LeVar Burton Puts Political Pundit Keith Olbermann In Check After Strange Kunta Kinte Trump Tweet
Now how many times has he made that joke in private?
November 04, 2020 at 2:06 am
Election commentary is a fraught game and now that Election Day is finally here, the internet is full of people talking recklessly.
TV personality Keith Olbermann woke up Tuesday morning and decided to unload on President Donald Trump in a strange way. Trump appeared on Fox News early Tuesday morning to discuss the election and spent several minutes bashing Fox News for covering speeches by former President Barack Obama and presidential candidate Joe Biden.
While some people joked about the awkward position Fox News hosts were in as the president assailed the network, few took it as far as Olbermann.
"Yes, Donald Trump has always been, will always be, and on the day of his bid for re-election, still is: a whiny little Kunta Kinte," he wrote in a now-deleted tweet.
The tweet immediately drew confused responses from dozens of people online questioning what that was supposed to mean and why it sounded like he meant something racial by invoking the famous Roots character.