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Olbermann leaves Daily Kos [until it stops delving into “conspiracy theories.”........]
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Posted on 06/17/2010 12:24:13 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

Olbermann leaves Daily Kos By: Andy Barr June 17, 2010 01:33 PM EDT

Keith Olbermann announced Wednesday night that he will cease blogging for the liberal Daily Kos over a comment directed at the MSNBC host’s coverage.

Olbermann and some of his MSNBC colleagues surprised their left-leaning fans on Tuesday with eviscerating critiques of President Barack Obama’s Oval Office address on the oil spill spewing off the Gulf Coast.

“It was a great speech if you were on another planet for the last 57 days,” Olbermann said of the president’s remarks, echoing similarly negative comments from fellow MSNBC hosts Chris Matthews and Rachel Maddow.

One commenter on the Daily Kos, where Olbermann has frequently blogged over the years, speculated that the pattern of hosts generally sympathetic to the president bashing the administration was too consistent to be a coincidence.

“Can’t verify, of course,” the commenter began, “but a friend in the news biz tells me he got a damaging e-mail from one of his pals at NBC. Something to the effect that their anger was pre-planned because ‘beating up on the president has been good for ratings.’ I haven't checked, but I'm hearing that Olbermann slammed the speech on Twitter before it even started.”

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HA!
1 posted on 06/17/2010 12:24:13 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver
It's an Opus!!!
2 posted on 06/17/2010 12:26:01 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Sub-Driver

So the fact that they pulled their heads out of their butts long enough to realize that Obama isn’t a god gets them attacked by those who still think he’s a god.


3 posted on 06/17/2010 12:26:34 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin! (look it up))
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To: Sub-Driver

ROFLMAO, nobody in my trailer park watches Olberman anyway!


4 posted on 06/17/2010 12:26:47 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (The United States has become a kakistocracy. Look it up if you doubt it.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Now if he could just get someone to de-lice and fumigate the place...


5 posted on 06/17/2010 12:28:09 PM PDT by reagan_fanatic (Never trust anyone who points their rear end at God while praying.)
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To: Sub-Driver

The RATS are feasting on their own. Wonderful.

I’ll bring the popcorn.


6 posted on 06/17/2010 12:28:14 PM PDT by RickB444 (beat your sword into a plow and you'll wind up plowing the fields of someone who kept their sword.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not only have the talking heads on MSNBC breached their oath of personal loyalty to Der Fuhrer, but they are obviously racists. (Only racists question the Annointed One’s divinity.)


7 posted on 06/17/2010 12:28:52 PM PDT by Spok (Free Range Republican)
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To: Sub-Driver

...”‘beating up on the president has been good for ratings.’”

....well, what does that say about the mood of the public?...looks like the MSM has figured out why people watch FOX and not their network...it’s because FOX is not afraid to point out the emperor has no clothes.


8 posted on 06/17/2010 12:30:04 PM PDT by STONEWALLS
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To: Sub-Driver

Does Olbermann know that Obama was a prominent contributor to Daily Kos?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daily_Kos


9 posted on 06/17/2010 12:30:48 PM PDT by reagandemocrat
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To: Sub-Driver

HAHAHAHA!!!


10 posted on 06/17/2010 12:30:56 PM PDT by Cricket24 (Conservatives Only...NO RINO'S!!!!!!!!!!)
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To: Anti-Bubba182
It's an Opus!!!

In Olbermann's case, he an O-Puss...

11 posted on 06/17/2010 12:32:30 PM PDT by tophat9000 (.............................. BP + BO = BS ...........................Formula for a disaster...)
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To: tophat9000

Lol!


12 posted on 06/17/2010 12:34:59 PM PDT by Anti-Bubba182
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To: Sub-Driver

“Something to the effect that their anger was pre-planned.”

You have to admit, it sure did seem fishy.


13 posted on 06/17/2010 12:36:07 PM PDT by Pessimist
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To: Sub-Driver
They've been conspiracy theories for years. You only care now it's about YOU.

Don't let your head explode now.

Keith Olbermann


14 posted on 06/17/2010 12:38:21 PM PDT by chuck_the_tv_out ( <<< click my name: now featuring Freeper classifieds)
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To: Sub-Driver
So, whose image is most improved by this separation?
15 posted on 06/17/2010 12:45:19 PM PDT by G Larry (Democrats expedite the Destruction of America)
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To: Sub-Driver

Ha.


16 posted on 06/17/2010 12:46:18 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama's LBJ moment.

"If I've lost Olbermann I've lost nutjob America."

