Apr 12, 2014 at 07:32:54
“Actually the very foundation of your not-so-thinly-veiled takedown of Colbert (seemingly because of sour grapes over Ferguson, which comes athe very end of your diatribe out of nowhere) is flawed at the very least.
For many years, Colbert did his stint on "The Daily Show" as himself not as "Stephen Colbert" the character & he was delightful- quick-witted, naturally funny & very engaging.
So there's that...”
hp blogger Tony Potts on Apr 12, 2014 at 13:01:20
“Ah, the Sweetestbaboon ... this was not a takedown, by any measure. I actually am rooting for Colbert. He is smart. He's well informed. If he's not informed on something, he'll ask questions.
When you mix all of that into a network vortex of suits n' producers, what comes out the other end is may not indeed be sausage. Here's hoping he's not boxed in...and has the leeway to do his thing. My point about Ferguson is that he is in the CBS mold. He's good. However, I'm not sure he has broad appeal either, something Colbert will need to succeed. I can't wait to see how it all turns out...I'll be watching..”