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Perry Logan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Mar-13-08 05:50 AM
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132. I love Keith. But he tends to overreact, as he did last night. And he's a bit prolix.
Edited on Thu Mar-13-08 05:51 AM by Perry Logan
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  -Keith Olbermann lost a lot of viewers tonight. About 50% yadayadayada  Mar-12-08 08:56 PM   #0 
  - And, I know you have a link to that stat?  thunder rising   Mar-12-08 08:57 PM   #1 
  - It's my opinion. nt  yadayadayada   Mar-12-08 08:58 PM   #7 
  - ya, like he was lecturing 3 yr olds..  Tellurian   Mar-12-08 09:13 PM   #57 
  - He's probably been getting thousands of irate e-mails  Mooney   Mar-12-08 09:15 PM   #59 
     - If I had his address, I would have fired one off from me..  Tellurian   Mar-12-08 09:36 PM   #86 
     - Here you go  Mooney   Mar-12-08 10:01 PM   #111 
        - Thanks..  Tellurian   Mar-13-08 04:05 AM   #126 
           - Tellurian, your name tells me you are a RWer  intaglio   Mar-13-08 05:44 AM   #130 
              - Wow...who knew..  Tellurian   Mar-13-08 10:03 AM   #154 
     - I've been sending them to him for a few weeks now - almost every night.  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-12-08 11:09 PM   #122 
        - The bias that previously had him defending both her and Bill,  intaglio   Mar-13-08 05:49 AM   #131 
  - your subject line isn't an opinion  Bill McBlueState   Mar-12-08 09:39 PM   #92 
  - And you've previously expressed that opinion of yours all of 1,292 times in three years.  GalleryGod   Mar-13-08 07:14 AM   #141 
  - And your opinion is what the network depends on to market its shows  proud2Blib   Mar-13-08 07:16 AM   #145 
  - National polls still put her support at about fifty percent.  pnwmom   Mar-12-08 10:48 PM   #118 
  - You wish.  faygokid   Mar-12-08 08:58 PM   #2 
  - pray tell - how do you come upon this view?  ourbluenation   Mar-12-08 08:58 PM   #3 
  - Easy. He's dissed 50% of his "base" viewers.  yadayadayada   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #19 
     - His base demographic is 25-54  SOS   Mar-12-08 09:21 PM   #64 
     - Hell, he probably replaced all those viewers by having the balls to say what needed to be said.  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-12-08 09:29 PM   #75 
  - NOT  NDambi   Mar-12-08 08:58 PM   #4 
  - Im sure he'll be crushed people like you stop watching  DJ13   Mar-12-08 08:58 PM   #5 
  - Keith !? Are You at all "crushed" by Yada-Lady's DISS ????  GalleryGod   Mar-13-08 07:16 AM   #147 
  - Only those viewers who are still in denial.  polichick   Mar-12-08 08:58 PM   #6 
  - Even if that were true - and I have no idea  grantcart   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   # 
  - Bullshit....it was talked about and anticipated all day  Wolsh   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #8 
  - Funny, latest NBC poll has Clinton 57% to Obama 52% nationwide  Seeker30   Mar-12-08 09:36 PM   #88 
     - Those numbers add up to 109% n/t  Apollo11   Mar-13-08 07:16 AM   #146 
  - Are you Nielson? if not, STFU  HawkeyeX   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #9 
  - LOL tell us how you really feel  ampad   Mar-12-08 09:27 PM   #73 
  - Oh good grief it's Apollo11 & Yada,et al Where's HermanMunster Fa' Crissakes???  GalleryGod   Mar-13-08 07:25 AM   #151 
  - Come, come. You give yourself too much credit  Generic Brad   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #10 
  - GE is the USA's largest defense contractor and polluter.  billbuckhead   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #22 
  - So he should only speak truth to Republican power? I don't think he lost many-I believe  mod mom   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #11 
  - He's been very hateful of the Clintons for a long time now...  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-12-08 11:11 PM   #123 
  - yay yet another "I hate Olbermann" thread cuz really they're aren't enough of them.  chimpsrsmarter   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #12 
