Most people forget about li'l ol' New York State, with its shrinking violet politicians and its Aw Shucksy down-home folkiness. But Rep. Charlie Rangel's recent improprieties have sort of dragged New York kicking and screaming back into the limelight. And, since it's already here, we might as well use this opportunity to examine it through a Colbert-approved politiscope. 'Cause who knows when we'll be hearing from it again…
Eliot Spitzer: Spitzer Sandwich
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Tags: Caroline Kennedy, Carolyn Maloney, Charlie Rangel, Dan Maffei, David Paterson, Eliot Spitzer, Hillary Clinton, House of Representatives, John Hall, Kirsten Gillibrand, Maurice Hinchley, New York, Senate, Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report, Video
For every upstanding congressman who loves his district and never toes the party line, there's an evil doppelganger who loves cocaine, enjoys the company of prostitutes, and has to think for a minute before forming an opinion on NAMBLA.
Tags: Dan Maffei, New York, Stephen Colbert, The Colbert Report, Video