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Colbert skewers cable news coverage of Iowa caucuses

By David Ferguson
Thursday, January 5, 2012 9:25 EDT
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Screengrab of Stephen Colbert discussing coverage of the Iowa caucuses
 
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On last night’s Colbert Report, Stephen congratulated his colleagues in cable news for their coverage of the 2012 Iowa caucus results. He saluted the Fox News team’s willingness to soldier on in spite of the loss of all “basic mental functions” like speech and the ability to operate a calculator.

Over at CNN, correspondents struggled with new “flick” technology. Colbert was kind enough to offer a tutorial on the Colbert Report’s “Flicktronic-Tron 5600.”

Watch the clip, embedded via Comedy Central, below:

David Ferguson
David Ferguson
David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
 
 
 
 
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