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03/01/2012 04:57 pm ET

Colbert Demands 'Cut Rich People's Taxes Completely' (VIDEO)

On Wednesday night's show, Stephen Colbert made the argument that everyone else is afraid to make: cut rich people's taxes all together.

During his popular "The Word" segment, Colbert cited a new poll by "The Hill" which states that 75% of Americans think the wealthy should pay 30% or less in taxes. Using that news as a launching point, Colbert outlined why less taxes for wealthy people means more cash in the hands of the poor, vis a vis tips.

After rolling a clip of Fox News analyst Charlie Gasparino explaining his generous tipping policy, Colbert went on to push for flatlining taxes for the wealthy in order to inspire more tips for bartenders, waitresses and, of course, prostitutes.

Watch the full, absurdly hilarious clip above.

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