Stephen Colbert eviscerated Tom Tancredo, Pat Buchanan and Rush Limbaugh last night for claiming Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor is racist and that white men are being discriminated against.
He referred to Buchanan, who has been appearing on MSNBC all week claiming Sotomayor has "a lifelong resolve to discriminate against white males," as a reverse civil rights leader, and showed a clip of him saying, "White men were 100% of the people who wrote the Constitution, 100% of the people who signed the Declaration of Independence, 100% of the people who died at Gettysburg and Vicksburg." This, of course, prompted Colbert to say, "YEAH, where were the black guys during the Civil War? Come on, I'm not saying they all should have volunteered, just three fifths of them."
He took this line of thinking to its illogical (and hilarious) conclusion saying, "Now that white people are disadvantaged, that makes us the new black people."
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