Stewart-Colbert -“Sanity Rally” Goes Worldwide

25 Oct

This is shaping up to be the proverbial 2×4 right between the Glenn Beck Tea Baggers beady eyes.

Not only are Americans sick and tired of the crazy ranting and frothing at the mouth by extremists trying to take over our Political Systems – but the idea has resonated worldwide, that if we don’t do something, the whack jobs will be in control.

Jon Stewart’s Sanity Rally Goes Global


Jon Stewart’s spoofy politicalRally to Restore Sanity is headed toward world domination. Some 800 Sanity demonstrations in 67 nations are being planned around the globe to coincide with the Daily Show host’s DC demonstration this Saturday. Sanity marchers will gather from Paris to Mt. Everest’s base camp in Nepal. “Everyone was getting excited” about the Washington rally, “so I thought, ‘Gosh, why couldn’t we do something local?'” said a marketing consultant in Paris. She’s organizing the event for the Champs de Mars at the Eiffel Tower through Facebook. “We’ll be doing it sanely and calmly and with a sense of humor—which is a change from what’s been happening,” she adds.

The popularity of the rally reveals a deep-seated desire to pull politics back into rationality, a professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government tells the Christian Science Monitor. “It’s weird to see people so worked up for the sake of a more rational political process,” he adds. Stewart has been pitching his rally to those who think “shouting is counterproductive, and terrible for your throat; who feel that the loudest voices shouldn’t be the only ones that get heard.” There’s just one problem: “How does one restore sanity to a part of the world where it never existed?” asks a writer in the Jerusalem Post, who proposes an Israeli rally to “introduce” sanity.

In the words of a 50’s icon – “Be There, or be square!”




Posted by on October 25, 2010 in News


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3 responses to “Stewart-Colbert -“Sanity Rally” Goes Worldwide

  1. Constructive Feedback

    October 26, 2010 at 12:54 AM

    So let me get this straight.
    There have been massive violent, anarchistic protests in France, Greece and other Euro-Socialist nations. Hugo Chavez has threatened to take over grocery stores that fail to yield to his thuggish confiscatory tactics AND YET the global report from you that we hear focuses on the global support for Jon Stewart against the Tea Party?

    Are you related to Christine O’Donnell?


    • btx3

      October 27, 2010 at 9:18 AM

      Remind me again, Porch – was France the 32nd or 45th State…

      And is Hugo Chavez the Tea Party candidate for Senate in Iowa, or Montana?


    • Roderick

      October 27, 2010 at 9:52 AM

      You’re trying to dictate the content of another blog?

      Wow. What arrogance. Go spread your cyber feces somewhere else.



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