Now, there is a place to mock the institution, and that would be somewhere like Comedy Central. However, there's a fine line between overstepping bounds.
Boston University professor Tobe Berkovitz told the Boston Herald “That the Congress feels that having an entertainer come in as an expert witness on a serious policy issue shows just how dramatically out of touch the Congress is with any sense of propriety,”
Still yet, others point out that it was very funny. He cracked jokes, got everyone smiling and brought attention to the issues at hand. Had Stephen Colbert not gone to Congress, then there are likely lots of people who wouldn't have even known that migrant workers and the AgJobs bill was being discussed on that day. Perhaps the "sad commentary" is that Congress needs a figure like Colbert to show up in order to get America's ears perked up paying attention.
What do you think about the Stephen Colbert Congress hearing? Was it comedy or a mockery?