Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich wasn't in on the joke.But in an age when The Onion is often the best prognosticator of future stories...
Blagojevich says he didn't realize "The Daily Show" was a comedy spoof of the news when he sat down for an interview that ended up poking fun at the sometimes-puzzled governor.
"It was going to be an interview on contraceptives ... that's all I knew about it," Blagojevich laughingly told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch in a story for Thursday's editions. "I had no idea I was going to be asked if I was 'the gay governor.' "
Friday, February 24, 2006
Raised Eyebrow: Illinois Gubernatorial Edition
A few weeks ago I wondered if guests on the Colbert Report knew he was parodying a real news show. Apparently, not always at least as far as Colbert's partner in crime, The Daily Show, is concerned: