Knox Gets Colbert Bump x 3

From: The Washington Post (Washington, DC)

Knox College got a triple “Colbert Bump” in a March 7 Washington Post article, and in a linked photo gallery, on commencement speakers: “Who is speaking where at 2013 commencement ceremonies? Here’s some of the big names and the places they will appear… The University of Virginia has Steven Colbert speaking May 18…

Colbert’s 2006 commencement speech at Knox College was hysterical: ‘When you enter the workforce, you will find competition from those crossing our all-too-porous borders. Now I know you’re all going to say, Stephen, Stephen, immigrants built America. Yes, but here’s the thing — it’s built now. I think it was finished in the mid-70s sometime. At this point it’s a touch-up and repair job..’… The article also boosted Colbert’s address at Knox in 2006 as one of the “funniest commencement speeches.”… Read more…  and more and more