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‘Colbert Report’: Jon Kyl Has a Vestigial Tail

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Posted on Apr 12, 2011

Note: That headline was not intended to be a factual statement. Rather, it is picking up on what Sen. Jon Kyl put down when he vastly overstated the percentage of Planned Parenthood’s budget that goes to providing abortions. To Kyl’s figures, Stephen Colbert retorts: “Over 90 percent—that is unbelievable, in that it is not true.” Burn!

And while he’s talking about the truth-challenged, Colbert takes a good shot at “Fox & Friends” in this insta-classic “Colbert Report” clip.  —KA

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By glider, April 15, 2011 at 10:19 pm Link to this comment

Why should anything spoken on the Senate floor be required to be factual since at the outset it already factually misrepresents itself as an institution representative of the people?

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By Blackspeare, April 13, 2011 at 9:47 pm Link to this comment

Who’s worse Kyl or Brewer?  What’s up with Arizona——maybe it’s the dry heat!  Anyway, when you look at these two politicians you know how bad things are in the USA.

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By Peppercorn, April 13, 2011 at 10:14 am Link to this comment
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Shouldn’t speaking on the Senate floor be limited to factual statements only?
Maybe I’m just old fashioned that way.

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