…and more from Stephen Colbert on “Why I Took This Crummy Job” (guest-editing Newsweek.)

Colbert explains his Iraq-centric cover:

I know what you’re thinking: “Isn’t the Iraq War over?” That’s what I thought, too. I hadn’t seen it in the media for a while, and when I don’t see something, I assume it’s vanished forever, like in that terrifying game peekaboo. We stopped seeing much coverage of the Iraq War back in September when the economy tanked, and I just figured the insurgents were wiped out because they were heavily invested in Lehman Brothers…

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Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.