Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Operation Fluffy Bunny

Daily Show correspondent and former Marine Rob Riggle was relieved from doing to the usual Daily Show thing of standing in front of the green screen with the background dubbed in and was instead dispatched to Baghdad this week.

How does one do humor from a war zone on a highly contentious topic? Spotlight the insipid prose of elected officials who avail themselves of the Pentagon's dog and pony shows and let the troops perform a reality check, then conclude with a hilarious homage to Forrest Gump.