June 23, 2015 - California's Drought & Don Lemon's Race Card

  • 06/23/2015

Wealthy Californians refuse to conserve water, and Naomi Ekperigin, Joe Morton and Rory Albanese join Larry to discuss the lingering popularity of the Confederate flag.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Larry: THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

WELCOME TO "THE NIGHTLY SHOW."

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

SUCH A GREAT AUDIENCE.

I'M LARRY WILMORE.

WE'VE GOT A GREAT ONE FOR YOUTONIGHT.

JOE MORTON, PAPA POPE FROM"SCANDAL" IS HERE.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)VERY EXCITING.

PAPA POPE IN THE HOUSE.

VERY EXCITING.

OKAY.

TONIGHT WE BEGIN IN MY HOMESTATE OF CALIFORNIA, WHERE FIRE

CREWS ARE BATTLING A 17,000-ACREBLAZE.

WHAT'S WORSE, CALIFORNIA IS INTHE WORST DROUGHT IN ITS

HISTORY.

OKAY.

SEEMS LIKE A GOOD TIME FOR LARRYWILMORE TO UPDATE THE CALIFORNIA

DROUGHT IN A SEGMENT WE'RECALLING "LARRY WILMORE UPDATES

THE CALIFORNIA DROUGHT."

♪♪♪♪

>> Larry: VERY NICE, GUYS.

VERY CLEVER.

(LAUGHTER)THAT'S NICE.

(LAUGHTER)ALL RIGHT.

SO THIS DROUGHT IS A HUGE DEAL.

RIGHT?

AND EVERYONE'S WEIGHING IN.

INCLUDING A STATE LEGISLATORFROM BAKERSFIELD, WHO OFFERED

HER THOUGHTS ON GOD'S OPINION OFTHE DROUGHT.

>> ASSEMBLY MEMBER SHARON GROVEBELIEVES THE DROUGHT REPRESENTS

GOD'S WRATH OVER ABORTION.

THE ARTICLE QUOTED GROVE ASSAYING TEXAS WAS IN A LONG

PERIOD OF DROUGHT UNTIL GOVERNORPERRY SIGNED THE FETAL PAIN

BILL.

THE QUOTE CONTINUES.

IT RAINED THAT NIGHT.

NOW GOD HAS HIS HOLD ONCALIFORNIA.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: WAIT.

GOD STILL DOES WEATHERPUNISHMENTS?

(LAUGHTER)THAT'S SO OLD TESTAMENT.

(LAUGHTER)JESUS, GOD!

JOIN THE 21st CENTURY.

(LAUGHTER)I MEAN, YOU REALLY WANT TO GET

PEOPLE TO LISTEN ABOUT ABORTION?

RESET EVERYONE'S INSTAGRAMFOLLOWERS TO ZERO.

(LAUGHTER)OKAY?

I'M LISTENING NOW.

(LAUGHTER)RECENTLY OFFICIALS WERE

SAYING -- THIS IS TRUE.

THE STATE HAD ABOUT A YEAR'SSUPPLY OF WATER LEFT.

THIS IS THE SITUATION ON THEGROUND IN THE TINY TOWN OF

MOUNTAIN HOUSE, CALIFORNIA.

>> IN JUST TWO DAYS, A TOWN INCENTRAL CALIFORNIA COULD RUN OUT

OF WATER.

MOUNTAIN HOUSE LOST ITS ONLYSUPPLIER LAST WEEK WHEN THE

STATE ORDERED SEVERE CUTS TOSAVE WATER DURING THE HISTORIC

DROUGHT.

>> Larry: #CLIFFHANGER!

(LAUGHTER)BUT HARK!

GOOD NEWS FOR THE TOWN OFMOUNTAIN HOUSE.

THEY'RE NOT GOING TO RUN OUT OFWATER AFTER ALL!

THAT'S RIGHT.

ON MONDAY TOWN OFFICIALSDISCLOSED A DEAL THAT WOULD

SUPPLYMOUNTAIN HOUSE WITH WATER.

WAIT, THROUGH THE END OF THEYEAR?

