Friday, June 30, 2006
Pelosi predicts Colbert will fall short of goal
From The Morning Grind

While acknowledging that she tunes in "all the time" to The Colbert Report, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-California) predicted Thursday that Stephen Colbert's goal of interviewing every Member of Congress will fall short.

"That won't happen," she told reporters at her weekly press conference.

She described Colbert's "Better Know a District" segment, where the comedian interviews Members of Congress, as humorous but offered up this advice.

"I wouldn't recommend that anyone go on the show," she said. "I would think it would be okay to go on if you were live to tape, but don't subject yourself to a comic's edit unless you want to be made a fool of."
Posted By Mark Preston, CNN Political Unit: 6/30/2006 11:01:00 AM ET | Permalink
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