Political satirist Stephen Colbert, who’s made a career of parodying right-wing pundits, SAID something last night that probably presages  the reaction among some righties to the IRS scandal that now bedevils the Obama administration:


“This proves that everything I’ve ever said about Obama is true,” he explained. “It’s official: He’s a secret Muslim, shape-shifting alien from Kenya, coming for our guns. And Bo [the Obama family dog]  is a member of the Illuminati.”


Colbert has hit upon perhaps the one bright spot in the current political besiegement of the Obama administration: It will embolden kooks everywhere — from Birthers to ...

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Political satirist Stephen Colbert, who’s made a career of parodying right-wing pundits, SAID something last night that probably presages  the reaction among some righties to the IRS scandal that now bedevils the Obama administration:

“This proves that everything I’ve ever said about Obama is true,” he explained. “It’s official: He’s a secret Muslim, shape-shifting alien from Kenya, coming for our guns. And Bo [the Obama family dog]  is a member of the Illuminati.”

Colbert has hit upon perhaps the one bright spot in the current political besiegement of the Obama administration: It will embolden kooks everywhere — from Birthers to ...

Read more