WOO!

SO CANNONBALL!

BREAK OUT THE SLIP AND SLIDES!

LAST ONE IN IS A TOTALCONSERVATIONIST.

(LAUGHTER)BUT IT'S OKAY.

IF THERE'S ONE GOOD THING WETOOK AWAY FROM THE IRAQ WAR,

IT'S OUR NEW AMERICAN SLOGAN:"LET'S JUST WING THIS AND

EVERYTHING WILL WORK OUT FINE."

(LAUGHTER)(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

SERIOUSLY.

(APPLAUSE)I AM CURIOUS, THOUGH.

HOW ARE SOME TOWNS SIX MONTHSAWAY FROM NOT HAVING WATER?

HASN'T CALIFORNIA BEENRATIONING?

EVERYBODY'S PULLING TOGETHER.

RIGHT?

>> CALIFORNIA'S HISTORICDROUGHT, RICH PEOPLE IN SOME

TOWNS, NOTABLY RANCHO SANTA FE,ARGUE THEY CAN USE AS MUCH WATER

AS THEY WANT BECAUSE THEY CANPAY FOR IT.

>> Larry: YOU HAVE TO BE[ BLEEP ] KIDDING ME.

(LAUGHTER)LOOK, I CAN PAY FOR A McRIB

SANDWICH ALL YEARLONG, BUTUNLESS IT'S AVAILABLE RIGHT NOW,

I'M NOT GETTING IT.

(LAUGHTER)IT'S THAT SIMPLE, RIGHT?

IT'S BASIC McRIB-ONOMICS.

(LAUGHTER)I DON'T KNOW.

SO -- ALL RIGHT.

SO MAYBE THEY'RE USING A LITTLEMORE WATER, BUT BY AND LARGE,

YOU WOULD THINK PEOPLE IN RANCHOSANTA FE ARE STILL BASICALLY

CONSERVING, RIGHT?

WRONG.

IN APRIL, AFTER GOVERNOR JERRYBROWN CALLED FOR A 25% REDUCTION

IN WATER USE, CONSUMPTION INRANCHO SANTA FE WENT UP BY 9%.

[ AUDIENCE BOOs ]9%!

IT'S A GOOD THING HE DIDN'T CALLFOR A 50% REDUCTION.

(LAUGHTER)I DON'T UNDERSTAND THIS AT ALL.

THE ONLY WAY IT MIGHT MAKE SENSEIS THAT RICH PEOPLE TAKE MORE

LUXURIOUS BATHS.

THAT'S JUST SCIENCE, RIGHT?

(LAUGHTER)BUT THAT

CAN'T ACCOUNT FOR THE 9%.

THAT'LL ONLY GET YOU TO ABOUT 3.

WELL, WHAT DO THE ACTUALRESIDENTS SAY ABOUT THIS?

>> ONE RESIDENT IN RANCHO SANTAFE TELLING "THE POST," "WE'RE

NOT ALL EQUAL WHEN IT COMES TOWATER."

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: "WE'RE NOT ALL EQUAL

WHEN IT COMES TO WATER"?

I THINK IF THERE'S ANYTHING THATWE ARE ACTUALLY COMPLETELY ALL

EQUAL ON --(LAUGHTER)

-- THERE SHOULD BE ABSOLUTELY NODEBATE.

IT IS WATER, UNLESS YOU'REMICHAEL PHELPS OR AQUAMAN.

HERE TO GIVE HIS SIDE OF THESTORY, PLEASE WELCOME A RESIDENT

OF RANCHO SANTA FE, TERRYPROVOST.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)THANKS FOR COMING TO THE SHOW,

TERRY.

SO HOW YOU ARE DOING?

>> I'M LIVID, LARRY.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: WAIT.

YOU'RE LIVID WHEN THE WEALTHYARE REFUSING TO DO THEIR FAIR

SHARE?

>> NO, I'M LIVID THAT THAT'S THENARRATIVE BEING PORTRAYED IN THE

MEDIA.

(LAUGHTER)IT'S A LIE.

