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Stephen Colbert: No, Fox and Friends, You Can't Get a Pap Smear at Walgreens

 
 
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Stephen Colbert absolutely killed it last night taking on the GOP's attempts to defund Planned Parenthood. First, Colbert mocked Sen. Jon Kyl's lie that abortion is "over 90% of what Planned Parenthood does."

"That is unbelievable... in that it is not true," Colbert said. "Only 3% of what Planned Parenthood does is abortions. Kyl just rounded up to the nearest 90."

As for Kyl's follow-up claim that his remark "was not intended to be a factual statement," Colbert said, "You can't call him out for being wrong when he never intended to be right....What an amazingly liberating defense!"

Then there was his take-down of Fox and Friends, which, unbelievably, claimed that women can get the vital services provided by Planned Parenthood -- including breast exams and pap spears -- at Walgreens. Colbert, famous for almost never breaking character, couldn't stop himself from laughing at that one. "I'm pretty sure [the pap smears are] between the Swiffer refills and the cat food," he said, trying to keep it together. "Just look for the stirrups." Here, just watch it:

 

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AlterNet / By Lauren Kelley

Posted at April 12, 2011, 3:37am

 
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