How Political Will the ‘Rally to Restore Sanity’ Be?


The NYT’s David Carr takes on the Stewart/Colbert rally and the fine line between entertainment and politics they’re trying to walk: “Yet there he was on his show, chanting about the event he is leading, ‘It’s happening, people. It is happening. It is happening. A real gathering.’ Was he aping Glenn Beck or parodying him? By this point, it’s tough to tell, and creating equivalence with Mr. Beck by hosting a rally carries its own perils.”