Glenn Beck hilariously derides Keith Olbermann for special comment on Sherrod Story

Olbermann did another one of his classic special comments last night on the Shirley Sherrod story, and Beck had as much fun with it as I’ve ever seen as he relentlessly mocks Olbermann’s manufactured indignity!



Enjoy!

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Stopied
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Stopied

History? Who needs history. How much more time are they going to spend laughing at nothing? Name calling etc. Did you actually listen to this? Is this waht you guys listen too daily? Is this it? You guys must be very, very lonely. Can you respond to the actual history? Or are you too busy eating “freedom fries”?

Me
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Me

Come on Stopied – anyone that doesn’t see the humor in this is useless. Keith was ASKING for it

Kristensmiles
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Kristensmiles

Excuse me? How is it that Beck does not have the mental capacity to understand the Consitution? What evidence do you have for that? I have listened to Beck for 3 years now and I think he has a superior understanding of the Constitution. I have studied the Constitution both in school (high, undergrad and grad) and in self-study. I do not consider myself a Constitutional Scholar, but think I have a pretty good handle on it and our Framers' original intent. I also see where the Courts have gone adrift from the original intent and spirit of the Contitution, esp. in Commerce Clause cases. Anyway, how is it that Glenn does not understand the Constitution?

Peacemaker 47
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Peacemaker 47

I wonder what Obermann will do when he grows up?

Niseep
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Niseep

Thank you. I needed a good laugh and my stomach still hurts from the profound levity. Mr O is hard to stomach. He is vicious and attacks venomously instead of ever DISCUSSING issues. It was cathartic to watch this clip and revel in his ignorance and feined chiding. The liberal media and idiots like Mr. Dean want so badly to blame FOX, but the facts get in their way…so Mr O tries to confuse the issue with French history. Clearly those who OVERREACTED were the administration numskulls who checked nothing. Thanks Glen for bringing some levity into a heavy week. I really needed this laugh.

KimberlyAE
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KimberlyAE

On his show Countdown, Keith has claimed a superior position because of his “Ivy League education” and has viciously derided others because of the colleges they attended…

Keith is so sensitive to the subject of his Alma Mater that when Ann Coulter correctly identified his college as an Ag school, the next night Keith went on his show in an indignant hissy fit and held up his framed degree pointing to the large font that read Cornell University, to prove to the world his pedigree.

He deserved to be made fun of, he can't admit he went to an Ag school because he's ashamed of if. Glenn Beck is not afraid of his education and he'll tell everyone he's self educated, he knows the institution does not make the man.

Not so Stupid
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Not so Stupid

How could an event long after the founding of this nation have an influence on its founding.

BTW, “Richard” Dryfus is an actor, the original Pappion wan not. “A little learning is a dangerous thing”, BTW.

Not so Stupid
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Not so Stupid

Would you like to explain your accusations? Significant point in history? How so? Anti-Semitsm? Based on what proof? Precursors? You mean that the Nazis learned how to do it from this Pappion (Butterfly tattoo reference) incident? I have a different take on the Nazis and anti-semitism. I see a wind, nay, hurricane blowing past you. I recommend a reading of an unbiased history tome and not a revisionist one.

mina
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mina

Hey Flag, Kudos to your school! The most “current” subject I was taught in public schools was about “carpetbaggers & Quakers.” I wish more teachers would focus on interesting topics. Starting with “who built the pyramids” would be a fantastic way to get kids interested in history. It wasn't until I was married until I realized History was interesting and important.

