Weigel joins MSNBC

The former Washington Post blogger gets a temporary gig with the ostensibly liberal cable news network

Published June 29, 2010 1:30PM (EDT)

Weigel joins MSNBC
Weigel joins MSNBC

The "Dave Weigel landing on his feet" process has begun. On Countdown last night, Keith Olbermann introduced former Washington Post reporter/blogger Weigel as an "MSNBC contributor." He'll be paid.

According to Weigel, this is just so he can keep appearing on MSNBC while he finalizes his next "main job." (Which will probably be with The Daily Worker, right?)

By Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene writes about politics for Salon and is the author of "The Rude Guide to Mitt." Email him at apareene@salon.com and follow him on Twitter @pareene

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