wanted to flog the Wilson story by giving it pride of place, but that damn war was getting in his way. So he interrupted coverage of the top story of the evening, just to get Erwin and his one-sided propaganda fest in before the first commercial break. Olbsessions take precedence over the breakout of war: only on OlbyPlanet.

    After oddball, it was time to bring up Ann Coulter again, with the obligatory references to Joe McCarthy. A small newspaper in Cedar Rapids dropped her column. How small is this paper? Well, its circulation (about 63,000) means it has fewer readers than Olby has viewers. That's small! KO conducted a flimsy interview with the heroic editor, who had very little to say to almost everything Keith asked. Why air such uninformative chit-chat? Remember the overriding goal: flog the story, advance the spin.

    The #2 block was another fine example of Keith Olbermann's eagerness to cross-promote. This time it was generous excerpts from Tom Brokaw's "global warming" special (just like he did for Al). Then Barry Bonds and Peter Gammons, and then #1--surely the highlight of the evening for Keith--Cruise News! And with the disturbing Michael Musto yet!

    In the Media Matters Minute, it was time to attack Fox again: Bill O'Reilly and Geraldo Rivera for joking about the Mafia hit intended to rub out Geraldo ("Couldn't he have killed Jerry Springer?"). Jokes about shooting tv people are not funny, sermonized Olby. Libertarian John Stossel was "worst" for his views on organ transplants. Yesterday's segment made it onto Media Matters before noon today (as predicted by Olbermann Watch), but it's a weekend coming up, so video of the infamous, deplorable Keith Olbermann will probably not make its inevitable appearance on the Soros site until after the start of business on Monday.

    A week of putting up with OlbySpin has left us drained. So here's a homework assignment for our clear-headed readers. Are Bill O'Reilly and Geraldo Rivera the only people on television who have made frivolous comments like the Springer quote above? Has KO himself done so? How about his pals at Air America? We'd like to know if comedian Keith Olbermann has lectured them as well. Meanwhile, we've got 71 Olby-free hours to enjoy. For this relief, much thanks.


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    He's obsessed with Ann Coulter and Bill
    His whining is becoming more shrill
    Girl-fan appearing
    At his sanity hearing
    To proclaim that he's mentally ill

    Krazy-Eyes Keith said the Plame lawsuit is " Cheney's crisis!". Frankly, I think Cheney is chuckling about it over a very dry martini.

    Krazy-Eyes Keith said the Plame lawsuit is " Cheney's crisis!". Frankly, I think Cheney is chuckling about it over a very dry martini.

    For KO to interview Ms. Plame
    Would mean a new plateau of fame
    Then with Joe he'd toke
    And do lines of coke
    All this, and Bush is to blame

    "We can't recall, but it happened tonight. In the blink of an eye, with no commercial break, he went from Israel and Lebanon to The Great Leak Case. Why?"

    I don't know. Why would that be? Hey maybe it's because the vice president of the United States is getting sued?

    "A small newspaper in Cedar Rapids dropped her column."

    Don't forget because Republicans, other than that bat shit crazy ones such as yourself, asked the column to be dropped. Btw do you think the editor was a liberal?

    "The #2 block was another fine example of Keith Olbermann's eagerness to cross-promote. This time it was generous excerpts from Tom Brokaw's "global warming" special (just like he did for Al)."

    And don't forget that he sinned by promoting that anti-fox channel, discovery. Btw your ability to read keith's mind is phenomenal. Please tell me you are in the fortue telling business.

    Anyway thanks for the Republican spin. It's great to have an unbiased media watchdog out there protecting the rights of the far right.


    Libertarian John Stossel was "worst" for his views on organ transplants.

    Maybe because this is one of a very few areas where the free market principle should not be imposed?

    Lets take the Mickey Mantle case. Mickey Mantle was dying of liver cancer exacerbated by years of hard drinking and a Hepatitis C infection. Most liver patients wait three to four months to get a new liver. Mantle was given a cadaver liver within a day, despite the fact that alcoholism and cancer are often excluding factors in assessing transplant viability.

