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Admiral Loinpresser Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon May-01-06 03:47 PM
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14. Just a reminder: this same press corps
savaged Bill Clinton frequently and Al Gore constantly. They went out of their way to damage his 2000 campaign, despite Gore's lack of fault. If they laugh at Colbert, they must confess their sins and culpability in world calamity.
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  -Colbert's speech at the WH dinner was TOTALLY inappropriate. Plaid Adder  May-01-06 03:26 PM   #0 
  - If only Hardball would go away-I think you meant Crossfire  AllieB   May-01-06 03:30 PM   #1 
  - D'OH! Just edited that  Plaid Adder   May-01-06 03:34 PM   #4 
     - Is your nick a tribute to the Black Adder?  Ex Lion Tamer   May-02-06 08:05 AM   #92 
        - Yes, it is. n/t  Plaid Adder   May-02-06 08:21 AM   #93 
  - The Begalia/Carlson show was called Crossfire, not Hardball  rocknation   May-01-06 03:31 PM   #2 
  - Good writing. Had to read this because of the title.  caledesi   May-01-06 03:33 PM   #3 
  - Amen, and thank you, Plaid Adder!  highplainsdem   May-01-06 03:35 PM   #5 
  - Please thank Mr. Colbert, too (LINK)  psychopomp   May-01-06 10:07 PM   #73 
     - And thank YOU for that link!  Maeve   May-02-06 06:49 AM   #86 
  - Well put, as always.  Rosemary2205   May-01-06 03:35 PM   #6 
  - I don't think Judith Miller cared if what she wrote was appropriate...  cryingshame   May-01-06 03:38 PM   #7 
  - Absolutely correct...she's a NeoCon fellow traveler.  Media_Lies_Daily   May-01-06 04:12 PM   #23 
  - Yep, the press has as much Iraqi blood on thier hands as does  stop the bleeding   May-01-06 03:40 PM   #8 
  - Hands down, the best analysis of Colbert's performance  Jacobin   May-01-06 03:41 PM   #9 
  - The Lapdog of the Government  Hardrada   May-01-06 07:53 PM   #51 
  - I hope his inappropriateness sticks in their collective craws  Mandate My Ass   May-01-06 03:42 PM   #10 
  - Time to take off the white gloves, and KEEP them off.  Kurovski   May-01-06 03:44 PM   #11 
  - It would have been more appropriate if at the end...  warrens   May-01-06 03:46 PM   #12 
  - Crossfire was cancelled BECAUSE OF Jon Stewart  underpants   May-01-06 03:47 PM   #13 
  - Just a reminder: this same press corps  Admiral Loinpresser   May-01-06 03:47 PM   #14 
  - There are a lot of us Colberts out here that are set in our convictions.  MazeRat7   May-01-06 03:48 PM   #15 
  - "Stewart didn't, and neither did Colbert" (play along).  DemoTex   May-01-06 03:52 PM   #16 
  - The court jester is actually an old and honorable tradition.  Raksha   May-01-06 10:07 PM   #72 
     - Nice King Lear reference!  Ned_Devine   May-01-06 10:23 PM   #74 
        - Well, it's been so long since I read it  Raksha   May-01-06 11:30 PM   #80 
  - Hard to smile when someone slings shit right back at ya.  Rex   May-01-06 03:54 PM   #17 
  - If I were Prez, I wouldn't show up to this thing.  MookieWilson   May-01-06 03:57 PM   #18 
  - Excellent Post!!  politrix   May-01-06 04:01 PM   #20 
  - How "free" are we if we can't be critical of His Chimpness, face-to-face?  Media_Lies_Daily   May-01-06 04:46 PM   #26 
     - A Question Period, like Parliament would be even better.  MookieWilson   May-01-06 05:55 PM   #32 
  - Last week I was riding my bike past Colbert's studio  soleft   May-01-06 04:00 PM   #19 
  - I thought it was quite telling, that the other performer Bush invited  Lisa   May-01-06 04:09 PM   #21 
  - Wonderful post, Lisa! ....n/t  WiseButAngrySara   May-01-06 07:13 PM   #43 
  - Interesting that the media ignored MLK's "I have a dream" speech  Francine Frensky   May-01-06 04:09 PM   #22 
  - Lincoln's address at Gettysburg  Bear down under   May-02-06 04:01 AM   #85 
  - You had be at Colbert. . .  MsUnderstood   May-01-06 04:16 PM   #24 
  - He simply fought fire with fire.  Hubert Flottz   May-01-06 04:33 PM   #25 
  - Some criticize the clip with Helen  Karenina   May-01-06 04:51 PM   #27 
  - I thought so, too. I thought the whole Colbert performance was  Alamom   May-01-06 05:51 PM   #31 
  - And a good time was had by all...  Hubert Flottz   May-01-06 07:32 PM   #45 
  - Plus the "Gannon" button made the whole thing worth it  Patiod   May-02-06 07:49 AM   #89 
  - Loved that part  PegDAC   May-01-06 07:43 PM   #46 
     - I loved it too.  Hubert Flottz   May-01-06 07:53 PM   #50 