LARRY, I DON'T THINK RICH PEOPLESHOULD BE WATERING THEIR LAWN.

>> Larry: OH, REALLY?

I DIDN'T KNOW THAT.

>> RICH PEOPLE SHOULD HIRESOMEONE TO DO IT.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: HOLD ON.

WAIT.

HOW IS THAT BETTER?

YOUR LAWN IS STILL GETTING WET.

>> LARRY, IT'S TRICKLE-DOWNECONOMICS.

LITERALLY.

I HIRE A POOR PERSONTO WATER MY LAWN.

I HIRE ANOTHER POOR PERSON TOWATER MY SHRUBS.

I HIRE A THIRD POOR PERSON TOSCULPT MY SHRUBS IN THE SHAPE OF

AN ELEPHANT.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: IT SOUNDS LIKE YOU'RE

USING A LOT OF WATER.

THAT IS WASTE.

>> HEY, DON'T YELL AT ME.

YELL AT THE ILLEGAL FILLING UPMY POOL.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: HOLD ON.

THAT'S A HORRIBLE THING TO SAY.

IF WE KEEP THIS UP, NO ONE WILLHAVE ANY WATER.

>> FIRST OFF, POOR PEOPLE DON'TNEED MUCH WATER, BECAUSE THEY'RE

FILTHY.

AND SECOND -->> Larry: WAIT, WAIT, WAIT.

NO, NO, NO.

NO SECOND.

(LAUGHTER)NO AND SECOND ON THAT.

LET'S STAY ON THE FIRST.

THEY'RE FILTHY?

>> LET ME FINISH, LARRY.

arry: ALL RIGHT.

AND SECOND, THEY DON'T PLAYTENNIS, SO I CAN'T IMAGINE THAT

THEY GET THIRSTY.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: I CAN'T BELIEVE YOU'RE

SAYING THIS.

POOR PEOPLE STILL NEED DRINKINGWATER.

>> OKAY.

WELL, WE'RE PREPARED TO INSTALLSEPARATE "WATER GATHERING

STATIONS" FOR THE WEALTHY ANDTHE LESS FORTUNATE.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: WAIT.

HOLD ON.

NO.

THAT'S HORRIBLE!

(LAUGHTER)I MEAN, AS A MAN OF COLOR, HOW

CAN YOU BE IN FAVOR OF SEPARATEWATER FOUNTAINS?

>> HOLD ON.

THIS ISN'T A BLACK/WHITE THING.

THAT'S RACIST.

>> Larry: YES.

THIS IS A RICH OR POOR THING.

TOTALLY DIFFERENT.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: CLEARLY, YOU JUST

DON'T CARE.

>> TAKE THAT BACK!

I'M WORKING TIRELESSLY TO BRINGATTENTION TO THE DROUGHT AND TO

LET POOR PEOPLE KNOW THEY NEEDCONSERVE.

>> Larry: BUT IT'S MORE THANPOOR PEOPLE WHO NEED TO

CONSERVE!

>> NO, IT'S JUST THEM.

(LAUGHTER)NOW, IN THE SPIRIT OF LAST

YEAR'S SUCCESSFUL A.L.S. ICEBUCKET CHALLENGE, I ASK YOU ALL

TO JOIN ME -->> Larry: WHAT ARE YOU DOING?

TO JOIN MY "DROUGHT WATERBUCKET" CHALLENGE TO RAISE

AWARENESS, LARRY.

>> Larry: WAIT, WAIT.

(LAUGHTER)(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

NO, NO, NO.

RAISE AWARENESS?

AWARENESS THAT YOU'RE WASTINGWATER?

(LAUGHTER)>> I CHALLENGE YOU!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)NOW, GO OUT THERE AND CONSERVE

WATER, POOR PEOPLE!

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: YOU SHOULD HAVE TO

DRINK ALL OF THAT WATER.

TERRY PROVOST, EVERYONE.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> Larry: THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

WELCOME BACK.

VERY EXCITED TONIGHT BECAUSE I'MINTRODUCING A NEW SEGMENT WE'RE

CALLING "CALM DOWN."

