Stephen Colbert Flips a Coin: Pope Francis’ Socialism? or Fox News’ Capitalism?

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Comedian Stephen Colbert had a decision to make.The self-described "America's most prominent Catholic" is also, in his own words, its "foremost capitalist."  So when Pope Francis talks about "redistributing wealth", he experiences a crisis of faith--humorously described by Colbert as "Either the Pope is wrong, or God's a commie."So how does Colbert decide what to do?  He flips a coin!Colbert is a kind of Everyman, asking questions on behalf of us all.  His routine is funny, but do yo … [Read more...]

(Hee-hee…) Colbert Reviews History Channel’s “The Bible”

Well, okey-dokey…. A “beefy Jesus”?Stephen Colbert makes fun of the History Channel’s new miniseries, “The Bible” by Mark Burnett (Survivor) and his wife Roma Downey (Touched by an Angel).  Colbert’s humor is, as we’ve come to expect, cheeky and irreligious; but you've gotta admit, he’s a pretty funny guy. The Colbert Report Get More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Indecision Political Humor,Video Archive … [Read more...]