Olbermann gets suspended for funding political candidates. Why is on-air support for candidates OK, but not financial support? For a few reasons.
MSNBC has suspended Countdown host Keith Olbermann for donations he made to Democratic candidates last week. One of them, Rep. Raul Grijalva of Arizona, appeared on Countdown the same day Olbermann donated to his campaign.
In a statement to Politico the liberal host explained his donations:
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