Too Crazy To Be True: Take Back Our Jobs!



























The United Farm Workers Association started a program called Take Our Jobs to challenge American citizens to take on the thousands of agricultural jobs that are currently filled by undocumented immigrants or 'migrant workers.' To date, comedian Stephen Colbert is one of ONLY SEVEN citizens to take up this offer. (Although, I suspect the entire system would crumble if enough naturalized citizens took the jobs and farmers had to pay workers *cough* decent salaries *cough* with *cough* humane working conditions *cough.*)

Colbert spent one day conducting the grueling duties of a migrant worker. In his own words, the experience "gave me some small understanding why so few Americans are clamoring to begin an exciting career as seasonal migrant field workers."

As a result, Stephen Colbert has been requested to testify in character on Capitol Hill about the conditions and challenges faced by farm workers. Gretchen Carlson of Fox News, whose claim to political authority is winning Miss America, has promised to discuss this inappropriate behavior all weekend on Fox News.

To the anti-immigrants I have this to say: who's going to pick your tomatoes if we kick out all the illegals? They're not taking your jobs. They're doing honorable work. Unlike say, Minute Men.

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3 Responses to “ Too Crazy To Be True: Take Back Our Jobs! ”

  1. Well said.

    RE: Colbert testifying in character -- when is this? I need to find and record CSPAN that day.

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