October 30th, 2010
03:32 PM ET

Stewart, Colbert preside over lighthearted, star-studded rally

Assisted by a colorful cast of characters, Comedy Central funnymen Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert held a raucous rally on the National Mall Saturday in typical fashion before a cheering throng of
supporters.

Amidst all the hilarity, however, the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear" carried a message about Americans turning their backs on hate and working together to make the world a better place.

Stewart and Colbert staged a mock battle, with Stewart supporting peace and sanity and Colbert promoting fear before a crowd that stretched nearly the length of the mall, most of the distance between the Capitol and the Washington Monument.

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  1. Patty

    Kaye and TexasVic U R both ignorant people. CNN should not post any of your blogsM U both don't have a serious clue about what is going on.Please relocate out of the US and don't forget to take your gun,your weed and your F150 truck.

    November 1, 2010 at 12:07 am | Report abuse | Reply
  2. Patty

    Also, do U know who sends our jobs overseas? Read up U might be surprised.
    Additionally, we have 3 cancers in our media.

    Rush Limbaugh
    Sean Hannity
    Glen Beck

    How about getting them off the public airways. Lets put on the first spaceflight I would to happy to donate a few dollars.
    .

    November 1, 2010 at 12:15 am | Report abuse | Reply
  3. alize

    Okay..did anybody do the walk of shame in their Halloween costume this morning?..Anybody?..?

    November 1, 2010 at 8:31 am | Report abuse | Reply
  4. NotPlayingUrGame

    I would agree with sending the Fox news guys into space if you agree that Keith Olberman, Rachael Maddow, Chris Mathews and that openly Progressive "Ed" guy on MSNBC goes with them. I haven't seen any Democrats wanting to make outsourcing illegal either. Quit being a tool. I'm tired of TV personalities telling me how to think. I'm perfectly capable of doing that on my own. Just the facts news. Just the facts.

    November 1, 2010 at 9:12 am | Report abuse | Reply
  5. WhiteKong78

    Alize. Walk of shame?

    November 1, 2010 at 9:13 am | Report abuse | Reply
  6. alize

    Well, KKKong78..did ya?..walk of shame..burned some crosses..anything? Just asking?

    November 1, 2010 at 11:16 am | Report abuse | Reply
  7. samyzud

    I am not from the South. I am from New York. I still think that Colbert and Stuart are two useful idiots. Amusing? yes. Intelligent and Insightful? No – not really.

    November 1, 2010 at 4:38 pm | Report abuse | Reply
  8. samyzud

    >I would agree with sending the Fox news guys into space if you agree that Keith Olberman, Rachael Maddow, Chris >Mathews and that openly Progressive "Ed" guy on MSNBC goes with them.

    Here is a novel idea... How about instead of sending them to space, we leave them be and if someone doesn't like what they have to say – turn the TV off? Or watch Jersey Shore reruns instead? We still have that freedom in America, right? To turn off the TV if you don't like the program? Or the reason why you want to send them to space is because Fox gets more viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined? So the true liberal fascism is really being exposed... Free speech is only a good thing if a liberal agrees with what's being said. Otherwise – send them to space....

    November 1, 2010 at 4:42 pm | Report abuse | Reply
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