As everyone knows, however, that success has faded in more recent years, with Olbermann getting his keith kicked nightly by the ratings masters over at Fox News Channel. As one result, Olbermann has raised his hyperbolic volume.
Earlier this month Politico caught Olbermann having donated to three....
from time to time, an e-mail comes in asking how we managed to avoid crazy keith?
though quite a few feminists - including men - now refuse to applaud the deeply sexist olbie, it wasn't always that way. and to have been around as long as we have (the common ills is now 6 years old) and being on the left, how did we manage to avoid the jerk?
because olbermann has a background - offscreen - not unlike bill o'reilly's and we were warned to avoid the train wreck. so we did. he's sexism is widely known.
it was also widely known - thanks to c.i. - that you couldn't count on the administration to repeal don't ask don't tell. today james oliphant, david cloud and lisa mascaro (los angeles times) report:
Chances appear increasingly remote that Congress will lift the military's ban on openly gay service members this year, even though a Pentagon report is unlikely to conclude that repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy would disrupt the armed forces.
Lawmakers return next week to a lame-duck session with an agenda crowded with spending and tax issues, and indications are that the measure to lift the ban will be pushed further down the to-do list.
that's why people like c.i. were warning you starting in 2009 that this was a song and dance. barack is a disgrace. he should just announce right now that he's resigning.
let's close with c.i.'s 'Iraq snapshot:'