Making fun of xenophobia


Stephen Colbert gives his own take on the Coca Cola commercial that was aired during the Super Bowl that has caused some controversy in right-wing xenophobic circles. He also provided a little known fact about the writer of the song America the Beautiful.

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  1. StevoR : Free West Papua, free Tibet, let the Chagossians return! says

    The problem is they won’t understand why or what it means – xenophobia? Please explain? :

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HiOAXZuIOdg

    See the 1 minute 15 seconds mark & :

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pauline_Hanson

    &

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4tZRZSGxcE

    WARNING some possible Not Safe for Work language sand references on the last and first (?) link.

    Apologies if too much of an Aussie in-joke. But when the X word comes up I always think of Hanson.. Aussies equivalent of Sarah Palin or Anne Coulter or the “I’m Not a witch” lady or sorta like that.

  2. kevinalexander says

    Xenophobia makes no sense to me. What is it about a Warrior Princess that’s not to like?

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