>> CALM DOWN!

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: VERY GOOD.

OKAY.

SO WHO NEEDS TO CALM DOWNTONIGHT?

OH, DON LEMON!

VERY GOOD.

(LAUGHTER)VERY GOOD.

IN THE WAKE OF PRESIDENT OBAMAUSING THE "N" WORD ON MARC

MARON'S PODCAST THE OTHER DAY,THIS IS HOW THE LEMON STARTED

HIS SHOW LAST NIGHT.

>> DOES THIS OFFEND YOU?

THIS WORD?

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: WOW.

YOU WENT LITERAL RACE CARD, DON.

(LAUGHTER)RIGHT?

OH, MY GOD.

(LAUGHTER).

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)WOO, WOO.

AND, BY THE WAY, THAT IS A VERYIMPRESSIVE CARD.

RIGHT?

(LAUGHTER)AND KUDOS TO THE CNN PROP CLOSET

JUST TO HAVE THAT AT THE READY.

(LAUGHTER)"CAN SOMEONE SNAG ME THAT

[N-WORD] CARD?

WE'RE TALKING ABOUT RACE!

YEAH, YEAH.

IT'S ALPHABETIZED.

IT SHOULDN'T BE THAT DIFFICULT.

IT'S RIGHT BEHIND MICK."

THERE YOU GO.

THERE YOU GO.

(LAUGHTER)DON, YOU WANT TO SEE WHAT REALLY

OFFENDS ME?

(LAUGHTER)(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

(LAUGHTER)DON LEMON, I KNOW YOU'RE STILL

MAD BECAUSE THAT LADY INCHARLESTON YELLED AT YOU.

>> THIS SHOULDN'T HAPPEN TOANYONE.

THE WHOLE THING THAT WE HAVEBEEN TALKING ABOUT TERRORISM ARE

NOT.

AND I THINK IT IS -- IT ISTERRORISM.

BY ANY STRETCH OF THEIMAGINATION.

YOU CAN IMAGINE THAT PEOPLE AREUPSET.

>> WE'RE ANGRY.

BUT, YOU KNOW, WE'RE GOING TOCONTINUE --

>> Larry: I ADMIT THAT IS [BLEEP ] UP.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: BUT DON CORNELIUS

LEMON -- CALM DOWN!

>> CALM DOWN!

NOW I HAVE TO SAY,HERE AT "THE NIGHTLY SHOW," WE

WERE ALL VERY IMPRESSED THATCNN GOTTEN A "N" WORD -- GOT AN

"N" WORD SIGN PRINTED UP SOQUICKLY.

SO USING OUR STATE-OF-THE-ARTRE-ENACTMENT TECHNOLOGY, WE

WOULD NOW LIKE TO SHARE WITH YOUTHAT GREAT MOMENT IN CABLE NEWS

HISTORY WHEN SOME CNN INTERN WASASKED TO GO DOWN TO THE LOCAL

COPY PLACE --(LAUGHTER)

-- AND ASK FOR AN "N" WORD SIGN.

(LAUGHTER)(LAUGHTER)

>> HEY, CAN I HELP YOU?

THANK GOD.

I NEED A --(LAUGHTER)

A SIGN -->> GOTTA GO.

HEY, CAN I HELP YOU?

NO.

I'M COOL.

>> COME ON.

I UNDERSTAND.

DON'T WANT THE SIGN TO SAYIT.

I DON'T WANT THIS.

BUT I NEED A SIGN, AND IT NEEDSTO SAY ON THE SIGN N-N -- IT

NEEDS TO SAY N-N -- NOPE.

THIS IS THE WORST WORD YOU CANTHINK OF.

>> CANCER!

NO.

(LAUGHTER)>> CANCER'S FINE.

NO, CANCER'S NOT FINE.

YOU'RE RIGHT.

THIS IS A SIGN THAT NEEDS TO SAYA WORD AND THAT WORD IS ONE WORD

AND THAT WORD RHYMES WITH WINNIETHE POOH'S FRIEND TIGGER

(LAUGHTER)>> OKAY.

