Fresh off Thursday night's Colbert Report episode showing him packing corn and picking beans on a farm as part of a challenge from a pro-immigrant-labor group, Stephen Colbert appeared before a House subcommittee on immigration this morning. Further blurring the line between government and intentional comedy, Colbert appeared alongside United Farm Workers President Arturo Rodriguez, whose group over the summer launched "Take Our Jobs," a campaign that challenged U.S. citizens to replace immigrants in farm work. The group, which says only seven citizens or legal residents have taken it up on the offer, argues that immigrant workers aren't taking citizens' jobs, and is pushing for a bill that would give undocumented farm workers currently in the United States the right to earn legal status. Colbert, completely in character, brilliantly argues against it.


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