The Colbert Report ticks off the Twittersphere

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The Colbert Report ticks off the Twittersphere
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Nothing gets the Twitterverse going like a little controversy, and this is no exception. The Colbert Report and host Stephen Colbert are coming under fire from people upset over a tweet (now deleted) from @ColbertReport that stated: "I am willing to show #Asian community I care by introducing the Ching-Chong-Ding-Dong Foundation for Sensitivity to Orientals or Whatever." Although this was a riff from a Washington Redskins bit that Colbert did on the show Wednesday night (watch the video below), some tweeters were not amused, and started pushing the hashtag #CancelColbert:

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