Jennifer Brooks has the back story: The comedian and ersatz conservative pundit has launched a nationwide campaign to find a "new black friend" to replace his former friend, Allan, who was spotted at an anti-war protest.
"It's one thing to express your views. It's another thing for those views to differ from mine," said a disappointed Colbert.
Offers of friendship have been pouring in, including this one:
"In third grade gym class I made it my personal crusade to throw as many balls as I could at Sen. Joe Biden's daughter," one anonymous candidate wrote this week.
"Bravo, sir," Colbert replied.
If anyone can identify the dodgeballer, the clip is available online at: Comedy Central Click on "Search for a new black friend" on the second page.
This should be a snap to figure out. In every DE GOP photo gallery there is always a picture of the same black guy. Be the first to ID him and win a copy of The Indispensable Noam Chomsky