Read 100 Complaints to the FCC Regarding Stephen Colbert’s C**k Holster Comment

fourth estate newOn May 1, Late Show host Stephen Colbert included a joke about President Donald Trump being a “c**k holster” for Russian President Vladimir Putin. The comment led to a flurry of viewer indecency complaints and then online hysteria of potential censorship as the FCC announced an investigation. That, however, is standard procedure for whenever a complaint is submitted. In response to the controversy, TKNN submitted a Freedom of Information Act request for the viewer complaints, of which there were over 5,700. The FCC responded with 100 sample viewer comments. Many of the comments are short and to the point. We have included the PDF of viewer comments so anyone can take a look.

2017 Stephen Colbert Sample Complaints)_Redacted

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Tyler is the chief media reporter for TKNN, with the news organization since its founding in November of 2010. He has previously served as chief political reporter and chief political anchor for TKNN.

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