Friday, November 7, 2014

If You Win Re-Election with 87 Percent of the Vote, I Guess it's Okay to Shoot Silly String with Stephen Colbert

Comedian Stephen Colbert shooting silly string with Rep. Barbara Lee during an episode Wednesday of The Colbert Report.
CONGRESS | 13TH DISTRICT | Rep. Barbara Lee won re-election Tuesday in another romp. The long time congressmember from Oakland, Alameda and San Leandro won over 87 percent of the vote against Republican Dakin Sundeen. On Wednesday, the congressional district was featured for comic releif on The Colbert Report.

The segment with fake newsman Stephen Colbert featured an exhaustive trading-off of a one-person wave and the pair shooting silly string at each other in the hallway of Lee's Washington office.

Later, Colbert feigned coming on to the 68-year-old representative. "I'm practicing abstinence right now, as we speak, but that could change if you play your cards right. I'm just saying. Am I the only one? I can't only be the only one feeling this right now. Turn the camera off I want to give her some privacy."

In addition, some in the media are raising eyebrows over a not particularly funny exchange when Colbert's conservative character asked Lee if she was a life-time member of the Urban Caucus.


  1. By MW:

    Of the people who voted for Barbara Lee, I am sure that most of them, and just like the people in the District who overwhelmingly, and each and every time, re-elect Nancy Pelosi, carefully, thoroughly, and intelligently evaluated the candidates and their positions, and did not, and just like a bunch of stooges, robots, zombies, and puppets on a string, rubberstamp whatever nonsense was put in front of them.

    So therefore Barbara Lee should be very proud of herself, since the fact she won re-election with 87% of the vote proves that she has been doing a great job.

  2. Oh right MW, you're the brilliant one--NOT.

  3. By MW:

    Concerning the person who posted the comment of 11:15PM on November 7, 2014, he or she is most likely one of those non-thinking stooges and robots that Jonathan Gruber, and also most DP politicians, and such as for instance Willie Brown, Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Lee, and Nancy Pelosi ,etc, have correctly assumed can be easily fooled and manipulated by a lot of lies, garbage, and nonsense.

  4. Or........maybe it's you MW that has been fooled and manipulated by lies, garbage and nonsense. Such arrogance!