Friday, October 17, 2008

Shakespearean Candidates?

Thanks to Earl Showerman (who sent it to me in an E-mail), I am able to offer this link to a clip from the Colbert Report of 10/3/08 on Comedy Central: http://blog.indecision20008.com/2008/10/03/stephen-colbert-compares-the-candidates-to-shakespeare/

In this clip, Stephen Colbert compares McCain and Obama to Shakespearean characters in a very funny way. He then calls on our friend, Professor Stephen Greenblatt, to back him up on this.

I can only hope that Greenblatt eventually comes around to understanding the real Shakespeare as well as he seems to understand what Shakespeare would have thought of the current election.

You should all watch this clip (it's a little slow in loading so be patient).


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