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Stephen Colbert: 'Poor Doors' Latest in Trend to Help 'Haves' Not Have to See the 'Have-Nots'

Natasha Hakimi Zapata
Assistant Editor and Poetry Editor
Natasha Hakimi Zapata is currently a Ph.D. candidate in Latin American Literature at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. She also holds a Creative Writing M.F.A. from Boston University and both a…
Natasha Hakimi Zapata

The “Colbert Report’s” super-wealthy host explains why a New York building with a “poor door” for its less well-off residents makes total sense. After all, having to look at the “handicashed” might lead to something called “empathy,” a non-disease the comedian’s been told is incurable.

—Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata

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