Molly Malone
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Molly Malone

Well, I kinda have to disagree with you here. For one thing, the person who fired Sherrod said that he was the one who made that decision, not the WH, not Obama, just him. You are right in that the NAACP most certainly deserves to be taken to the woodshed for their part in the whole mess, and same goes for those in the media who should have known from past experience that Breitbart is not and never has been a reliable source. But to say, “No harm, no foul”, when whoever isolated that little splice from the entire tape of Sherrod's speech most certainly did so with the intention of causing harm, seems to me a bit like claiming that someone who attempts to blow up a building gets a free pass if the bomb fails to detonate. The intention was to knowingly, willingly cause harm to an innocent… Read more »

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

No, I don't get it at all. He called Alfred Dreyfus richard dreyfuss, and then Dick because Richard was in a movie about Alfred, but did not play alfred? Why didn't he just call him Kevin Bacon then? You know because Kevin was in this movie with an actor who was in antoher movie with Richard, and therefore is also a stand in for an important historical figure….

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

Since the poster still thinks the name is Dick (Richard), then yes your guess would be correct.
The whole premise of the post was scary… as if knowledge is such a bad thing, particularly knowledge of events that laid the foundation for what we as a country stand for….. oh well…

PS People that study the solar system (astronomers) should go live on Mars!!!!! Since they love it soooo much!!!

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

Exactly, these elitists with their arcane knowledge are ruining our country… Who cares about some dead Europeans anyway. not like they had anything to do with the foundation of our great country… I got to go. today Beck is telling us how the EPA trying to protect the air we breath from even more pollutuon is actually taking our freedoms away….. I don't care if someones kids get cancer, someday I may want to open up a facotry and spew toxins into the air, and these lib bastards are ruining my dream!!!!

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

Deep down inside I think you would know anyway, even without the evil, elitist lefties and there fancy education and knowledge. But hey just point at them and yell “NERD!” That way you will feel superior for a little while.

Burger
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Burger

ahah, what an idiot olberman is. Expecting us to know who Dreyfus is. He's so stupid for know stuff and things.

Gdominguez10
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Gdominguez10

Who destoryed her reputation? The NAACP or the president who had her fired? A “woman's reputation” was not destroyed. Obama offered her job back but she wasn't sure she wants to work for the government again. She'll probably write a book and make money out of this whole affair? But her reputation destroyed? If she had not changed her racists ways she should have had her reputation destoryed. But she saw the light and will do very well now. What gets me about liberals is that they think they are smarter than everybody else. I've yet to see a liberal who can hold a candle to someone like the late William F. Buckley or Michael Medved.

Idiotland
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Idiotland

And of course, destroying a woman's reputation is just hilarious to the infantile 12 year olds on the right. But of course, in the unread states who needs edumication. It will maik yuu librul. It's much more fun to live in a neocon fantasy world and pretend that the US isn't a failed state.

Luman Donald
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Luman Donald

Could it be that some in the lamestream media are frustrated and need to take it out on someone as good as Glenn Beck? Keith Olberman is strange.

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

Perhaps that case could be made in an effective, reasoned way, and not simply appealing to the lowest form by using childish mockery?

Teaspooner
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Teaspooner

In summary: We is Americans! We don't need us no Frenchie history lessons from some educated elitist! Americans do not need European history lessons; it has nothing to do with our Freedoms and independence, the way Beck and Palin books do! We read Becks books, so we are smart. Libs don't read his books, what does that tell you?

Mikeaamato
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Mikeaamato

Keith Olbermann did indeed graduate from an ag school — at Cornell. Considering that Glenn Beck couldn't even make it through a single semester of college … well, let's just say he's not exactly in any position to deride anyone else's education. (And besides, what does Beck have against agricultural colleges? Sarah Palin graduated from one too, dude.)

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

You make a more adult, and reasoned response to the historical analogy Olbermann was making than Beck does with his childish, forced mockery.

Fredmerc
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Fredmerc

If you listen to the clip Olbermann does get his name right. It is your beloved Beck who conflates it with Richard and “Dick”.

Pod
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Pod

The Agricultural College here is Cornell. And Beck is a graduate of what college? And why not?

Molly Malone
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Molly Malone

I donno, Cape70, I laughed all the way through the tape. Clearly, Beck–the self-professed historian–didn't have a clue about the Dreyfus Affair and its historical significance; confused Alfred Dreyfus with actor Richard Dreyfus; didn't know that many of today's excellent universities began life as “Ag schools”; and blithely assumed, in his ignorance, that he was pulling off a hillarious put-down of K.O., when in fact the laugh was on Beck.

