Racist ‘joke’ has people calling for Comedy Central to #CancelColbert; Update: Tweet deleted

Is this supposed to be a joke? Stephen Colbert thought so. He was attempting to satirize Washington Redskins owner Dan Snyder and his launch of the Washington Redskins Original Americans Foundation, but his joke didn’t quite fly.

https://twitter.com/ColbertReport/status/449320692446920704

Get it?

Suey Park wasn’t alone calling for Colbert’s cancellation. #CancelColbert soon trended.

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Stay tuned.

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Update: The tweet has since been quietly deleted.

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