    3 months later Mantle was dead - the cancer had spread into his lungs. His chances of survival were poor to begin with, and by engaging in the operation a viable organ was potentialy denied to a candiate with a better long-term prognosis.

    This is the system Stossel advocates - the wealthy and the well-connected can "jump" over those who don't have those connections, but have better long-term outlooks.

    Poor Keith! All this great Plamegate propaganda and a God Damn War gets in the way!

    Poor Danny Abrams! His grand plan is executed perfectly, as all liberal media trumpets his "centerpiece" Keith Olbermann. Danny sat back in his office saying, "this will set Keith on a course to ratings glory!" Then the unfortunate empirical evidence came out:

    Thursday, July 13, 2006 ratings:

    Total Viewers

    1. FNC O'Reilly 2,789,000
    2. CNN ZAHN 832,000
    3. CNNHLN GRACE 529,000
    4. MSLSD Olby 381,000

    Super Duper Demo 25-54

    1. FNC O'Reilly 581,000
    2. CNN ZAHN 290,000
    3. CNNHLN GRACE 180,000
    4. MSLSD Olby 179,000

    So all the liberal horses and all the liberal men couldn't help Olbermann's ratings again!

    Don't feel too bad for Dan. He is too stupid to understand what this means anyway.

    Via TV Snoozer:

    MSNBC At 10: Anniversary Party In NJ

    Now, I was struck by:

    #1. The fact that Brian considers this news
    #2. The lush surroundings
    #3. Dan Abrams happy face

    Didn't Randi Rhoades have something about shooting some guy......er..what was his name? Even had the sounds of a gun going off.....George something......Oh yeah "this is our answer Mr. President" And then the gunshoot going off. Oh no big deal when it's on Air-America! I'm surprised Olby didn't have Randi on!

    I watched that with Bill and Geraldo, some guy named HorseHead. That was funny! Pure Geraldo,the Lucy of the news sect. But in Olbyland, Shooting Springer? BIG DEAL! Shooting the Pres. NO BIG DEAL! Oh! and Dick Cheney? How much releaf did Olby give himself under the desk the day that story broke! Oh, and doesn't Geraldo have a show on the network? insted of a last place cable news channel? DID YOU GET THAT KEITH? TVSMOZZER?

    I'm moving my TV to the laundry room next to the washer ( it's a front loader). I want to see what spins faster. Olby? or the Washer?

    Wow! 10 years at MSLSD and they get a tent in the parking lot. I take back the things I said about an ex-crappy boss that took me out to a crappy steakhouse after being at his crappy job for one year.

    Disaster wrote:
    "#2. The lush surroundings"

    MSNBC spared no expense on the bedsheets with clothes pins for drapery. Looks like they're in a tent. Happy tent(h) MSNBC!

    Stossel made it! He should be so proud. If I were him, I'd have t-shirts printed up.

    So many dumb-ass culture war conservatives were making it onto the list, I was finding myself agreeing with OLBERMANN, but I knew he'd get to one of us eventually.

    Are you OlbyLoons ALL this dumb?

    Anonymous OlbyLoon #227 writes:

    "This is the system Stossel advocates - the wealthy and the well-connected can "jump" over those who don't have those connections, but have better long-term outlooks."

    Now, I don't really know much about organ transplants (nothing, actually) but I can read and from what I read Stossel is advocating a DIFFERENT system where there is a TRANSPARENT MARKETPLACE (think eBay) for organs. Apparently it does not occure to the OlbyLoons that Stossel's system is NOT in place today and what happened with Mickey Mantle happened under the CURRENT system - you know, the one you are saying is BETTER than Stossel's idea.

    Is it really possible that you don't even realize that you are making Stossel's point while attempting to criticize him. No wonder you people can't win elections.

    Robert once again you've nailed it! But you have to admit, It's great when you see an Olbyloon start to make a point and then walk himself right off the pier!

    I always belived that you should get a dollar value or a voucher for the family on future work at the hospital. And if you want to be a Loon and give it away fine. My point is Why should the hospital be allowed to carve you up like a Thanksgiving Turkey and then hit you with a bill? And then turn around and charge the person who's getting the organ? It's okay for the hospital to charge but not the public?

