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July 29, 2006

Video of the Week: Democrazy



Stephen Colbert makes a case for bringing Saddam back.

[The Colbert Report excerpt at 1:39]

Colbert: And folks, we know we can work with him. Just ask Rumsfeld.

The Word: Photo of Rumsfeld shaking hands with Saddam Hussein.

Colbert: President Bush has made it clear that the best way out of a crisis is strong, unquestioned leadership.

The Word: Also the "Best" Way Into A Crisis

Colbert: Well, say what you want, say what you want about Saddam, he's a strong leader.

The Word: He's a Mass Murderer?

Colbert: So, let's whip him into shape, let's feed Saddam some Pat Robertson age-defying protein pancakes.

The Word: Weapons of Ass Destruction

Colbert: Then we clean him up, tag him, fit him with one of those radio collars and release back into the palace.

The Word: Dictator's Natural Habitat

Colbert: Next thing you know, we're back to a 90s era detente between evil, crazy Middle Eastern leaders. Those were the days.

The Word: When Our Biggest Problem Was A Dress Stain

Colbert: We have got to do it.The Middle East is a mess. We're in it. And there's no way democracy can help get us out.

The Word: Except Mid-Term Elections

posted at 12:42 PM by Wonky Muse

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