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October 19, 2007

Keith Olbermann: Pete Stark's Rant "Refreshing"

I've got Waylon Jennings as "The Balladeer" in my head: Supportin' the troops... the only way they know how... That's just a little bit more than decency will allow.

Correction: I got this jagoff confused with David Crosby, and wrote in the headline that Stark had said that the troops' job was to kill innocents. He didn't actually say that, though he did say that Bush blows things up in Iraq for his "amusement," and thus the troops are the evil clowns responsible for providing him with belly-laughs.

Un-Correction: Nope, I had it right the first time. I thought I remembered him saying it:

"You don't have money to fund the war or children," Stark accused Republicans. "But you're going to spend it to blow up innocent people if we can get enough kids to grow old enough for you to send to Iraq to get their heads blown off for the president's amusement."

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