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Daily Show on censoring Twain: ‘Slave was just a job description’

Last night The Daily Show weighed in on a plan to sanitize Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn. NewSouth Books recently announced that it would release a version of Twain’s classic novel that replaces 219 instances of the word “nigger” with the word “slave.” “Well, congratulations on the promotion, Jim,” Comedy Central’s…