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Stephen Colbert

Colbert Circles the Bush & Lieberman Love Nest

Stephen Colbert focuses in on the kiss that President Bush planted on the cheek of Sen. Joe Lieberman, and muses: “You know, Mr. Bush has such soft hands. I can only imagine what his lips are like.”
(full transcript: Enigmatic Paradox)

Posted on Jul 13, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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Colbert to Suskind: We Need a ‘Zero Percent Doctrine’

Stephen Colbert tells author Ron Suskind that Vice President Cheney’s so-called “One Percent Doctrine”—whereby a one percent chance of terrorists obtaining WMDs must be treated as a certainty—is “soft on terror.”

  • Colbert: “One percent? Shouldn’t it be a zero percent doctrine? I mean even if there’s no chance that someone’s a threat to the United States, and they just look at us funny, shouldn’t we just—[beats a fist into his palm]—tag ‘em?”

  • Posted on Jul 13, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Jon Stewart

    Stewart Rips Sean Hannity and Robert Novak

    “The Daily Show” host pointed out the hypocrisy in Sean Hannity’s double standard on the ethics of leaking classified information, and slammed Robert Novak for making light of destroying CIA agent Valerie Plame’s career.

    Posted on Jul 13, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Mexico Border Fence

    GOP Rep. Designs Electric Fence for Mexican Border: ‘We Do This With Livestock All The Time’

    Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) showed off to Congress a model of an electric fence he designed for America’s southern border. He said its nonlethal current works fine with barnyard animals.

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  • It’s a tough calculus these Republicans are facing: wondering whether they’ll lose more conservative votes by appearing soft on immigration or more Hispanic votes by lumping Latinos in with livestock.

  • Posted on Jul 13, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Donny Deutsch and Ann Coulter

    Deutsch Rips Into Coulter on Widows

    CNBC Host Donny Deutsch gave Ann Coulter the Joe McCarthy treatment (“Have you left no sense of decency?”) over her vitriolic attack on the 9/11 widows. Deutsch also questioned whether Coulter’s liberal boogeymen even exist. (A really long interview—a great way to see what Coulter is all about)

    Posted on Jul 13, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Stephen Colbert and Rick Larsen

    Colbert to Congressman: ‘Are You High Right Now?’

    “Your state is one of the few that has a medical marijuana program,” Stephen Colbert said to Congressman Rick Larsen of Washington.
    Larsen: Uh-huh, that’s right.
    Colbert: Are you high right now?

    Posted on Jul 12, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Jon Stewart on Ted Stevens

    Jon Stewart Lampoons Sen. Stevens’ Net Nonsense

    “The Daily Shows” host tees off on Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens’ instantly infamous speech about Net Neutrality—which Stewart likened to “something you’d hear from a crazy old man in an airport bar at 3 a.m.”

    Posted on Jul 12, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Steve Bradbury

    Bush, Infallible to His Sycophants

    Testifying before Congress yesterday, the Justice Department’s top lawyer had a succinct answer to a question posed by a senator about whether Bush was wrong or right in his interpretation of the Supreme Court’s Hamdan case: “The President is always right.”

    Posted on Jul 12, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Stephen Colbert

    Colbert Sounds Off on the Feminine Ideal

    Stephen Colbert has some thoughtful advice on the female quest for beauty.

    Posted on Jul 11, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


    Jon Stewart

    Jon Stewart Mocks Bush’s Claims on Diplomacy

    “The Daily Show” host uses a montage of video clips of Bush alternately dismissing and praising the use of diplomacy in dealing with WMD-bent dictators like Saddam Hussein and North Korea’s Kim Jong-Il.

    Posted on Jul 11, 2006 WATCH & LISTEN


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