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Colbert: It’s the president’s job ‘to protect the Secret Service’

No one is probably more outraged at the Secret Service prostitute scandal in Colombia than Stephen Colbert, who lashed out at President Obama for not protecting the much maligned agents. The Comedy Central host agreed with conservative journalist Ron Kessler, saying “It’s clearly the president’s fault.” “We all know it’s…

Colbert to Rosen: Attacking moms is actually what has ‘never worked a day in its life’

Thursday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took on the flap about Democratic strategist Hillary Rosen’s remark that Ann Romney, wife of ex-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney, has “never worked a day in her life.” Colbert said that like many people, he has a personal stake in this story,…

Michelle Obama announces her endorsement of Obama for 2012 on Colbert Report

First Lady Michelle Obama was the featured guest on Wednesday night’s episode of “The Colbert Report.” Host Stephen Colbert asked Obama about her work with Joining Forces, a support group for military families, and the importance of hiring veterans. “These people,” she said of veterans, “are some of the most…

Colbert issues Grassley-esque tweets

Stephen Colbert was so eager Tuesday evening to discuss Sen. Chuck Grassley’s (R-IA) calling President Barack Obama “stupid” on Twitter that he decided to read the Senator’s grammatically challenged account. “Folks, this isn’t just tweeting, this is avant-garde, stream of consciousness poetry,” he said.  ”It’s Jack Kerouac typing On The Road with…

Colbert: ‘It’s up to the gays to keep us from discriminating’

In Stephen Colbert’s mind, the person that would be the best choice to be Mitt Romney’s running mate is Rep. Steve King (R-IA), especially for his anti-gay stance. Colbert shared his support Tuesday evening for the ultra conservative congressman being the ideal VP choice for the likely GOP presidential nominee,…

Colbert Report takes on Florida’s manatee mailbox massacre

The idyllic town of Cocoa, Florida may seem like a peaceful place, but lurking there between the palm fronds is a violent criminal. Someone is blowing up the manatee mailboxes of this otherwise pleasant, peaceful Florida town. On Thursday’s “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert turned a penetrating investigative eye…

Colbert celebrates Peabody win for super PAC segments

Journalism’s prestigious Peabody Awards are presented each year for outstanding accomplishments in electronic media. The award stretches back over a 71 year history encompassing radio, television and now, the Internet. The Peabody is the award that Bill O’Reilly falsely claimed to have won until his story was debunked by Senator…

Stephen Colbert wins another Peabody Award

Late night comedian Stephen Colbert was one of the 38 winners of the 71st Annual Peabody Awards, which honors excellence in journalism. University of Georgia’s Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication announced Wednesday that Colbert had won the award — for the second time — thanks to his satirical…

Colbert apologizes to bovine transgender community for pink slime line

Stephen Colbert offered a rare apology – or in his words, a Colbology – Tuesday evening for calling “pink slime” a member of the “transgender community” the previous evening. “Apparently, some in the Twittersphere has accused me of being transphobic,” Colbert noticed. “So I just want to get out in…

Colbert: Pink slime is ‘a member of the transgender community’

Stephen Colbert addressed the crackdown on pink slime Monday evening, describing it as “delicious wholesome meal” that is used to “form the Hamburger Helper.” “Oh, pink slime is bad, but green slime is good to dump on our children?” the Comedy Central host said. “Pink slime is nothing more than…

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