Skip to comments.MSNBC Insiders: Olbermann is Out of Control
Posted on 08/26/2008 11:05:37 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
NBC/MSNBC TV news sources say veteran, professional commentators and journalists--most notably, Chris Matthews and Andrea Mitchell--are appalled by the network's amateurish, biased coverage of the Democratic National Convention.
Industry insiders say Matthews is incensed by Keith Olbermann's commentary, which amounts to little more than a nightly adulation of Barack Obama.
Only two days into the event, the obnoxious, out-of-control Olbermann, one of the most outrageous and arrogant personalities to ever make it in TV news, has insulted and over-talked his colleagues to an alarming degree. At one point in Tuesday night's coverage, the totally bald, toupee-topped Olbermann even used a childish hand gesture to ridicule Matthews, who has inexplicably been relegated to sidekick status on Olbermann's show.
Olberman is covering the GOP convention too, right?
I heard Dan Abrams decided to be a left wing Fox ...
The ass clown is keeping MSNBC alive though. I guess it helps to pander to the fringe.
Management has given up on ever turning MSNBC into a profitable concern so supervision of the staff is a bit half hearted.
If Chrissy Matthews is seeing the bias you know it’s got to be bad.
I’m amused. These girls at MSNBC have erect an altered existence. A glimpse of reality may have entered into their bizarre world - a reality check.
What a gem!
Like watching a circus car overloaded with clowns driving in circles till it crashes into a tent pole.
MSNBC deserves whatever trainwreck comes of this. They gave all these leftist egomaniacs tv shows and dumped them all at the convention. Now they are fighting over who can out “left” each other. Matthews and Mitchell vs. the AirAmerica lunancy of Olbermann and the lesbo they just gave a full time show too.
Chris Matthews and Andrea Mitchell are appalled by the extreme bias???????????????????????
Those two ought to look in the mirror. We expect nothing more from the nutcase known as Olbermann.
The entire MSNBC staff is filled with buffoons.
Olbermann has some unresolved issues - he will crash and burn.
The press isn’t biased toward the DNC, the press “is” the DNC.
The only reason we’ve got any daylight or any ripple of dissent over there is due to splits within the DNC, the Obama faction versus the Clintonites versus the raving loons that make the merely moderate loons look... merely moderately looney.
So its entertaining to see them turning on each other, and amusing to see DNC hacks and blowhards accusing one another of “bias”.
Both rank amongst the most absurd and ridiculous people I have ever seen on TV.
I would rather sit through Bill O'Reilly's inanities than suffer through Olberman and Matthews, and I cannot stand Ol' Gasbag at all!!!!
Chrissy and Andrea need to grow up, and realize they enabled this bias.
Rush Limbaugh said something very insightful a few months ago when he referred to Bill O’Reilly as “Ted Baxter.”
All of their anchors are in the tank for Obama. Olbermann is only interested in making waves for himself.
What do I know? Not much - but my humble opinion is that while Matthews is clearly in the tank for the left - he isn’t a rage and hate filled lunatic like Olbermann.
My guess is that Matthews will be around for awhile - Olbermann will self destruct.
I didn’t realize that Olbermann wears a rug - LOL
The Ted Baxter reference makes me laugh!
Hey, Keith has doubled the ratings and lifted MSNBC from an appalling third place to a merely pathetic third place. Credit where credit is due.
Where they once drew one-fourteenth of the viewers that the dipshit O’Reilly got, MSNBC now draws one-seventh of Fox News’ audience.
He is such a mean and nasty person.
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