  - 50%!? Whatever will he do?  neverforget   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #13 
  - Wishful thinking, otherwise where's the link  Upton   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #14 
  - I doubt it. People watch him because he's controversial  Armstead   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #15 
  - Are you saying 50% of his viewers were racists?  apocalypsehow   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #16 
  - Personal attacks on DU members are not allowed. and you KNOW OP did not say that!  rodeodance   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #24 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-12-08 09:04 PM   #37 
     - If you support Hillary's race-baiting, what does that make you?  NormaR   Mar-12-08 09:05 PM   #40 
     - I do not believe she was race bating and please do NOT imply that I am either  rodeodance   Mar-12-08 09:08 PM   #50 
        - She WAS most certainly race-baiting.  NormaR   Mar-12-08 09:10 PM   #52 
        - you are amongst the last of posters I would believe.  rodeodance   Mar-12-08 09:20 PM   #63 
        - The person to whom you are responding is on my ignore list. That usually means  stevenleser   Mar-12-08 09:23 PM   #65 
        - Sometimes people who post uncomfortable facts get on ignore lists too.  tachyon   Mar-12-08 09:32 PM   #80 
        - Sure seems like it. Sad to see indeed.  IsItJustMe   Mar-12-08 09:49 PM   #97 
        - What did Hillary say that was race-baiting? n/t  pnwmom   Mar-12-08 10:49 PM   #119 
        - I believe she was, and I didn't "imply" *YOU* were doing anything. You posted to me, not I to you.  apocalypsehow   Mar-12-08 09:11 PM   #54 
        - Haven't you heard? Anything other than orgiastic on-your-knees worship of the Obama  tachyon   Mar-12-08 09:30 PM   #76 
           - it's true  HughMoran   Mar-12-08 09:38 PM   #90 
     - They're just lemming zombie idiots  HughMoran   Mar-12-08 09:36 PM   #87 
  - All the more indication that he's principled then. He's actually...  sfam   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #17 
  - Bingo!!! When you tell the truth, and there are consequences, and you tell it anyway, well that is  IsItJustMe   Mar-12-08 09:52 PM   #102 
  - You are more interested in defending Hillary than in defending Truth......  scheming daemons   Mar-12-08 08:59 PM   #18 
  - They're now watching Hannity  cottonseed   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #20 
  - Well, I do have to say that at least a part of your posts is absolutely correct.  Hepburn   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #21 
  - mad still? lol.. guess that dose of truth went down hard.  meow mix   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #23 
  - Sure are a lot of experts here.  graywarrior   Mar-12-08 09:00 PM   #25 
  - Does anyone have a link to KO on MSNBC?  trayfoot   Mar-12-08 09:01 PM   #26 
  - there is a transcript link on HawkeyeX thread  Johnny__Motown   Mar-12-08 09:02 PM   #29 
     - link to video:  mod mom   Mar-12-08 09:03 PM   #31 
        - THANK YOU  VolcanoJen   Mar-12-08 09:25 PM   #70 
  - most people are strong enough to listen to opinions they don't agree with, Not Clinton supporters  Johnny__Motown   Mar-12-08 09:01 PM   #27 
  - Just like George Bush, Hillary will not tolerate dissent  NormaR   Mar-12-08 09:06 PM   #44 
     - agreed  Johnny__Motown   Mar-12-08 09:34 PM   #84 
  - LOL! oh my, dream on yadayadayada....  peacebird   Mar-12-08 09:01 PM   #28 
  - You're overreaching and definitely OVERESTIMATING the number of people who think  K Gardner   Mar-12-08 09:02 PM   #30 
  - Like he gives a flying fuck on a stick.  LittleClarkie   Mar-12-08 09:03 PM   #32 
  - When ratings go down and hit his pocketbook - he will care.  emilyg   Mar-12-08 09:48 PM   # 
     - Did he know his ratings would go up when he went after Bush?  LittleClarkie   Mar-12-08 10:00 PM   #110 
  - Here is some stats to disprove your opinion 10 out 11 DUerssaid that he was right on the substance.  Perky   Mar-12-08 09:03 PM   #33 
  - and the one's he may have lost are balanced out by the ones he gained  Raine   Mar-12-08 09:03 PM   #34 
