Saturday, December 17, 2011

News You Can Trust

The Onion, The Daily Show, The Colbert Report. Satirical news outlets are among the remaining few telling the truth these days. The court jester was once the only fool in the kingdom who had sense enough to use humor to criticize the ruler.

Take a few minutes to browse The Onion's website, watch a couple clips of "The Daily Show," or "The Colbert Report" online and you'll be infinitely more informed than you'll be watching most 24/7 television news outlets.

Except for "The Rachel Maddow Show." I go to Ms. Maddow when I need a smart, well-researched, and thoughtful civics lessons. Here's one of my recent favorites.

Go, Rachel! Fox News, here's an example of how to intelligently criticize the president.