Keith Olbermann and Chris Matthews, of MSNBC, do not like each other or each other’s families, at all. And so here was this thing, yesterday, where Matthews snapped at Olbermann on teevee when they should have been asking important Rep. Steny Hoyer what he thinks about some arbitrary Clinton bullshit. They are working at a train station and no one knows why. [YouTube]

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  1. Maybe a bit more blustery than usual, but…

    Oh, this could be a doozy! Check out the forecast path of soon to be Hurricane Gustav here:

    That’s right, chirren, the opening attraction for McCain’s coming out party could be a Cat 3 bearing down on New Orleans. The mind boggles.

    Fine, it’s off topic. So take away my whore diamonds.

    Katrina/Gustav ’08! Never get wet!

  2. [re=71802]AnnieGetYourFun[/re]: Sorry. Now I can’t stop imagining what Tweety sounds like when he’s….


    Egad that’s disgusting. WTF is wrong with me?

  3. [re=71797]KevoTron[/re]: Chris is such a bottom. He probably likes to be humiliated. Keith would slap him around and make him cry, and Chris would love it.

  4. [re=71797]KevoTron[/re]: Yeah. We don’t really need more drama on cable news networks, but we do need more professionalism. Bwahaha, what am I *saying*? It’s all about the drama.

  5. That’s what I was referring to when I said [re=70719]this[/re] yesterday. That exchange really shocked me. I think what shocked me was the fact that Olbermann wasn’t belligerent in return.

  6. [re=71810]cal[/re]: Olbermann’s definitely the Daddy in that pair.

    Tweety: call me O’Reilly!!!!

    Olbie: You. Are the Worst. Person. In the world! aghhahhhlah…

  7. Can someone please re-edit that clip with sock puppets on their hands? Much more entertaining when they speak through their foot lingerie alter-egos.

  8. [re=71798]user-of-owls[/re]: maybe this is the catastrophic rain storm that the evangelicals were praying to jeebus for but jeebus failed geography and sent it to the wrong place. or something.

  9. I still think the best way to handle these kerfluffles is ala Chevy Chase “Chris/Keith, you ignorant slut.” You know Joe ‘asshole’ Scarborough thinks that every time Mika opens her mouth.

  10. I used to regularly interview Steny H. a while back and I can’t blame Olbermann and Matthews for ignoring him.

    Nice guy, though, and definitely very competent at legislating. Just very, very boring.

  11. Well, listen to Her!

    Jeebus. They both want full and complete credit for MSNBC not sucking as much any more. But this was really ridiculous. I hope someone plays it back for Tweety at some point so he can see what a douche he looked like…

  12. Tweety looked only slightly less douchey sniping at KO than he did the other day trying to create a girly mud-wrestling match for Hillz and Pelosi.

  13. [re=71839]KittyKatMan[/re]: Funny, I feel the same way too. Watching CNN is like watching paint dry, ABC is strictly amatuer hour, CBS has Couric which is a waste of electricity, and I would only watch FOX if I was strapped in a chair with my eyelids pried open. MSNBC is like watching the convention being covered by a large, quarrelsome, dysfuntional, WASPy family.

  14. Wonkette, if we’re going to center on the media during a convention, can we please talk about the funny woman with the weird hair on MSNBC’s “Dream Team” panel? I find it funny that she’s an admitted leftist, yet she’s sitting right beside Pat “All That Is Evil” Buchanan, and hasn’t run him through yet.

  15. [re=71870]Cape Clod[/re]:

    I.e., Must Watch TV.

    Except when they feel compelled to get some air time in exchange for the severance they’re still paying *ucker Carlson.

  16. Tweetie is hurting. He thought that once Russert was out of the way, he’d be the MTP heir apparent and a force of douchey power to be reckoned with. Instead, he was passed over and Keith is now the networks new “it” boy. He did as much as anyone at MSNBC to help slay the Clinton dragon and Keith gets all the credit and leftie love. If Rachel Maddow does well, he becomes expendable. Come this time next year, he’ll be sitting between Karl Rove and Dick Morris in the FoxNews studio. They have a soft spot for douchebags.

  17. [re=71880]botlrokit[/re]:

    Actually she’s taken him out for a verbal perforation fairly often. He usually winds up bleeding from every major orifice, and THAT’S truly Must See TV.

  18. [re=71838]Botswana Meat Commission FC[/re]:

    Steny looks exactly like the guy who runs the bowling lanes near my crib. He’s a bitter too. Although I think his condition has nothing to do with Hilz.

  19. Keith’s reaction was hilarious. You could see the gears in his head turning for a second:

    What the fuck was that?
    Shall I respond?
    Nah, not worth bothering.
    Now Congresmman Hoyer, what about….

  20. The split screen coverage of Katrina II and the Republican convention is going to be Godardesque. Guiliani jacking 9/11 as the first levees break. Mittens praising values while drowned bodies float by on the right side of the screen…WALNUTS! shrieking about being strong while the Superdome explodes.

  21. [re=71961]The Incomparable Tiny Valdez[/re]:

    They’re rushing resources down to Mississippi right now. Unfortunately they are only there to protect Haley Barbour’s house.

  22. Yeah, but they both get chills up their legs over Obama. I used to be a fan of Keith’s, but after his daily ranting and raving about how EVIL Hillary is, I have to give him the covetted title of “World’s Worst Person”! Congratulations, Keith! You deserve it. In comparison to you, Bill O. really DOES look “fair and balanced”. And THAT is an accomplishment on your part.

    An adoring fan.

  23. More like Apples then walnuts. It’s gonna be fun to watch Mitt attack Obama. Is dog-fighting legal at the federal level? It’s gonna be Mitt Doberman versus Joe Rottweiler. Obama and McCain will stand back and try to hang on to their leashes. They better watch out that their dogs don’t turn on them. Biden would make a MUCH better prez than Oblahblahblah. On the other hand, McCain’s head might explode and then Mitt will be the Husband to thousands of American women. What a job!

  24. Note to GE from the world’s population: Can you please shut down MSNBC once, and for all time? The station sucks, and everyone knows it. Just shut it down. Fire all those arrogant, unprofessional blowhards, and end everyone’s misery. It sucks. There’s no journalism or real reporting, and there’s just a bunch of arrogant psychos screaming at each other. That’s not news, that’s not analyses, and it’s not entertainment. It just sucks. We’d rather watch depressing foreign films with subtitles all day than this crap. We’d learn a lot more about life, too.

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