17 posted on 06/17/2010 12:49:44 PM PDT by WilliamofCarmichael (If modern America's Man on Horseback is out there, Get on the damn horse already!)
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To: Sub-Driver

isn’t it obvious? KOS is only pro-obama for ratings. They’re projecting


18 posted on 06/17/2010 12:54:39 PM PDT by 4rcane
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To: Sub-Driver

I strongly suspect that the rare negative story regarding Obama from the MSNBC “hosts” is a lame attempt at saving their jobs when Comcast takes full control. It wasn’t until the takeover was a done deal that these occasionally negative stories started to appear. Hopefully, though, they’re a day late and a dollar short, and will be booted when Comcast takes full control and decides that it would rather make money than support an all-Obama-propaganda channel.


19 posted on 06/17/2010 1:02:59 PM PDT by catnipman (Cat Nipman: Made from the Right Stuff!)
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To: Sub-Driver
It`s always good to see people who aren`t afraid to be critical of ANY political leader. At this time in our society people think politicians are just like them, that they`d be our friends if only we lived next door to them. We support and get emotional over leaders who appear on our TV sets. In reality, we have been so swamped with TV that we forget that politicians don`t know us, and they have agendas having nothing to do with what we think. Politicians aren`t our friends but necessary parts of society`s machinery. Whether Obama or any D or R or Independent, politicians should be evaluated without fear of hurting our imaginary friends.

DUmmie FUnnies is my favorite FR feature because it shows the lunacy of the `Leave Brittany alone!`mindset of political partisans. Olberman is a silly putz who can`t take a word of criticism, so it`s hilarious to see him victimized by the Obama fans he has fed his bilge all these months. But it`s sad to see how many silly people don`t think the president can be criticized.

21 posted on 06/17/2010 1:09:26 PM PDT by Darkwolf377 ("You seem to believe that stupidity is a virtue. Why is that so?"-Flight of the Phoenix)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not sure I’m buying any of this. EVeryone knows that the KOS kids and Olberman wanted the same thing out of the president and his pedantic speech. They all want nothing less than a brutal brow-beating of BP and Big Oil, with a side order of Capitalism Sucks.


22 posted on 06/17/2010 1:12:32 PM PDT by subterfuge (BUILD MORE NUCLEAR POWER PLANTS NOW!!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Filling in for OverBite will be Jesse ‘The Bod’ Ventura..


23 posted on 06/17/2010 1:12:49 PM PDT by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi ... Godspeed .. Monthly Donor Onboard)
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To: Sub-Driver

I had a thought that maybe Obbie and Chrissey received a warning from Comcast.


24 posted on 06/17/2010 1:14:28 PM PDT by Drill Thrawl (Government is cancer.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Gee, a conspiracy theory got rid of Olberdork?

Lets start some more!!!

“Olberman gained name recognition by reporting against Clinton during the impeachment hearings - he’s doing it again to boost his sagging ratings”
“Olbermann still has feelings for Laura Ingraham”
“He wants to be a full time sportsbroadcaster”


25 posted on 06/17/2010 1:14:58 PM PDT by kidd
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To: Sub-Driver

Revolutions...they almost always eat their own.


26 posted on 06/17/2010 1:17:49 PM PDT by americanophile (November can't come fast enough....)
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To: Sub-Driver

Olbermann loosing face over being all atwitter over Daily KOS.

LMAO...


27 posted on 06/17/2010 1:17:57 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (06/15/2010 Obama's Shame-Wow address...)
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To: Sub-Driver

Haha, what a bunch of catty little bitches.


28 posted on 06/17/2010 1:18:03 PM PDT by teenyelliott (www.thewaterrock.com)
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To: Sub-Driver

Keith only knows how to complain. He got exactly what he claimed he wanted when 0bama got elected and couldn’t handle it.

Conservative broadcasters are better then that as they knew how to deal with a republican president without losing it.

One trick pony Keith has lost the dims now he only has the whackos that even the dims don’t want.


29 posted on 06/17/2010 1:22:23 PM PDT by Taking Congress back in 2010
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To: cripplecreek

He is making them look like bigger asses than they already are.


30 posted on 06/17/2010 1:27:04 PM PDT by Always Independent
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To: Sub-Driver

so beautiful.


31 posted on 06/17/2010 1:27:40 PM PDT by Hexenhammer (sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

Not just one leg, but BOTH legs are tingling over this.


32 posted on 06/17/2010 1:28:48 PM PDT by Drango (A liberal's compassion is limited only by the size of someone else's wallet.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Precisely what we’ve been plotting for some time now!

Bwhahahahaha....


