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Are Republicans the new Big-Tent party?

In typically brilliant Daily Show style, Stephen Colbert lampoons porn star Mary Carey's recent conversion to registered Republicanism.

The video is posted on Crooks and Liars, but here are some choice bits.


Colbert (to Dem strategist Hank Sheinkopf): It's pretty clear the Republicans are the big-tent party now.
Sheinkopf: Big tent for whom? Tell that to a guy who's making the minimum wage; tell that to the guy whose job was outsourced; tell that...
Colbert: The producer and star of "A **** in Every ****" and "Inseminated by Two Black Men 5: White Man's Nightmare" are now Republicans.
Sheinkopf: We don't care about pornographers, we care about working people!
Colbert: These people are hard-working. They do some fairly unspeakable things."
And talking to Mary Carey and director Mark Kulkis:
Colbert: What appeals to you about the Republican Party?
Carey: I just think the Republicans, um, are very very wealthy people. And if I want to be powerful I should hang out with them. If you play with cripples, you start to limp. So I don't want to play with cripples any more, I want be up with the NBA players, which is like the Republicans.
Colbert: OK, in your analogy, Democrats are handicapped, and Republicans are tall athletic black men.
Carey: Exactly! That's exactly what it is.
Many, many more gems in the full clip.

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