Pitchforks and Torches: The Worst of the Worst, from Beck, Bill, and Bush to Palin and Other Posturing Republicans

Pitchforks and Torches: The Worst of the Worst, from Beck, Bill, and Bush to Palin and Other Posturing Republicans

by Keith Olbermann
     
 

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An irresistible new collection from the New York Times bestselling author and host of MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann

In his particular wit and style, Keith Olbermann skewers politicians, celebrities, and people behaving badly every weeknight on MSNBC's increasingly popular Countdown with Keith Olbermann. This book starts right

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An irresistible new collection from the New York Times bestselling author and host of MSNBC's Countdown with Keith Olbermann

In his particular wit and style, Keith Olbermann skewers politicians, celebrities, and people behaving badly every weeknight on MSNBC's increasingly popular Countdown with Keith Olbermann. This book starts right after President Obama's election and collects all of Olbermann's acclaimed ""Special Comments,"" a few of his ""Quick Comments,"" all but one of his feature ""WTF,"" selections of ""Bushed"" and ""Still Bushed,"" and, of course, a healthy dose of ""The Worst Person in the World.""

  • Covers everything from gay marriage to Sarah Palin and the Bush legacy—plus Sean Hannity, Glenn Beck, and, of course, Bill-O
  • Olbermann is a frequent poster to the popular website DailyKos, where his audience has shown itself as fervid and highly supportive
  • New from the New York Times bestselling author of The Worst Person of the World and Truth and Consequences

Showcasing Olbermann at his most controversial, outspoken, and entertaining, Pitchforks and Torches cuts to the truth in a world of lies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470614471
Publisher:
Turner Publishing Company
Publication date:
10/26/2010
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
931,624
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.60(h) x 1.10(d)

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Meet the Author

Keith Olbermann has won three Edward R. Murrow Awards for Writing, the first for his coverage of 9/11, the second for its anniversary commemorations a year later, and the third in 2010 for his tribute to his mother, "A Baseball Fan Named Marie." Now the host of MSNBC's Countdown, he was previously the coanchor of ESPN's SportsCenter from 1992 to 1997 and helped launch ESPN2 and the ESPN Radio Network. He has hosted prime-time news programs, moderated a Democratic presidential debate, anchored two World Series and one Super Bowl, and won a CableACE and eleven Golden Mikes, while his shows have won four Sports Emmys. He has written for dozens of publications, including the New York Times, Newsweek, Time, and Sports Illustrated. He is the author of The Worst Person in the World: And 202 Strong Contenders, Truth and Consequences, and other books.

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