The announcement Thursday afternoon that Stephen Colbert had been named the replacement for the retiring David Letterman on CBS’ “Late Night” elicited a range of emotions from Twitter users – sometimes within the same tweet.
The range of emotions I have about Colbert succeeding Letterman is wide and fierce.
Some observers noted the irony that Colbert had gotten the prestigious gig less than two weeks after Twitter users demanded that Comedy Central #CancelColbert for a joke many found offensive was posted on the network’s Twitter account for the show.
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