November 5, 2010

English 10, Math 3

Or: “Forget it, he’s rolling.”

Keith Olbermann reportedly donated to political campaigns in violation of NBC News ethics policy. The network has suspended him indefinitely, as is proper if this accusation is true—I love Olbermann, but rules are rules.

But I have to cock my head at paragraph 2 in msnbc’s own news article:

The announcement came in a one-sentence statement from msnbc TV President Phil Griffin: “I became aware of Keith’s political contributions late last night. Mindful of NBC News policy and standards, I have suspended him indefinitely without pay.”

Um. Yeah, uh. Hey…there’s—there’s—you know what, never mind.

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