Video: John Garamendi on Stephen Colbert

The Ironic One looks at California’s “Fightin’ 10th” district, with a shout out to Walnut Creek, the Livermore Light Bulb, and an interview with congressional rep. John Garamendi.

And let me pose the same question I did upon viewing the clip of San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar discussing the city’s Happy Meal ban on The Daily Show:

Why do politicos, who usually try to manage every aspect of their public image, agree to appear on shows in which the sole purpose is to use them as comic props?

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Jon Brooks writes mostly on film for KQED Arts. He is also an online editor and writer for KQED's daily news blog, News Fix. Jon is a playwright whose work has been produced in San Francisco, New York, Italy, and around the U.S.

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