On Thursday's episode of "The Colbert Report," Comedy Central's faux conservative talk show host stuck it to actual conservative media figures Rush Limbaugh and Glenn Beck—as always, in the guise of chastising liberals (in this case, former president Jimmy Carter).
Sarcastically defending Beck and Limbaugh and North Carolina Rep. Virginia Fox for their outrageous comments about "reparations" and Obama's "racism", he coined a new term: Blackwashing. Say what? "Black people are handy. They allow us to criticize the president without being accused of racism—the same way Jews can tell jewish jokes and Irish people can tell Irish jokes. You see, having an African American on your side whitewashes, or in this case, blackwashes your racism."
True story. WATCH:
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