LET ME GUESS.

YOU NEED A GIANT SIGN THAT SAYS[N-WORD].

AM I RIGHT?

>> YES, PLEASE.

[ BLEEP ] WHITE PEOPLE.

(LAUGHTER)>> WE NEED ANOTHER ONE.

(LAUGHTER)>> Larry: WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

>> Larry: WELCOME BACK.

I'M HERE WITH MY PANEL.

HE'S A COMEDIAN AND THEEXECUTIVE PRODUCER HERE AT "THE

NIGHTLY SHOW," RORY ALBANESE.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)COMEDIAN AND WRITER ON COMEDY

CENTRAL'S "BROAD CITY," NAOMIEKPERIGIN.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)AND HE PLAYS ROWAN POPE ON THE

SMASH HIT "SCANDAL," AND YOU CANCATCH HIS NEW SHOW "PROOF"

TUESDAYS ON TNT, ACTOR JOEMORTON.

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)ALL RIGHT.

LET ME JUST GET TO IT.

WE TALKED A LITTLE BIT ABOUTTHIS LAST NIGHT.

IN THE WAKE OF THE CHURCHSHOOTINGS AND EVERYTHING AND THE

CONFEDERATE FLAG.

THE FLAG IS STILL FLYING HIGH ATTHE STATE CAPITOL.

THEY SAY THEY WANT TO TAKE ITDOWN, BUT IT'S LIKE PADLOCKED.

(LAUGHTER)WHAT I DON'T UNDERSTAND, WHY DO

YOU THINK IT'S SO HARD FORPEOPLE WHO KNOW THAT THIS IS

RACIST AND DEGRADING ANDEVERYTHING TO LET GO OF IT?

WHY DO PEOPLE HAVE TO HANG ON TOTHAT?

>> I MEAN, I THINK WHEN YOU HAVEA SYSTEMIZED SORT OF WAY THAT

YOU'RE GOING TO RUN YOUR LIFEAND A PART OF THAT IS PRIDE OR

FALSE PRIDE OR WHATEVER YOU WANTTO CALL IT, YOU HANG ON TO ALL

THE SYMBOLS THAT REPRESENT THAT.

AND I THINK TO BRING THAT FLAGDOWN MEANS THAT THEY LOSE.

THEY LOST IT SEVERAL DECADESAGO, BUT --

>> Larry: RIGHT YOU MEAN 100SOME ODD --

>> SOME ODD YEARS AGO.

RIGHT.

(LAUGHTER)I THINK THAT'S THE PROBLEM.

THIS MAY BE THE LAST INVESTAGEOF THIS THIS THEY DON'T WANT TO

LOSE IT.

>> Larry: ALL THAT'S LEFT IS"GONE WITH THE WIND."

>> AS YOU SAY, IT'S GONE WITHTHE WIND.

>> Larry: EXACTLY.

(LAUGHTER).

>> WELL, I THINK IT'S ALSOBECAUSE IF YOU HAVE TO THINK

ABOUT, YOU KNOW, WHAT THAT FLAGHAS MEANT TO -- NOW YOU GOT A

LOT OF QUESTIONS YOU GOT TOANSWER.

YOU KNOW?

YOU GOT TO LOOK AT YOURSELF, WHYDID WE DO THAT?

YOU KNOW AND THAT'S A SADMOMENT FOR ANYBODY.

>> Larry: YEAH, RIGHT.

I THINK IT'S SAD THAT IT TAKESSOMETHING THIS HORRIBLE JUST TO

OPEN PEOPLE'S EYES, BECAUSE ITHOUGHT PEOPLE WERE A LITTLE TOO

CAVALIER ABOUT IT, PUTTING IT ONTRUCKS AND WEARING IT ON YOUR

HEAD -->> I ALSO THINK TOO IF YOU'RE ON

THE OWNING SIDE OF SLAVERY, LIKEIT WASN'T THAT BAD.

IT WAS A REALLY GOOD TIME FORYOU.

YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN?