    Olbyloon is still stuck on that rich versus poor thing, get over it!

    I say we start farming organs from all the dead Hamas, Hizbullah, and al-qaeda.

    Hey is it just me? Was the last show sooooooo boring I fell asleep for a month. Or did I notice something after having my third cup of coffee?

    Gotta hand it to pudgy baby Brian at TVLoser. He has produced more original news coverage of MSLSD's tenth anniversary than the actual network has since it started soiling the airwaves (or cable lines, as the case may be).

    The kid is covering the 10th anniversary of the last place network as if somebody actually cares, with several stories and a request for "memories" from viewers. Yes, you read that correctly -- "memories" of MSLSD!

    My fondest memory was watching Keith Olbermann discuss Tom Cruise while the Middle East conflict raged! Cutting edge news for the new millenium!

    I can read and from what I read Stossel is advocating a DIFFERENT system where there is a TRANSPARENT MARKETPLACE (think eBay) for organs.

    And that is exactly the wrong idea. In the current system, the most important criteria are blood type and factors, time accrued on the waiting list and prognosis for long-term recovery.

    If we went to a marketplace, how many people who truly need transplants could afford them? Before eBay shut it down, the last time someone tried to auction off a kidney they got to $5,000 before the company closed the bidding. I doubt many people can afford to shell out that much up-front...

    what happened with Mickey Mantle happened under the CURRENT system

    No, because if the system had been implemented as written Mantle would have had to wait like everyone else (or would have been denied outright because his condition was very poor). But the system in place was ignored because of the fact it was Mickey Mantle.

    Keep saying that Bush is like Nixon and that everything that happens is a scandal, Olby. You horse's ass. Yeah, one day it'll be true.

    I'd now like to compare Countdown to the Hindenberg. Full of promise and future glory for an illegitimate kabal but underneath it will destroy many in a fiery ball of wreckage. And for the record, didnt the Hindenberg go down in New Jersey, maybe somewhere near Seacacus?

    Love this guy!! He calls a spade a spade, and all the wingnuts go screaming "he's lost his marbles". Most of you couldn't recognice a marble if you had one in front of your blind eyes.

    If only Keefy could look in a mirror and proclaim he sees an entirely liberal spade.

    But he won't, because then he'd have to admit he's a hypocrite and wrong to have stated that he's not partisan. And besides, all the smootch-prints would block his view.

    The problem with little lord Olbermann is that he calls a spade a club and his obsession with Bill O'Reilly is proof of some sort of mental problem. Oh, and he's 5 star coward as well.

    Because of the criticism they've received for keeping Keith on the air despite Countdown's persistent vegetative state, I believe it's just plain stubborness that the show is still on the air. The hole that's been dug is so deep that there is simply no way to save face.

    Memo to the media: there is no feud, no rivalry between Keith Olbermann and Bill O'Reilly. What we have is a good old fashioned butt whooping that's is one sided and devestating. Nothing else.

    All the hootin' and hollerin' over the 10th year of a last place cable news net? Big whoop. It has proven itself as simply an also-ran most of the time it has been on the air.

    The one and only cable news cgi character "Dev"? Simply an on-air version of that MS Word annoying and begging to be nuked from your hard-drive critter, "Clippy"!

    Keith wore out his welcome once with this network by crying that "Monicagate" coverage was getting in the way of his "Big Show". Where does he end up? FOX SPORTS! The evil empire of dark sith lord Rupert Murdoch.

    After his ignominious departure from Fox, he should've been sentenced for life to HS football play by play on AM radio in Pitchfork Falls. But when the suits get shuffled, memories get really short and this clown gets yet ANOTHER shot.

    Failing upwards, the buzzwords of today's media.

    Happy 10th anniversary you clueless purveyors of mediocrity!

    Keef's been a "journalist" for 27 years
    What has he learned? Attack Britney Spears!
    All the time and the college
    To attain tabloid knowledge
    Keef should consider switching careers

    Anonymous OlbyLoon #227 writes:

    "that is exactly the wrong idea"

    Perhaps it is. I don't know much about organ transplants and I am not advocating for any particular system but that does not change the fact that the "marketplace" system that Stossel is advocating is not in place - that what happened with Mickey Mantle happened under the CURRENT system

    "No, because if the system had been implemented as written Mantle would have had to wait like everyone else."

