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OLBERMANN ATTACKS: Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show
Business Insider ^ | 4/1/12 | Henry Blodget

Posted on 04/01/2012 9:08:55 AM PDT by jimbo123

Keith Olbermann's team has wasted no time getting their version of his latest network departure into the public realm.

First, Olbermann himself exploded on Twitter less than an hour after getting fired, accusing Current TV bosses Al Gore and Joel Hyatt of being incompetent and dishonest and vowing to sue them.

And now, Olbermann's team have apparently spent considerable time with Howard Kurtz of the Daily Beast, showing Kurtz a trail of emails designed to prove their case.

This aggressive promotion effort has, thus far, been effective: Two days after the show host was canned, it's Al Gore's TV network, Current TV, that is on the defensive.

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1 posted on 04/01/2012 9:08:59 AM PDT by jimbo123
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OLBERMANN ATTACKS: Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show

And since Olberboy was a star on that network, does that make Olderboy the HEAD CLOWN?
2 posted on 04/01/2012 9:11:04 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Cheerio

I hope he does sue so they can both waste millions on legal fees.


3 posted on 04/01/2012 9:12:22 AM PDT by Oshkalaboomboom
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To: jimbo123
Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show

But it's still Bush's fault.

4 posted on 04/01/2012 9:13:50 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: jimbo123

“... a penny-pinching, incompetent clown show...”

Of course. Look who they hire as anchors—first you (Olbermann), then Spitzer. Spitzer’s network star power is a proven zero, so who’s next—Anthony Weiner? By their fruits shall ye know them.


5 posted on 04/01/2012 9:22:48 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: jimbo123

That’s like Goering calling Goebbels a stooge.


6 posted on 04/01/2012 9:23:14 AM PDT by Mr Ramsbotham (Laws against sodomy are honored in the breech.)
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To: jimbo123

Burn it all down Keith.

Tee Hee


7 posted on 04/01/2012 9:23:25 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (Liberalism: Carrying adolescent values and behavior into adult life.)
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To: jimbo123

I didn’t really need Olbermann to tell me that.


8 posted on 04/01/2012 9:25:26 AM PDT by MAexile (Bats left, votes right)
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To: jimbo123

There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.


9 posted on 04/01/2012 9:26:58 AM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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To: jimbo123

This is like the Iran-Iraq war. Ammunition and WMD should be supplied to both sides.


10 posted on 04/01/2012 9:30:01 AM PDT by kentramsay
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To: jimbo123

Sounds like Olbermann has a butthurt.


11 posted on 04/01/2012 9:30:43 AM PDT by ponygirl (Be Breitbart.)
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To: mardi59
There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.

Hearing the lamentations of their women is OK too, as long as you can fast forward through the boring parts.

12 posted on 04/01/2012 9:30:43 AM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution is a living, breathing document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: jimbo123

Emphasis on “penny pinching” I’m sure. Olbermann is used to the clown show - being the head clown himself.


13 posted on 04/01/2012 9:31:15 AM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: Steely Tom
There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own. Hearing the lamentations of their women is OK too

You mean, "Hearing the lamentations of their men...."

14 posted on 04/01/2012 9:31:33 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Cheerio

HA! ha, ha.... hahahahahahahahahah!


15 posted on 04/01/2012 9:31:45 AM PDT by dps.inspect (the system is rigged...)
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To: jimbo123

Does anyone watch that network? Anyone ever?


16 posted on 04/01/2012 9:31:55 AM PDT by GOPJ (Democrat-Media Complex - buried stories and distorted facts... freeper 'andrew' Breitbart)
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To: mardi59
There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.

Well, I can think of a couple things offhand .. but your point's well taken ;-)

17 posted on 04/01/2012 9:33:19 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: jimbo123
When you've been fired for 4 different networks (ESPN, FOX Sports, MSNBC and Current), the problem obviously isn't the networks.

I pity the next set of fools that hire this insufferable jackanape.

18 posted on 04/01/2012 9:35:11 AM PDT by Sic Parvis Magna
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19 posted on 04/01/2012 9:35:17 AM PDT by ElkGroveDan (My tagline is in the shop.)
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To: Mr Ramsbotham
Time for the sequel?
20 posted on 04/01/2012 9:37:27 AM PDT by mikrofon (OlbermannSchafted)
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To: tomkat

LOL :>p


21 posted on 04/01/2012 9:38:54 AM PDT by mardi59 ( Go Newt!!)
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22 posted on 04/01/2012 9:39:29 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: tomkat

I wonder where Olbermann will go now? Looks like he has burned himself out on cable TV. Maybe he and Charlie Sheen can start their own network? I guess Liberal talk Radio?


23 posted on 04/01/2012 9:40:51 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: jimbo123

Sit down Olberman you overpaid punk and enjoy the unemployment line.


24 posted on 04/01/2012 9:41:59 AM PDT by linn37 (Newt supporter here.)
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
Since they'll both have time on their hands, maybe he'd like to be Rosie's wife


(sorry, that may have been an indelible visual suggestion)

25 posted on 04/01/2012 9:43:23 AM PDT by tomkat
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To: jimbo123
Think Olberman is bad, wait till you see NotSoSharpton, if MSNBC ever gets the guts to dump him.
26 posted on 04/01/2012 9:44:45 AM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: mardi59

There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.

