Stephen Colbert’s “The Word” on Obama’s recent race speech (video)

Stephen Colbert’s “The Word” segment looks at race in America. He uses President Obama’s recent race speech as a starting point.

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The Word is one of my favorite Colbert segments. It’s quite good, always – but this one was particularly funny.

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  • Mark

    You’re correct; both have excellent writers and good fact checkers.

  • newbroom

    I agree…yet, do Colbert and Stewart deserve ALL the credit? Writers?

  • Bill_Perdue

    Black Agenda Report has a different take on Obama’s approach to racism.

    http://www.blackagendareport.com/content/obama-project-and-politics-race

  • http://adgitadiaries.com/ karmanot

    Wouldn’t it have been a better America if Obama were even a hundredth as great as his speechifying?

  • S1AMER

    Yep. Gotta be one of his best!

  • cole3244

    stewart & colbert, we don’t realize the gift we have been given until that gift is in our rear view mirrors.

  • Mark

    Colbert is national satiric treasure.

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