3 Stikes and Keith is Out
For the Arena Blog at Politico.com
The only reason the media is buzzing with talk about Current TV right now is Keith Olbermann's high profile. Olbermann put Current TV on the map and the network will stay on the radar if they find someone of the same stature. Even Current will fire Olbermann or he will quit. The controversy about his inevitable departure will do even more for Al Gore and his network.
Olbermann is his own enemy. Since he's burned his bridges in politics, my guess is he'll follow his passion for baseball. Is anyone looking for an analyst to go along with their baseball play by play guy? Rush Limbaugh would get a kick out of it, if the former MSNBC host works for the Cincinnati Reds. But Olbermann should be very cautious in the new job. In baseball, it's three strikes and you're out.