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Keith Olbermann Drops His ‘Worst Person in the World’ Segment

Olbermann says he’s dropping it for now, at least in part due to Jon Stewart’s criticism on Saturday. But I agree with the Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik who writes

I wonder if it isn’t more a matter of Olbermann’s “worst person” segments losing whatever bite they might have once had with his devotees — and the high ministers of leftist group think taking him to the woodshed over the weekend for daring to criticize the Rev. Jon Stewart’s Tent Revival and Puppet Show Saturday with one of his seemingly uncontrollable tweets.

We’ll see how long Olbermann’s self-imposed suspension of the segment lasts, however.

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