  - I love the way he described Washington  dogday   May-01-06 04:51 PM   #28 
  - A malomar!  Kurovski   May-01-06 05:42 PM   #30 
  - Inappropriately appropriate or appropriately inappropriate.  King Coal   May-01-06 04:55 PM   #29 
  - No the speech was NOT funny  TexasLawyer   May-01-06 06:02 PM   #33 
  - Cannot add anything that has not been said, but will kick & recommend..  BrklynLiberal   May-01-06 06:44 PM   #36 
  - Bush ate crow at the dinner.  fearthem   May-01-06 06:15 PM   #34 
  - Peppered with buckshot  canichelouis   May-01-06 10:06 PM   #71 
  - great post, nice seeing you around... n/t  petersond   May-01-06 06:44 PM   #35 
  - excellent and journalists have forgotten to be the eyes and ears of  NVMojo   May-01-06 06:46 PM   #37 
  - Jeff Gannon mouth piece  Blutodog   May-01-06 07:01 PM   #39 
  - "mouth piece" EVERY pun intended!  Raster   May-01-06 07:07 PM   #42 
  - Is this DU anymore, or Entertainment tonight?  Clarkie1   May-01-06 07:00 PM   #38 
  - ? I think that was the point of the article.  donco6   May-01-06 07:05 PM   #40 
  - Uh, reading past the title might help....  Notoverit   May-01-06 07:47 PM   #47 
  - my only concern was after the speech sc would never get rw'rs on  madmark   May-01-06 07:05 PM   #41 
  - Excellent analysis Plaid Adder!! K & R! ....n/t  WiseButAngrySara   May-01-06 07:22 PM   #44 
  - Ka-Ching! Fan-Fucking-Tastic!  Tom Yossarian Joad   May-01-06 07:48 PM   #48 
  - BRAVO!  Terran1212   May-01-06 07:49 PM   #49 
  - And you know what cheeses me off to no end?  Generator   May-01-06 07:56 PM   #52 
  - I keep hearing from my Righty friends  Epiphany4z   May-01-06 07:57 PM   #53 
  - excellent essay Plaid Adder  marions ghost   May-01-06 07:57 PM   #54 
  - Here ! Here!  ShortnFiery   May-01-06 07:58 PM   #55 
  - More People Need to Be "Inappropriate"  tlsmith1963   May-01-06 08:07 PM   #56 
  - The dinner promotes an unhealthy coziness between WH and press.  MookieWilson   May-01-06 08:21 PM   #57 
  - Brilliant, just brilliant.  MrSlayer   May-01-06 08:29 PM   #58 
  - Very good analysis. Nominated. n/t  0007   May-01-06 08:51 PM   #59 
  - Notice how no one critical of his act  Horseradish   May-01-06 08:54 PM   #60 
  - ...  CrispyQGirl   May-01-06 11:08 PM   #79 
  - Precisely, Plaid Adder.  aquart   May-01-06 08:54 PM   #61 
  - Great Post, Plaid Adder  tomg   May-01-06 08:56 PM   #62 
  - Thanks for the perspective!  Zen   May-01-06 09:20 PM   #63 
  - That was Nicholas Cage in "Moonstruck" n/t  kdpeters   May-01-06 09:45 PM   #65 
  - Suck Ups in the Washington Press Corps...  12 12 2000   May-01-06 09:41 PM   #64 
  - How Can It Be Inappropriate When It Was So Long Overdue?  DallasNE   May-01-06 09:55 PM   #66 
  - They tried to delegitimize him by bringing him into the mainstream.  JWS   May-01-06 10:00 PM   #67 
  - Colbert nom'd for a spot on Mt Rushmore  opihimoimoi   May-01-06 10:01 PM   #68 
  - Mt Colbert  Mr_Spock   May-02-06 12:52 PM   #96 
  - Ye who dares wins  savemefromdumbya   May-01-06 10:02 PM   #69 
  - A coward dies a thousand deaths.  Frank Cannon   May-01-06 10:43 PM   #76 
  - Colbert is totally hardcore -- like a superhero.  SmokingJacket   May-01-06 10:03 PM   #70 
  - Hardsnot deserves to die a quick death on MSM!  lonestarnot   May-01-06 10:34 PM   #75 
  - Great Post PA..  Tellurian   May-01-06 10:51 PM   #77 
  - No longer feeling so "chipper"  Herman47   May-01-06 11:03 PM   #78 
  - LOL  themartyred   May-02-06 12:08 AM   #81 
  - They had been basking in self-admiration until Colbert came on.  suffragette   May-02-06 12:24 AM   #82 
  - - 'Zactly Right!  Nostradammit   May-02-06 01:31 AM   #83 
  - Thank you Plaid Adder!  Stockholm   May-02-06 01:54 AM   #84 
  - Great read, Adder.  sutz12   May-02-06 06:50 AM   #87 
  - Stewart, Colbert: Comedians with teeth  crispini   May-02-06 07:34 AM   #88 
  - I agree, SC was just excellent. As is your post. K&R.  Rhiannon12866   May-02-06 07:54 AM   #90 
  - We need more comedians like Colbert & Stewart  DemGirl7   May-02-06 08:03 AM   #91 
  - well said. but the corporate media has put a tight lid on Colbert story,  oc2002   May-02-06 11:47 AM   #94 
  - Amen  MetaTrope   May-02-06 11:59 AM   #95 
  - Memo sez: "Crossed the line". You don't use the correct term: busted!  robbedvoter   May-02-06 01:06 PM   #97 
  - Best read of the day!  quantessd   May-02-06 03:16 PM   #98 
  - Adler- someone please where can we get transcripts to Colberts  cyclezealot   May-03-06 03:36 AM   #99 
 

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