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3. Nice try Ed.
These political flaks always sidestep the true questions.

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  -Keith Oberman's Legacy as a Journalist notundecided  Mar-27-08 07:38 AM   #0 
  - Olbermann fan here. I think he's doing a great job.  Old Crusoe   Mar-27-08 07:40 AM   #1 
  - Who is Ed Rendal? Do you mean Rendell?  Upton   Mar-27-08 07:40 AM   #2 
  - Yes, the poster misspelled both Olbermann and Rendell.  Hieronymus   Mar-27-08 01:42 PM   #65 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-27-08 04:05 PM   #96 
     - Also misspelled "right". But we're only judging journalists here.  Kurovski   Mar-27-08 05:56 PM   #98 
  - Nice try Ed.  C_U_L8R   Mar-27-08 07:41 AM   #3 
  - Ed is correct. KO is an Obama lackey. n/t  DemVet   Mar-27-08 07:42 AM   #4 
  - Or maybe Keith just tells the truth, which Hillaryites don't like.  Hieronymus   Mar-27-08 01:58 PM   #67 
  - Kieth is doing a great job  GoPsUx   Mar-27-08 07:42 AM   #5 
  - Keith.  Blue State Native   Mar-27-08 09:12 AM   #52 
     - oops  GoPsUx   Mar-27-08 09:18 AM   #53 
        - Must have been following that "i before e except after c" rule n/t  REACTIVATED IN CT   Mar-27-08 03:49 PM   #92 
  - Ed Rendell's legacy will be that of a political machinist...  Cooley Hurd   Mar-27-08 07:42 AM   #6 
  - They're all going to realize soon that they have lost control of the party  burythehatchet   Mar-27-08 07:47 AM   # 
  - Yea Olberman is done because Redell says so....  AllexxisF1   Mar-27-08 07:43 AM   #7 
  - Keith missed a class or two  susankh4   Mar-27-08 07:44 AM   #8 
  - Deliberately Obtuse  notmypresident   Mar-27-08 08:05 AM   #29 
  - Exactly. I write OpEds. I often get comments from the obtuse that I am 'biased'  stevenleser   Mar-27-08 08:15 AM   #35 
  - Excellent point!  calimary   Mar-27-08 09:22 AM   #54 
  - In fairness, I don't think it's deliberate.  jgraz   Mar-27-08 10:20 AM   #58 
  - His degree is in communications arts, not journalism  Freddie Stubbs   Mar-27-08 04:08 PM   #97 
  - One day folks will wake up from this bad dream & see Keith was saving us from a whole heap of mess.  cooolandrew   Mar-27-08 07:44 AM   #9 
  - And the rest of our good and kindest Dems like Joe Wilson  leftofcool   Mar-27-08 07:52 AM   #23 
     - Oh Joe Wilson from the legislative brach. Don't remember him.  cooolandrew   Mar-27-08 11:56 AM   #61 
  - You mean the CROOK of Penn, Rendell?  gaiilonfong   Mar-27-08 07:46 AM   #10 
  - I take it your an Obama supporter? n/t  DemVet   Mar-27-08 07:47 AM   #13 
  - Maybe KO is pining for the WH Spokesman job? Communications Director? Ya think? n/t  DemVet   Mar-27-08 07:46 AM   #11 
  - Tweety was under Clinton and didn't get the job  leftofcool   Mar-27-08 07:48 AM   #14 
  - Uh...what does "under Clinton" mean? You just made me spit out my Wheaties laughing.  DemVet   Mar-27-08 08:08 AM   #33 
     - me too  swampg8r   Mar-27-08 09:31 AM   #55 
  - That's what my boyfriend said the other night...  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-27-08 02:05 PM   #70 
  - Keith Olbermann is no Edward R. Murrow. nt  yadayadayada   Mar-27-08 07:47 AM   #12 
  - Actually, that is the model for Olbermann's journalism more than  Old Crusoe   Mar-27-08 07:48 AM   #16 
  - Olbermann thinks he's ERM but that doesn't count. nt  yadayadayada   Mar-27-08 07:51 AM   #20 
