Olbermann Calls Ingraham’s Comments On ‘Today’ Unforgivable & Desperate

By Brian 

Tuesday morning on Today, conservative talk show host Laura Ingraham said the morning show should do a broadcast from Iraq — “to actually have a conversation with the people instead of reporting from hotel balconies about the latest IEDs going off.”

On Wednesday’s Countdown, Keith Olbermann responded: “A note about Laura Ingraham’s comments. I’ve known her a long time. I’ll in fact give you the caveat that I’ve known her socially. But that hotel balcony crack was unforgivable.

It was unforgivable to the memory of David Bloom. It was unforgivable in consideration of Bob Woodruff and Doug Vogt. It was unforgivable in the light of what happened to Michael Kelly and what happened to Michael Weiskopf. It was unforgivable with Jill Carroll still a hostage in Iraq. And it was not only unforgivable of her — it was desperate and it was stupid.” Here’s a video clip…