You Can't Parody These People Anymore
Stephen Colbert might as well give up.
Here's Dick Armey, decrying political discourse as "inane" and demanding that serious people go about their business and contribute seriously, and then minutes later saying to Joan Walsh "I am so damn glad that you can never be my wife".
And then, here's Glenn Beck, actually doing the idling the car outside the studio to "do his part for global warming" joke, months after Colbert did EXACTLY THIS JOKE on his show:
These are respected members of the conservative media elite.
Parody is dead.