Friday, September 24, 2010

Stephen Colbert Appears Before Congress

Politico's got the wrap up from Capitol Hill: "Colbert knocks Dems off message." But Byron York reports that John Conyers, Chairman of the Judiciary Committee with jurisdiction over the hearing, asked Colbert to leave (via Hot Air and Memeorandum). Ultimately Colbert was allowed to comment, and you can see the result at the video. Perhaps the Dems needed the comic relief. Other than that I can't understand why the majority would even allow this kind of testimony: