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Friday, December 01, 2006

More Glowing Reviews

From The Nation :
Olbermann's Hot News

Daphne Eviatar

If you picked up the New York Times on October 18, you'd have had little reason to think it was a particularly significant day in American history. While the front page featured a photo of George W. Bush signing a new law at the White House the previous day, the story about the Military Commissions Act--which the Times never named--was buried in a 750-word piece on page A20. "It is a rare occasion when a President can sign a bill he knows will save American lives" was the first of several quotes of praise from the President that were high up in the article. Further down, a few Democrats objected to the bill, but from the article's limited explanation of the law it was hard to understand why.

But if you happened to catch MSNBC the evening before, you'd have heard a different story. It, too, began with a laudatory statement from the President: "These military commissions are lawful. They are fair. And they are necessary." Cut to MSNBC anchor Keith Olbermann: "And they also permit the detention of any American in jail without trial if the President does not like him." ...... Read On

And this from : Booman Tribune

The Olbermann Juggernaut
by jpol
Thu Nov 30th, 2006 at 01:57:59 PM EST

November 2006 cable ratings are in, and the Keith Olbermann juggernaut continues ubabated.

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