  - He doesn't need racists for viewers. They can go watch Fox.  NormaR   Mar-12-08 09:04 PM   #35 
  - Yes - I heard the KKK members watch Keith's show at their weekly meetings.  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-12-08 11:17 PM   #124 
  - yadayada, that's about right, yadayada  Obama_for_our_future   Mar-12-08 09:04 PM   #36 
  - THE perfect screen name. n/t  burythehatchet   Mar-13-08 07:13 AM   #140 
  - 35% at most, not that many people like Hill  krawhitham   Mar-12-08 09:05 PM   #38 
  - And many of those 35% just got a wake up call, and are now looking at things  Kittycat   Mar-12-08 09:18 PM   #61 
  - Right. I could hear the TV channels being switched off all over town  Lastlaughin08   Mar-12-08 09:05 PM   #39 
  - *snicker!* n/t  here_is_to_hope   Mar-12-08 09:47 PM   #94 
  - Obama supporters are just such nice people.  yadayadayada   Mar-12-08 09:05 PM   #41 
  - at least they are not desperate, pathetic racists  NormaR   Mar-12-08 09:07 PM   #46 
     - They are imo  emilyg   Mar-12-08 09:49 PM   #99 
     - How are they racist?  Bright Eyes   Mar-12-08 09:53 PM   #105 
        - Racism is a two way street.  emilyg   Mar-12-08 10:24 PM   #114 
     - Not everyone wants to fellate the Obama, sweetie.  tachyon   Mar-12-08 09:59 PM   #109 
  - You are absolutely right on that one!!  shaniqua6392   Mar-12-08 09:05 PM   #42 
  - he's a sportscaster who believes his own hype..  sueragingroz   Mar-12-08 09:05 PM   #43 
  - I believe his hype also.  NormaR   Mar-12-08 09:07 PM   #49 
  - Keith Olbermann's ratings keep going up and up. They will continue to do so.  hnmnf   Mar-12-08 09:06 PM   #45 
  - Yup. Im sure those Hillary supporters that are fair recognize she deserved this n/t  stevenleser   Mar-12-08 09:24 PM   #67 
  - He prides himself on the fact he's never voted.  SaveOurDemocracy   Mar-12-08 09:07 PM   #47 
  - Oh deario? Did he dareth doth sayeth unkind words about the Never-To-Be-Coronated Queen?  zulchzulu   Mar-12-08 09:07 PM   #48 
  - Yeseth!!! How doth he dareth?  VolcanoJen   Mar-12-08 09:33 PM   #81 
  - Zounds and forsooth!  peace frog   Mar-12-08 09:33 PM   #83 
  - Tis Truly A Pity Mayor Rizzo's DEAD ! He & Gerry could fly about Pa. and rant "Vote WHITE!"  GalleryGod   Mar-13-08 07:31 AM   #152 
  - Still with how poor MSNBC rating are, any lost viewers will help Fox win the rating race.  Freida5   Mar-12-08 09:10 PM   #51 
  - And I'm sure Fox can count you among their flock. NT  NYCGirl   Mar-12-08 09:53 PM   #104 
     - Sadly they are fairer and more balanced than General Electric NBC  Freida5   Mar-13-08 06:10 AM   #134 
  - I hope you're not saying the only ones progressives listen to is those with whom they agree.  DuaneBidoux   Mar-12-08 09:10 PM   #53 
  - Rather than boycotting MSNBC which is already in the toilet. Boycott NBC Olympic coverage.  Freida5   Mar-12-08 09:12 PM   #55 
  - God Save The Queen! Don't Watch The Olympics!  VolcanoJen   Mar-12-08 09:34 PM   #85 
  - Or maybe he snapped some Clintonites out of their denial  Truth Hurts A Lot   Mar-12-08 09:13 PM   #56 
  - Bye, Bye.  AX10   Mar-12-08 09:13 PM   #58 
  - Well if you love winners, go ahead and watch Fox News  high density   Mar-13-08 07:19 AM   #148 
  - Our media should not be biased to party,,,but to truth always  DearAbby   Mar-12-08 09:17 PM   #60 
  - Flame Bait!  El Supremo   Mar-12-08 09:20 PM   #62 
  - KO calls 'em as he sees 'em. I respect that.  InAbLuEsTaTe   Mar-12-08 09:23 PM   #66 
  - Yep, Keith is so delusional....  catnhatnh   Mar-12-08 09:25 PM   #68 
  - BS and welcome to my ignore list.  stevenleser   Mar-12-08 09:25 PM   #69 
  - That's the funniest thing I've read in months.  tachyon   Mar-12-08 10:03 PM   #113 
  - He lost me way before tonight  robbedvoter   Mar-12-08 09:26 PM   #71 
  - He lost me.  tachyon   Mar-12-08 09:27 PM   #72 
  - Flawed, but basically still a good Special Comment.  Pigwidgeon   Mar-12-08 09:27 PM   #74 
  - This Obama supporter sees it the same way you do.  writes3000   Mar-12-08 09:31 PM   #77 
  - Applause, applause  VolcanoJen   Mar-12-08 09:38 PM   #91 
  - I Think Many Are Being Unfair To Keith - If You Listened To What He Was Saying......  global1   Mar-12-08 09:31 PM   #78 
