Orange Is The New Black. Stephen Colbert uses humor to give harrowing facts about Justice in America.
If you haven’t yet seen the segment from Comedy Central’sThe Colbert Report called ‘Debt or Prison’, head on over to Yahoo! Video screener to see what all the fuss is about! Stephen Colbert cleverly exposes the absurdity of the American Criminal “Justice” System in a way only he knows how. With his uniquely sarcastic take on today’s headlines, Colbert uses comedy to shed light on an issue that is anything but funny.Just click on the image below to watch the segment:
“It’s a great system. If a defendant can’t pay a fee, they go to jail, where they’ll rack up more room and boarding fees that they can’t pay and be penalized with more jail time, thus increasing their debt, which gives them even longer prison sentences. [aka the Debt Penalty]”