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June 20, 2008

Chris Matthews, Keith Olbermann Jockey for Right to Desecrate Tim Russert's Legacy

Both cable clowns are pitching themselves for the Meet the Press show, both deny it, and both are deemed by an "insider" to be delusional to think the network would even consider either of them.

The insider said, "They're cable. They're far too partisan. They have no gravitas. If gravitas is eight letters, they're about seven letters short."

Keith Olbermann, the scuttlebutt goes, is threatening to quit if he doesn't get the gig.

I do wonder what NBC's other options are, though. David Gregory? David Schuster? (Giggle to both.)

Who are their other higher-profile options?

I don't know. Seems to me they'd have to go outside the organization for a suitable replacement.


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