Thursday, March 22, 2012
Missing Keith Olbermann
I miss Keith Olbermann. If Keith were on MSNBC this evening, we might see a picture of Todd Palin and the words “WORST PERSON IN THE WORLD!”
Alaskans’ First Pimp Todd Palin deserves that WPIW designation as much as anyone who ever made the list – Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney, Sarah Palin and her mini-me Bristol. I wonder if that would have been a record - the only family with a trinity of WPIW honorees.
Night after night during John McCain’s failed 2008 run, Keith spoke his mind and our thoughts. He made the phrase“That woman is an idiot” synonymous with Sarah Palin. It made us laugh. We nodded our heads in agreement. We repeated it to each other, posted it on the internet, said it under our breath when watching the news. Sarah knew it was “God’s plan” for her to be Vice President. (see Game Change the movie and read the book). Therefore, Sarah knew Keith Olbermann was acting in opposition to God’s plan. No doubt in her mind. Mr. O was serving Satan himself as evidenced by the liberal-leaning news commentator’s relish in exposing her political inadequacy. Pay no attention to the evidence before your very eyes. The Couric interview – ignore that. The Gibson gaffes – ignore those. The out and out lie about being vindicated in the Wooten matter.
In Palinland, truth is whatever Sarah says it is and if your eyes or ears tell you something else, your faculties have failed you. Sarah’s the queen, whatever she decrees is fact. Sarah facts include “Trig is my biological son,” “My children are overachievers”(from Going Rogue) “Bristol is a hard worker,” and a slew of lies – Sarah facts- we saw Steve Schmitt dealing with in the HBO movie Game Change.
I don't know of any prophecy warning us about Sarah Palin, but all of us were warned against such a person when we were children and our parents and teachers read us the story of The Emperor’s New Clothes.”
Tea Party members have obviously forgotten that silly emperor, duped by conniving “tailors” into believing they had made him a magical suit finer than any other. (He bought a garment only wise people could see? Did they also sell him a bridge to nowhere?) He was so proud, he put on his “suit” and held a parade to show it off to the townsfolk. (In today’s world, he’d have posted pictures on Facebook, or written a "memoir") The crowd of simpletons, sycophants, scaredy-cats, and suck-ups cheered. “Beautiful!” “Wonderful!” “Amazing!” (“Sarah! Sarah! Sarah! Sarah!”)
But one little boy wasn’t fooled. In his short life he had not yet succumbed to peer pressure, political correctness, or self-interest. With innocence and honesty, and probably giggling, he pointed and shouted out “The Emperer’s not wearing clothes!”Only then did the crowd burst out laughing, admitting to one another what they knew all along – that the Emperor didn’t have amazing, beautiful clothing at all, he wasn’t wiser than everyone else. What was on display for everyone to plainly see was his arrogance and his stupidity.
Keith Olbermann was our 2008 campaign version of that boy. He told the truth. Sarah is an Idiot. Bristol deserved her Worst Person in the World designation. But there are crowds of idiots who don't see what we see. Tea Party Patriots, simpletons, sycophants, scaredy-cats, and suck-ups fill up the Conservatives 4 Palin website with stupid comments about how beautiful, wonderful and amazing that woman is. Like the stupid emperor, they part with their money for the privilege of being taken in by a smooth talking hustlers. And like Sarah Palin, they probably think Keith Olbermann is evil. Applying the same criteria, the little boy in the story of “The Emporer’s New Clothes” was EVIL!.
I’ve often wondered if he lost his post at MSNBC because of a Palin full-court press. If so, Sarah surely feels vindicated. No remorse. No sympathy. No sympathy because Sarah believes, knows without a doubt, that she was chosen by God to run for VP and was supposed to win, which means Keith Olbermann was working for the devil and helped the devil win.
When my generation was young that story was supposed to encourage us to grow up to be brave – brave like Keith Olbermann. And if shown a picture of Todd Palin and we should say “That man is EVIL!”We should be the ones shrieking. After all, Todd Palin has been exposed for:
Pressuring a destitute single mom with disabled children into prostitution to increase his power and wealth.
Secretly collecting sex-related information about business associates.
Arranging travel for prostitutes in a multi-state operation of sex for hire.
Mr. Olbermann might like to read this post. He might get a chuckle out of it. And he might want to look between the covers of “Boys Will Be Boys” using the Amazon.com “Look Inside” feature. Does anyone have a Twitter account? Maybe a few dozen of you could send him this message. Think of it as making Sarah Palin squirm. If you are so inclined, leave a comment saying you did it. That will make Todd squirm, too.
Maybe she’s pointing at the screen right now and shrieking! They are all EVIL! I hope so.