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Affleck mocks Olbermann on 'SNL'

While hosting "Saturday Night Live," Ben Affleck offered his impression of left-leaning MSNBC "Countdown" host Keith Olbermann. The result is an eight-minute-plus insanely pompous tirade railing against perceived injustices of the world -- such as his co-op board denying his request to have a cat ...

... Maureen Ryan called the Affleck's take "scarily intense," but Aaron Barnhart said Affleck's impression was "a real letdown ... like Ted Baxter on Thorazine."