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Keith Olbermann Defends Bill Maher, Likens Fox News To Hell

12/28/2011 10:36 am ET

Keith Olbermann weighed in on the recent controversy surrounding comedian Bill Maher Tuesday night.

Maher tweeted a rather scathing message about Denver Broncos quarterback, Tim Tebow, on Christmas Eve. Maher sent the tweet to his over 800,000 followers after Tebow threw his fourth interception of the game against the Buffalo Bills. Critics have flooded Twitter with complaints over Maher's tweet. Pundits like Fox News' Eric Bolling have already weighed in on the controversy. Bolling sent the following tweet on Christmas Eve.

Olbermann defended Maher, by way of likening Fox News to hell, on Tuesday.

Olberman has taken to Twitter to respond to controversies in the past. Olbermann tweeted his outrage over the Penn State sexual abuse scandal. He has also feuded with Twitter followers in the past, and even stopped responding to tweets for a short period of time.

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