Tag Archives: Keith Olbermann

Manhattan D.A. chips away at protesters’ rights


Last night Keith Olbermann asked something I’ve wondered about since the police crackdown on Occupy Wall Street protesters began several weeks ago with beatings and arrests in Manhattan, and mass arrest-by-trickery at the Brooklyn Bridge: “At what point did we … Continue reading

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‘Liberal’ media, Wall Street thick as thieves


Will Bunch commented on its invisibility. So did Firedoglake. Keith Olbermann discussed it with Bunch on Countdown, and even Stephen Colbert noted its conspicuous absence from mainstream news reports. I’m referring to the “occupation” of Wall Street (Zuccotti Park/Liberty Plaza, … Continue reading

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Comcast in, Olbermann out — coincidence?


I doubt that covering the ups-and-downs and occasional broken promises of the Obama White House had the same thrill as exposing Obama’s thoroughly corrupt predecessors. — Will Bunch, Jan. 24, Attytood Bunch went to high school with Keith Olbermann and … Continue reading

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Alfred E. Neuman on cable news: ‘Yes, me worry!’


We live now in a cable news universe that celebrates the opinions of [Keith] Olbermann, Rachel Maddow, Chris Matthews, Glenn Beck, Sean Hannity and Bill O’Reilly – individuals who hold up the twin pillars of political partisanship and who are … Continue reading

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Headless bodies and hapless Democrats


Think GOP’s morons can’t win midterms? Think again Keith Olbermann knows Republican candidates are funny. He airs clips of their boneheaded declarations so that we who lean left can laugh, in an incredulous way, at how grotesque the right wing … Continue reading

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