    No? Maybe you need a BRAIN transplant. If you really can't follow this why don't you "phone a friend" and talk to someone you know who is not as brain dead as you. You are now saying that the current system IS the current system but that the current system is not the system that was followed in the case of Mickey Mantle. It doesn't work that way dimwit. Apparently it does not occur to you that because there is not a transparent marketplace the current system allows precisely the type of insider favoritism you decry. The solution is to provide MORE information about organ transplants not LESS and the ultimate source of information is a transparent marketplace.

    You are also choosing to ignore that organs ARE sold everyday - by hospitals. What Stossel is advocating is that they be BOUGHT too. Why should hospitals be given organs for free and then be allowed to sell them for tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars? Why should there be some secret list managed by a self-appointed elite? The same elite that gave Mickey his kidney. You are also ignoring the fact that, as a percentage, few people are organ donors. Also, that some medical donations are replenishable like blood - bone marrow and liver, for instance.

    You sound like one of those communists who say that the collapse of the Soviet Union does not prove that the communist ideology is a failed one because "real" communism was never really tried. Sheesh.

    As a loyal communist you probably don't understand this but here is how the real world works. Ready? You get what you pay for. Got it? And if you pay for organs more will be available.

    There are probably flaws with Stossel's idea too - I haven't really thought about it - but one thing is true. If you have a transparent marketplace you will arrive at the "fair value" of any commodity. Organs are, from a technical economic perspective, fit the definition of a commodity. So, if you create an organ marketplace everyone will be able to call their organ broker and get the current, fair market price, for an organ.

    Now that seems kind of wierd to me but let's just say that Stossel's argument wins the day and this time next year there is a fully functioning online auction market for kidneys. What would the effect of that be?

    There might be also sorts of unintended consquences and so maybe some bad things - like what apparently goes on in China with the killing of prisoners to harvest their organs or maybe Donald Trump buying up all the organs for his sick friends - but some of the bad stuff happens today anyway, One good thing that would certainly happen is that you and everyone else could go online and learn the current price the market was willing to pay for a kidney.

    Let's say that the current market price is $127,000 for a Grade A human kidney. In your communist world there is always a pie of a certain size and the pie can never get bigger. So, what this means is that only people who can afford to pay $127,000 for a new kidney will get a kidney because the price is demand driven - there are x number of kidneys and so any demand for a kidney increases price.. Sick, rich, connected Mickey Mantle will get one but poor but otherwise healthy Joe Shlobo doesn't. And so this is not fair beacuse Mickey is no more deserving - and maybe less deserving - than poor Joe.

    What you don't seem to know is how commodity markets work. The price of $127,000 seems pretty high. It might also turn out that a healthy heart is worth $450,000 and a liver is worth $37,000 and maybe all the working parts of a human add up to $1,000,000.

    The effect of these "high" prices will be to bring more of those commodities into the market.

    One way is that organs would commonly become part of a deceased person's estate. People would know exactly what their organs are worth and specify what was to be done with them in their will - donated to a hospital or non-profit, sold with the proceeds going to their heirs, etc. If you made organ donations tax-deductible based on the fair market value all those rich people you hate would ALL sell their organs after they die. As more people do this - and those people begin to die off- the more organs will be available on the market. Supply will go up, demand will remain constant (no one is looking for an organ just for fun), and thus prices will go down.

    Even as prices go down from their high price, the systemic change is "sticky". People's habits are changed and become normal to be an organ donor/seller and to include this in a will.

    If everyone - or even a large segment of the population - were specifying in their will that their organs were to be made available in the organ market you would arrive at a "normal" price for a kidney. I have no idea what that would be but it would certainly be MUCH lower than the price based on today's supply.

    Meanwhile supply goes up dramatically and the biggest issue facing Joe Shlobo is no longer supply but price - the waitlist for a new organ would shrink dramatically.

