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Countdown no more

As you probably already know from the mainstream media, Keith Olbermann’s Countdown had its last edition last night. In his last words on MSNBC, he expressed his gratitude to his viewers for supporting his show, “his gifted staff and just a few of the many people here who fought with me and for me Eric Sorensen, Phil Alongi, Neal Shapiro, Michael Weisman, the Late David Bloom, John Palmer, Alana Russo, Monica Novotny, my dear friends Rachel Maddow and Bob Costas, and my greatest protector and most indefatigable cheerleader the Late Tim Russert” while having never mentioned MSNBC President Phil Griffin and his manager. Rumors have it that his contribution to three Democratic campaigns, including U.S. Representative Gabrielle Giffords, a violation of NBC policies which prohibit any campaign contributions, were arguably the main reason why he had his contract terminated. Continue reading

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