Wednesday, January 13, 2016

video - Colbert Mocks Bundy Militia’s Begging for Supplies to Sustain ‘Revolution’

During last night’s The Late Show, Stephen Colbert took aim once again at Ammon Bundy‘s peacefully-armed ‘militia’ as they continue their two-week takeover of an Oregon federal wildlife refuge. Throughout their occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the armed mob has been sending out calls asking outsiders to join them, and for others to send “food or supplies or anything” to keep them going until their demands are met. Colbert specifically pointed to an email sent from Bundy’s mother, showing the mob has sent out a grocery list that definitely asks for more than what is strictly necessary. After moving past requests for food, Colbert went over how their list asks for luxuries like cigarettes and hair care products. “It’s one thing to face off against the jackbooted thugs of the tyrannical government, (but) it’s another to have to fight the frizzies,” Colbert said. This was just the tip of the iceberg though, for Colbert half-assumed they were turning the place into a bed and breakfast by also asking for items like pillows, bed sheets, throw rugs, and French vanilla creamer. “It’s just like Patrick Henry said at the Boston Tea Party: ‘Give me French vanilla or give me hazelnut — they’re both yummy,” Colbert declared sarcastically...more

Here's the video from The Late Show

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