Thursday, June 05, 2008

Bob Barr + Stephen Colbert = Hilarity

Stephen Colbert had Libertarian presidential candidate Bob Barr on his show last night. It was a smooth move by Barr, the former conservative Republican. Appearing on the show was a risky proposition, since Colbert can skewer a guest with amazing speed. Barr came off surprisingly well -- folksy, plain-speaking, reasonable and good-natured.

Much less of a crank than, say, Ralph Nader.

Favorite quote: "I do like brownies. I don't know whether it had hash in it or not."

As the The Whited Sepulchre has pointed out, Colbert is a genius.

Here's the clip:

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