January 21, 2011
Stephen Colbert Mocks Wake Schools Controversy
‘Disintegration’ is The WORD
Comedy Central funny man and host of the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert, brought more national attention to the em bras sing debacle that is the Wake County School Board’s push for neighborhood school assignments.
“Back in the day, (the school system) had segregated schools — white kids here, black kids there; rich kids here, poor kids there — here a poor, there a poor, everywhere a poor poor. Sure, integrating schools may sound benign, but what’s the use of living in a gated community if my kids go to school and get poor all over them?“