Colbert attacks conservative media outlets for rushing to blame Muslims in Oslo coverage


Political comedian Stephen Colbert last night ripped into the “brave men and women of America’s newsrooms who identified the culprit long before the Norwegian authorities did” and falsely blamed Muslim jihadists for Friday’s Oslo attacks. After showing clips from Fox News and MSNBC, he honed in on both the Wall Street Journal and Washington Post blogger Jennifer Rubin. “So if you’re pulling a news report completely out of your ass, it is safer to go with Muslim,” Colbert concluded. “That’s not prejudice. That’s probability.” Watch it:

Sarah Bufkin