Yesterday, an era of Twins baseball came to an end, as the organization fired Ron Gardenhire, the second-winningest manager in club history (1,068 wins, behind Tom Kelly) and the first to finish his Minnesota tenure with a record over .500 since Bill Rigney left town more than 40 years ago.As with a ... More >>
Following the Vikings' announcement that Adrian Peterson, facing a trial on freshly filed child abuse charges involving his four-year-old son, will return to action this Sunday, the Carlson Hotel Group announced it's suspending its sponsorship of the Vikings.Carlson, owner of Radisson Hotels, has on ... More >>
Keith Olbermann put the Twins marketing team on blast for comparing the on-field product to a luxury car when it's really more akin to a broken-down beater.That got Dave Overlund thinking about another MLB team that loses a lot, but at least does so inside a nice ballpark.
According to Keith Olbermann, the Twins marketing department is not only the worst in baseball, but the people who work for it were the absolutely most reprehensible folks in all of sports yesterday.Olbermann sounded off after the Twins distributed an email that left fans wondering what the hell the ... More >>
Marcus Bachmann is so closeted, he's collected more pink slips than the oft-fired Keith Olbermann. Or so said Jimmy Kimmel during his keynote comedy routine at Saturday's White House Correspondents Dinner. Kimmel's joke went over about as well as one of Marcus's ex-gay therapy sessions: The crowd gr ... More >>
Keith Olbermann's reaction to Michele Bachmann's crush.MSNBC's Keith Olbermann is spitting up at the news that Michele Bachmann said she'd like to be stranded on a desert island with him for a little platonic conversation. "I'm not often stumped. But I have to admit, she stumped me," he said ... More >>
Michele Bachmann wants to get all Swiss Family Robinson with Keith Olbermann.Keith Olbermann has named Michele Bachmann the "Worst Person In The World" over and over, but given the choice she says she'd rather take him with her to a desert island any day than Rachel Maddow or Chris "Tingly Fe ... More >>
It's a conspiracy alright. But a Republican conspiracy.Michele Bachmann wants two things now: To be taken seriously, and to win the No. 4 position in the House leadership ranks. The problem is, she keeps on spouting batshit craziness. It's hard to win the hearts and minds of folks like soon- ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is Iced Tea.Keith Olbermann devoted a sizable portion of his nightly Countdown to Michele Bachmann tonight, in a segment hilariously titled "Iced Tea."As the Queen of the Tea Partier, Bachmann should be benefiting from their electoral victory. But quite the opposite is happening. ... More >>
Jared Allen's fine with reporters like Inez Sainz in the locker room. Keith Olbermann? Not so much.Jared Allen is playing solid defense for female sports reporters after some New York Jets recently reverted to adolescence around Mexican sports reporter Ines Sainz in their locker room. Zip it ... More >>
A screengrab of the video posted on an official Minnesota state Senate website by webmaster Randy BrownKeith Olbermann named Minnesota GOP Webmaster Randy Brown the Worst Person in the World today.Brown earned the offensive honor with his decision to run--on an official Minnesota state senator's ... More >>
Michele Bachmann, she of "gangster government" fame, continues to draw national media mocking for insisting that President Barack Obama should have commandeered boats to combat the drill-baby-drill BP oil spill disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. First, Hardball weighed in. Now, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann ... More >>
Crazy Congresswoman Michele Bachmann claimed last night that Wall Street reform constituted something akin to fascism:"This has a lot in common with Italy in the 1930s and the way Italy dealt with economics," she said. "It still continues private ownership of business but government is in control."M ... More >>
In a post on DailyKos, Olbermann accuses Ventura of misremembering the circumstances surrounding his time at MSNBC.
"They gave me this crazy beard that was hanging down pointed, looked like Travolta, right?"
Today, she's walking back that statement, but not before getting mocked on Countdown.
We've rounded up a collection of video and text in case you were "too busy" to make it to Washington, D.C. yesterday for the hoopla.
Bachmania is a national phenomenon. It's also fish in a barrel during a slow summer.
"Which is it: Is she crazy, is she stupid, or is she on something?"
Savage said "the Michele Bachmanns of the world and the Glenn Becks of the world are actively and consciously, or subconsciously, trying to get... the president killed."
Countdown features a one-two punch of Minnesota demagogues.
In light of El Tinklenberg's announcement that he will not be attempting to defeat Bachmann in 2010, Olbermann pulled together a helpful montage of what Clark will be fighting against.
Keith Olbermann is positively gleeful that Michele Bachmann may have talked herself out of a job.
Lt. Colonel Joe Repya of Eagan wrote an editorial for the Pioneer Press explaining his exit from the Minnesota GOP.
When Bachmann went in front of Congress and started ripping Sen. Amy Klobuchar for trying to save Fury Motors, she forgot the key person in the story: herself.
The governor sure pulled that metaphor out of his ass.
Steroids vs. Torture: Or why Jose Canseco needs to talk like Dick Cheney.
Keith Olbermann seems to think so.
We fact checked Bachmann and the story spread across the blogosphere, made it in some major political publications, and was picked up by the Associated Press. We're all Bachmann crazy.
She's still talking and cable TV news hosts love it.
Bachmann was walking high and mighty pretending she has never taken earmarks. Then we find out she in fact did take earmarks in 2008 and she starts back pedaling.
When we heard of Bachmann's "You be da man" comment to RNC chairman Michael Steele during the CPAC conference, we thought it was pretty hilarious. Check out some of our favorite national reaction.
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Just wait. Someday she'll catch the golden snitch. Then we'll all be screwed.
Olberman starts the segment by warning viewers this may be the "craziest interview in American political history".
CNN Headline News host Glenn Beck held a brief interview with Congressman-elect Keith Ellison on November 14 and asked him if, as a Muslim, he was working with America's enemies.
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