(LAUGHTER)IF -- SO IF YOU'RE FROM THAT

PAST OF THE SOUTH, TALK ABOUT ITBEING PADLOCKED TOO, I KEEP

THINKING, THE REASON THEY CAN'TTAKE IT DOWN AND, LIKE, THE

WHOLE WAR WAS BASED ON FACTPEOPLE DON'T LIKE TO DO WORK FOR

THEMSELVES.

(LAUGHTER).

>> WAITING FOR SOMEBODY ELSE.

THAT FREE LABOR.

(LAUGHTER).

>> SO THEY CAN GET A GUY WITH AKEY.

NOBODY WANTS TO DO IT.

(LAUGHTER).

>> IT'S CRAZY BECAUSE THERE'S SOMANY BLACK PEOPLE WHO WOULD DO

IT FOR THEM.

DO IT!

>> LOT OF WHITE PEOPLE WOULDTOO.

>> TRUE, TRUE.

IT GIVES THEM PERMISSION TODO THAT, RIGHT?

IF THE FLAG IS WAVING ABOVE THESTATE CAPITOL BUILDING, THEN

PARADING IT IN MY PICKUP TRUCKAND MY LICENSE PLATE AROUND THE

CITY, ALL THAT SAYS IS YOU HAVEPERMISSION TO DO THAT.

>> Larry: HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUTTHAT?

BECAUSE AMAZON, eBAY, WAL-MARTSAID THEY AREN'T GOING TO SELL

ANY OF THAT BUT IN THE LAST WEEKOR SO, SALES SOARED AT ALL OF

THOSE PLACES.

(LAUGHTER)CONFEDERATE, I CALL IT RACIST

KITSCH.

(LAUGHTER)I MEAN WHAT IS UP WITH THAT?

THIS IS [ BLEEP ] AMERICA, MAN.

WHAT IS UP WITH THAT?

DO PEOPLE THINK IT'S GOING TO GOAWAY WE --

>> A COLLECTOR'S ITEM.

YOU'RE WORRIED YOU'RE NOT GOINGTO GET ONE ANYMORE SO I BETTER

GET A BUNCH.

>> OH, MY GOSH.

THEY'RE GOING FAST.

YOU REMEMBER WHEN OBAMA GOTELECTED, EVERYBODY STARTED

BUYING GUNS BECAUSE THEY THOUGHTIT WAS GONNA BE HARD TO GET

GUNS.

WE BETTER START BUYING GUNS ITHINK WE'RE GOOD ON GUNS.

>> IT'S BECAUSE THE MOSTPOWERFUL MAN IN THE COUNTRY WAS

BLACK AND IN CHARGE OF THEMILITARY.

(LAUGHTER).

>> I GOT TO GET A GUN.

GOOD POINT.

(LAUGHTER)>> I GOT WORRIED.

NOW I'M WORRIED.

>> CONFEDERATE FLAGS ARE THE NEWBEANIE BABIES, RIGHT?

WE GOTTA GET 'EM WHILE THEY'REHOT, GIVE THEM TO YOUR GRANDMA,

BEQUEATH THEM TO YOUR CHILDREN.

THAT'S A COLLEGE FUND.

I'M GONNA GET SOME.

>> I DO LOVE THE IDEA OF WHATYOU SAID ABOUT

THE PRIDE. IT'S WEIRD THAT --BECAUSE THEY LOST,

-- IT'D BE LIKE WEARING THESEAHAWKS JERSEY AFTER THE

SUPER BOWL.

YEAH, WE DID IT!

>> THEY LOST.

RIGHT.

(LAUGHTER).

(APPLAUSE).

>> I NEVER UNDERSTOOD WHERE THATPRIDE COMES FROM.

WHAT IS THAT PRIDE?

>> IT FEELS LIKE THEY --Larry: WHAT IS THE PRIDE

EXACTLY FOR?

>> I THINK THEY TURN OFF THECIVIL WAR IN THE THIRD QUARTER.

(LAUGHTER)THEY'RE LIKE, WE GOT THIS.

YOU KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN?

AND NOBODY TOLD THEM.

