Keith Olbermann praises Chris Christie in ESPN 2 show debut

Jamie Weinstein Senior Writer
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Keith Olbermann is back — and this time he’s doesn’t appear to be so much of a hack.


While Olbermann has returned to his roots covering sports with “Olbermann,” his cleverly named ESPN 2 show, it doesn’t appear the former MSNBC firebrand has completely removed himself from politics. During his opening segment of his debut show Monday, Olbermann praised Republican Gov. Chris Christie for calling a New York Daily News sports reporter an “idiot.”

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