Colbert Weighs In on N.Y. Times Bank Records Controversy
Posted on Jun 29, 2006
Stephen Colbert said the N.Y. Times could learn a thing or two about secrecy from Superman, who continued to be “a pretend journalist”—“like Brit Hume.”
Editor & Publisher:
It was only a matter of time, after so many other lesser pundits had spoken, that Stephen Colbert of Comedy Central’s “Colbert Report” would weigh in on the current controversy surrounding The New York Times publishing its scoop on the secret banking records surveillance.
On Wednesday night’s show, Colbert suggested that the Times could learn a thing or two from Superman (now appearing in yet another movie sequel) about keeping a secret….