I didnt hit the link but am assuming its the Colbert video with our honorary congresswoman. Its a lot easier to have trick questions and comebacks in your head then to have to respond off of the cuff. she did ok and has done a pretty good job for DC. If you dont live here dont worry about why "we" elect her.
I think she did much better than the average beneficiary of a Colbert interview.
EDIT: For the uninitiated, here's a Wikipedia explanation of the recurring segment that Colbert does to help folks get to know their congress member better :wink: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Better_Know_A_District