According to West, 22% of America's children live in poverty. Smiley asserts that the "trickle-down theory" has made many people feel as if they've been "trickled on." Their book attempts to educate and bring about change. Colbert charges the pair with creating a class war through their book's title and demands that they explain themselves.
Watch West and Smiley detail their platform to host Stephen Colbert:
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