Skip to comments.Limbaugh Blasts Colbert Hire [re For Letterman]: CBS Declaring "War on the Heartland"
Posted on 04/10/2014 3:10:53 PM PDT by Biggirl
CBSs decision to replace David Letterman with comic Stephen Colbert is an open act of contempt toward ordinary Americans, Rush Limbaugh says.
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I can’t imagine watching or listening to see BS ..
I haven’t really watched Letterman since his NBC show back in the old days, so this won’t change anything.
So, just don’t watch him. Until obama pens it into his ACA, we are free to watch or not. The ratings will decide if he stays or leaves.
I watched maybe 10 minutes of Letterman the entire time he was on. I know I will cut back on my viewing time with Colbert as host.
And Letterman is the heartland? He hasn’t been the heartland since 1979.
I thought Letterman was kind of funny back in 1987.
Oh please. The only people that will watch are those that like nighttime TV. It’s an entertainment show. A bad one, but one nonetheless. What politics there will be will preach to the choir.
Most will just ignore the crap.
Limbaugh is King of Hyperbole. I haven’t taken him seriously in many many many years. Just another news entertainment blowhard.
It’s pricks like Colbert who has contributed significantly to the dumbing down of America and helped create the low-information voter. These young people lap up everything he and Jon Stewart says, and then when they’re called on it, they get to hide behind the clown nose.
You made him a millionaire America.
Boy does Colbert hate you. :)
I can’t see how Colbert is much different than Letterman.
Colbert likely won’t do his new show in character, so it’s a wash.
The last thing I watched on a Letterman show was a canned ham in a 90 ton press.
One problem I just thought of -pols not “must” go on shows like this when running for President. I assume he is an obnoxious leftie, but given I’ve never seen him out of his character he plays, I don’t know just how bad he’ll be.
Letterman, Colbert, ugh, I wouldn’t watch either one.
I still miss Jack Paar.
Aren’t they declaring war on Asians, too?
Like Letterman, he'll be left-leaning, but he most likely won't try to rub Middle America's face in it.
If Rush is right, he’ll fail with dismal ratings. Rush should have said nothing and just let him fail. Don’t give him late night material.
Colbert is a really creepy dude that never breaks character, and somehow gets really stupid kids to think he is actually delivering them “news”.
I expect yet another s*itty show full of cheap internet stunts and left-wing advocacy.
I doubt highly he’ll be doing the Colbert Report shtick, it doesn’t lend itself to the movie promotions that are 90% of late night talk. He’ll drop back to the comedy stylings he had before.
I would rather have seen Louie CK or any number of talented comics.
This guy? What the hell was CBS thinking? Outside of that dumb character he plays, he has nothing else.
I still miss Steve Allen.
He won’t last long.
From the little bit of Colbert I’ve seen...he does an imitation of an obnoxious Ted Baxter type newscaster that is obviously BOR.
Then everybody says he’s mocking a conservative commentator.
Drives me nuts.
Dumbing down ? He started a PAC! Sure, he was playing it light, but he actually did it.
.....And yet he is still number 1 as a conservtive talkradio show host. That says something.
Me too. That was an awesome video. Far better than the Mr. Potatohead.
The only one worth watching is Johnny Carson. Is he still on?
Same. It was entertaining watching him throw things off buildings, like fluorescent light tubes and watermelons. I won’t miss him now.
“I still miss Jack Paar.”
Me too. I liked Carson also.
I never watch those shows so it doesn’t bother me the least. I will admit that I stayed up sometimes for Carson.
Thought they’d give it to Craig Fergusen, who I think is a quite funny and talented late nite host. Haven’t seen him do any preaching . . . just good comedy, good writing, etc.
His biggest problem is that he comes across as a very proud American (he’s an immigrant from Scotland) and says nice things about all people.
He’s a lot funnier than the other late-nite jerks, including the newest phony who had Her Royal Hind-Ass on his early show.
Any way the go, I won’t watch anyway.
How could Colbert be any worse than Letterman.
Well said - thanks.
Steve Allen! I’d forgotten that he was the originator of the Tonight Show. What a genius! So much of the current format was his doing. He was so outrageously funny and he brought very funny people on to the show as cast members and writers. You could tune in his show and be assured that you would find yourself laughing out loud in spite of yourself. So many of the current crop are good for a chuckle or two but Steve Allen would put you on the floor laughing your pants off.
Now I’m definitely not watching the show I’ve never watched!
One of the best there ever was.
Yeah, I sure wanted CraigyFerg to get the slot.
I love that guy’s show...
CBS is just stage for commie politics.
I was pretty young when Jack Paar was on. A big part of the attraction, I think, was that it was a special privilege to be able to be able to watch the show. Usually my parents would let me watch the first 15 minutes if I was still awake but sometimes I could make myself invisible and make it much further into the show.
Yes, Carson was good also. After that, not so much.
Yup, Fergusen is really good.
Yes, Steve Allen was great.
You can give it a French spin, but it’s still pigeon crap!
2-3 years, max.
So they replaced one worthless pile of trash with another one. Johnny Carson passed over Letterman for a reason. He was not wrong.
I miss Johnny.
I like Craig Fergusen too; maybe they’ll give it to him after Colbert falls on his *ss.