Colbert: I Love Mitt's Zest for Firing People

Stephen Colbert is in the midst of a remarkable streak of going to absurd lengths to "defend" GOP candidates for their worst, most thoughtless, and most embarrassing gaffes--thereby calling more attention to the gaffes themselves in vintage Colbertian style.

Last night, the man Colbert was defending was Mitt "I like firing people" Romney. "The media and other candidates have jumped on Mitt like Newt Gingrich on a younger, healthier wife," he said.

Lest I spoil anymore of the zingers, watch the segment below:


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AlterNet / By Sarah Seltzer

Posted at January 11, 2012, 5:00am