Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert might be ready to flex the muscles of his newly established Super PAC, and he seems willing to begin the work-out in Iowa. On The Colbert Report Monday night, the comedian told other potential PACs hoping to back Texas Gov. Rick Perry to back off, “I saw him first.”
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When the serious (Republican) guys (sorry gals) in Congress introduce a bill just so they can vote it down, you have to turn to the funny guys to make sense of it all.
Minnesota’s potential presidential candidates are giving Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert plenty of material these days, from Tim Pawlenty letting news of his candidacy slip on CNN (before backpedaling on the topic) to Michele Bachmann telling Iowa conservatives that the earth is 5,000 years old.
Once you get on a Colbert roll, it’s hard to get off, so here we go again: Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert singled out conservative organization The Family Leader and its president, Bob Vander Plaats, for their renewed interest in comparing the public health risks of homosexuality to second-hand smoke.
Cable TV news satirists Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert mocked Arizona Senator Jon Kyl Monday for the way he overstepped in making the case against Planned Parenthood on the floor of the Senate last week. Kyl’s wild exaggeration about Planned Parenthood and abortion, however, served to underline the distortions at the heart of the broader campaign waged against Planned Parenthood since January.
The U.S. media has largely embraced homosexuality as a naturally occurring healthy variation of human sexuality, which makes Colorado U.S. Senate candidate Ken Buck fodder for television comedy. Buck’s now infamous Meet the Press comments– in which he said…
Apparently somebody forgot to tell the Denver Post that Stephen Colbert’s “Colbert Report” on Comedy Central is satire.
Initially acknowledging the “TV funnyman” is a “mock-conservative,” the Post then actually bothered to fact check his “Even Better-er Know…