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By Keith Olbermann

Brief, sharp, and typically stunning, Keith Olbermann’s “Special reviews” have made his nightly MSNBC application, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, must-see viewing–and the fastest-growing information exhibit on cable television. In those segments, Olbermann calls out the perpetrators of mismanagement, brutality, cronyism, and the appalling loss of responsibility on the maximum degrees of the Bush management. In so doing, Olbermann is going the place many of the mainstream media worry to tread–and his speedily increasing viewers eagerly follows.

In Truth and Consequences, Olbermann collects the easiest of his certain reviews, provided the following with extra observations and different new fabric. even if taking to activity the likes of vp Dick Cheney and (the fortunately former) Secretary of protection Donald Rumsfeld, who evaluate critics of the Iraq conflict to Nazi appeasers, or giving his impassioned viewpoint on why torture is un-American and what it particularly ability to help our troops, or grilling timid lawmakers who fail to rein in presidential overreach and abuses of government energy, Olbermann’s devastatingly blunt (and now and then wickedly humorous) remark cuts to the middle of the duplicity and cynicism of a central authority that has misplaced the power to differentiate among major our nice country and ruling it.

Naturally, Keith Olbermann’s candor and razor-sharp polemic have earned him many detractors and enemies. His antagonists within the media, akin to invoice O’Reilly, have mocked him and accused him of rank intolerance. sure, Keith Olbermann is intolerant–of hypocrisy, demagoguery, fear-mongering, and particularly the equation of dissent with treason. In Truth and Consequences, he fights to reclaim for himself and all american citizens the consideration of conversing one’s brain and performing on one’s sense of right and wrong.

Praise for Keith Olbermann
“A truth-telling, Bush-bashing unintentional liberal hero.”
–New York

“The so much sincere guy in information . . . Olbermann truly relishes his feuds and doesn’t appear to fear a lot approximately sparking new ones.”
–Rolling Stone

“Part Jon Stewart (the funny), Dennis Miller (the erudite and biting sub-references), [and] H. L. Mencken (the skewering of energy and stupidity in equivalent doses) in addition to crusading journalist . . . Olbermann has emerged as a type of strength of nature.”
–San Francisco Chronicle

“Intelligent, well-read, forceful and incisive.”
–Rocky Mountain News

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