Olbermann Not a Fan of PSU

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  1. CrucifiedAGT

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    This guy is the gift that keeps giving. Obviously I'm anti child rape (can't believe this is something I have to point out in this society) but raising money for a great cause is a pretty good deed:

    http://deadspin.com/espn-suspends-keith-olbermann-for-penn-state-tweets-1687751753

    Last night, Keith Olbermann got into it on Twitter with Penn State fans and students—originally over, of all things, the school's annual pediatric cancer fundraiser. (His tweets are embedded below.) It was weird and unnecessary, and now ESPN has taken Olbermann off TV for the rest of the week.

    The statement from ESPN:

    We are aware of the exchange Keith Olbermann had on Twitter last night regarding Penn State. It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the views of ESPN. We have discussed it with Keith, who recognizes he was wrong. ESPN and Keith have agreed that he will not host his show for the remainder of this week and will return on Monday. The annual tradition of THON and the efforts of the students of Penn State to fight pediatric cancer should be applauded.


     
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    He hit the nail on the head. The THON is almost as big of a scam as NSAL.
     
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    Im unfamiliar with THON only that they raised a huge amount of money. I have no idea how much actually goes to the cause though.
     
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    It's the largest student run charity in the country. THON has been going for close to 40 years now and raised millions of dollars, over $13 million this year alone.

    Olberman is a smarmy, know-it-all asswipe who has been soapboxing about PSU for weeks now, it's the only thing keeping him somewhat relevant. I'm willing to listen to people who have differing opinions about the PSU/Sandusky scandal but shitting on THON isn't cool at all.
     
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    This is the same type of guy that wants everyone to be treated equal, yet he blames the students of PSU for a cover up they had nothing to do with.
     
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    Exactly. We're talking TWO KITTEN WINGS' worth of $$ here!
     
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    what did he say about thon?
     
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    Helping pediatric cancer is such a waste. Kittens need forever homes, right Robin?
     
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    Keith Olbermanns a douche. An unfunny piece of shit. Right up there with Piers Morgan.
     
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    I'm not a fan of PSU either. Big 10 is a lame conference.
     
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    He was in a Twitter exchange with PSU people. Olbermann was calling PSU pitiful, someone said that THON raised millions for charity, was that pitiful? Olbermann responded that just the fact that he was a student at PSU made him pitiful.

    http://m.local21news.com/article?id=15191282
     
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    Look how much they raised... that is like 1 settlement for some shower hijinks

    PSU Alum are all apologists for kid fucking.. Fuck PSU and Joe P ... they all knew and did NOTHING

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    As a Buckeye, I just have this to say.

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    Except for the National Champions !!
     
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    I just mean entertainment-wise. Their games are boring.
     
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    I completely agree the students defending of Joe Pa and Sandusky was indefensible. But they did raise $13M, so you have to give them that.
     
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    Why do celebrities even go on Twitter. I've lost count of how many lost their high paying cushy jobs because of their stupid tweets. Just shut the fuck up and cash the checks. Don't they know this is no longer a country where fre thinking and individuals thoughts are permitted? I not saying that because I agree with his comments, I'm saying it because he should have the right to say whatever he wants.
     
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    When I see this "For the kids" horseshit. it makes me wretch, because Jerry Sandusky was caught by a graduate assistant diddling a kid in the shower, it was reported to Joe Pa and he did nothing. Kind of takes "for the kids" to a whole new level.
     
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    Without Joe Pa's Grand Jury testimony, Jerry Sandusky never gets indicted.

    Just sayin'...
     
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    You must spread reputation to at least 20 other user(s) before you can give reputation to Ta Ta Toothy again.

    Exactly. He of all people should know the penalty for free thought that differs from the "expected/demanded" POV.