Stevens-Ted

It’s so much easier to be a Republican

Jon Stewart had a terrific run of making the late Alaska Senator Ted Stevens the poster child for the Republican answer to just about anything. Mr. Stevens was quite parsimonious; limiting his answers to almost anything to one word, with two letters: NO. Here’s just a partial list of issues in which Republicans can and…

AHL-Rally-for-Sanity

How the rally for sanity might have been different

The October 30 Rally for Sanity was organized by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert.  Part of the nature of comedy is nuance, at least comedy intended for sophisticated audiences.  By its very nature, nuance means a lack of clarity, and regrettably that seems to describe the Rally. The obfuscation of the Rally was compounded…