Stephen Colbert vs. the "Midwestern Media Elite"

A Des Moines network station refused to air ads created by Stephen Colbert's PAC, and he's irate. After receiving a terse note from ABC affiliate WOI-DT stating they were going to "decline to air them," Colbert embarked upon a brilliant rant which indicted the "Midwestern media elite" for sitting in their "ivory corn silos" and playing "puppetmaster with our national politics." Then he fronts on their lack of Emmys. Ouch! Hilarious. Watch below, via Mediaite:

 

 

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AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at August 13, 2011, 5:32am

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