How would Jon Stewart of The Daily Show treat the story of a union member who crosses his striking union's picket line ? We're going to find out. Stewart and Stephen Colbert of the Colbert Report have agreed to cross their union's picket line, to return their two political satire shows to the air in January
“If we cannot (return to work with their writers), we would like to express our ambivalence, but without our writers we are unable to express something as nuanced as ambivalence," said the two superstars of satire.
Both performers have carved out successful careers by spotlighting the hypocrisies of the powerful. Testosterone may have also played a part.
The announcement of their return came just after Colbert was named the AP's person of the year. One wonders whether that's the case on the picket line?
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It being dog talk day on MPR's Midday today, and to continue a theme we tried yesterday, we take a stroll, so to speak, around the doggy news world.
In Eagan, a dog's warning is credited with saving a woman from a house fire.
The family of a Marine killed in Iraq adopts the dog who wouldn't leave the soldier's side.
Remember when former Twin Doug Mienkiewicz got into the doghouse for taking the World Series ball in 2004? What happened to this year's? A dog ate it.
An actress, Eva Mendes, agrees to pose naked for PETA because "I could never wear my dog." Fill in your own joke here.
A man has been sent to jail in Germany because his dog, Adolph, salutes like a Nazi.
It's not enough just to buy your dog a Christmas present, now you have to throw it a party, too.
An autistic boy in Arkansas needed a service dog. But they go for $10,000 to $15,000. Suddenly checks started arriving. And so did a dog.
St. Paul police dog bites wrong man. Hey, he's only human!
Puppies. That's all. Puppies. In the news business, you don't really have to say anything other than puppies.
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