(LAUGHTER)>> I THINK THIS COUNTRY --

T'S THAT WEIRD THING.

IT FEELS LIKE WHEN YOU SEE KIDSIN HAITI WEARING THE LOSER'S

SHIRTS BECAUSE THEY PRINTED THEMFOR LIKE THE SUPER BOWL AND THEY

SAY, WE PRINT THEM TOO MANY.

>> REALLY?

THAT'S THING.

YOU'LL SEE LIKE --(LAUGHTER)

I'M NOT LYING ABOUT THIS.

YOU'LL SEE KIDS IN POORCOUNTRIES WEARING SHIRTS THAT

SAY THINGS LIKE SEAHAWKS WORLDCHAMPIONS.

AND THEY'RE LIKE OH, CRAP THEYDIDN'T WIN, SEND THEM TO HAITI.

I FEEL LIKE THAT'S WHERE ALL THECONFEDERATE FLAGS SHOULD GO.

YOU KNOW?

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> NO, NOT TO HAITI.

REALLY?>> BUT IF THEY CAN USE IT --

>> NO! WE'RE NOT SENDINGCONFEDERATE FLAGS TO HAITI!

OK SINCE WE HAVE PAPA POPE FROM"SCANDAL" -- (LAUGHTER)

-- HOW WOULD PAPA POPE HANDLETHIS CONFEDERATE FLAG

CONTROVERSY?

OH, I LOVE THIS -- YOU DON'TMIND GETTING INTO CHARACTER

AND -->> WELL, WHAT I CAN SAY IS I CAN

ONLY GUESS HOW PAPA POPE WOULDDO THIS.

SO I'LL GIVE IT -->> LAY IT ON US.

PAPA POPE, EVERYBODY!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)>> IF HE WERE SPEAKING TO

SOMEONE WHO WANTED TO RAISE THECONFEDERATE FLAG, HE WOULD

PROBABLY START OFF BY SAYINGSOMETHING TO THE EFFECT OF, YOU

ARE SOME FUNNY, FUNNY PEOPLE.

FOR YOU IT'S ALWAYS SUMMERTIMEAND THE LIVIN' IS EASY.

YOUR MAMA'S RICH AND YOUR MAMA'SGOT LOOKIN'.

YOU'RE A CONFEDERATE, A PROUDSOUTHERN WHITE BOY.

YOUR BIBLE IN YOUR HAND AND ASHOTGUN IN YOUR PICKUP TRUCK.

A SOUTHERN WHITE BOY, WITH THESHAME OF SLAVERY RUNNIN' THROUGH

YOUR VEINS.

YOU ARE A BIGOT.

I AM A BLACK MAN.

I HAVE WORKED AND SCRAPED FOREVERY INCH OF DIRT I WALK ON.

YOU CRIED YOURSELF TO SLEEP'CAUSE LINCOLN HURT YOUR

FEELINGS.

(LAUGHTER)(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)

YOU BACKWOODS, SHEET-WEARING,CROSS-BURNING, HONKY [ BLEEP ].

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)YOU LOSE THE WAR AND ALL YOU

WANT TO DO IS MAKE MY PEOPLE PAYFOR IT.

YOU THINK YOU LOVE THIS COUNTRY.

WHAT YOU LOVE IS THAT CORRUPTIONOF THE RED, WHITE AND BLUE YOU

CALL VALOR.

WHAT YOU LOVE IS THESATISFACTION THAT MESS BRINGS

WHEN PEOPLE FEEL THEY NEED TOGIVE THAT FLAG SOME CREDENCE.

LIKE IT STANDS FOR SOMETHINGMORE THAN HATE.

FIGHTING ABOUT WHETHER TO TEARIT DOWN FROM ATOP YOUR STATE

BUILDING OR NOT, YOU ARE ABIGOT.

AND I AM DISAPPOINTED IN THE WAYYOU TREAT MY COUNTRY.

>> Larry: WHOA!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)THAT IS PAPA POPE, EVERYBODY.

WE'LL BE RIGHT BACK!

(CHEERS AND APPLAUSE)PAPA POPE.

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