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Colbert says Obama deals with race: Even as president, cops follow him everywhere

Stephen Colbert volunteered to represent white people in a conversation about race on Tuesday, saying he was inspired by President Barack Obama’s remarks conveying his own experiences with racial profiling. “I believe it’s my turn to be honest about the white experience: Black people are scary,” Colbert said. “And, folks,…

Colbert: NSA scandal means Statue of Liberty is ‘holding a boom mic’

On Wednesday night’s edition of “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took a moment out of his special Paul McCartney broadcast to discuss the ongoing NSA revelations and growing outrage around the PRISM program. First, Colbert pointed out that “millions of Americans whose privacy has been invaded were shocked to…

Colbert knocks Census: It’s like a drunk ex-boyfriend showing up on your porch

Stephen Colbert rallied behind Rep. Jeff Duncan’s (R-SC) call to gut the Census Bureau’s fact-finding powers. “Every few years they show up on our front porch demanding personal information,” Colbert raged, before bellowing, “It’s like a drunk ex-boyfriend: ‘Susan! Who’s that new guy you’re dating? What’s the highest level of…

‘Old woman’ Colbert tells Maryland Dem.: Stop Obama from taking my Social Security

Stephen Colbert adopted the persona of a senior citizen on Monday to highlight Rep. Donna Edwards’ (D-MD) disagreement with President Barack Obama on whether to cut Social Security benefits. “Imagine I’m an old woman in your district,” Colbert proposed to Edwards, who represents her state’s 4th congressional district. “What do…

Colbert shares Yelp prison reviews for benefit of ‘violent criminals’ in his audience

Stephen Colbert shared some stories from the review site on Yelp Monday, he said, because he was looking out for his audience. “I know that a large segment of my audience is violent criminals,” he explained, before advising viewers on how to use his show’s new phone app while leading…

WATCH LIVE: Stephen Colbert interviews Bill Clinton for Global Initiative University

On Saturday, Stephen Colbert is interviewing former President Bill Clinton and hosting the closing session of the sixth annual meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative University. A press release from Comedy Central said that the interview is to take place before 1,000 students from all over the globe who are…

Colbert: Joe Scarborough leaves me no choice but to declare war on his show

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert took umbrage at former U.S. Rep. Joe Scarborough (R-FL)’s decision to air a pro-Mark Sanford “infomercial” during Wednesday’s edition of Scarborough’s MSNBC show “Morning Joe.” Former Gov. Sanford (R), who left office in disgrace after admitting to an extramarital affair, is…

NAACP’s Julian Bond to Colbert: Scalia is Limbaugh of Supreme Court

Civil Rights pioneer and NAACP President Emeritus Julian Bond joined Stephen Colbert on Wednesday night to discuss the current challenges to the Voting Rights Act, the landmark 1965 legislation that cleared away hurdles to voting for African Americans in states with a history of discrimination. Bond was candid with his…

Colbert: At least this European tainted meat scandal doesn’t involve Silvio Berlusconi

Wednesday night on “The Colbert Report,” host Stephen Colbert discussed the U.K.’s horse meat scandal and how, for once, the tainted meat they’re trying to put in you in Europe isn’t attached to Silvio Berlusconi. “You know, folks,” he began, “as an American, I like to talk about other countries…

Colbert: Romney could be ‘dropping a deuce in the pasta bowl’ at dinner

Stephen Colbert explored Tuesday evening how likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney received a bump in recent polls for the general election: His dinner table pranks. Colbert took a look at the Romneys’ interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer, where the former Massachusetts governor mentioned how his family played pranks at…

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