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November 15, 2008

Colbert: Not In Bushworld Anymore


That was then.


This is now.

Can’t say what this means for Colbert’s career, but what the pictures testify to is a lot less antagonism in Washington. (At least through the honeymoon.)

More: WAPO Colbert Roast slideshow. Rahm Emanuel via bootleg video at HuffPost.

(image: Richard A. Lipski-The Washington Post. 20th Annual Roast for Spina Bifida, Hilton Washington. November 15, 2008)

  • marc sobel

    You should listen to the roast.
    They will both do fine. I especially like
    We’re frightened of Colbert, but we know that deep down, underneath the Republican character you see on TV, there’s still a good man, there’s still hope for him. It’s the same way we feel about Joe Lieberman.”

  • NoContest

    oh man, Rahm, the man-kisses a week after you were named Chief of Staff. Can’t these knuckleheads ever get serious and stay serious for more than a day? There is some important shiite going on in the real world that 99.44% of the rest of us inhabit.
    (but that is a nice memory — when Colbert bitch-slapped bush in public – so boldly and fearlessly, in front of God, Laura and even Cheney. The new wikipedia definition of speaking truth to power. I would almost say that was a seminal turning point in American history. Pierced the facade, the phony presidential veil that shrub and rove had constructed.)

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