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Peter Daou – Ignoring Colbert: A Small Taste of the Media’s Power to Choose the News: The White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner was televised on C-Span Saturday evening. Featured entertainer Stephen Colbert delivered a biting rebuke of George W. Bush and the lily-livered press corps. He did it to Bush’s face, unflinching and unbowed by the audience’s muted, humorless response.
Your journey through many links and follow-ups starts with that single post. Go see.
Video links appear below. (Heads-up via Cranky One. Cheers.)
UPDATE – Thank you, Stephen Colbert.
UPDATE – Media Matters: Following the White House Correspondents’ dinner, numerous news outlets trumpeted President Bush’s performance at the event, but entirely ignored the scathing routine delivered by the night’s featured entertainer, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert. In his act, Colbert mocked the White House’s current woes, slammed a wide range of Bush administration policies, and lampooned the mainstream media.