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Friday, August 27, 2010

Jest Is Best

Back in the Middle Ages, when kings ruled supreme, the only ones who could tell the king when he was about to do something foolish was the court jester. The jester was a well educated "fool" who could open the eyes of king and court with well chosen witicisms, making them laugh as they changed their minds. Tomorrow on the Washington mall ... well, here's hoping two supremely talented court jesters of the air waves can change some minds. Watch, laugh, think.

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-august-26-2010/i-have-a-scheme

http://www.thedailyshow.com/watch/thu-august-26-2010/michael-bloomberg

http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/351602/august-26-2010/glenn-livid

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