Keith Olbermann Checks Out Of Daily Kos After Criticism From Left


After taking heat from some of his liberal fans on Twitter over his strong criticism of Pres. Barack Obama’s Oval Office speech Tuesday, Keith Olbermann stopped into another of his new media stomping grounds to find more of the same.

Now he’s leaving The Daily Kos after reading a “diary trashing first me and my colleague Rachel.”

Olbermann wrote a blog post, presumably his last for awhile, headlined “Check, Please”, as a response to the diary he found and one particular comment that insinuated his criticism came because attacking the President was good for ratings (a pretty strange notion when discussing MSNBC). “It can’t be verified because it’s nonsense, and it wasn’t checked because nobody bothered,” wrote Olbermann. “Unfortunately there’s been a lot of this here lately.”

According to Olbermann, this is symptomatic of a larger issue at the liberal site that he has been a part of for years now, and he’s ready to go his separate way:

Read More: by Steve Krakauer, Mediaite


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