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Olbermann to Esquire Magazine: 'Iíve Never Fought the Word Genius' Applied to Me
Newsbusters ^ | 1-19-14 | Tim Graham

Posted on 01/19/2014 10:45:52 AM PST by mkmensinger

"On the cover of the latest Esquire magazine is this quote from ESPN host Keith Olbermann: "I’ve never fought the word genius when people have said that about me." In a "What I've Learned interview, Olbermann added, "But what it is is instinct and a set of skills that are working so fast you don’t know they’re working."

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KEYWORDS: olbermann
It's almost too easy, but I'll have a go anyway. Keith, I can't imagine a more seriously deluded individual.
1 posted on 01/19/2014 10:45:52 AM PST by mkmensinger
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To: mkmensinger

I’ve always thought “arrogant asshole” applied to him perfectly.


2 posted on 01/19/2014 10:48:35 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: mkmensinger

To borrow a phrase from the 60’s hippies:

Liberal Genius is to Genius as Military Intelligence is to Intelligence.


3 posted on 01/19/2014 10:48:59 AM PST by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: mkmensinger


4 posted on 01/19/2014 10:49:38 AM PST by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: mkmensinger

If by “genius” you mean “moron”.


5 posted on 01/19/2014 10:50:06 AM PST by Bullish (America should yank Obama like a rotten tooth before he poisons the entire body)
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To: mkmensinger

This guy is still around? I figured that most of his former audience of 14 would have died off by now.


6 posted on 01/19/2014 10:50:32 AM PST by Hoodat (Democrats - Opposing Equal Protection since 1828)
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To: onyx

I’ll put my dog’s Mensa score above his any day.

arrogant is being to kind.. but this is a family forum. lol


7 posted on 01/19/2014 10:50:43 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: mkmensinger

Further evidence of malignant narcissism.


8 posted on 01/19/2014 10:50:55 AM PST by Noumenon (Resistance. Restoration. Retribution.)
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To: mkmensinger

Just because I happened to have it bookmarked.

Ben Aflec skewers his friend Keef on Saturday night live. Not a fan of Aflec but he really has Keef down to a T.

http://www.break.com/video/ugc/snl-skewers-keith-olbermann-598554


9 posted on 01/19/2014 10:51:01 AM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: NormsRevenge

LOL. Yeah, this is a family forum and “arrogant is too kind.” You’re right.


10 posted on 01/19/2014 10:52:09 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: Hoodat
This guy is still around?

He's still broadcasting from his mother's basement. If you look a little to the left, you'll see pizza boxes and his bed . . . just to the left.

11 posted on 01/19/2014 10:56:08 AM PST by laweeks
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To: mkmensinger
Ann Coulter mocks Keith's claiming to be a Cornell grad
12 posted on 01/19/2014 10:56:48 AM PST by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: onyx

I remember when ESPN and him first emerged. he was a geek then, he’s an uber geek these days.


13 posted on 01/19/2014 10:56:53 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: cripplecreek
Ben Aflec skewers his friend Keef on Saturday night live. Not a fan of Aflec but he really has Keef down to a T.

Hilarious. I stopped watching SNL years ago because the good skits were few and far between. But every once in a while they hit one out.

14 posted on 01/19/2014 10:57:03 AM PST by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

Ann’s right to mock Olberman’s Cornell degree, but I’ve noticed that she’s hung up on credentials and “smart” people. She comes across as very snobby, and her credentialism has led her to foolish endorsements, like Mittens’.


15 posted on 01/19/2014 11:00:13 AM PST by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: NormsRevenge

You’re right and he’s a clueless, vicious libtard, too.


16 posted on 01/19/2014 11:00:25 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: mkmensinger

Man, this guy’s career is like a black cat. It keeps getting nine lives. Being an arrogant blowhard would be acceptable if one has talent. Keith Olberdummy has no shred of talent yet the media conglomerate keeps finding work for this clown.


17 posted on 01/19/2014 11:10:48 AM PST by dowcaet
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To: mkmensinger
"Pride goeth before destruction, and an haughty spirit before a fall."

~ Proverbs 16:18

18 posted on 01/19/2014 11:11:06 AM PST by JPG (Yes We Can morphs into Make It Hurt.)
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To: mkmensinger

Probably “fought” extremely hard in his ebonics class...


19 posted on 01/19/2014 11:18:01 AM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously-you won't live through it anyway-Enjoy Yourself ala Louis Prima)
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To: onyx

I was thinking it, and you said it.


