The Corner

Take It From an Olbermann Fan

He writes:

I’ve become an occasional visitor to your site in typical “let’s what the other guys are talking about” fashion.  I consider myself the typical, what you would call angry raging leftist and you’re right on about Keith.  Despite the CW about liberal media, I have a hard time finding any, especially in radio/TV (I mean, c’mon, I live in NYC metro and it’s Hannity, O’Reilly, Limbaugh, Levin, Scarborough, Savage and on and on….).  Watching Olbermann over the past few months (and I was a fan going back to him and Craig Kilborn re-inventing sports anchors on SportsCenter) he’s become so good it usually either brings a smile to my face or tears to my eyes.  Someone out there understands how many of us feel and isn’t afraid to scream it out loud, especially these “Special Comments.” And, yes, though I didn’t vote for Nader, I’ve bought all of Mr. Moore’s books and seen all his movies.  I know you guys like to minimize him, but there are plenty of us out here anxiously awaiting his next Special Comments and e-mailing them to each other all over the country.  Of course you disagree with him, but you’re right not to discount his growing popularity and influence.  Right now, we don’t have many in the political arena speaking for us (maybe Feingold and Dean), so we tune in to Stewart, Colbert, Rich, Franken, Moore, et al to get our progressive fix.