  - Very true. When I listen to Clinton and her policies...  Kaylee   Mar-12-08 11:47 PM   #125 
  - What every you say, O'Reilly  theredpen   Mar-12-08 09:31 PM   #79 
  - Sure he is. He's catering to his base, the KOS crowd where he blogs.  wlucinda   Mar-12-08 09:33 PM   #82 
  - I thought Hillary supporters had already abandoned him en masse  Eric Condon   Mar-12-08 09:37 PM   #89 
  - yadayadayada ...  Everybody   Mar-12-08 09:41 PM   #93 
  - Clinton supporters are going to run out of things to watch....  catgirl   Mar-12-08 09:48 PM   #95 
  - They've moved to Fox  SoonerPride   Mar-12-08 10:01 PM   #112 
     - And listening to Rush??? (nt)  catgirl   Mar-13-08 04:02 PM   #158 
  - Which 50%? As a woman/democrat/human I appreciated  mzmolly   Mar-12-08 09:48 PM   #96 
  - bullshit  NEDem   Mar-12-08 09:49 PM   #98 
  - Didja knock on people's doors all cross America and come up with that assessment?  zulchzulu   Mar-12-08 09:51 PM   #100 
  - Wow, I hope he doesn't lose his job because he did what he's been doing all along . . .  Umbram   Mar-12-08 09:51 PM   #101 
  - He doesn't want your viewership.  Bright Eyes   Mar-12-08 09:52 PM   #103 
  - What did Keith say that wasn't true?!!??!?! Thank you in advance  uponit7771   Mar-12-08 09:54 PM   #106 
  - wow ...  NewHampshireDem   Mar-12-08 09:54 PM   #107 
  - From what I've seen around here, he lost the Clinton supporters viewership  pdxmom   Mar-12-08 09:56 PM   #108 
  - No, they still watch KO so they can pitch a temper tantrum from their living room in their PJ's  bushmeat   Mar-12-08 10:28 PM   #116 
  - New item on Hillary's web site after Olbermann's comments!!!!  zulchzulu   Mar-12-08 10:26 PM   #115 
  - So true  BlueJac   Mar-12-08 11:06 PM   #121 
  - Closer to 5%.....the haters on both sides are pathetically few -they only seem big because they're..  Rowdyboy   Mar-12-08 10:29 PM   #117 
  - So sad  BlueJac   Mar-12-08 11:05 PM   #120 
  - Anyone who watched it and listened toit would have to agree  Gore1FL   Mar-13-08 04:22 AM   #127 
  - Great show..KO is the Best!  GoPsUx   Mar-13-08 04:25 AM   #128 
  - KO starts out by saying HRC & WJC stood by him when he needed them. Then stabs HRC in the back.  BigBearJohn   Mar-13-08 05:38 AM   #129 
  - I disagree that he stabbed her in the back  MaineDem   Mar-13-08 07:11 AM   #139 
  - it's a little thing called principle. Some people do put principle over loyalty.  burythehatchet   Mar-13-08 07:15 AM   #144 
  - McClinton has brought this shitstorm onto herself  high density   Mar-13-08 07:24 AM   #149 
  - You obviously didn't watch, BigBJ  intaglio   Mar-13-08 07:42 AM   #153 
     - You couldn't just explain your POV. You had to insult too. Try dealing with facts.  BigBearJohn   Mar-13-08 11:32 PM   #159 
  - I love Keith. But he tends to overreact, as he did last night. And he's a bit prolix.  Perry Logan   Mar-13-08 05:50 AM   #132 
  - Keith did was he always does, speak truth to power. You could see that this one pained him  MadHound   Mar-13-08 06:01 AM   #133 
  - Because boycotting anyone and everyone with an opinion you disagree with is just so darned American.  Frumious B   Mar-13-08 06:16 AM   #135 
  - I'll pull a statistic out of thin air, too  last_texas_dem   Mar-13-08 07:03 AM   #136 
  - Hillary Way or the Highway?  rosebud57   Mar-13-08 07:04 AM   #137 
  - Thanks Mr. Arbitron ! He could've read this on the air instead:  GalleryGod   Mar-13-08 07:08 AM   #138 
  - I thought Keith was brilliant. Sometimes the truth hurts.  Vinca   Mar-13-08 07:14 AM   #142 
  - I don't suppose you have a link, something to back that up?  proud2Blib   Mar-13-08 07:15 AM   #143 
  - Yeah common sense is sometimes hard to hear... I guess  underpants   Mar-13-08 07:25 AM   #150 
  - Latte Liberals are KO's Base.  hnmnf   Mar-13-08 10:04 AM   #155 
  - But I thought he was only doing it for ratings! I wish you guys would figure out which it was.  Occam Bandage   Mar-13-08 10:05 AM   #156 
  - 80% of DU does not believe your stats  BigDDem   Mar-13-08 10:29 AM   #157 
  - He, and MSNBC lost me some time ago.  Beacool   Mar-13-08 11:47 PM   #160 
 

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