EPISODE NUMBER: 5109 (August 11, 2009)
GUEST: James Carville, Jonathan Cohn
SEGMENTS: @StephensDrivingTips; Afghan Elections; Alpha Dog of the Week
VIDEOS: Tuesday, August 11, 2009
Stephen and his team were really firing on all cylinders tonight. Some of us were disappointed to not find StephensDrivingTips on Twitter, but I loved this whole segment and its host of websites, twitter accounts and magazines. (Is Read Me While Driving available on line?) I’m a sucker for the alternative universe of Stephen Colbert. And we got a new bike lane in New York straight to the Eagle’s Nest! And seeing the lead in to Carville’s interview, I now have a better understanding of Afghanistan and, to quote Stephen: “I had no idea Afghanistan was that f###ed-up!”
Should Betty Lichtenstein be Alpha Dog of the Year? I really enjoyed watching that one unfold… layer by layer. I guess that was Betty’s alternative universe.
I liked the interview with Jonathan Cohn – I wish the proponents of health care reform in the House and Senate would present such clear explanations of what it is they are trying to do. And Stephen is having way too much fun playing opposition to these guys. Thank you, Stephen, for reassuring the Nation that this show does not get canceled, but I’m a little worried about your one man death panel.
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