Stephen Colbert Goes Undercover As a Daily Kos Blogger [VIDEO]

"Just admit Bill O'Reilly's right!" Colbert mockingly pleads. When you see O'Reilly's claims about Daily Kos edited together in rapid-fire style, it's simply mind-boggling. He goes from saying it's "like the Nazi party" to just calling it "a left-wing Nazi hate site." The mainstream press, out of fear or disinterest, has refused to cover this story extensively and has allowed O'Reilly to make his bullshit claims freely. Luckily we have Stephen Colbert on our side. He perfectly parodies the insanity and desperation of O'Reilly's attacks, trying to coax Moulitsas to raise his hand to resemble the "Heil Hitler" Nazi salute. Check out the video to your right for more.

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