    What do you think is more important to Joe - that he has to sell everything he owns to buy a kidney or that he CAN buy one? And if the price is lower you might find more insurance willing to cover the cost, more charitable organizations willing to buy Joe his kidney, etc. If you are concerned about the "dependent" classes not getting a kidney then write some legislation that provides something akin to the Earned Income Tax Credit that subsidizes their purchase of an organ.

    Even better - this is a "progressive" solution. That $127,000 for a kidney is for ANY healthy kidney so a poor person can get just as much as a rich person for their kidney. In today's market that poor person might actually have a million dollar estate. How would that change things for poor people if, when they died, they were able to leave their families hundreds of thousands of dollars?

    The bottom line is that buy setting up a system where people are PAID for their organs they will be far more likely to make their organs available. More supply means shorter wait times and more lives prolonged - Mickey AND Joe. It will mean lower prices so if do-gooders like you want you can set up a charity to raise money to buy organs for Joe and your money will now go much further because prices have been greatly reduced.

    Seems like a win-win to me.

    Pay my family big bucks should I die and have my organs transplanted, and I sign my driver's license!

    Seems like a win-win to me.

    There are so many fallacies and mistakes of fact in your opinion that I cannot even begin to address them without becoming severely enraged and wanting to put my fist through my monitor.

    Robert, you are the dumbest person on this planet if you believe that your idea would work.

    I agree with Robert. Also, if America did this, the rest of the world would follow along. There would be organs available from other countries. There would be so much supply that prices would wind up being very reasonable. Capitalism really does work - where it is allowed to be tried.

    I can't believe some people think that by having poor people sell their organs and rich people buying them is a "win-win." Stossel isn't the guy you want to represent the "free market" point of view.

    More socialism in medicine works. Just look at England and Canada. The more socialism, the harder people work, the more money everybody makes, more surgeries get done, people are happier, medicine is free, it costs almost nothing.

    Everyone who wants a transplant or surgery runs to England and Canada. The big fallacy is that Canada is a failure and Canadians travel to the US for treatment. That is a lie.

    In England, the system is so good, people don't really even need treatment. Same thing in Canada.

    Organs should be kept for the poor and political party representatives. The rest of the world (the rich and the middle class) can wait like everybody else.

    Funny how leftists believe people should be able to sell their bodies for sex and take drugs, yet they don't trust them with their own internal organs!

    Schizophrenics wander the streets thanks to the ACLU, eating out of garbage cans, but heaven forbid they sell a kidney!

    Capitalism really does work - where it is allowed to be tried.

    Oh really, then explain why China recently banned the sale of human organs and tightened its rules regarding transplants.

    Schizophrenics wander the streets thanks to the ACLU, eating out of garbage cans, but heaven forbid they sell a kidney!

    This brings up the other issue when you implement the "free market" - quality control. For every Mayo Clinic, there'll be a dozen "grey market" places that will give you cash for an organ, even if that organ is NOT FIT for transplant.

    oberman is an ass

    This just in or whenever....

    From the ever obsequious TVNewser comes this from Verne Gay of Newsday:

    Dan Abrams' primetime plans: "...'Countdown?' Olbermann is 'on fire. That show needs almost nothing.'..."

    Later Jimmy Olson, cub reporter extraordinaire of TVNewser drooled: "That Ka-t-t-tie C-c-c-couric is such a MILF!"

    WOW! "Olbermann is 'on fire. That show needs almost nothing.'"

    Did Dan Abrams ever read the Emperor's New Clothes? Since when is last place "on fire"? And Olbermann keeps lying about his ratings in the "demo." I think we need to consider whether MSLSD exists in another universe where up is down.

    Dan Abrams' primetime plans: "...Countdown? Olbermann is on fire"

    "En fuego"?

    I can't believe some people are going crazy over olberbmanns's "bias" when practically every other news pundit is right-wing. Good to see hypocrisy is well and alive in the far-right lunatic fringe. I guess the far right can't stand the fact that there is someone speaking for liberals, when the rest of them are conservative.

    I can't believe some people are going crazy over olberbmanns's "bias" when practically every other news pundit is right-wing. Good to see hypocrisy is well and alive in the far-right lunatic fringe. I guess the far right can't stand the fact that there is someone speaking for liberals, when the rest of them are conservative. Fortunately for people valuing freedom and truth, and unfortunately for you, the republicans can't take away the first admendment.