Cape70
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Cape70

Once again, Beck shows his red a**. Palin? Ag degree, too. Beck? Couldn't even get thru a semester of college. Now, he's confuting the Dreyfus Affair, which prompted the risk of anti-semitism in Europe. How appropriate.

Mikeaamato
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Mikeaamato

The Dreyfus affair was not just French history, nor even merely world history. It was one of the more significant points in history, period — a seminal point in terms of institutionalized racism, specifically anti-Semitism, in government, and one of the most significant precursors of the Holocaust. The fact that the analogy just blows right by Beck and Gray — them with their giggling and exaggerated rolling “r”s of Breitbart — just shows them to be the ignoramuses they are proud of being.

Eliza Dodd
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Eliza Dodd

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joeyess
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joeyess

What is this? Is Glenn Beck 12 yrs old? If anyone here does not know the story of injustice that was inflicted upon Alfred Dreyfus is an idiot. Glenny-boy proves that he is in that camp.

I think the man is drinking again.

What a douche.

Cantomagica
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Cantomagica

***OUCH*** My stomach hurts from laughing!!! Hahaha!

Lawannahorton
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Lawannahorton

I love you guys, hilarious!!!!!!!!!

Dickfitzer
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Dickfitzer

really – do tell – where is Beck wrong on the Constitution?

Actech1
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Actech1

you go girl.if old “foggy brain” would like to drop by my house,i'll show him some of the books i read. their heavy enough to squash that melon he calls a head from a 3 foot drop

gella
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gella

@Mytime1976 – yes you should know about Dreyfus Affair. Everyone should. As a matter a fact very many do.

gella
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gella

@Dover947 – fully agree with you. Quite an amazing and sad clip

gella
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gella

My comment is not about K.Olbermann, but about G. Beck's commenting the Dreyfus affair. It is a very well known case in history, both french and jewish, and beyond. Sharodd's situation of course has nothing to do with Dreyfus case, but nevertheless I am taken aback by the way Glenn Beck talks about the latter. Very unpleasant aftertaste

Autoteck1
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Autoteck1

I beleve this is just having fun with Obermans idiotic comaprison of two totaly unrelated uncompareable matters. I do agrea with one thing Oberman said about Obama “This selfdefeatingly above it all president included”. I think somehow some way he is beginning to see the light!

Nospam
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Nospam

You go girl! Its not very often a cry of real racism is herd and then actually backed up in reference to Tea Party/Glenn/Rush/etc. followers. I haven't once heard any factual claim of racism backed up in regard to tea party/912'rs. The one video I have seen was edited to only show the moron with his “White power” shirt. What the edited video didn't show but the full video did was the other tea party members kicking him out! Butt heads like that don't represent us and what we stand for.

Stay strong gang. Don't let hatred or fear stop our momentum.

Donna
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Donna

The Dreyfus case was very important and I don't commend Beck and his sidekick for not knowing about it. However, you and other lib commentators here are also missing the point. Comparing a man who suffered on Devil's Island to someone who had a few uncomfortable hours and is now (laughably) being nominated for sainthood by the left is also ridiculous.

If Sherrold was unfairly labeled a racist, well, now someone on the left knows what it feels like. Meanwhile, that $100,000 Breitbart offered to anybody who can offer proof that tea party people used the “n” word and spat on black reps is still unclaimed – because it's a lie. The lefties can live with that lie.

Guest
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Guest

Isn't it a far stretch to go back 120 years for a comparison and then have to look in a different country for the comparison?

joeyess
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joeyess

No more of a stretch than Glenn going back 70 yrs and referring to Obama as a fascist/Hitler.

Jobu
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Jobu

So you think these two simpering fools are being intelligent with their middle school laughter? Because they are ignorant of the Dreyfus case? But then again, fear and ignorance are Glenn Beck's metier (French word).

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