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Old 2010-01-22, 15:20   Link #5589
Nosauz
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Originally Posted by james0246 View Post
^While some of what Olbermann says is credible, in the end, it slowly becomes the "left-wing" version of Beck's "Fear Chamber" segment (which was gladly euthanized after Colbert's hilarious sendoff). Predicting the worst case scenario always makes for fun television, but it also amost always seems the least realistic. He should have simply explained the real world consequences that day-to-day people can actually connect with, not the extremes...

Still, it is better expressed and told than anything on Beck's program. This is what Rhetoric should be. Not just overzealous emotions (which Beck and others do so well), but real reasons, even if imaginative and over-the-top.
Last night stewart lampooned olberman and it was hilarious, occasionally I watch olberman when he actually calls out the greed and corruption of washington dc but yea, i'll post the link to the clip as soon as i can find it

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2010/0..._n_433179.html

hilarious.
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