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Colbert: Jeff Foxworthy is no longer a ‘redneck’ for endorsing Romney

By Andrew Jones
Tuesday, March 13, 2012 7:40 EDT
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Stephen Colbert on Mitt Romney's Southern accent. Screenshot via Comedy Central.
 
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Stephen Colbert previewed the upcoming Mississippi and Alabama contests in the GOP presidential race Monday evening with a faux Southern accent imitating Mitt Romney’s new country slang.

The Comedy Central personality was particularly enthused with comedian Jeff Foxworthy endorsing the former Massachusetts governor and joining him for a campaign stop.

“Now if you’re a multimillionaire entertainer supporting the candidacy of a wealthy financier from Massachusetts, you might no longer be a redneck,” Colbert said.

WATCH: Video from Comedy Central, which was broadcast on March 12, 2012.

Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones
Andrew Jones is a staff writer/reporter for Raw Story. Besides covering politics, he is also a freelance sports journalist, as well as a slam poetry and music artist. You can follow him on Twitter @sluggahjells.
 
 
 
 
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