    Sorry for the accidental double post.

    Blah blah blah olberbmanns's "bias" when blah blah blaargh right-wing. Yadda yadda hypocrisy blither blather far-right lunatic fringe. Blah blah the far right blah blah grrrrrrrr the rest of them are conservative. Brrrrrrrggggh freedom and truth arggggggghhhhh the republicans howwwwwllllllllllll take away the first admendment.

    The Mind of Mark has obviously become debilitated by consuming too much MSLSD.

    Sorry, it's Olbermann's pal Jimmy Olsen.

    On Meltdown where the ratings are low
    Keith rolls out spook Michael Musto
    The children should hide
    Creepy-weird bonafide
    One more reason the viewers don't show

    Mark, our problem isn't with Keith's bias anymore than we have a problem with your's. It's with his statements about his own show, how it's non partisan. He's also the only show on cable that I'm aware of, liberal or conservative, who has no one on his show to debate him. He is a coward and a lousy fucking softball player, Jack!

    "Blah blah blah olberbmanns's "bias" when blah blah blaargh right-wing. Yadda yadda hypocrisy blither blather far-right lunatic fringe. Blah blah the far right blah blah grrrrrrrr the rest of them are conservative. Brrrrrrrggggh freedom and truth arggggggghhhhh the republicans howwwwwllllllllllll take away the first admendment."

    Thanks for the intelligent, fact-based response. You got me there! :)

    "Mark, our problem isn't with Keith's bias anymore than we have a problem with your's. It's with his statements about his own show, how it's non partisan. He's also the only show on cable that I'm aware of, liberal or conservative, who has no one on his show to debate him. He is a coward and a lousy fucking softball player, Jack!"

    O'Reilly also claims to be "independent." Do you honestly think O'Reilly conducts "fair and honest" debates with the people who come on his show?! He's been known to cut off his guests' microphones, shouting over them, and he edits his shows before airing them. The SCLM (so-called liberal media) doesn't have anyone to debate Ann Coulter when they show her. That's why it looks so ridiculous and hypocritical when you make these complaints.

    It makes it look like you're just upset that there is one cable show that doesn't espouse the right-wing agenda...

    Mark,

    We don't give a fig about O'Reilly-- that's why this site is called OlbermannWatch.

    The point that you provided no response to is that Olbermann is a coward who refuses to have guests on his show who offer a viewpoint different from his own. Did you know that Olbermann has actually stated that he doesn't WANT debate on his show because it makes him "queasy". He only wants bootlickers who agree with him. Would you care to actually defend this way of presenting a "newscast" ?

    "The SCLM (so-called liberal media) doesn't have anyone to debate Ann Coulter when they show her."

    When has Olbermann ever had Ann Coulter as a guest on his show (I would love to see that!)

    "It makes it look like you're just upset that there is one cable show that doesn't espouse the right-wing agenda..."

    This is the sort of staw man argument to be expected from Olbyloons. No one expects Orange Boy to be a right wing spokesman. Just have a guest on once in a while who would take a view opposed to his Bush hating agenda. Think that will ever happen, Mark? Be honest.

    According to a woman who had a one-night-stand with Keith, he had trouble maintaining an erection and couldn't perform.

    http://www.blogger.com/comment.g?blogID=30606722&postID=115326320279168621
    (see the comment from 8:32 PM):

    "I was sugarcoating our sexual encounter to protect him. But why the hell should I protect someone who showed no class towards me whatsoever? Probably too cheap to buy Viagra."

    Question: "So, what exactly did you you do more than once if he was "too cheap to buy viagra"?"

    Answer: We tried several times if you know what I mean. His "relief" finally came (pun intended) by other means.


    Seems that he gets nervous when he has to "put up or shut up." Perhaps that is why he never debates anybody? Keith would wilt under the hot lights and his fake tan would bleed if he had to actually "perform" in a debate.

    That is our Keith -- impotent on his show and in the sack!

    Olbermann = Chicken bawk! bawk!

    Olbermann has sexual issue -- see above!

    This thread is now closed.