Stephen Colbert on Bradley Manning trial: "We, the American People, Are the Enemy"


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Very true, although it would be perhaps be even more accurate to say that "Everybody* is the Enemy".

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#3

God-damn this region-blocked bollocks.
here's the youtube vid


I reckon in future it's best to just link to other video sources, rather than the official source.


#4

It's not funny because it's true. I just couldn't laugh, even though the delivery was perfect.


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The People, indicted, will always be divided.


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It makes sense, seriously. Similar situation with the Pentagon Papers. There was nothing in there that would help the Viet Cong/NLF attack differently. It was just politically embarrassing material that needed to be kept out of the hands of the American public.


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But the security of the powerful is national security. They are the only ones the state still protects - but it protects them like a goddam pit bull.


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Sometimes it's difficult to tell the difference between a laugh and a cry.

damnit


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Awesome. I love it when you can see his righteous anger coming through. Reminds me that way of his White House Correspondents Dinner speech in front of Bush.


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