20 posted on 01/19/2014 11:28:32 AM PST by billhilly (Has Pelosi read it yet?)
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To: Oshkalaboomboom

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBUz4RnoWSM


21 posted on 01/19/2014 11:29:04 AM PST by EEGator
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To: mkmensinger

Doesn’t this libturd have a degree from some cow-dung college?


22 posted on 01/19/2014 11:35:24 AM PST by Paladin2
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To: onyx

A product of ‘higher’ education :-)


23 posted on 01/19/2014 11:52:22 AM PST by NormsRevenge (Semper Fi)
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To: billhilly

:)
First time I’ve posted that word here.
Oh well, it applies to “that one.”


24 posted on 01/19/2014 11:53:55 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: NormsRevenge

LOL. Right. Is he eddykated?
I’d be surprised!


25 posted on 01/19/2014 11:54:27 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

LOL! Beat me there.


26 posted on 01/19/2014 12:10:29 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: carriage_hill

LOLOL.
First time I’ve used that language here in my rather lengthy “career.”


27 posted on 01/19/2014 12:17:00 PM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: mkmensinger
My IQ, repeatedly measured, is 135. It's bright, but not genius.

I keep my job.

Olbermann says he's a genius.

But he cannot keep his.

28 posted on 01/19/2014 12:21:21 PM PST by Lazamataz (Early 2009 to 7/21/2013 - RIP my little girl Cathy. You were the best cat ever. You will be missed.)
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To: cripplecreek

LOLOL! Aaaaaaaaaaaaahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh, cleaning up chunks of spewed M&Ms all over the damned place!


29 posted on 01/19/2014 12:23:27 PM PST by carriage_hill (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history, when everybody stands around reloading.)
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To: mkmensinger

So he has a "leafy brain," ay? Well, that figures. Leafy brain is a fungus and is also called jelly leaf or brown witch's butter.

30 posted on 01/19/2014 1:58:28 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: cripplecreek

Yeah, that was a genius skit. Did you know that Keith went over to the SNL studio to watch Ben rehearse and left none too happy?


31 posted on 01/19/2014 2:00:22 PM PST by BuckeyeTexan (There are those that break and bend. I'm the other kind. ~Steve Earle)
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To: onyx

Turns out that the polish spelling of Olbermann is, ‘putz’.


32 posted on 01/19/2014 2:09:33 PM PST by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: mkmensinger

No ego problem there. Uh uh.


33 posted on 01/19/2014 2:22:03 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (H.L. Mencken: "The urge to save humanity is almost always a false front for the urge to rule.")
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To: mkmensinger

I would send this to keith to help him out.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G2y8Sx4B2Sk


34 posted on 01/19/2014 2:25:40 PM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: mkmensinger
Olbermann to Esquire Magazine: 'I’ve Never Fought Thought the Word Genius' Applied to Me.

Olbermann was misquoted. I fixed it.

35 posted on 01/19/2014 3:01:44 PM PST by Dutch Boy
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To: mkmensinger

Genuis? Keith? I needed a good laugh today.


36 posted on 01/19/2014 3:58:23 PM PST by ExCTCitizen (2014theyearofdeadRINOs)
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To: ExCTCitizen

“Genius”? No...asshat.


37 posted on 01/19/2014 4:13:53 PM PST by ogen hal (First amendment or reeducation camp)
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To: mkmensinger

I’m sure that people have said this but Keith is too much of a dumbass to recognize sarcasm.


38 posted on 01/19/2014 4:33:45 PM PST by CommerceComet (No more GOP-e. Cruz to victory in 2016.)
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To: darkwing104
As a hat-tip to Wile E. Coyote, let's also bring Bugs Bunny into the mix...

What a maroon!

And, just so we're sure, let's have Daffy Duck weigh in as well...

Nope! Wrong! Guess Again!

39 posted on 01/20/2014 5:16:03 AM PST by Prov1322 (Enjoy my wife's incredible artwork at www.watercolorARTwork.com! (This space no longer for rent))
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To: mkmensinger

Keith Olbermoron....still desperately seeking relevance.


40 posted on 01/21/2014 4:30:28 AM PST by nvscanman
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To: St_Thomas_Aquinas

” but I’ve noticed that she’s hung up on credentials and “smart” people. She comes across as very snobby, and her credentialism has led her to foolish endorsements, like Mittens’.”

Hugh Hewitt shares Ann’s humility. Very impressed with himself and the people he associates with. And like Ann he is a Romney pusher.

The credentialism is supposed to impress us rubes and get us to defer to their superior judgement.

Maybe, unlike the rest of us, they don’t notice that the likes of Al Franken and Al Gore share their credentials.


41 posted on 09/24/2014 8:04:30 PM PDT by Pelham (California, what happens when you won't deport illegals)
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