Friday, October 15, 2004

TV: Crossfire

I missed it. The pop culture-meets-politics story of the day and I turned it off. I caught the start of the show and heard that Jon Stewart would be the guest. But I hate CROSSFIRE. And once I saw that Robert Novak wasn't cohosting, I figured I wouldn't be missing much. (Because of Novak's still unclear role in the Valerie Plame scandal, he's the focus of the semi-regular DAILY SHOW feature 'Douchebag for Liberty.')

Little did I know that Stewart would take CROSSFIRE's hosts and the media to task for their failure to do their jobs this election season. Or that he'd call Tucker Carlson a "dick." Live. On his own show. On CNN.

Ah, well. A transcript of the magic is here.