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Olbermann Asks Daily Kos Readers For Dirt to Use Against Beck, His Producer and Ailes

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Keith Olbermann is using the power of one of the largest websites on the planet to feed him any information he can use against FOX News commentator Glenn Beck, who led the charge against Van Jones, the environmental adviser who resigned over comments he made supporting the idea that the Bush administration orchestrated the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

As of 4:45 p.m. Eastern on Labor Day, 1,531 people had commented on his post.

Here is Olbermann’s post on the Daily Kos:

Updated: this posting has been visited lately by visitors who have kind of rushed through this and concluded I have decided, out of the blue, to collect “dirt” on Glenn Beck. I forgot I’d need to explain things slowly for them:

From the Washington Independent, linked below, after the jump:

Glenn Beck’s Twitter feed has become a must-read. In a message from last night, Beck told his followers to “FIND EVERYTHING YOU CAN ON CASS SUNSTEIN, MARK LLOYD AND CAROL BROWNER.”

I don’t know why I’ve got this phrasing in my head, but: Find everything you can about Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Roger Ailes.

No, even now, I refuse to go all caps.

Keith Olbermann’s diary :: ::
No, sending me links to the last two Countdowns with my own de-constructions of his biblical vision quality Communist/Fascist/Socialist/Zimbalist art at Rockefeller Center (where, curiously, he works, Comrade) doesn’t count. Nor does sending me links to specious inappropriate point-underscoring prove-you’re-innocent made-up rumors.

Tuesday we will expand this to the television audience and have a dedicated email address to accept leads, tips, contacts, on Beck, his radio producer Burguiere, and the chief of his tv enablers, Ailes (even though Ailes’ power was desperately undercut when he failed to pull off his phony “truce” push).

This becomes necessary after this in order to prove various cliches about goose and gander, and to remind everybody to walk softly and carry a big popsicle, and most particularly to save this nation from the Oligarhy of The Stupid.

I keep wondering if somewhere somebody named Ollie Garhey thinks he’s in charge now. Or, even more entertainingly and societally satisfying, if somebody named Ali Garhi does.

Despite the worn-out snark above, I am in earnest here.

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September 7, 2009 at 4:35 pm

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