33 posted on 06/17/2010 1:29:41 PM PDT by NaughtiusMaximus (Mexico presents a more profound threat to our territorial integrity than Germany or Japan ever did.)
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To: americanophile
The first act of a successful revolution is usually to kill all the revolutionaries.
34 posted on 06/17/2010 1:30:32 PM PDT by allmendream (Income is EARNED not distributed. So how could it be re-distributed?)
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To: Sub-Driver

Keith cracked under the pressure.

Keith lashed out at his precious honeycomb hideout since lesbo Maddow got to go to a White House lunch and political fiction writer Larry O’Donnell’s new show will knock Keith’s repeat show back an hour costing him even more viewers. Even tingling Matthews got to do a hackjobumentary with NBC monies about the emerging right.

One bad week for Keith and he rolls over on his loyal friends.

Keith is becoming a Norma Desmond over at MSNBC and I am sure that that is entharling to both of he viewers.


35 posted on 06/17/2010 1:31:44 PM PDT by Taking Congress back in 2010
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To: Sub-Driver

... Obama held an off-the-record lunch Thursday at the White House with several prominent political writers and pundits: the Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson, the Wall Street Journal’s Jerry Seib, the New York Times’ Gail Collins and MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow. (Arianna Huffington was also invited, but according to her own White House reporter, she couldn’t attend because of a scheduling conflict.)
*****these media persons are getting their talking points today


36 posted on 06/17/2010 1:33:12 PM PDT by kati2fl
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To: Sub-Driver
Olbermann has flirted with trutherism, accused Bush and deibold of steeling two elections, accused the CIA of allowing the “panty bomber” onto his flight, and now accused the GOP of rigging the election in SC so Greene would win. Among many other things Im sure. Hes got some nerve to blast his KOS buddies for conspiracy theories.
37 posted on 06/17/2010 1:33:30 PM PDT by mthom
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To: Sub-Driver

Those pulling the strings are tossing Obama to the wolves ... That would be the CPUSA.


38 posted on 06/17/2010 1:35:15 PM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years.)
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To: OldNavyVet

Or is it Olberman et-al being thrown to the wolves?


39 posted on 06/17/2010 1:37:07 PM PDT by OldNavyVet (One trillion days, at 365 days per year, is 2,739,726,027 years ... almost 3 billion years.)
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To: Hexenhammer
caturday
40 posted on 06/17/2010 1:38:46 PM PDT by Hexenhammer (sic semper tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver

I suppose this is what a liberal temper tantrum looks like.


41 posted on 06/17/2010 1:41:47 PM PDT by JerseyDvl (Sometimes the road less traveled.... is less traveled for a reason.)
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To: Anti-Bubba182

We haven’t had a good opus in ages.


42 posted on 06/17/2010 1:43:48 PM PDT by The KG9 Kid
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To: Anti-Bubba182

ROTFLAMO!!!!!!!! You are so completely correct! Keefie popped off an OPUS! LMAO! On the QQ on DailyKooks has to be extreme!


43 posted on 06/17/2010 2:29:19 PM PDT by Danae (If Liberals were only moderately insane, they would be tollerable. Alas, such is not the case.)
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To: Sub-Driver

and the RATS, take another one in the..............................HA ha!!!

44 posted on 06/17/2010 2:46:12 PM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist *DTOM* -ww- NO Pity for the LAZY)
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To: Sub-Driver
It's funny that one of the KOokS would be suspicious that the bashing of this administration was too consistent to be a coincidence.

I'm sure this person is equally annoyed when every MSM outlet spews the same lib talking points on a nightly basis, practically word-for-word! /s

45 posted on 06/17/2010 3:02:25 PM PDT by mellow velo (Obama has no past; America is losing its future.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, the irony.


46 posted on 06/17/2010 3:25:54 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Sub-Driver

At this point Keith is just comic relief.


47 posted on 06/17/2010 3:44:40 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: G Larry
So, whose image is most improved by this separation?

Reminds me of a joke I heard many years ago:

Did you hear that 50 students transferred from (insert a college name here) to (insert a different college name here)? It raised the IQ at both schools.

48 posted on 06/17/2010 3:47:42 PM PDT by ProudFossil
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To: Sub-Driver

Thin skin; dense cranium.


49 posted on 06/17/2010 4:21:46 PM PDT by Shqipo (I stand with AZ!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think Olbersissy’s hissy fit is due to his unspoken desire to show everybody that his skin is even thinner than Obamie’s.


50 posted on 06/18/2010 9:12:59 AM PDT by Kenton (Just my $0.02 worth...)
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