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MSNBC Wants Alec Baldwin to Replace Keith Olbermann

Alec Baldwin vs. Jack Donaghy — Who Said It?

Rumors circulated today that Alec Baldwin is MSNBC's favored candidate to replace Keith Olbermann on Countdown after his abrupt departure Friday. I immediately checked my excitement at the rumor mill, predicting by tomorrow Alec will dismiss it as gossip.

But until then there is another question: Who do we really want to host a cable news show? Alec Baldwin or 30 Rock's Jack Donaghy? Politically, they're polar opposites: Jack's red, white, and money-green while Alec bleeds liberal-blue. They are, however, both charismatic and charming yet arrogant, so I rounded up quotes from Alec Baldwin and Jack Donaghy. Can you tell who said it?

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1 of 10

"Bush wasn't elected, he was selected."

2 of 10

"I'm very patriotic. I'm an arch-patriot. When they play 'The Star-Spangled Banner,' I get all choked up."

3 of 10

"Never go with a hippie to a second location."

4 of 10

Actors are "like suppositories that are inserted into cavities of the movie-going public."

5 of 10

"I like you. You have the boldness of a much younger woman."

6 of 10

"Next stop: home ownership. Just kidding. The middle class is dying. You'll be renting forever."

7 of 10

"I wanted to be president of the United States. I really did. The older I get, the less preposterous the idea seems."

8 of 10

"If anyone found a finger in his tofu, please let me know. It's mine."

9 of 10

"If you make enough money, you can pay people to look at you naked."

10 of 10

"They're willing to suck in all this crap that comes over the television."

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EricaJane EricaJane 5 years
i did so bad! it's really pathetic, because over christmas I re-watched all of 30 rock.. guess i wasn't paying close enough attention.
corcar86 corcar86 5 years
lol I have to agree with Amber512 here ditto!
NurseDeAnna NurseDeAnna 5 years
Exactly StellaRuby....I cant stand Alec, but I fell hard for Jack.
stellaRuby stellaRuby 5 years
I love Jack Donaghy and loathe Alec Baldwin.
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
9/10. I agree, chatondeneige xD But I don't care how witty he is, he is soooo sexy! *swoon*
RoaringSilence RoaringSilence 5 years
9/10. I agree, chatondeneige xDBut I don't care how witty he is, he is soooo sexy! *swoon*
chatondeneige chatondeneige 5 years
It was easy to tell - Tina Fey's writing is much sharper than Alec Baldwin's wit.
amber512 amber512 5 years
Wow, I only got half right. Every single one I got wrong was something Alec said that I thought was too crazy, lol.
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