Colbert: Syrian Refugees Have Replaced Mexicans on Immigration Issue
COLBERT: "-- Daesh or P-Diddy or whatever we're supposed to call them this week. Here's the deal: If you want to live in the seventh century, you don't get to be on TV. But, after that senseless tragedy, the question of whether to let Syrian refugees into this country has become the new political issue, completely overshadowing the old political issue: Whether to let Mexicans into this country. It's all anybody in Washington, on the campaign trail, or on the TV box is talking about. So let's wander blindly onto the news tarmac and get sucked into the fear turbines."