Using words like "Ching-Chong" on a parody show sends the message that slurs like this are all in good fun. But in a world in which racism still exists, these comments are not categorically funny in the same way other satire is.
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have quite a bit in common. Both men are successful comedians and late night talk show hosts on Comedy Central. Both are award-winning left-leaning pundits. Both have a huge following online and offline. But who is more likeable?