It's hard to get Stephen Colbert to admit that he was wrong, but the Ku Klux Klan has finally done it. All they had to do was build a laser ray gun and prove that there's a lot more to them than their hateful bigotry -- such as the technical know-how to carry out their hateful bigotry.
Although it looks as if the KKK's supposed "death ray" isn't real after all, that didn't stop Colbert from being impressed with their commitment to their cause by inventing a gun that would shoot concentrated amounts of radiation at a target. They even offered their invention to Jewish groups to help wipe out Muslims. "I believe this is what Martin Luther King was talking about when he dreamt of a day when people of all creeds and colors could sit together at the table of brotherhood to discuss microwaving Arabs," he joked.
So in the end, he had to say sorry. "Ku Klux Klan, I apologize. I can't imagine anyone could ever take that out of context," he concluded.