  - Sure it counts -- any professional journalist is entitled to seek  Old Crusoe   Mar-27-08 07:51 AM   #22 
  - Surely you jest!  hell-bent   Mar-27-08 08:25 AM   #40 
     - Murrow is a useful model in determining the drive behind Olbermann's  Old Crusoe   Mar-27-08 08:28 AM   #42 
  - Except when he's talking about Bush. Then he is.  LittleClarkie   Mar-27-08 01:25 PM   #64 
  - That corrupt fucking asshat has no moral authority to judge KO.  JVS   Mar-27-08 07:48 AM   #15 
  - Thank you Keith Olberman for all that you have done  burythehatchet   Mar-27-08 07:48 AM   #17 
  - We are going to look back years from now and thank the universe  soleft   Mar-27-08 07:48 AM   #18 
  - He was TRULY a lone voice of reason during our nation's darkest hours...  Cooley Hurd   Mar-27-08 07:51 AM   #21 
  - Keith Olbermann happens not to be a journalist. He's a commentator.  sfexpat2000   Mar-27-08 07:50 AM   #19 
  - And you know what? I just BETCHA ol' Ed Rendell knows that.  Old Crusoe   Mar-27-08 07:53 AM   #25 
  - Wrong. He bills himself as a journalist. So does the network.  Mystery2Me   Mar-27-08 08:06 AM   #30 
  - His background is in broadcasting, not jouralsim.  sfexpat2000   Mar-27-08 01:10 PM   #62 
  - Go right ahead. Keith does.  Mystery2Me   Mar-27-08 02:17 PM   #77 
  - CNN bills Dobbs and Glenn Stupidshit Beck as journalists  IAmJacksSmirkingRevenge   Mar-27-08 02:19 PM   #79 
  - And, a MSNBC major whore for Obama!  hell-bent   Mar-27-08 08:26 AM   #41 
  - Ed Rendell isn't exactly the most neutral person on this issue  high density   Mar-27-08 07:52 AM   #24 
  - Olbermann has been going waaay over the top for Obama. Much more than anyone else.  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-27-08 02:07 PM   #71 
  - Ed Rendell....blew......  islandmkl   Mar-27-08 08:00 AM   #26 
  - KO should have remained neutral. That is all.  Tennessee Gal   Mar-27-08 08:01 AM   #27 
  - That is exactly the opposite of what he is paid to do. He is paid to express his opinion on things..  stevenleser   Mar-27-08 08:18 AM   #36 
  - I don't think so.  Tennessee Gal   Mar-27-08 08:20 AM   #37 
     - He's definitely turned off a big chunk of his viewership. Very risky of him.  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-27-08 02:11 PM   #74 
  - You know ...  Cosmocat   Mar-27-08 08:33 AM   #43 
  - Keith Is a Showman, Above All Things  Crisco   Mar-27-08 08:04 AM   #28 
  - You almost got it right. He is the TV equivalent of an OpEd journalist  stevenleser   Mar-27-08 08:20 AM   #38 
     - He Is A Showman  Crisco   Mar-27-08 08:55 AM   #47 
  - All those years repeating March Madness scores really paid of for KO.  elixir   Mar-27-08 08:07 AM   #31 
  - Olberman's stock rises as a result of the stands he has been taking on this race for the nomination  stevenleser   Mar-27-08 08:08 AM   #32 
  - Nope.  Tennessee Gal   Mar-27-08 08:23 AM   #39 
     - Olbermann should tell the truth, not play petty partisan politics. n/t  NJSecularist   Mar-27-08 08:41 AM   #45 
        - I would have to agree with that.  Tennessee Gal   Mar-27-08 08:57 AM   #48 
  - yea we already know-the Talking Points have been handed out  SoFlaJet   Mar-27-08 08:12 AM   #34 
  - That's a good point  high density   Mar-27-08 09:11 AM   #51 
  - If Hillary doesn't want to be trashed by Olberman  iiibbb   Mar-27-08 08:39 AM   #44 
  - The truth hurts, eh Eddie?  No Surrender   Mar-27-08 08:50 AM   #46 
