Conservative Site 'Buys' Olbermann

Sets up shop at
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2010 11:31 AM CDT
A screenshot of the Daily Caller's homepage, taken July 15, 2010.   (Daily Caller)

(Newser) – The Daily Caller, Tucker Carlson’s right-wing answer to the Huffington Post, has taken its feud with Keith Olbermann to another level, by buying The site celebrated its acquisition with a massive home page banner reading, “We Own You,” and an article in which Carlson crows, “We plan to make the Daily Caller the one-stop shop for Keith Olbermann commentary. We will be THE Keith Olbermann superstore.”

“This is part of our long-term growth strategy,” the site’s publisher added. “Our future acquisition targets include several other annoying cable news commentators.” Right now, just points back to the Daily Caller home page. The domain name has until now been occupied by a squatter site, Mediaite reports, so the Caller must have cut some deal with them. Still, it’s a bit surprising Olbermann never shelled out for his own name first.

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