24, the popular Fox miniseries, is now officially dead to the nutter right:
The political left and the political right will join forces on Fox’s “24” this coming season. Janeane Garofalo, an outspoken liberal, is set to co-star on the conservative-leaning real-time drama, whose co-creator/executive producer Joel Surnow jokingly describes himself as a “right-wing nut job.”
Garofalo will play a government agent who is part of the team investigating the crisis befalling Jack Bauer (Kiefer Sutherland) and company in the upcoming season.
A woman President and environmental concerns were bad enough. Now they have Michael Moore in a dress on the show. Expect howls of outrage. Maybe they can still salvage the show with guest appearances by a snarling Melanie Morgan. Or perhaps Ann Coulter could make guest appearances as a professional interrogator, and wear leather pants while prancing around gathering vital information in the nick of time, occasionally slapping underlings with a riding crop. Maybe that would keep the 28% 24 crowd happy?