The special comment was intense, and the video can be viewed below (transcript available here).
At least one critic thought Olbermann crossed the line regardless of the appropriateness of Clinton’s comments. Time’s media and television critic James Poniewozik wrote of Olbermann:
Even if we concede his argument–that Clinton was at best callously and at worst intentionally suggesting she should stay in the race because Obama might be killed–every time he turns up the volume to 11 like this lately, he sounds like just another of the cable gasbags he used to be a corrective to.
Read Poniewozik’s entire column, which includes an interesting analysis of what it means when a viewer is “annoyed by someone you used to constantly agree with” here, and let us know what you thought of Olbermann’s Special Comment in the comments below.