Wednesday, September 27, 2006

Stephen Colbert Mocks Senate Compromise

In his latest WORD segment, Stephen Colbert goes after the "Rebel Republicans" compromise with the Bush Administration over enemy combatants.
"...Governing is a lot easier when your checks and balances come from people who don't want to check or balance you...after all, why let the opposing party fight your legislation? You have way more control when you're your own opposition. And folks, it's a strategy that can work on any issue...instead of letting your political enemies come out against it, you seize the high moral ground by getting a member of your own party to oppose you…then you can reach a reasonable compromise. After all, if you're your own party's opposition, what position can your real opposition take? Submission"

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