updated 9/25/2006 5:32:51 PM ET 2006-09-25T21:32:51

In a firey interview on "Fox News Sunday," former President Bill Clinton accused host Chris Wallace of a "conservative hit job " after Wallace called into question Clinton's handling of the threat posed by Osama bin Laden.

Tonight, "Countdown" host Keith Olbermann, who interviewed Clinton just minutes after Wallace, has a special comment on the incident.

You can read an excerpt of Olbermann's comment below.

Bill Clinton did what almost none of us have done, in five years.

He has spoken the truth about 9/11, and the current presidential administration.

“At least I tried,” he said of his own efforts to capture or kill Osama Bin Laden. “That’s the difference in me and some, including all of the right-wingers who are attacking me now. They had eight months to try; they did not try. I tried.”

Thus in his supposed emeritus years has Mr. Clinton taken forceful and triumphant action for honesty, and for us; action as vital and as courageous as any of his presidency; action as startling and as liberating, as any, by any one, in these last five long years.

The Bush Administration did not try to get Osama bin Laden before 9/11.

The Bush Administration ignored all the evidence gathered by its predecessors.

The Bush Administration did not understand the Daily Briefing entitled “Bin Laden Determined To Strike in U.S.”

The Bush Administration did not try.

Tune in to MSNBC at 8 p.m. ET to see Olbermann's full comment.


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