Stephen Colbert Takes on ‘Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing’ Vodka (Video)

"Pope of basic cable" addresses religious issues of the day

Stephen Colbert is the self-proclaimed "most famous Catholic on television" and "basically the pope of basic cable" — so it fell to him to weigh in on a host of religious issues on Tuesday's show.

Among them: a vodka billboard that promised "Christmas Quality, Hanukkah Pricing." Complaints from the Anti-Defamation League led to the ad's removal.

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But for the last word, we turn of course to Colbert — who explains why the ad was potentially offensive not just to Jews, but to Christians and even Muslims (the billboard segment starts at 5:10):