The Rev. Jesse Jackson quickly switched to damage-control mode Wednesday after Fox News picked up a “crude” and “private” comment that Jackson made about Barack Obama when he thought wasn’t being recorded. Multiple updates.
Keith Olbermann has been on a roll lately, contesting the administration?s ?recent Nazi kick? with a series of essays. This time the ?Countdown? host went after the man himself, saying: ?Mr. Bush, you are accomplishing in part what Osama Bin Laden and others seek?a fearful American populace, easily manipulated, and willing to throw away any measure of restraint, any loyalty to our own ideals and freedoms, for the comforting illusion of safety.? (Video & Transcript)