Keith Olbermann, the TV sports commentator whose career tanked when he decided to become an angry political pundit instead, now has a “show,” or rather a kind of vlog, affiliated somehow with the men’s fashion magazine Gentleman’s Quarterly.
Confusingly named The Closer (same title as a 2005-2012 “police procedural” drama starring Kyra Sedgwick), the offering appears to be a low-budget retread of Olbermann’s old Countdown on MSNBC. That is, it’s another rant-fest from Keith. On Countdown he mainly filled out his slot with fist-pounding invective against Fox News’s Bill O’Reilly (“Bill-O”), whom Olbermann grandiosely imagined to be his opposite number. Grandiosely, that is, because Olbermann’s ratings were relatively miniscule.
Now Olbermann’s imagined rival is Donald J. Trump: