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Colbert Mocks Allen’s ‘Ethnic Rally’

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Posted on Sep 15, 2006
Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert spoofs George Allen’s latest attempt at damage control, following the senator’s racist gaffe.  After showing photos from Allen’s ethnic rally, Colbert offered the senator tips on how to appear more tolerant.


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By menot, September 18, 2006 at 6:45 am Link to this comment
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to jon:

forgetting for a moment that even different Jewish groups have different answers to the ‘who is a Jew’ question, I still have not found a single source that lists Allen’s mother as Jewish.  She is usually described as French Tunesian who speaks several languages, including Arabic but not Hebrew.  Her father was French-Italian and it is said he spent time in the Nazi camps.  Maybe that makes her Jewish.

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By Jon, September 17, 2006 at 7:29 pm Link to this comment
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To menot

By definition, a jew is either a convert or one’s mother is a jew. This is universally accepted in jewish law.

Allen’s mother is a french jew but allen is a practicing christian. I could be wrong but I venture to speculate that allen is a self hating jew.
http://www.tpmcafe.com/blog/coffeehouse/2006/aug/31/sen_george_allen_is_jewish_relevant

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By menot, September 16, 2006 at 1:39 pm Link to this comment
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Jon’s comment is rather comical, given the fact that as far as I can tell George Allen is not Jewish.  Once again the pot is calling the kettle black.

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By Jon, September 15, 2006 at 10:05 pm Link to this comment
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It is downright pathetic and outright disgrace to see racist remarks coming from a jew.

America and the world want Virgina to get rid of this racist from our government.

Allen represents racial intolerance and bigotry.

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By Mary, September 15, 2006 at 2:18 pm Link to this comment
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Hilarious. Colbert and Stewart are the best shows on television.

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