Yesterday, Stephen Colbert masterfully made a point about Redskins owner Dan Snyder refusing to change the team’s name but starting a foundation to help Native Americans in his usual satirical way.
In a 2011 interview with Telegraph, Colbert said of his character, “I do the show in character — and he’s an idiot.” He explained that he draws his persona from the morons in the media, like Sean Hannity, Bill O’Reilly, and Joe Scarbrough.
Colbert has, through the years, played his role well, often using offensive humor to highlight some of the darker aspects of our society. As a right-wing ...
By Karoli Kuns — March 28, 2014