Sunday, January 23, 2011

Olbermann's departure causes mass psychosis, metaphorical malaprops

Tim Graham at NewsBusters assembles an interesting collection of the leftist angst that has arisen as a result of Keith Olbermann's departure from MSNBC.

My personal favorite? This item from a DailyKos commenter:
Time to go to the f---ing 'mattresses,' for Keith
An excellent idea! Go lie down for awhile (you might first want to breathe into a paper bag for a few minutes).

Progressives: they're Krazy for Keith.


richard mcenroe said...


Anonymous said...

Lefties: "BWWWWAAAAHHH! You fired the guy we didn't even watch! No fair! No fair!'

Keith holding an American flag??? That had to be photoshopped. Isn't this the same flag that just a few years ago the Left claimed is a symbol of corporate greed, war, etc? Keith should have burst into flames for touching this, the same way Ed Asner should have when he entered the Army National Guard Armory a year ago.

Deborah Leigh

Anonymous said...

Sorry! Just realized that there is an analogy here. Keith's firing is like the departure of Air America.

Hope Versus isn't rebranded, and Keith isn't anywhere near sports. Maybe one of the Lefties has a spare bedroom. He can become like Cindy Sheehan floating from function to function, playing it for all it's worth. Not much for those two.

Deborah Leigh

Steve Skubinna said...

Actually, considering the pop culture basis of the phrase "going to the mattresses," this sounds like incitement to violence.

The Kos Kidz are gonna go all Don Corleone on us. Be vewwy, vewwy afwaid!

Minicapt said...

Not really. This will shortly be followed by "Spread your legs and think of ... Washington".


bruce said...

Yes, I only just read The Godfather again a couple of years ago. 'going to the mattresses' means mafia war.

But, then again, when these guys say it, I also think of Cuckoo's Nest too. Bingo!

Paco said...

Bruce: Even funnier. Some leftist loser using the terminology of the mafiosi to make himself sound tough.

Anonymous said...

Koo-koo for Kayo?