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Keith Olbermann called for Bloomberg’s resignation: “Michael Bloomberg, you have now indeed become a symbol of the Occupy movement. You are ready to take your historic place with Mayor Daley and Governor Wallace and Sen McCarthy and Prime Minister Grenville and every other idiot who has made the fateful and fatal mistake of thinking that just because he has power and money, that this is nation in which everything has a price tag on it.We need you Mayor Bloomberg, to keep making these mistakes….Your nation needs you! Occupy needs you! Bloomberg now, Bloomberg tomorrow, Bloomberg forever!”