Stephen Colbert http://wfpl.org en Colbert Lampoons Papa John's http://wfpl.org/post/colbert-lampoons-papa-johns <p>Comparing Papa John&#39;s pizza to &quot;the ass of a raccoon that drowned in your birdbath&quot; political satirist Stephen Colbert mocked founder and CEO John Schnatter for his opposition to the Affordable Care Act.</p><p>Schnatter, who is a well-known Republican fundraiser, <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/papa-johns-ceo-health-care-law-will-raise-pizza-prices">said President Obama&#39;s health care overhaul will increase the cost of pizza</a> and hurt business. Since then, he has been criticized for <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/opinion-la/la-ol-papa-johns-healthcare-cheapskate-20120808,0,6290027.story">being a cheapskate</a> and mistreating employees, with threats of a boycott by Democratic activists.</p><p>Watch below:</p><div style="background-color:#000000;width:520px;"><div style="padding:4px;"><iframe frameborder="0" height="288" src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:colbertnation.com:417589" width="512"></iframe><p style="text-align:left;background-color:#FFFFFF;padding:4px;margin-top:4px;margin-bottom:0px;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><b><a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/417589/august-08-2012/obamacare-s-effect-on-pizza-costs">The Colbert Report</a></b><br />Get More: <a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/">Colbert Report Full Episodes</a>,<a href="http://www.indecisionforever.com/">Political Humor &amp; Satire Blog</a>,<a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/video">Video Archive</a></p></div></div><p></p><p> Thu, 09 Aug 2012 14:34:58 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 1263 at http://wfpl.org Colbert Mocks Mourdock for YouTube Fumble http://wfpl.org/post/colbert-mocks-mourdock-youtube-fumble <p>Political satirist Stephen Colbert focused on Indiana Republican Senate candidate Richard Mourdock&#39;s recent fumble on the campaign trail.</p><p>The <a href="http://wfpl.org/post/doh-mourdock-accidentally-releases-reaction-every-scotus-health-care-law-ruling">Mourdock campaign accidentally released the GOP contender&#39;s various reactions</a> to the Supreme Court&#39;s pending ruling the Affordable Care Act. Colbert mocked Mourdock by releasing his reactions to a number of faux-Supreme Court decisions including the re-appointment of George W. Bush as president.</p><p>Check it out:</p><div style="background-color:#000000;width:520px;"><div style="padding:4px;"><iframe frameborder="0" height="288" src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:colbertnation.com:415852" width="512"></iframe><p style="text-align:left;background-color:#FFFFFF;padding:4px;margin-top:4px;margin-bottom:0px;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><b>The Colbert Report</b><br />Get More: <a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/">Colbert Report Full Episodes</a>,<a href="http://www.indecisionforever.com/">Political Humor &amp; Satire Blog</a>,<a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/video">Video Archive</a></p></div></div><p> Tue, 26 Jun 2012 14:33:15 +0000 Phillip M. Bailey 791 at http://wfpl.org