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Hey, Keith. Here's what pals say while you sleep

August 31, 2009 |  2:22 am

So the morning crew on the Obama administration's favorite cable channel was talking a while back about the same old Emanuel-Begala-Stephanopoulos-Carville talking points on Rush Limbaugh being the head of the Republican Party.

And even though it was early in Connecticut, Ari Fleischer, the former VOB (Voice of Bush), looked wide awake and still bald.

And he came right back at the MSNBC host with a simple question about her evening colleague, Keith Kountdown Olbermann, that caused Mika to quickly seek refuge in sipping her wake-up drink because she didn't actually have an answer ready to defend what's-his-name.

Check out the brief video below.

Also for the record, KO fans will want to read this latest ratings report from the ever-alert Noel Sheppard showing, among other developments, that CNN's Campbell Brown beat Olbermann last week (you read that right! CNN's CB KO's KO).

-- Andrew Malcolm

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