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

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