Keith Olbermann’s Resistance Crumbles

The erstwhile ESPN and MSNBC host says he’s hanging up his political spurs for good.

Nobody who’s ever seen Keith Olbermann go off on a rant can deny that he’s a unique talent. Sure, he may be a bombastic…

Lately, however, Olbermann has taken his act to new levels as the leader of Resistance GQ, a series of videos he’s made in conjunction with Gentleman’s Quarterly. Now if you don’t associate a magazine aimed at dandies obsessed with hair care products and fashionable t-shirts with manning the barricades, you’re not the only one—but apparently Condé Nast thought it would be good for sales if they made Olbermann their front man in the ongoing battle for cultural supremacy against Donald Trump. In that capacity, he has made hundreds of web videos attacking the Trumpster with all of the passion he can muster—and boy, can he muster a lot. In fact, his takes have been so hot the producers of Fifty Shades have decided to toss the third book out entirely and just have Olbermann do the next movie as a one-man show. Sadly, though, all good things must come to an end, and so it must be with Keith. In the space of one shocking tweet, he has rocked the pundit world as it has never been rocked before: