Late Night Humor

By Dan Froomkin
9:20 AM ET, 03/17/2009

Stephen Colbert embraces the angry populist outrage against AIG and breaks out his pitchfork: "Well, the government can't stop them, but we can, folks. Nation: Our founding fathers knew that when the rights of the people get trampled, we must become a torch-and-pitchfork wielding mob, empty of all thoughts, an injured, vengeful animal lashing out blindly at shapes and colors! Let's go get AIG!"

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