Tuesday, May 02, 2006

WSJ OpinionJournal - Best of the Web Today on Colbert

From Your Blogger: What a complete farce parading as truth and commentary!
Link that explains it all:
Another Take: Dinner & A Joke

The begining of the WSJ take......

Best of the Web Today - May 1, 2006


    Lack of Raves Prompts Rants
    You'll never believe what the Angry Left is angry about now. It seems the biased right-wing media are trying to cover up . . . a comedy routine! Editor & Publisher, the trade magazine for Bush-hating newspapermen, tells the story:

    A blistering comedy "tribute" to President Bush by Comedy Central's faux talk-show host Stephen Colbert at the White House Correspondent Dinner Saturday night left George and Laura Bush unsmiling at its close. . . .

    [E&P's Joe] Strupp, in the crowd during the Colbert routine, had observed that quite a few sitting near him looked a little uncomfortable at times, perhaps feeling the material was a little too biting--or too much speaking "truthiness" (Colbert's made-up word) to power.

    Over on the Puffington Host, Peter Daou, who worked on the 2004 John Kerry* campaign, describes the performance in this way:


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