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Jtube: The Colbert Report: Tragedy in Boston

Jtube: The Colbert Report: Tragedy in Boston

What is the best response to terror?

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Published: April 20, 2013

What is the best response to terror?

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Visitor Comments: 13

(12) Mark, April 30, 2013 12:09 AM

Great, Colber. The best way to glorify Bostonians (especialy their first responders) and those whose hearts with them.

(11) Jeff, April 29, 2013 9:48 PM

Jingoistic, maybe; but not in bad taste.

Colbert wasn't making fun of the victims or making light of the deaths and injuries. He was shouting out, in his comedo-republican way, a feel-good message to scared Bostonians (and other Americans) and a challenge to jihadists and other terrorists: "You hurt us, but you haven't cowed us. You shocked us, but you haven't beaten us. We are stronger than you." What better message to send (on a comedy show, remember), in the days following such a craven attack?

(10) Anonymous, April 25, 2013 3:05 PM

Great

This was great. It helps put things in perspective. Sometimes, the way that people deal with tragedy is through a touch of humor. I know my father was in the work trade center when the planes went in. Whenever he discusses it, he always puts jokes in - it helps keep himself under control as well as to not make himself or anyone listen become depressed at the thought that over 600 of his friends and co-workers perished on that awful day. So thank you Steven for giving me the outrage to smile and to show the world that we can't be beat. We will always fight on.

(9) Richard, April 25, 2013 2:22 AM

Bad Taste

His comments are in bad taste, crude, thoughtless, and self-serving. Good thing he has canned laughter! He should apologize publicly, and never try mixing comedy with tragedy again. EVER,

(8) Anonymous, April 24, 2013 10:54 AM

islamic radicals

islam is not under attack, nobody cares. we got Osama and we will get you. Cobert, you are wonderful..

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