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Colbert's Campus Coddlers

Psyop85 Wrote: Jul 13, 2012 12:07 PM
Hum one conservative takes offense and it’s a big deal, a large group of liberals takes offense and it’s what... The right is expected to suck it up and go along with the joke but the left well.... let’s think of Patton’s words.

On July 9, Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi composed a puff piece to honor Stephen Colbert, "fake news" commentator and satirical fake conservative. It turns out Colbert is becoming an "obsession in academia," with a new collegiate submersion in "Truthinessology."

Let us agree that he can be very funny. Let's also agree that his satire being taken seriously by academia says something about the state of academia.

It also says something about those in the press who agree. Farhi winked in his story that this obsession is a problem, but then unfurled a long list of academic...