Wednesday, May 03, 2006

Thank You, Stephen Colbert

Unless you are under a rock, you are bound to have noticed this man's name in the news over the last few days. He was on 60 minutes Sunday night and he was the main schtick at the White House Correspondent's Dinner last week. To give you some background, Stephen Colbert started on The Daily Show (well, he did have a life before that, but I don't have time to digress that much today) and now has his own show on Comedy Central, The Colbert Report. It's basically a giant lampoon of FOX news and specifically Bill O'Reilly. He posits himself as not the brightest guy, but definitely an elitist. Lucky him.

Anyway, the past few days he has been a huge subject of discussion among the media: whether or not he was funny, if he went too far, what was he thinking? You have got to see the AWESOME video to believe it. Granted the video is long (About 20 minutes), but he does an excellent job of lampooning the president on some of his biggest goof-ups.

So, you must go watch the video because it rocks. And there's also a very amusing site, Thank You Stephen Colbert.

Let's just hope that he keeps succeeding because it's about time someone said in public what we are all thinking.

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