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aden_nak Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-06-06 11:06 AM
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14. I think it is important for them NOT to push it.
Which is to say, if Stewart and Colbert directed everyone's attention to the speech, it would be in the public eye because of their direction. It would be a "made" media event, and it could be dismissed thusly. But because they let it go, and because they let the independant media DEMAND that it be given attention, I think it has a lot more power. It shows that what Colbert did resonated with individual citizens, and that the event is newsworthy because it's news, not because Stewart and Colbert hyped it for personal gain.
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  -So, SO disgusting, re: Sunday Talk shows. Gabi Hayes  May-06-06 10:28 AM   #0 
  - wtf is wrong with Letterman?  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 10:29 AM   #1 
  - colbert directly competes with letterman  QuestionAll   May-06-06 11:22 AM   #18 
     - I forgot about that....just mentioned it in other post, which also reminds  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 11:29 AM   #23 
  - Keep after them, GH  grasswire   May-06-06 10:31 AM   #2 
  - why thank you! you remain, as always, a model of exquiste  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 10:40 AM   #6 
     - nothing about bitchkitty  grasswire   May-06-06 10:41 AM   #8 
        - thanks...  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 10:52 AM   #13 
  - That slob Tim Russert is the worst besides the Fox "News" jerks.  AlinPA   May-06-06 10:32 AM   #3 
  - Why bother?  Warpy   May-06-06 10:33 AM   #4 
  - you're right, of course, but I have a hard time getting going that early  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 10:46 AM   #11 
  - There Are Sunday Talk Shows?  OrangeCountyDemocrat   May-06-06 11:28 AM   #21 
  - I'll take 60 Minutes & Letterman  rucky   May-06-06 10:38 AM   #5 
  - yurp....that thing they did on Colbert was the best job they've done  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 10:41 AM   #7 
  - don't hold your breathe for a letterman appearance for Colbert-  QuestionAll   May-06-06 11:24 AM   #19 
     - oops....haha...forgot all about that timeslotting. I tape Colbert, so  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 11:27 AM   #20 
     - colbert has been on letterman  GreatCaesarsGhost   May-06-06 11:52 AM   #24 
  - Stop watching that crap.  Zen Democrat   May-06-06 10:43 AM   #9 
  - agreed, and I just posted the same thing, but I thought I'd mention this  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 10:52 AM   #12 
  - Patience, patience...  madame defarge   May-06-06 10:45 AM   #10 
  - I think it is important for them NOT to push it.  aden_nak   May-06-06 11:06 AM   #14 
     - I think you're taking too subtle an approach to this  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 11:09 AM   #15 
        - I probably should have put an "AT FIRST" adendum on that.  aden_nak   May-06-06 11:14 AM   #16 
           - I see your point on that, and it's hard to figure out the impact of  Gabi Hayes   May-06-06 11:19 AM   #17 
              - The drama continues and they are collecting footage.  glitch   May-06-06 11:28 AM   #22 
 

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