The Dynamic Duo, Algore (aka The Manbearpig) & Joel Hyatt (schlock lawyer)! A white version of “The Reverends.”


27 posted on 04/01/2012 9:48:52 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: mardi59

There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.

The Dynamic Duo, Algore (aka The Manbearpig) & Joel Hyatt (schlock lawyer)! A white version of “The Reverends.”


28 posted on 04/01/2012 9:48:52 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: mardi59

There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.

The Dynamic Duo, Algore (aka The Manbearpig) & Joel Hyatt (schlock lawyer)! A white version of “The Reverends.”


29 posted on 04/01/2012 9:48:57 AM PDT by vette6387
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To: jimbo123
Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show

NOW With One Less Clown!

30 posted on 04/01/2012 9:49:21 AM PDT by IronJack (=)
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To: MAexile

Exactly.

The first time I realized there was a Current network I was channel surfing and came across Cenk Uygur and the Young Turks. My first reaction was, “Who would give that clown an actual TV show?” I researched it and found out AlGore was behind it and it all made sense, or nonsense if you prefer.


31 posted on 04/01/2012 9:50:50 AM PDT by MtBaldy (If Obama is the answer, it must have been a really stupid question)
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To: jimbo123
The only time I ever watched Current TV was when I accidentally stopped on it and there was a program about the bowel habits of the people of Pakistan and India.

Nothing so invigorating as watching from a boat the people on shore taking dumps in the river and splashing nasty river water upon their butts.

32 posted on 04/01/2012 9:51:00 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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To: Cheerio

Says the Headliner Clown. Love it!


33 posted on 04/01/2012 9:53:16 AM PDT by Gaffer
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To: Sic Parvis Magna
When you've been fired for 4 different networks (ESPN, FOX Sports, MSNBC and Current), the problem obviously isn't the networks.

I love how they declined in credibility as his career progressed.

34 posted on 04/01/2012 9:54:46 AM PDT by verga (Party like it is 1773)
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Maybe Olbie has a good gripe. I’m having visions of the Klown Kars from Ringling Bros. used by the Gore network as their limos.

But then again, how would Olbie distinguish what clowns look like? His own mirror would only reflect his own red nose and greasepaint along with a wildly ridiculous wig.

In fact, the rest of the Klown College alumni on the networks can’t see their own silliness and stupidity. They all fit right into that itty bitty little car just like their leftist ideology or rather, idiotology.


35 posted on 04/01/2012 9:56:04 AM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: jimbo123
Bum Fights for Dummies!
36 posted on 04/01/2012 9:57:53 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: jimbo123
Al Gore's Network Is A Penny-Pinching, Incompetent Clown Show

Maybe just a little bit less so, now that the Olber-moron is gone.

37 posted on 04/01/2012 10:14:31 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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To: Pearls Before Swine
By their fruits shall ye know them.

But at least Spitzer and Weiner are hetero. The Olber-moron is suspect in the fruit department.

38 posted on 04/01/2012 10:16:53 AM PDT by JimRed (Excising a cancer before it kills us waters the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW AND FOREVER!)
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But at least Spitzer and Weiner are hetero. The Olber-moron is suspect in the fruit department.

I don't think any of them are playing with a normal basket of produce.

39 posted on 04/01/2012 10:24:02 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: jimbo123

It’s hard to believe that he didn’t fit right in.


40 posted on 04/01/2012 10:29:00 AM PDT by Past Your Eyes (Women and cats will do as they please, and men and dogs should relax and get used to the idea.)
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To: jimbo123

Eating popcorn waiting for Al Gore to be named Worst Person In Universe.


41 posted on 04/01/2012 10:35:43 AM PDT by DaxtonBrown (http://www.futurnamics.com/reid.php)
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To: Pearls Before Swine

” so who’s next—Anthony Weiner? By their fruits shall ye know them.”

If fruits are the standard, my guess is Barney Frank would be next.


42 posted on 04/01/2012 10:37:31 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: mardi59

“There’s nothing better than watching liberals eat their own.”

THAT is a visual I could have done without!


43 posted on 04/01/2012 10:39:47 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: jimbo123

Is this news to anyone?


44 posted on 04/01/2012 10:45:25 AM PDT by <1/1,000,000th%
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To: jimbo123

To prove his case, all Olbermann has to say is “They hired me, didn’t they?”


45 posted on 04/01/2012 10:48:26 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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“Basically, Olbermann accuses Current TV of being cheap and incompetent.”

That’s the only reason you got hired there, retard.


46 posted on 04/01/2012 10:51:18 AM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Burning the Quran is a waste of perfectly good fire.)
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To: jimbo123
Olberdork may have a point ... imagine if your car service pulled up in one of these:


47 posted on 04/01/2012 10:51:36 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Steyn: "If Greece has been knocking back the ouzo, we're face down in the vat.")
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To: jimbo123

You mean ideological socialists don’t make good businessmen? Shocking!


48 posted on 04/01/2012 11:01:10 AM PDT by douginthearmy (Obamagebra: 1 job + 1 hope + 1 change = 0 jobs + 0 hope)
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Well then I guess he fit in really well there....LOL


49 posted on 04/01/2012 11:02:05 AM PDT by chris_bdba
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Giving him $50 million over five years proves two things.

1) They really are imcompetent clowns

2) They had to pinch pennies. Pennies were all they had left.


50 posted on 04/01/2012 11:06:23 AM PDT by Terry Mross ( a)
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