Malkin Whine-apalooza: Day Three
As we all know, Michelle Malkin is a “well known, famous and powerful and influential writer and author.” But it appears that she is still having some trouble with the language. According to Michelle, Keith Olbermann called her an idiot, but Olbermann begs to differ:
â€œHow dare you call this woman an idiot?â€
Thatâ€™s apparently what she said, while appearing on Rush Limbaughâ€™s Entertainment Radio Program today. She certainly wrote it on her blog. To be precise: â€œhis (Chris Matthewsâ€™) scurrilous charges were repeated by his MSNBC colleague Keith Olbermann, who called me an â€˜idiot.â€™â€
Well, I felt terrible. In my little naÃ¯ve old-fashioned way, I feel you preserve terms like that exclusively for men. I was preparing a formal apology. Political differences, fault or innocence, are all secondary. There are codes.
Funniest darn thing happened, though. Checked the tape of the show, re-read the blog. I never called Michelle Malkin an â€œidiot.â€
Never used the word.
Second time I referenced her, I did say â€œthis woman, Malkin, who made a fool of herself on this network, about an hour agoâ€¦â€
So thatâ€™s what youâ€™re dealing with here. Sheâ€™s an author or a journalist or something, and she misquoted the insult to herself.
So maybe Michelle just felt like an idiot. I mean, she should.
Now Michelle is misquoting Olbermann:
The profanity-laced and racist-filled hate mail has been most amusing. Many are taking their cue from Keith Olbermann and suggesting that I go kill myself.
Did Olbermann actually suggest Michelle kill herself? Well you would think that if you were, well, an idiot like Michelle (hey…she said it, not me). Here is the nearest that I can find:
Final note here: Ms. Malkin complains online that I wrote I was never prouder of Matthews, which reminds me of something from my sportscasting days.
15 years ago, when I was still a comparative newcomer in television, I made a gigantic rookieâ€™s mistake. Bill Stout, the legendary Los Angeles newsman who haunted the hallways as a figure of indomitable moral force, looked at me later that day and said, â€œIâ€™m proud of you. You have courage. If I had just done that on television, I would go home, and open my veins.â€
So, Michelle Malkin, Iâ€™m proud of you, too.
Ooooooo. You only have to read between the lines to see that Malkin is remarkably… thin-skinned.
So it’s back to Fox with her where she can publicly lick her wounds, or maybe even get Alan Colmes to lick them for her.
He’s got to be good for something….