In this episode, the Wall Street bailout: should we give Henry Paulson unchecked power or merely unfettered omnipotence? Then I name my Alpha Dog of the Week. He's so impressive your leg will want to hump him. And my guest is Professor Cornel West, author of "Hope on a Tightrope." I'll introduce him to "Rage on a Soundstage." This message will self-destruct, but only if you have one of those new exploding TVs. This is The Colbert Report.