Are conservatives as funny as liberals? We’re about to find out.
A new comedy and entertainment channel is scheduled to launch this summer, NPR reports today. It is being promoted as having “pro-America, pro-business and pro-military sensibilities.” There’s probably a smarmy joke there about three people who walk into a bar, but I’ll be darned if I can come with it.
Executives for RightNetwork say the network will fill a gap caused by most comedy efforts on TV being dominated by “left wing comedians.”
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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