Stephen Colbert has something to say to all of the scruffy-looking nerfherders who insist that the crossguard lightsaber in the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer is impractical: he’s been a Star Wars fan a whole two weeks longer than the rest of u…
OH MY GOD
The weaponized hashtag also takes power from the people who are trying to mock it—Twitter doesn’t discriminate between earnestness and parody. People making fun of the humorlessness and bad faith of the hashtag end up keeping it in the “trending” column.
The special appearance of LeVar Burton in this segment makes this ‘very special Colbert Nation clip’ pretty much the best thing ever. I loled.