Through the Looking Glass
Harry Shearer calls it the Full Ginsberg — an homage to Monica Lewinsky’s lawyer, who once made the rounds of all five Sunday talk shows in a single day. And tomorrow, Barack Obama will be matching that feat.
Almost. One show got left out. Guess which?
“Even though we try to be fair to the President, he doesn’t like us very much,” says Known Socialist Bill O’Reilly. “I think that Fox News Sunday is a truly fair and balanced show,” agrees Chris Wallace. The White House, he adds, is “the biggest bunch of crybabies I have dealt with in my thirty years in Washington.”
But the best is near the end:
“When you have David Axelrod go on Face the Nation last Sunday and denigrate the million — er, I dunno, a hundred thousand — thousands and tens of thousands of people who came here into the streets of Washington to protest…”
Seventy thousand, Chris. Tops. But you’re forgiven — we only expect journalists to get their facts straight.