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Comedians Steven Colbert and Jon Stewart entertained hundreds in Washington DC on Saturday with a rally aimed at "restoring sanity" [AFP]
The event held at the National Mall and viewed as a response to Restoring Honor rally organised by TV talk show host Glenn Beck in August, blurred the line between satire and political activism [AFP]
The organisers and audience avoided overt references to US political parties [AFP]
Instead, musicians and celebrities contributed to an event that Stewart said aimed at getting the US to "relax" [AFP]
The rally was organised as the nation geared up to vote in the November 2 mid-term elections [AFP]
Stewart and Colbert aimed to cool the political rhetoric in the midst of the election campaign [AFP]
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In pictures: Political satire /mritems/Images/2010/10/30/2010103018484896337_8.jpg;*;/mritems/Images/2010/10/30/20101030185121617790_8.jpg;*;/mritems/Images/2010/10/30/2010103019117303846_8.jpg;*;/mritems/Images/2010/10/30/2010103019282343337_8.jpg;*;/mritems/Images/2010/10/30/20101030191537381842_8.jpg;*;/mritems/Images/2010/10/30/2010103018535745351_8.jpg Comedians Steven Colbert and Jon Stewart entertained hundreds in Washington DC on Saturday with a rally aimed at "restoring sanity" [AFP];*;The event held at the National Mall and viewed as a response to Restoring Honor rally organised by TV talk show host Glenn Beck in August, blurred the line between satire and political activism [AFP];*;The organisers and audience avoided overt references to US political parties [AFP];*;Instead, musicians and celebrities contributed to an event that Stewart said aimed at getting the US to "relax" [AFP];*;The rally was organised as the nation geared up to vote in the November 2 mid-term elections [AFP];*;Stewart and Colbert aimed to cool the political rhetoric in the midst of the election campaign [AFP] 0
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