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5.01.2006

Steve Colbert has huge brass balls!!

Watch the clip in its entirety (SP?, had a few drinks) He tears bush a new ass hole. This is pretty much the greatest thing I have ever seen.

In other drinking news at a Reuter's party they were serving "The Cheney Shot"—made with Wild Turkey.

Love you all,
Cheers! when they are all in orange jumpsuits the wild turkeys on me.

4 Comments:

At 2:18 PM, Blogger Trevor said...

I watched it yesterday, and I dunno, I thought that was the purpose of the event. The press gets to let loose and make fun of the administration. The two Bushes routine was as harsh on the president as anything Colbert said.

What surprised me about Colbert's material was that it was far meaner to the press than the prez.

 
At 4:04 PM, Blogger Paul Boyer said...

I rewatched both after your posting and I guess I just disagree. I found the Bush piece to be sort of harmless fun. The worst thing he said was that he had low aproval numbers. Most of it was spent lampooning the way he speaks. It was just good natured ribbing.

The colbert piece by contrast was much sharper (and funnier) leveling specific charges at Bush. Secret prisons, incompetence etc.. It was much more damaging to his character. I do agree he (rightly) went after the press in a harsh way, but I thought that Bush and the corp both got it pretty good.

 
At 6:16 PM, Blogger Ivan said...

Indeed, most would agree that it was harsher.

"It was much more damaging to his character."

That I'd have to disagree with. There is a difference between attacking someone and actually causing damage. Colbert just doesn't matter enough to damage bush.

Most of the skit was quite good. To a certain extent the "i'm a comedian acting like a bushite conservative" bit is a tad tired.

 
At 8:13 PM, Blogger joško said...

I find it strange that The New York Times doesn't mention Colbert at all in their article about that night, while giving ample detail about the doppelganger stand-up.

 

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