Colbert on Bush

I know that this is all over the blog world right now but just in case you’ve missed it so far I would urge you to check out Stephen Colbert’s speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner.

I had never heard of Colbert or his show The Colbert Report before yesterday. The Colbert Report is apparently an American satirical current affairs progaramme along the lines of The Daily Show. His speech tears into Bush without mercy, and POTUS and his supporters, sitting only meters away, are clearly not amused.

Everybody asks for personnel changes. So the White House has personnel changes. Then you write, "Oh, they’re just rearranging the deck chairs on the Titanic." First of all, that is a terrible metaphor. This administration is not sinking. This administration is soaring. If anything, they are rearranging the deck chairs on the Hindenburg!

There’s a full transcript online at Daily Kos.