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Where's the Outrage? It Takes Comedians to Stand Up to Newt's Hypocrisy

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 03.28.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

In the absurdity that has become the Republican Primary we have increasingly had to look to comedians to make sense of the whole mess, by exposing hypocrisy and speaking truth to power.

What's So Funny? Why Colbert Is Funny and Cain Is Not

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 03.24.2012 | Comedy
Sophia A. McClennen

It is worth remembering that at one point Cain was topping the polls. Perhaps the public recognized that they didn't share Cain's sense of humor. Let's hope that they share Colbert's.

PAC Daddy: Colbert Makes Civics Lessons Fun

Sophia A. McClennen | Posted 03.17.2012 | Politics
Sophia A. McClennen

Colbert isn't making a joke of the electoral process. He is showing us that our electoral process already is a joke. He is only able to mock it so easily because it is an absurd system that favors corporate power and political elites.

12 Times Stephen Colbert Interrupted Politics

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.13.2012 | Comedy

Stephen Colbert announced on Thursday that he's going to attempt to run for president by appearing on the South Carolina Republican primary ballot, bu...