Past Event


Who’s Funnier: The Left or the Right?


12:00 AM - 11:59 PM EST

Drew Carey with American Progress CEO John Podesta, left, and Stephen Colbert, right.
Drew Carey with American Progress CEO John Podesta, left, and Stephen Colbert, right.

Who’s Funnier: The Left or the Right?

American Progress President and CEO John Podesta joined Steven Colbert, Drew Carey, Garry Trudeau and others on an American Progress-sponsored panel at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen Colorado on Saturday, March 6, 2004.

Read the transcript for this event, and watch it on C-SPAN Saturday, March 20, at 8 p.m. EST.

Read about our “Who’s Funnier” panel:

Candidates Both Good For a Laugh, USA TODAY, March 8, 2004

Political Humor Is Serious Business, The Wall Street Journal, March 8, 2004

Strategy and Spin Are Cool, but Voters Like to Laugh, The New York Times, March 8, 2004