09/14/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Alan Colmes Goes Off During Edwards Panel, Assails McCain's Infidelities

Andrew Sullivan has a post up on a clip from the August 12th iteration of Hannity and Colmes that seems likely to bring mad creatine to the progressive scene. In it, Sean Hannity merrily leads a panel through a prolonged excoriation of John Edwards, with Amanda Carpenter and some other flaky white dude chitty-chitty banging away. Then, about three minutes in, Alan Colmes suddenly starts breathing fire all over the place, loudly asking how fellow cheater John McCain can be trusted to run the country if infidelities are enough to exclude Edwards from consideration.

What follows is a truly mockworthy session of moral relativity, where it basically becomes clear that John Edwards is allowed to run for president if he waits thirty years, including a five-and-a-half year session of having the Vietnamese to kick him in the nuts.

"Let's see how you act after getting beaten for five years," shouts Hannity, hopefully volunteering himself for a similar experiment in extreme monogamy. Then they take a break and when they come back it's all "TORTURE TORTURE MANSION HAIRCUT!" Breathtaking. Video below -- but don't cheat yourself by not stopping by Sully's to digest his further excellent point on torture. Hey! Why not thrill to something I wrote last year about McCain's approach to the sanctity of marriage while you're at it!