#CancelColbert and Satire Loses

There is a growing level of outrage on Twitter over Stephen Colbert, whose joke about the Washington Redskins and Asian Americans has spawned the #CancelColbert hashtag. While Colbert himself condemned the tweet — saying that its lack of context changed the joke from its original meaning on the show — the controversey does raise some important questions and shed some light on the problems with censoring comedy.

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