Rally To Restore Sanity/Etc.: Pictures and Reports From Around the Nation
See Denver rally photos.
Cities across the country held satellite versions of the event who couldn't make it to DC.
Our papers covered the local stuff and what went on at the Mall, and Nick Luccehsi of our Denver paper Westword put together a comprehensive recap, which follows.
If you were outside enjoying the fall weather this weekend, and not holed up in your home watching Comedy Central, you might have missed the airing of the "Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear," hosted by the cable channel's fake newscasters/real pundits Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert (there was, however, plenty of media coverage.) While the actual rally was on the National Mall in D.C., many cities held satellite rallies of their own, including Denver.
: This sign was one of the"10 Best Signs"
spotted by Mohini Patel Glanz, a photographer forSeattle Weekly
, the satellite event for John Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity took place Saturday at MacArthur Park's Levitt Pavilion. Photo by Ted Soqui forLA Weekly
. And yes, it isone of the best signs ever
, the sanity/fear truck showed up at the rally at Lee Harvey's, as proved in these photos by Stephen Masker for theDallas Observer
Pete Vonder Haar, who writes for our sister paper, theHouston Press
, brings backthis recap and photos from the D.C. rally
Keegan Hamilton, a staff writer for theRiverfront Times
in St. Louis, also was in D.C. for the rally, and he spotted more than a few signs -- here are his"5 hilarious signs"
New York'sVillage Voice
was among the throngs of people at the rally and has publishedthese photos from D.C.
Finally, nice move by theMiami New Times
, whichasked a comedian to cover a rally
put on by comedians. No NPR-ish analysis here, just laughs. Miami comicDaniel Reskin brings back this report
for theNew Times
More from our Media archive: "Jon Stewart's Rally to Restore Sanity inspires a Denver version in Civic Center Park."
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