Now Stephen Colbert is stepping up to the plate. He will testify tomorrow morning (in character, no less) in front of a house subcommittee about the issues facing immigrant farm workers.
He will be joined by United Farm Workers President, Arturo S. Rodriguez, who organized the “Take Our Jobs” campaign to “take back” the field working jobs of migrant workers. Colbert took Rodriguez up on his offer—along with only 14 other Americans—which he featured on a segment of his show earlier this month.
“Is farm work something Americans will do?” Colbert asked on air. “Depends. Do corn fields have WiFi?”
So what makes Stephen Colbert our man of the day? Oh, hell, we could make some stuff about how he’s taking a stand for what he believes in. Mostly, though, he just makes us laugh.