Skip to comments.Leno gets a lesson in Cruz control
Posted on 11/14/2013 7:42:32 AM PST by SoConPubbie
Jay Leno is a car aficionado. He collects them. He knows them. He works on them and delights in driving them.
However, Friday night the junior senator from Texas gave the late-night comic a lesson on one option he may have missed: Cruz control.
I am a big Leno fan. Im rarely up that late, but I tape his shows and watch his opening monologue the next night for laughs.
His political jokes are sometimes over the top, but, for the most part, they accurately reflect what is going on in Washington and give us some much-needed comedy relief. His barbs are often cleaver and insightful.
Another thing I appreciate about Leno is that he picks on everyone, Democrats, Republicans and Libertarians. It makes no difference.
Leno claims to be fiscally conservative but socially liberal. Although he and his wife support Democratic candidates, for the most part, he is extremely fair. Not surprising, among late-night hosts, his show has the largest number of self-identified conservative and Republican viewers.
I usually hit the off button after the monologue but occasionally stay tuned for another segment that catches my interest.
Leno is almost always affable and polite with his guests, even with those he has mercilessly skewered and those with whom he openly disagrees. The rare exception was his treatment of Michele Bachmann. It was out of character and shameful! Clearly, Leno was out to end her political career and he succeeded.
Friday night, it was evident that Leno was out to do the same thing to Ted Cruz. The attempt fell flat. To use another automotive term, it backfired, leaving the senator with a new group of fans and thousand of others who want to hear more.
(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...
Ted Cruz Ping!
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Socially liberal— a baby killer.
That's a name I haven't heard in a long time!
I like a lot of Democrat entertainers. I like Democrats in entertainment business, where I have the option to change the channel or turn it off.
In politics, we don’t have the option to change the channel or turn them off, so I follow the rule “first, do no harm.”
Democrat policies tend, in my estimation to be harmful.
The most important thing now is to gauge the audience reaction when a talk show host lampoons Obama or healthcare. It used to be sacrilege to joke or laugh at Obama, but not anymore.
Leno couldn’t shake up Cruz if he put him in a baby rattle.
Socially liberal = liberal
...about Senator Cruz' appearance on the "Tonight Show" last week.For anyone who missed it, check out our KING-SIZED (and growing!) "after action" thread, here:
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