Last night, the Colbert Report tried to disambiguate the furor over Gates-gate.
|The Colbert Report||Mon - Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c|
|The Word - He Who Smelt It, Dealt It|
The Word (flatulence, aside) picked apart why this drama struck nerves. The media frenzy over Obama, Gates and Crowley meeting for a beer, is frankly annoying. And to borrow, POTUS's word (sans modifier), stupid. The amount of minutes devoted to trying to pick apart what racism and racist means in our culture in lieu of real reporting time to present useful details about the health care reform bill is the real tragedy.
You can't cure cancer with a coke and a smile.