Skip to comments.Keith Olbermann: Dog-Gate Exponentially Raises ‘Absurdity’ of Campaign
Posted on 04/22/2012 2:47:40 PM PDT by presidio9
After a week of dog-eat-dog politicking between President Obama and Mitt Romneys respective campaigns, Keith Olbermann said today that the dog-gate controversies have gotten out of hand.
Politicos, pundits and the presidential-campaign watching public spent the past week pondering which is worse, a presidential candidate who put his dog in a kennel strapped to the roof of his car for a 12-hour drive or a president who ate dog meat as a child living in Indonesia.
It raises the level of absurdity to something exponential, Olbermann said on This Week about the Romney campaign criticizing Obama for consuming dog meat when he was 6 years old.
With so many valuable questions going on, were wasting most of the time dealing with the dogs, the former MSNBC and CurrentTV host said.
But ABCs George Will said neither the candidates nor their campaigns are responsible for the recent dominance of dogs in the presidential race. Instead, he said, the media is to blame.
The horse race is over, and the sugar rush that the media got from that is gone, and therefore theyre looking for something to keep their mind off, I guess, big questions, Will said during the This Week roundtable.
Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan argued that with the breakneck speed of the campaign this year, dogs may be the topic of the week, but they are not here to stay.
There are literally thousands of people in the United States now who are employed to cover these campaigns minute by minute and they need something to say, Noonan said. And so
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The media is to blame for just about everything.
Olberdork has a point, much ado about nothing, but it was Alinsky and the left that started using ridicule as a political weapon.
The lefty Drive-by media tried to make an issue out of Romney putting the family dog in a kennel on the roof of the stationwagon.
Ditto to Stephanopolous and his manufactred “War on Women”. None of this stuff should go unchallenged.
Olberdork, Stephanopolous, Obunghole, you want this stuff to stop, then stop doing it first.
Funny he didn't say that when the canine controversy only involved Romney.
Keith Olbermann is the Mel Gibson of liberals. He’s burned every bridge that could be burned. To even mention this guy is like talking about pidgeon shiet. He’s a non-issue, invisible. Nobody is interested.
Olbermann is screeching and hoping the news cycle will pick it up.
Goes to show that nobody actually read Obama’s book ... not even his staff. Just sits on shelves gathering dust.
I guess Olbermann and the MSM feel the ‘dog’ issue is working for Republicans. So they want to call it quits and take their ball and go home. The MSM did the same with potato’e’... and with Bush’s “no new taxes’. They just dropped those gaffs... yes sir - that’s what they did...
Thank you, Keith Obersurditty.
Hanna Romney with her five children. Mitt's grandfather is on her lap.
Most people suck.
Wasn't there a far left-wing moonbat named Keith Olbermann on TV a while back?
lol...at least four, yeah...
Zer0 held a sliver spoon to his nose.
Olbermann demonstrates again why he has been so “valuable “ on TV. Now he tells all those dog owners how absurb it is to carw about their pets.
Wouldn’t it be funny if at every public event from here on out, people barked at Obama?
Has anybody seen Bo lately?
Absurdity is Olbermoron on “This Week.”
The Obama slobbering media would still be trying to destroy Romney over the ‘dog in kennel on car roof’ if Obama’s autobiography hadn’t revealed that BHO ate dog!
Now that BHO’s been caught with a ‘dog on his plate’....the left is suddenly not interested in ‘dog stories’.
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