Video: Hillary supporter Ed Rendell salutes the fair and balanced coverage … of Fox News

posted at 5:24 pm on April 1, 2008 by Allahpundit

The clip aired yesterday morning but crap-eating like this shouldn’t pass unremarked upon, even if we are a day late. Any reason to believe Rendell’s assessment is correct? Yeah, actually, but praise for FNC is a leftist heresy so vile that even a throwaway comment like this qualifies as newsworthy. There’s more here than meets the eye, of course (Doocy’s one-liner alludes to the background), but how far has Hillary’s standing with liberals deteriorated if one of her most prominent supporters, the governor of a state with an upcoming primary no less, is willing to blaspheme like this publicly? And how gutless does she look in hindsight for letting Silky Pony demagogue her into skipping that Fox News debate last year?

Here’s the clip and below it the response from one of the chief reasons Rendell was willing to take this shot. Olby was front-running for months for his pals the Clintons and now he’s front-running for Obama; rest assured, if there was any chance she might stage a comeback, that grotesque, self-parodic rant he laid on her a few weeks ago never would have happened.


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Hotair…on the second video.

Chudi on April 1, 2008 at 5:29 PM

I’d rather lose than fight like a p****.

The Race Card on April 1, 2008 at 5:31 PM

This campaign is getting Curiouser and Curiouser, as Alice said. An increasing number of Dems are beginning to outsmart themselves–which is not all tha difficult to do, but makes for good political entertainment.

Janos Hunyadi on April 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM

Olby is mentally unballanced.

Les in NC on April 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM

A Zod reference. Should we break out the Zod campaign website? Signs point to yes!

Nethicus on April 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM

And how gutless nutless does she look in hindsight for letting Silky Pony demagogue her into skipping that Fox News debate last year?

Entelechy on April 1, 2008 at 5:33 PM

which is not all tha difficult to do, but makes for good political entertainment.

Janos Hunyadi on April 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM

Igen, Janos. The populace needs circuses – who’d have thought that the liberals would provide such good ones?

The gladiator fights are yet to be staged…but they are a coming…

Entelechy on April 1, 2008 at 5:35 PM

When does Olby get to monitor Fox? I thought he was doing that Jew eating rabbit gig on that other affiliate of NBC?

Hening on April 1, 2008 at 5:35 PM

Too slow…Dang. Harry Reed would like Lord Zod’s voluntary tax plan.

http://www.zod2008.com/1040zod.pdf

ronsfi on April 1, 2008 at 5:35 PM

And how gutless does she look in hindsight for letting Silky Pony demagogue her into skipping that Fox News debate last year?

Hillary wasn’t demagogued into skipping that Fox News debate. If you want to know how the Clintons themselves feel about Fox News, go back to this gem from September 2006.

Red Pill on April 1, 2008 at 5:36 PM

And Olby would know something about idiots.

Esthier on April 1, 2008 at 5:37 PM

All of a sudden, Sean Hannity and the other employees of Fox News realized that Hillary is a much better choice than the Affirmative Action and America-hater incarnated in Hussein?

Maybe.

Usually idiots figure it out much… much later.

They were wrong about Romney.

It was too late to fix it.

They were wrong about Hillary as well.

They are trying to fix it.

Too late?

We shall see.

Indy Conservative on April 1, 2008 at 5:40 PM

Olbermann is (mentally) unbalanced.

aengus on April 1, 2008 at 5:42 PM

I’m looking for the four horsemen in the sky.

silverfox on April 1, 2008 at 5:54 PM

That same rant that Keith gave can be just as easily turned around on him.

“You think MSNBC is fair and objective?! The same MSNBC that called Republicans terrorists? The same MSNBC that has called President Bush a fascist? The same MSNBC that said that Barrack Obama sends a thrill up their leg? The same MSNBC that wondered if Fred Thompson’s wife likes to work the poll? That MSNBC? Keith Olbermann, today’s Worst…Person…in the Wooorrrld”

SoulGlo on April 1, 2008 at 5:55 PM

Olby is mentally unballanced retarded.

