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Sir Patrick Stewart made a fake anti-ObamaCare ad for The Colbert Report

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To understand why Sir Patrick Stewart — this year's Betty White — is affecting a Louisiana accent and trash-talking ObamaCare on Monday night's Colbert Report, first watch this lead-in from Stephen Colbert:

Having suggested that perhaps there are no real ObamaCare horror stories, Colbert brings on "actual Louisiana resident Chuck Duprey" to tell his own sob story:

The first part is perhaps more persuasive, but it's hard to beat Stewart at his clownish best.