Colbert Roasts Bush


This in itself is nothing new, but the great part is that last night, Colbert was mocking Bush to his face. Colbert was the featured speaker at the White House Press Correspondent's Dinner, and lampooned the administration over issue after issue, while the president sat there and looked decidedly unamused. See the whole thing here on Google Video.

UPDATE: Here's a link to a transcript and a few excerpts_

Most of all I believe in this president. Now, I know there's some polls out there saying this man has a 32% approval rating. But guys like us, we don't pay attention to the polls. We know that polls are just a collection of statistics that reflect what people are thinking in "reality." And reality has a well-known liberal bias.

Sir, pay no attention to the people who say the glass is half empty, because 32% means it's 2/3 empty. There's still some liquid in that glass is my point, but I wouldn't drink it. (The last third is usually backwash).

Everybody asks for personnel changes. So the White House has personnel changes. Then you write they're just rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic. First of all, that is a terrible metaphor. This administration is not sinking. This administration is soaring. If anything, they are rearranging the deck chairs on the Hindenburg.
Jesse Jackson is here. I had him on the show. Very interesting and challenging interview. You can ask him anything, but he's going to say what he wants at the pace that he wants. It's like boxing a glacier. Enjoy that metaphor, because your grandchildren will have no idea what a glacier is.

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