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‘Colbert Report’: Is That a Cross-Mallow in Your Lucky Charms?

Posted on Oct 14, 2009
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Stephen Colbert is on a serious tear in this “Colbert Report” clip from Tuesday night’s show, tackling religious symbology, reptilian champion of atheism Christopher Hitchens, canary-eating Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia and the infamous Three-Fifths Compromise all in one go—and that’s before he busts into the Apostles’ Creed.  —KA

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By Brendan McGrath, October 15, 2009 at 2:25 pm Link to this comment
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That’s part of the Nicene Creed, not the Apostle’s Creed.

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By Jason, October 14, 2009 at 10:36 pm Link to this comment

Calling Colbert’s treatment of Hitchens “tackling” is an exaggeration.  Note the difference between the treatment given to Scalia and Hitchens.  The former got a rational critique, and the latter got called names.

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