Colbert Does a Jon Stewart
Stephen Colbert just did to the White House Correspondents' Dinner what Jon Stewart did to Crossfire. He gave it to them good. If you didn't see the show they are showing it again tomorrow. It was great. It is on C-span.
Here are some of the best zingers:
I stand by this man because he stands for things. Not only for things, he stands on things, like aircraft carriers, rubble and recently flooded city squares. And that sends a strong mesasge that no matter what happens to America she will always rebound with the most powerfully staged photo ops in the world!
Write that novel you've got kicking around in your head--you know, the one about the intrepid Washington reporter with the courage to stand up to the Administration--you know, fiction!
[Jesse Jackson] is a very challenging interview... It's like boxing a glacier. Enjoy that metaphor by the way because your grandchildren will have no idea what a glacier is.
Mayor Nagin is here from New Orleans, the Chocolate City... Mayor Nagin, I'd like to welcome you to Washington D.C., the Chocolate City with a marshmallow center... and a graham cracker crust of corruption.
Fox News gives you both sides of every story, the President's side and the Vice President's side.