Isn't there some story about the Jester being the only fool with the courage to speak?
Leave time to catch it all - the video's 2nd and 3rd part are to the right.
UPDATE 4 MAY
My fellow wandering woman sailed over and discovered the video had been removed for copyright infringement, which I find curious. Can't imagine Colbert doesn't want it out there. Who's got the copyright? CSPAN?
Anyway, shhhhh, real quiet like:
Here's a fabulous transcript and links to copies still online.
And here you'll find it live and running fine for me in Windows Media Player.
Whether he was funny or not, (the mainstream media says no, says that's why they barely covered it), whether you agree with him or not (I applauded), you have to salute the man's dos cajones, to borrow Pato's phrase. And if you like to find creative ways to get a point across, you have to love the first part of his speech.
Sorry I've been AWOL this week. I'll try to get back here later today. Meanwhile, I'm headed to Astorga and León for the weekend. Tips, anybody?
Labels: an american abroad