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“Feminists and taxes make God cry” (update: video posted)

jpozners Icon Posted by Jennifer L Pozner

March 20th, 2008

Gotta love Stephen Colbert. In a segment of tonight’s “The Colbert Report” about water issues, Mr. Mock-O’Reilly himself explained: “Here’s how scientists say the water cycle works. First, the sun causes ground water to evaporate, which then condenses into clouds. Then, feminists and taxes make God cry, an the ocean gets replenished.”

Below, check out the second-grade level illustration he used to underscore his feminists-and-taxes-fill-oceans point (and when you do, try to pay no attention to the segment’s product placement for a ubiquitous orange snack chip); the bit is about two minutes into this segment:

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“Feminists and taxes make God cry”

administrators Icon Posted by Jennifer Pozner

March 20th, 2008

Gotta love Stephen Colbert. In a segment of tonight’s “The Colbert Report” about water issues, Mr. Mock-O’Reilly himself explained: “Here’s how scientists say the water cycle works. First, the sun causes ground water to evaporate, which then condenses into clouds. Then, feminists and taxes make God cry, an the ocean gets replenished.”

When it becomes available, I’ll post the second-grade level illustration he used to underscore his feminists-and-taxes-cause-full-oceans point (and when I do, try to pay no attention to the segment’s product placement for a ubiquitous orange snack chip).

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