  - One wonders if Ed Rendell felt the same about Jim Carville shilling for  Old Crusoe   Mar-27-08 08:59 AM   #49 
  - Ed Rendell has foot-in-mouth disease and his own problems in PA  ProSense   Mar-27-08 09:01 AM   #50 
  - As an Obama supporter and Olbermann watcher ...  TeamsterDem   Mar-27-08 10:17 AM   #56 
  - Ed Rendell is the Worst Person in the World !!! j/k n/t  invictus   Mar-27-08 10:20 AM   #57 
  - To quote a previous poster  jgraz   Mar-27-08 10:22 AM   #59 
  - Keith leaves himself open to attack when he favors one Dem over another.  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-27-08 02:15 PM   #75 
  - If Ed Rendell isn't a Hillary surrogate, he should be.  DarienComp   Mar-27-08 10:24 AM   #60 
  - took the words right out of my mouth  clevbot   Mar-27-08 01:24 PM   #63 
  - Amazing how quickly KO became hated by so many, isn't it?  Paint It Black   Mar-27-08 01:45 PM   #66 
  - Welcome back!  Forkboy   Mar-27-08 02:00 PM   #68 
  - I've stopped watching it live and only tape it now. I refuse to watch him beating up on a Dem.  kerry-is-my-prez   Mar-27-08 02:02 PM   #69 
  - Ed Rendell's not in a neutral spot on this  tammywammy   Mar-27-08 02:09 PM   #72 
  - Well compare that with the Clinton News Network (CNN)  Life Long Dem   Mar-27-08 02:10 PM   #73 
  - It isn't the Brack supprting it is the Clinton bashing that will tarnish him.  McCamy Taylor   Mar-27-08 02:16 PM   #76 
  - Keith just tells the truth about Hillary  gmudem   Mar-27-08 02:17 PM   #78 
  - You must've missed this:  jenmito   Mar-27-08 02:21 PM   #80 
  - Is there anything more pathetic than Hillary supporters slagging on Keith Olbermann?  jgraz   Mar-27-08 02:53 PM   #85 
     - I agree...  jenmito   Mar-27-08 03:29 PM   #88 
        - Just another example of the toxic "Clinton effect"  jgraz   Mar-27-08 03:42 PM   #91 
  - I'm putting Keith on hold  Blue_In_AK   Mar-27-08 02:23 PM   #81 
  - Ed Rendel is a COMPLETE TOOL. He's just pissed that he's backing a LOSER. n/t  NoodleyAppendage   Mar-27-08 02:36 PM   #82 
  - That's rich coming from a Clinton surrogate, and shame on Hillary!  babylonsister   Mar-27-08 02:40 PM   #83 
  - Do you even understand what a journalist is?  jgraz   Mar-27-08 02:51 PM   #84 
  - I hate Ed Rendell. KO is the only progressive in the mainstream media, we need him!  BklynChick   Mar-27-08 02:59 PM   #86 
  - leave keith alone!  DubyasWorld   Mar-27-08 03:08 PM   #87 
  - Doesnt KO understand that he is supposed to ignore it when a...  superkia   Mar-27-08 03:30 PM   #89 
  - Rendell has a point. I'm no Hillary fan, but Keith has gone overboard...  greyghost   Mar-27-08 03:30 PM   #90 
  - There are no journalists on TV  Prophet 451   Mar-27-08 03:54 PM   #93 
  - KO will be the stink on the shit of any politician who play the fear card. HRC did so on 1/7/08  Melinda   Mar-27-08 03:57 PM   #94 
  - Keith is ok  cerebellum   Mar-27-08 03:59 PM   #95 
  - People who don't watch KO...  Bornaginhooligan   Mar-27-08 06:22 PM   #99 
  - I support Obama in this primary  Uzybone   Mar-27-08 06:58 PM   #100 
  - Well, if Ed "The people in my state are too racist and igorant to vote for a black" Rendel said it  Azathoth   Mar-27-08 07:16 PM   #101 
  - Yet another hit and run by  laylah   Mar-27-08 07:18 PM   #102 
  - Who the f*ck is Ed Rendell?  Jed Dilligan   Mar-27-08 07:45 PM   #103 

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