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What the f**k is wrong with The Post?

The New York Post is run by lunatics.

Today's edition makes fun of Keith Olbermann's recent brush with death by anthrax. Turns out the white powder letter he got was nothing more than soap shavings, but certainly these people are journalists too! How could they find something of that nature to be humorus? Here's the editorial, which ran under the title "Powder Puff Spooks Keith" ...
MSNBC loudmouth Keith Olbermann flipped out when he opened his home mail yesterday. The acerbic host of "Countdown with Keith Olbermann" was terrified when he opened a suspicious-looking letter with a California postmark and a batch of white powder poured out. A note inside warned Olbermann, who's a frequent critic of President Bush's policies, that it was payback for some of his on-air shtick.

The caustic commentator panicked and frantically called 911 at about 12:30 a.m., sources told The Post's Philip Messing. An NYPD HazMat unit rushed to Olbermann's pad on Central Park South, but preliminary tests indicated the substance was harmless soap powder. However, that wasn't enough to satisfy Olbermann, who insisted on a checkup. He asked to be taken to St. Luke's Hospital, where doctors looked him over and sent him home. Whether they gave him a lollipop on the way out isn't known. Olbermann had no comment.
I think I know why they're acting like fascist freaks -- Olbermann frequently calls Bill O'Reilly, and other Faux News personalities, on their blatant lies. Faux News is owned by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's company News Corporation, which also owns The New York Post. It doesn't take too much of a leap to put two and two together.

Hm. I wonder if MySpace will let me post this as a bulletin. That's a Murdoch company as well. Isn't media consolidation just King?

On a serious note, my sympathies go out to Keith Olbermann, who is one of the most brave, articulate, unflinching news men in America today. He has my undying respect, and I hope this incident has not shaken him into hiding.

Keep up your good work, Keith. You are needed, and loved by many; this muckraker included.

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