Les in NC on April 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM

FTFY

SouthernGent on April 1, 2008 at 5:57 PM

For some reason I just want to run up to Olby and scream “Mufasa” at him. He reminds me of Ed – the one who is chewing his leg in the clip.

pecan pie on April 1, 2008 at 6:03 PM

Fox News is garbage. The Democrats who keep whining about which network is the harshest to them are even worse.

freevillage on April 1, 2008 at 6:06 PM

If you think that Keith Olberman is balanced……..

eski502 on April 1, 2008 at 6:12 PM

Well, I know who I think is an idiot and it isn’t the Governor.

TooTall on April 1, 2008 at 6:18 PM

You know, the more I watch Olby on MSNBC the more convinced I am that it’s not even a news channel. No self-respecting media company would let a clueless nutjob like that openly insult its competition. “Fixed Noise”? Give me a break. If the worst you can do is insult your competition without giving context, you obviously have no case.

I can’t prove this, but on the thing about asking Hillary to declare defeat … wasn’t that on Fox News Sunday by Chris Wallace who, er, who used to work at NBC?

PurpleWombats on April 1, 2008 at 6:22 PM

I don’t understand why olberman, who is supposedly a newsman, is calling a rival network things like “fixed noise” etc.
Can anyone enlighten me?
Does MSNBC condone this?

ArmyAunt on April 1, 2008 at 6:23 PM

The bi-polar sportscaster strikes again. Hillary did in fact and undeniably fabricate the story that Chelsea was under the towers when the first plane hit, on the Today show.

Chelsea told a different story herself to Talk magazine two months after the fact. Harvey Weinstein then closed down the magazine, in keeping with the Clinton’s and friend’s scorched earth tactics when it comes to damage control.

Of the two or three hundred people in Berkley who still watch bathtub boy, I hope some of them (who can read) will follow up on his latest I-forgot-to-take-my-medication-rant.

revolution on April 1, 2008 at 6:24 PM

I wonder how they dragged Fast Eddie Rendell from Las Vegas long enough for an interview. Another democrap slug.

Zorro on April 1, 2008 at 6:35 PM

Olby was born at the wrong time. He would have been a great character for a child actor in that old TV show “The Little Rascals”. Spanky’s hyper little brother or something. The more agitated he gets the funnier he is.

I bet his sister used to kick his ass constantly when they were kids.

Guardian on April 1, 2008 at 6:39 PM

olbie ods.
the dems continue to chew their tails.
tomorrow, a nyt piece will gnaw on whether howard dean should be replaced.
swweet.

jimmer on April 1, 2008 at 6:50 PM

I actually tuned into Olbermann’s show for the first time last week just to see what it was. No wonder he consistently gets his ass handed to him by Fox. How does this nut-job stay on the air?

JC in CA on April 1, 2008 at 7:15 PM

The funny thing is, MSNBC and their parents actually pawn this a**clown off as a news guy.

bikermailman on April 1, 2008 at 7:59 PM

Olby can’t handle the truth.

Dr. Manhattan on April 1, 2008 at 8:33 PM

Olbermann is (mentally) unbalanced.

aengus on April 1, 2008 at 5:42 PM

It’s Olberkind.

Entelechy on April 2, 2008 at 12:29 AM

Somebody puts a gun to my head and says vote for a Democrat, Rendell would come to mind.

Hummer53 on April 2, 2008 at 12:38 AM

If I google ironic moron would Uberdork’s picture come up?

srhoades on April 2, 2008 at 9:30 AM

Nethicus on April 1, 2008 at 5:32 PM

Is it the Zod from the “Donnor Cut” or the other one? I’ll only kneel if he’s from the “Donnor Cut”.

srhoades on April 2, 2008 at 9:36 AM