Howard Beale Presents

We lost track of Keef after he went to Current, mainly because we can’t get Current in Sandy Eggo, and last we checked, the podcast version only contained clips.

And, heck, we haven’t been above throwing spitballs at him on occasion.

But one of the highlights — if not the highlight — of our Accidental Blogging Career came the night Keith Olbermann featured our mock Christine O’Donnell billboard on MSNBC’s Countdown. And for that, we’ll always be grateful.

Keith Olbermann booted from Current TV effective immediately [Raw Story, via Redmanlaw]

My full statement [Keith Olbermann]

BozoGate: Adventures in Surrealism [Stinque, 10/6/2010]

“Hey, sorry about that!”

[via Right Wing Watch]

What Hoffa said:

Everybody here’s got to vote. If we go back and keep the eye on the prize, let’s take these son of a bitches out and give America back to America where we belong!

What Fox reported:

Let’s take these son of a bitches out and give America back to America where we belong!

How much we care:

Jack shit.

Fox Doctors Hoffa Speech To Fabricate Call For Violence [Media Matters]

“Last year, candidate Barack Obama stood on a sidewalk in Toledo, Ohio, and first let it slip to Joe the Plumber that he wanted to quote, ‘spread the wealth around,'” said [Washington managing editor Bill] Sammon. “At that time, I have to admit, that I went on TV on Fox News and publicly engaged in what I guess was some rather mischievous speculation about whether Barack Obama really advocated socialism, a premise that privately I found rather far-fetched.” [Media Matters]

“In addition to executive producing and hosting a new nightly primetime news and commentary show, Keith Olbermann will also serve as the company’s Chief News Officer and will have an equity stake in Current Media. The new show will air weeknights in primetime beginning later in 2011.” [Current TV]

“Liberals want Keith Olbermann to run for retiring Connecticut Sen. Joe Lieberman’s (I-Conn.) seat. The ploy to coax the former MSNBC host into the Democratic Senate primary was hatched by activists attending a conference in Pennsylvania over the weekend.” [The Hill]

WTF? Hang on while we figure it out…

First of many updates: He’s not giving a reason. We’ll start the guessing with the Comcast takeover of NBC Universal.

Update #2: While we’re waiting for Interwebs to light up, let’s run the latest photo from his Twitter feed.

9:27pm ET: MSNBC runs Olbermann promo…

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