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Spellings Lucky She’s Not Going To Be On Colbert

By Alexander Russo — May 21, 2007 1 min read

In honor of EdSec Spellings’ appearance [tomorrow] tonight on The Daily Show (lucky for her she’s not going to be on Colbert, who’s much harder on his guests), here’s the transcript from Stephen Colbert’s famous spoof, No Guns Left Behind, about how the answer to school safety is to arm the teachers: here. Enjoy. She’s also apparently an American Idol fanatic.

It seems a little frivolous, given her current circumstances. I mean, shouldn’t she be hanging out close to home, fixing student loans and Reading First instead of indulging herself? But then again, Stewart will probably fall for the charm like everyone else does. That woman can do no wrong when it comes to charming the press.

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