Video: Olbermann Defends Clinton, Says Wallace’s ‘Cheap Trick Would Get A Journalist Fired — But A Propagandist Promoted’

Some bullet points from Keith Olbermann’s fiery rant against the “hyenas” at Fox News following Chris Wallace‘s controversial interview with Bill Clinton Sunday:

  • “It was the kind of cheap trick which would get a journalist fired — but a propagandist, promoted.”
  • “Promise to talk of charity and generosity; but instead launch into the lies and distortions with which the Authoritarians among us attack the virtuous and reward the useless. ”
  • “And don’t even be professional enough to assume the responsibility for the slanders yourself; blame your audience for ‘e-mailing’ you the question.”
  • “Then again, Chris Wallace might be braver still. Had I in one moment surrendered all my credibility as a journalist, and been irredeemably humiliated, as was he, I would have gone home and started a new career selling seeds by mail.”
  • “Disney was first to sell-out its corporate reputation, with ‘The Path to 9/11.’ Of that company’s crimes against truth one needs to say little. Simply put: someone there enabled an Authoritarian zealot to belch out Mr. Bush’s new and improved history.”