August 1, 2006
Ned Lamont Takes on Stephen Colbert
Ned Lamont did a great job on the Colbert Report last night, even getting thunderous applause with this line:
I think George Bush is driving this country into a ditch and if Joe Lieberman won't challenge him, I will. I think it's time the Democrats stand up and propose a real alternative.The Hartford Courant reports on some of his memorable responses and the backstage goings on:
The audience again burst into applause. In the green room, Hillsman said the moment suggested Jimmy Stewart, a reference to the Stewart movie, "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington."A Colbert staffer nodded.After his appearance, people approached to congratulate him:
"You did a great job. He can be tough," she said.The audience, like the voters of Connecticut, sure approve of his message.
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