Stephen Colbert Hammers ‘America Uncanceled’ CPAC for Canceling Speaker squib

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With the 2021 Conservative Political Action Conference just days away, both Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel went in on the organizers of CPAC Tuesday night for using the tagline “America Uncanceled” and then immediately “canceling” one of their featured speakers for openly anti-Semitic tweets.

“It’s a who’s who of ‘who needs that many guns in their rec room?’” Colbert said during his Late Show monologue, in a nod to Donald Trump Jr. “Of course, with all the crises facing our nation, conservatives are focusing on the most pressing issue of all: fascists being kicked off of Twitter.”

Referring to the conference’s big theme, the host declared, “I didn’t know America was canceled! Although, I’m not surprised. The last season was pretty unbelievable. A pandemic and Nazis? OK, pick one, we’ve jumped the shark!”

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