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The Best Moments From Jon Stewart's 'Rally to Restore Sanity' (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Nov 1st 2010 7:40AM
The Best Moments From Jon Stewart's 'Rally to Restore Sanity'This weekend, Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held their 'Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear' (Sat., 12PM ET on Comedy Central). The rally was a counterpart to Glenn Beck's 'Restoring Honor' march, held a few months back.

The goal was to share political views in an inoffensive manner. Moderation was the ideal; Stewart showed video clips of media figures (such as Mr. Beck) who supposedly used polarizing speech.

Since the event was hosted by comedians, the whole thing was a joke -- or was it? A bunch of celebs attended, including Ozzy Osbourne, Kid Rock, and Sheryl Crow. But Stewart stopped the music and jokes to deliver this message: "I thought we might have a moment ... for some sincerity. ... I can't control what people think this was. I can only tell you my intentions."

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Arianna Huffington Offers Free Bus Rides to Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity" (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Sep 29th 2010 1:54AM
Arianna Huffington Offers Free Bus Rides to Jon Stewart's 'Rally to Restore Sanity'On the latest 'Daily Show' (weeknights, 11PM ET on Comedy Central), media mogul Arianna Huffington was the guest. Huffington is very excited about Jon Stewart's upcoming "Rally to Restore Sanity." a planned political march on Washington, DC. This rally is a sort of liberal/Democratic response to Glenn Beck's recent "Restoring Honor" event, which was also held in our nation's capital.

And because Arianna was so excited, she made a very nice offer: Free transportation to the rally for anyone who wants it!

Yup, the very wealthy Ms. Huffington will be giving free bus rides to the "Sanity" event. "We have as many buses as there are people to fill them," she said. "That's our promise." So if you're in the New York City area, and you're interesting in heading to DC for the rally, you can just show up at the following address on October 30th ...

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Will Stephen Colbert Hold a "Restoring Truthiness" Rally? (VIDEO)

by Oliver Miller, posted Sep 8th 2010 3:45AM
Will Stephen Colbert Hold a 'Restoring Truthiness' Rally?Two weeks ago, Fox News host Glenn Beck held a "Restoring Honor" rally in Washington D.C. It's hard to say how well the event went. At one point, Beck claimed that 1.7 million people showed up; other estimates put the crowd at around 87,000 people. (Which is a pretty big disparity.)

But no matter how well or how poorly the rally went, one thing is clear: Stephen Colbert likes attention just as much as Glenn Beck does. Now, the question is -- will Colbert stage a rally of his own?

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