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Beck v. Olbermann

Glenn Beck got in a good line during a segment on Reliable Sources with Howard Kurtz this weekend:

BECK: … We’re in a very politically correct world, you know, you can — you can — if you are honest about it, you can see that there is a different standard. Here I am, I’m in the hot seat almost constantly, because I’m doing an opinion show, but I am telling you I’m doing an opinion show. I am in the hot seat because I’m a conservative, but I’m telling you that I’m a conservative. Yet people like Keith Olbermann, doing a news show never, will ever admit that he’s a liberal. He is a liberal and he’s also blending news and comment together. That is a great danger that I would think that journalists –
KURTZ: When he does his commentary, it says special comment.
BECK: Are you only finding his commentary there in the special comment? I mean, come on.

(h/t TVNewser)

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