Keith Olbermann Ratings Sinking

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    Coutdown With Keith Olbermann Posts Lowest Ratings of the Year In May

    Anybody here watch this show? I liked Keef when he was with ESPN but he blew it with me when he openly complained about having to report on Monica Lewinski so much. "All Lewinski. All the time", were his exact words.
    My point in posting this is: We elected Obama so you would think media shows that support him or give him favorable coverage would enjoy ratings spikes right? In fact, just the opposite is true.
    "But that is just one show MS. That doesn't show a trend" you may say. Good point.
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    Now, I realize some of you only watch AC180 because Cooper is gay. Nontheless it is a political show on a network that is said to be in the Obama supporter camp.
    So the question I want to ask is:
    If America is so intent on going left then why aren't the networks who support the left enjoying a ratings boost?
     
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    This kind of thread comes up every couple of months. Funny how he remains on the air, isn't it even though his ratings are in the tank?

    MSNBC regularly replaces hosts with poor ratings. David Schuster and Tucker Carlson have both been replaced. Their anchors are replaced even more often than that.
     
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    Olberfuror would make a perfect Nazi in a WW2 movie, he is about the whitest dickhead in America. I wouldn't piss on him if he was on fire.
     
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    Now stop, you're gonna hurt his feelings.
     
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    Interesting observation. Could it be that more people gravitate towards their preferred media when their guy is not in power, and vice versa? It's much easier (and certainly makes for more populist TV) to attack the policies of one's opponent than it is to defend the policies of one's own party.

    Wonder if it's just KO that is down, and whether Fox et al are seeing a ratings boost.
     
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    Sucks to be him.. just sucks.
     
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    He has the same people on his shows every day saying the same thing. While Olbermann himself is interesting, watching the same drivel over and over isn't! When he has a show that doesn't involve Richard Wolfe as a guest of his, maybe I'll watch it again.
     
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    Looks like Fox is leading but they always have. Don't know if they've had a ratings boost. I do know that the Glenn Beck show debuted very highly rated and continues to be a ratings monster though I don't watch it.
    I like Glenn on the radio but not on TV.
     
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    You mean this guy?:
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    I know what you mean.

    When I watch a show on TV or listen on the radio, I want to hear a person who is educated on the subject at hand not just some political hack spewing talking points. Whether it's from the left or right, it gets boring quick!

    Fox News' version of Richard Wolfe is that *sshole Bob Beckle. I always know what he's gonna' say before he says it.

    I realize people have their opinions, but hey...
     
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    My preference between Glenn Beck and Keith Olberman?

    Olberman. At least Keith checks his facts, whereas FAUX Noise has stated REPEATEDLY (by news people as well as Rupert Murdoch), that "we aren't concerned with facts".

    May the fleas of a thousand camels infest the underwear of O'Reilly, Beck, Geraldo and the rest of them.

    Chicks too.
     

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