As 2010 draws to a close, its time to reflect upon the joys and sorrows of the past twelve months. It's also time to think about the truly weird things that we witnessed. Here's our top ten list.
Some estimate the crowd that showed up for Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear topped 200,000, but accurate crowd counting is tough to pin down.
Comedian Stephen Colbert shouts to the crowd during The Rally to Restore Sanity And/Or Fear on the National Mall in Washington on Oct. 30. The "sanity" rally, blending satire and political activism, drew tens of thousands to the National Mall, with comedians Jon Stewart and Mr. Colbert casting themselves as the maestros of moderation and civility in polarized times. The rally was meant as a counterpoint to recent partisan political rallies on both ends of the US political spectrum held in anticipation of the November 2 Congressional midterm elections.
From around the country, tens of thousand gathered for the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear organized by comedians Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert. Will it make any difference once the harsh midterm elections are over?
Saturday's Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear, organized by Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert, has raised hundreds of thousands dollars without selling a single ticket. Where's the money going?
Jon Stewart's 'Rally to Restore Sanity' may have compelled some Americans living abroad to cast votes in a mid-term election they may have otherwise ignored.
'The Daily Show' host Jon Stewart grilled President Obama on his campaign promises in a remarkably somber 23 minutes for the comedy program Wednesday night.
Comedian Stephen Colbert waved to his fans at the rally.