Colbert Super PAC - PARRY-with-an-A-GATE! - Day 6 - WOI in Des Moines Reports

  • Aired:  08/18/11
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Stephen goes live via satellite to The Colbert Report's local affiliate in Des Moines, WOI, for the latest on the Rick Parry write-in scandal. (3:58)

BERNSTEIN OF CRAP-POWERED

LANTERNS.

SO LET'S SEE WHAT THE TEAM

HAS DUG UP LIVE VIA

SATELLITE TO THE REPORT'S

LOCAL AFFILIATE IN DES

MOINES WOI, THE IOWA CAUCUS

STATION.

AMANDA, RACHEL, THANKS FOR

JOINING US.

>> GOOD EVENING, STEPHEN.

>> Stephen: THE TOP STORY

TONIGHT IS, OF COURSE, PARRY

WITH AN A GATE BUT FIRST

RACHEL, WHAT IS THE LATEST

ON THE ST. EDWARD ELEMENTARY

SCHOOL CLOSING IN WATERLOO?

>> WELL, AS YOU KNOW,

STEPHEN T WAS CLOSED LAST

WEEK WHEN OFFICIALS SAW MOLD

SPORES.

>> AND THAT CAN BE DANGEROUS

TO OUR CHILDREN WHO I

BELIEVE ARE THE FUTURE.

>> WELL SAID.

OFFICIALS HOPE TO REOPEN THE

SCHOOL NEXT WEEK ONCE

THEY'VE REMOVED THE MOLD.

>> Stephen: GREAT REPORT,

RACHEL.

OF COURSE MOLD IS A FUNGI SO

LET'S CHECK IN WITH ONE REAL

FUNGI, TWO-TIME IOWA

SPORTSCASTER OF THE YEAR AND

THE VOICE OF THE IOWA STATE

CYCLONES JOHN WALTERS.

JOHN, I KNOW YOU THINK THE

PEOPLE HAVE THE RIGHT TO

KNOW THE FULL RESULTS OF THE

STRAW POLL.

>> I'VE ALWAYS SAID SUNLIGHT

IS THE BEST DISINFECTANT.

>> KNEEOR SPOR IN.

BUT FIRST WHAT IS THE LATEST

NEWS FROM THE GRIDIRON.

>> THERE'S GOOD NEWS FOR

FOOTBALL FANS.

THE PART OWNED BY THE IOWA

GOP MATTHEW STRONG GOT A NEW

COACH.

>> MIKE HONZY.

>> ISN'T HE THE FORMER COACH

THE CHICAGO RUSH WHERE HE

TOOK THEM TO VICTORY IN

ARENA BOWL 20.

>> THE VERY SAME AND HE

HOPES TO BRING THAT

CHAMPIONSHIP ATTITUDE TO THE

BARN STORMERS.

>> Stephen: THANKS, JOHN.

TURNING TO OUR TOP STORY THE

IOWA GOP'S REFUSAL TO

RELEASE THE STRAW POLL

BALLOTS IS CAUSING A STORM

OF CONTROVERSY.

SPEAKING OF STORMS LET'S

CHECK WITH CHIEF

METEOROLOGIST BRAD EDWARDS

CERTIFIED IN CENTRAL IOWA'S

MOST ACCURATE METEOROLOGIST

FOR FIVE YEARS AND COUNTING.

BRAD, HOW IS IT LOOKING FOR

THE WEEKEND.

>> I TELL YOU WHAT, STEPHEN,

IT'S STORMY OUT THERE RIGHT

NOW AND I THINK WILL STAY

STORMY THROUGH SATURDAY.

TOMORROW NIGHT WILL BE THE

OPENING NIGHT OF HIGH SCHOOL

SCHOOL FOOTBALL AND A WARM

ONE, 86 DEGREES.

>> Stephen: THE START OF

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL SEASON,

WALTERS, I THINK YOU BURIED

THE LEAD THERE.

>> MY BAD.

NOW LET'S GO BACK TO AMANDA

KRENZ WITH THE LATEST ON THE

RICK PARRY WRITE IN SCANDAL

AMANDA.

>> WELL, STEPHEN, ABC 5

CONTACTED THE HEAD OF THE

IOWA GOP MATTHEW STRONG WHO

SAID THEY ARE NOT RELEASING

THOSE DETAILS AND DO NOT

INTEND TO DISCLOSE ANY MORE

INFORMATION ON SATURDAY'S

STRAW POLL RESULTS.

>> Stephen: BUT ARE YOU

CONTINUING TO DIG.

>> WE CERTAINLY ARE,

STEPHEN.

AND FOR MORE ON THAT LET'S

GO TO RACHEL PIERCE.

>> WELL, STEPHEN, ABC 5

CONTACTED THE HEAD OF THE

IOWA GOP MATTHEW STRONG A

SECOND TIME.

HE AGAIN SAID THEY ARE NOT

RELEASING THOSE DETAILS AND

DO NOT INTEND TO DISCLOSE

ANY MORE INFORMATION ON

SATURDAY'S STRAW POLL

RESULTS.

>> Stephen: ANYTHING ELSE?

>> NOPE.

>> Stephen: ANYBODY GOT

ANYTHING?

>> WELL, THE BARN STORMERS

SEASON OPEN CERTIFICATE

SCHEDULED-- .

>> Stephen: ENOUGH WITH THE

BARN STORMER, WHAT ABOUT

PARRY.

WHERE'S INTREPID REPORTER

KATIE EASTMAN.

>> SHE'S OFF TODAY.

>> Stephen: WHAT!

RACHEL AMANDA, BRAD, JAY

WALTS, COME ON, THE PEOPLE

OF IOWA, NAY, THE PEOPLE OF

AMERICA DESERVE TO KNOW THE

FULL RESULTS OF THE STRAW

POLL.

WAS IT INFLUENCED BY COLBERT

SUPERPAC, A SHADOWY OUT OF

STATE GROUP WHOSE INTENTIONS

ARE NOT CLEAR.

I CERTAINLY DON'T KNOW WHAT

WE'RE DOING.

FOLLOW THE LEADS, KEEP

DIGGING, DON'T DROP THE BALL

HERE.

>> SPEAKING OF DROPPING

BALLS, THE BARN STORMERS

SPECIAL TEAMS-- .

>> Stephen: I AM THIS CLOSE.

SERIOUSLY, WOI NEWS TEAM,

I'M LEAVING ON VACATION FOR

TWO WEEKS AND I AM TRUSTING

YOU TO STAY ON TOP OF THIS.

WILL YOU PROMISE ME RIGHT

NOW TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF

PARRY WITH AN A GATE.

>> WE PROMISE.

>> Stephen: GOOD.

DO NOT GIVE UP UNTIL YOU CAN

TASTE EMMY.

REMEMBER, THE WHOLE WORLD IS

WATCHING.

THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING.

THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING.

THE WHOLE WORLD IS WATCHING!

>> WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

>> THE WHOLE WOR