Many comedians are using their offstage time to sound off on the 2008 presidential election, now less than two weeks away. The Huffington Post, in particular, appears to be a platform for several comedians...
Larry David doesn't know if he can handle watching the election returns come in on Nov. 4: "I believe I have big jinx potential and may have actually cost the Dems the last two elections. I know I've jinxed sporting events. When my teams are losing and I want them to make a comeback, all I have to do is leave the room. Works every time. So if I do watch, I'll do it alone. I can't subject other people to me in my current condition. I just don't like what I've turned into -- and frankly I wasn't that crazy about me even before the turn."
Michael Showalter wonders why "Sarah Palin's favorite word is "Ahmadinejad"."
Paula Poundstone asks: Is Anybody Listening to Bush?
Will Durst has something to say about all of this Joe the Plumber business that came out of the final debate.
Lee Camp is mocking the McCain-Palin ticket on a daily basis on 23/6, as well.
And on his own blog, Michael Ian Black realizes he must not be a real American, by Sarah Palin's definition.
Breakfast update: They passed around sandwiches that appeared to contain egg, cheese and some sort of meat, although in this light, in this current state, it's not in me to determine exactly what sort of meat. Audience attention focuses away from Lee Camp, who is attempting to deliver political jokes to a radio show that was a no-show. Camp sees what's up. "At this time of the day, anything's distracting," Camp observes. Not distracting: His eclectic mix of zingers. Most get big laughs. A couple get big groans. On the latter, Camp replies that he actually preferred those reactions.