October 25, 2010

"Jon Stewart rallies the troops in Washington."

NMA reveals the truth about the Rally to Restore Sanity:



Here's the official media presentation of same: "Just who does Jon Stewart think he is?" The Washington Post:
[T]he similarities to Beck's rally are just the sort of thing Stewart himself would satirize on his show if, of course, it weren't his rally and his TV show in the first place. In his few pre-rally comments, Stewart has reached for some of the broad values and high-minded themes that Beck's did -- civility, decency, making America better -- though admittedly with fewer religious allusions and more comic panache.....

[A] mass gathering with the stated aim of being nice. Is that a role a satirist can really play?
ADDED: Stewart is, of course, attempting to help the Democrats. But don't Democrats worry about losing control of the imagery? I assume the crowd Stewart pulls in will not give off finely tuned niceness vibes and, in all likelihood, they will project a much more left-wing image than Democrats would like to be identified with.

37 comments:

Alex said...

Obama incites foreign interests against America

can we just impeach this fuckhead yet?

America's Politico said...
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America's Politico said...

My girl friend and I have made travel plans from my consulting in CA (next wee) to be in DC for the rally.

If you want to come help the Democrats win all across the nation, in Nov. 2010 and in Nov. 2012, please indulge.

We have the right to lead the country. We are the chosen ones, indeed. Our opponents, the GOP, have nothing to offer.

Know the results of Nov. 2 today:
House: 224+
Senate: 54+

Ken Pidcock said...

I assume the crowd Stewart pulls in will not give off finely tuned niceness vibes and, in all likelihood, they will project a much more left-wing image than Democrats would like to be identified with.

We'll take that as a prediction.

garage mahal said...

I assume the crowd Stewart pulls in will not give off finely tuned niceness vibes and, in all likelihood, they will project a much more left-wing image than Democrats would like to be identified with.

the problem for democrats is the exact opposite. The public, which is notoriously dimwitted and clueless, think their taxes went up, and the deficit went up, which we all know is the complete opposite of what happened. Well not all of us.

Almost Ali said...

Let's just hope they take their trash with 'em.

Charlie Eklund said...

I think we can take it as a guarantee, Ken.

mesquito said...

Smugapalooza!!!

Kevin said...

But don't Democrats worry about losing control of the imagery?

No problem - the media will cover for them. They will carefully edit out anything inappropriate for a Democratic campaign commercial.

Sixty Grit said...

America's Asshole is getting wee wee'd up like Omongrel. Funny, neither one of you are citizens, are you?

Alex said...

the problem for democrats is the exact opposite. The public, which is notoriously dimwitted and clueless, think their taxes went up, and the deficit went up, which we all know is the complete opposite of what happened. Well not all of us.

The Democrats are notoriously dimwitted and clueless think that they're taxes went up, the deficit went down and the complete opposite happened.

Alex said...

Impeach!

Maguro said...

The public, which is notoriously dimwitted and clueless...

Strange how dumb the public's gotten over the past 2 years. Right after Obama got elected, libs were tripping over each other to salute the great wisdom of the American people.

Must be something they put in the water.

garage mahal said...

The same dumb public that voted in 08 will vote again. Dumb as fucking ever. Dumber I'd say.

Rialby said...

garage.. the same dumb public.

Wow, for once we agree.

Tyrone Slothrop said...

Serious Democrats won't touch this rally. Stewart's audience will be drunken frat boys from Georgetown and the University of Maryland. Anybody with any regard for his reputation will realize what assholes they are all going to look like after the day of long knives. America's Politico will fit right in.

1jpb said...

Althouse's concern trolling for the Ds is really touching.

But, as any good con could tell her, she doesn't need to worry about the Ds. All cons know that the elite librul lame stream media will go into full cover-up mode. Then, the poor cons will get bad press claiming that they're flawed.

Joe said...

(The Crypto Jew)

WOW, so now we’re insulting the consumer!? How typically Democratic. Vote Obama, HOORAY for America….vote for Daniel Webster/Allen West Amerikkka is stoopit and doodie heads!

Garage I hope you’re not in the marketing sales department of your corporation….”Sales are down on our ‘Horse Turd Kandie’” “D@mn those stupid consumers! This is the BEST horse turd kandie in America!”

Joe said...

(The Crypto Jew)

PB&J, don’t worry after we get control of the House the bad press will be offset by your sweet, sweet tears of ineffable sadness.

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garage mahal said...

Althouse's concern trolling for the Ds is really touching.

Also see gay rights. DADT. DOMA. Gitmo. Iraq withdrawal. Bush terror policies.

Joe said...

(The Crypto Jew)
Also see gay rights. DADT. DOMA. Gitmo. Iraq withdrawal. Bush terror policies.
You mean all those things that there was a “fierce moral urgency” about and that the Democrats were going to change? Those things they told the “rubes?”

edutcher said...

Rally to Restore Sanity?? After Colbert's dog and pony show??

You'll see more sanity at a Clinton family reunion

garage mahal said...

The same dumb public that voted in 08 will vote again. Dumb as fucking ever. Dumber I'd say.

Bet he didn't say that 2 years ago.

garage mahal said...

Joe C.J.-

You jumped right inside 1jpb's post. I mean to the tee. He's thinking that was too easy.

bandmeeting said...

Dumb as fucking ever. Dumber I'd say.

You, however, are a piece of utter brilliance though.

No mirrors in the house?

bandmeeting said...

my girl friend and I have made travel plans from my consulting in CA (next wee) to be in DC for the rally.

There is not a woman in this world who would willingly answer to that description.

garage mahal said...


Bet he didn't say that 2 years ago.


Bet he did!

Alex said...

Also see gay rights. DADT. DOMA. Gitmo. Iraq withdrawal. Bush terror policies.

Basically if Althouse is not on the HARD LEFT of all those issues, it must be concern trolling. This is how the insane left operates. Demonize, demonize, demonize and impugne 24/7.

TMink said...

I think all the rallies are great. They are a sign of an activated electorate.

Trey

edutcher said...

garage mahal said...

Bet he didn't say that 2 years ago.

Bet he did!


garage is a closet Bill Buckley (who once said all elections should be by invitation only).

Christopher said...

I love these NMA videos, even though most that I've seen with a political angle mock the right. But this one is pretty disjointed.

Looking forward to the law of unintended consequences at Stewart's rally.

RJ said...

Is that the new Sims game?

master cylinder said...

only people like yall are worried about the dems being too left....and the Juan Williams [aka paid pundits] of the word.

D.D. Driver said...

MMMMM.... McRib

The Crack Emcee said...

[Jon Stewarty is] a progressive but his bias is toward reasonableness.

That sentence makes no sense what-so-ever.

kaincolo said...

"But don't Democrats worry about losing control of the imagery? I assume the crowd Stewart pulls in will not give off finely tuned niceness vibes and, in all likelihood, they will project a much more left-wing image than Democrats would like to be identified with."

Who do you think we are? You would be surprised, I am sure, to find that I am a middle class (though with less resources than an UW professor, I am sure) older than you (I am sure), worked all of my life American -who never was a hippie by the way - and I will be at the rally in Denver.

Revenant said...

Who do you think we are?

Well, if you're middle class, worked all your life, and weren't a leftie when you were younger? Odds are you're no fan of the Democratic Party.

Unless "worked all your life" is code for "belonged to a union".