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Colbert: Obamacare doesn’t work, so ‘BURN THE GAYS!’

By David Ferguson
Tuesday, November 19, 2013 9:10 EDT
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On Monday night, Stephen Colbert threw in his lot with President Barack Obama’s detractors, saying that the difficulties rolling out the Affordable Care Act — also known as “Obamacare” — mean that the whole project to insure the uninsured and needy is a fool’s errand and that liberalism is dead.

The program’s “failure to launch,” Colbert said, means more than just the failure of Pres. Obama’s signature domestic agendum. He then rolled video of conservative pundit Charles Krauthammer.

“We have not just Obamacare unravelling,” Krauthammer said, “not just the Obama administration unravelling, not just the Democratic majority in the Senate, but we could be looking at the collapse of American liberalism.”

“You nailed it, Count Chuck-ula,” Colbert said. “Obamacare’s failure means that liberalism is dead.”

He then re-enacted the collapse of liberalism, pulling out a MacBook and pretending to type happily away, proclaiming that he just came from the “social justice rally” and believes that everyone should have equal access to…what’s this?

“I can’t log on to Heathcare.gov!” he said, then raised his fist to heaven, shouting, “BURN THE GAYS! Burn them!”

And thusly, ladies and gentlemen, the American left went the way of the dodo. We hope that you’ve enjoyed it as much as we have. Raw Story will be taken over by Tucker Carlson’s The Daily Caller some time this afternoon.

Watch the video, embedded below via Comedy Central:

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David Ferguson
David Ferguson
David Ferguson is an editor at Raw Story. He was previously writer and radio producer in Athens, Georgia, hosting two shows for Georgia Public Broadcasting and blogging at Firedoglake.com and elsewhere. He is currently working on a book.
 
 
 
 
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