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Obama Swiftboats Van Jones

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda Milazzo

Van Jones' resignation isn't a testament to the frenetic dry-drunk tirades of a delusional Fox employee. It is due to the Obama administration's failure to rightfully and necessarily defend a valuable member of its team.

Arianna Discusses Ted Kennedy's Potential Successors With Keith Olbermann (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Countdown," with Keith Olbermann, to discuss the potential successors to Ted Kennedy in the Senate and whether Massachusetts will...

Bill O'Reilly-Keith Olbermann Feud Ends with a Corporate Handshake?

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Corporate honchos at GE and News Corp making back-room editorial decisions for the "news" subsidiaries they control? I can't help but think it might not be the best thing for the integrity of journalism.

Olbermann-O'Reilly: Détente We Don't Want

Michelle Schweiger Schecter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michelle Schweiger Schecter

A sandbox brawl between Keith and Bill Has left their parents feeling ill They want their boys to get along Yet the ultimate result is quite wrong

Glenn Greenwald: When MSNBC Lets Wolffe Host, They Give "An Hour Every Night To A Corporate Lobbyist" | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week, former Newsweek reporter Richard Wolffe was a guest-host on MSNBC's Countdown while Keith Olbermann is on vacation. When Olbermann is ther...

Say It Ain't So, Keith O

James Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Moore

I was greatly saddened to read about NBC's decision to have Keith Olbermann back off of his criticism of Bill O'Reilly. Who is there left to keep FOX and O'Reilly accountable?

Arianna Discusses Executive Compensation, Financial Crisis With Howard Dean (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on "Countdown" tonight, guest-hosted by Howard Dean, to discuss the dysfunctional financial industry, and in particular Congress's ba...

Jason Linkins

Howard Fineman On GOP Health Care Strategy: 'Stand On The Sidelines With Their Arms Folded' (VIDEO) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Appearing on Countdown last night, Howard Fineman gave MSNBC viewers the alternative proposal for health care reform being proposed by the GOP: FINEM...

Olbermann Slams Palin's Energy Op-Ed: "The 'Op' Could Have Stood For Facts Optional"

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Palin's Washington Post op-ed railing against a cap-and-trade bill aimed at controlling climate change has some policy wonks questioning just ho...

Olbermann Tackles Palin's Strange Resignation And Her 'Paling' Political Future (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In a segment MSNBC labeled "Palin's Paling Prospects," Keith Olbermann and Richard Wolffe tackle the strange phenomenon of the Palin resignation saga,...

Joe The Plumber Wins Countdown's "World's Best Person" For Best Advice From God (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe the Plumber won the "Countdown" award for "World's Best Person" after he received advice from God telling him a run for political office was inadv...

Joe The Plumber Makes "Worst Person In The World" On Countdown (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Joe the Plumber made it back onto the political scene for, as Olbermann describes it, "fomenting violence against elected officials." According to th...

Olbermann: Bush Returns To Make "World's Worst Person" (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The 'Worst Persons in the World' tonight on "Countdown" included Republican Senator Judd Gregg, Newt Gingrich, and former President George W. Bush. G...

Countdown's WTF Moment: Texas Secession (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In tonight's installment of Countdown's "WTF Moment," Olbermann takes a realistic look at what would happen if Texas actually followed through on Gove...

Sanford, Perry Named "Worst Person In The World" On Countdown (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Governors Rick Perry (Texas) and Mark Sanford (South Carolina) were selected as tonight's "Worst Person(s) in the World" On "Countdown" because they'r...

Jason Linkins

David Shuster: GOP "Going Nuts" For Teabagging, But They "Need A Dick Armey" | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

HuffPost has comprehensive coverage of the Tax Day Tea Party protests. Click here for the latest photos and video. Media Monitor Julie notes that m...

World's Worser: Dan Thompson from Pinehill, New Mexico

Dave Maass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dave Maass

In which I have way too much fun calling up a guy mentioned briefly on Countdown... Monday, March 10: I am in the kitchen nuking Indian dinner in a ...

Julio Osegueda On "Countdown," Talks Obama's Answer, Internship Offers

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Keith Olbermann hosted Julio Osegueda on "Countdown" Tuesday night, where the college student discussed his reaction to President Obama's answer and t...

Keith Olbermann's Post-Bush Approach: "Fewer Diatribes About Iraq"

TVWeek | Ira Teinowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

For years Keith Olbermann has ended his "Countdown" show on MSNBC with a reference to the Iraq War--the number of days since George W. Bush appeared i...

Huffington Post Hits TV Overload

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Everywhere you looked Thursday, HuffPost was being mentioned on the tube. From "Entertainment Tonight" to "Countdown," "Ugly Betty" to "30 Rock," Ja...

Keith Olbermann's Favorite People Of 2008: Obama, Palin, SNL, Affleck, Letterman

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann ran down a list of his favorite people of 2008 Monday night on "Countdown." "When looking back at this historic year, it became clear...

Keith Olbermann Hits Conservative Trifecta: Names Bill O'Reilly, Sean Hannity, George Will Worst Persons

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann hit a conservative trifecta on Tuesday night's "Countdown," naming Fox News hosts Bill O'Reilly and Sean Hannity and Washington Post c...

Keith Olbermann Signs New 4-Year Deal

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MSNBC sent out a press released heralding four more years of Keith Olbermann on MSNBC: It reads: NEW YORK - Nov. 10, 2008 - MSNBC has voted for four ...

Keith Olbermann Attacks Campbell Brown, CNN Over Mistake

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Keith Olbermann has long gone after his 8PM competition at Fox News, Bill O'Reilly, but Wednesday night he started a new line of attack — against CN...

Abuse of Power, Anger and Abortion Politics: Extremism Exposed

Scott Swenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Scott Swenson

Maybe McCain's last act of patriotism for the country he loves is exposing extremist elements by picking Palin and making Americans more aware of how this Culture of Lies has taken root.