Stephen Colbert testifying in front of Congress. Bill Maher serving as a one-man opposition research division against Wingnut Queen Christine O’Donnell. Jon Stewart hosting a pre-election “Rally to Restore Sanity” on the Washington Mall.
It’s no joke: Comedians are driving the political debate this year. Consider it a sign of the times – laughter and satire is the only sane response to the sickening spin cycle we’re subjected to on a daily basis.
Where will you be on 10/30/10 … the 36th anniversary of the Thriller in Manila! Join the million moderate march!
Jon Stewart’s “Extremist Makeover – Homeland Edition” (August 19, 2010). He clinches the debates with a link to Charleton Heston’s 1999 speech defending the right of the NRA to gather in Denver after the Columbine shootings. Steward summary state is “if anyone can bring Christians, Jews, and Muslims together… its Moses (Heston himself).”