Dailies | Stephen Colbert Embraces Separate ‘Poor Doors’ for the Non-Rich (Video)

Stephen Colbert Embraces Separate 'Poor Doors' for the Non-Rich (Video)

Jesus would have loved separate entrances, says “Colbert Report” host

Stephen Colbert loves the idea of separate entrances for the non-wealthy.

On Monday's “Colbert Report,” the satiric talk-show host embraced a New York City developer's plan to include a separate door for people living in affordable-housing units within a luxury building. It would be located in an alley, and some of the news media have dubbed it a “poor door.”

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Colbert said regular people should be honored to live among the extremely wealthy.

“They get to live in a great building in a great neighborhood,” Colbert said. “What else do they want? Dignity?”

He added: “Now who's greedy?”

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Colbert also paraphrased Jesus: “It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven… That's why the rich need a separate entrance to heaven. The needle one smells all camely.”

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