Comedy Central comedian Stephen Colbert appeared before Congress yesterday to testify on behalf of the United Farm Workers and the reviews are in.
- Patrick Gavin Politico: Colbert made “mockery of Congress”
- Byron York, Beltway Confidential: Colbert embarrasses Dems; Conyers asks comedian to leave
- Jonathan Allen, Politico: Colbert knocks Dems off message
- Michelle Malkin: Clown Colbert’s Deomocrat enablers make mockery of immigration policy
You get the picture. I on the other hand, see Stephen Colbert’s appearance before Congress quite fitting. Washington has been a dysfunctional mess for quite some time. Complete one party rule by the Democrats have brought the dysfunction into razor sharp focus. Colbert’s comedy act before Congress is a fitting example of just how lost our government is.
As progressives, both on the right and the left, make the push for bigger and bigger government, dysfunctional moments like this serve a clear reminder why the Founding Fathers were so wise to limit the size and scope of government.
How are we expected to believe that government knows best with so many aspects of our lives, when so few could see the flaw of inviting Stephen Colbert to speak on such electrifying issues like immigration? Out of all the lawmakers present, only one (Conyers) had the common sense to say stop the show.
Stephen Colbert’s comedy act is a fitting end to the 111th Congress, with its thousands of pages of unread legislation, wonton and wasteful spending, arrogant elites and least we forget comedian turn Senator Al Franken.
Video h/t: The Right Scoop