Colbert Mocks Candidate in 7th Congressional District for Ridiculous Name Change

Colbert: Fistler could be the "Hitler of Fisting"
Colbert: Fistler could be the "Hitler of Fisting"
thecolbertreport.cc.com

Stephen Colbert devoted the opening segment of Monday's nights show -- The Colbert Report -- to mocking an Arizona Republican who changed his name from Scott Fistler to Cesar Chavez in advance of a run for a seat in Arizona's Seventh Congressional District.

The one-time Republican, who most recently made an unsuccessful bid for the Phoenix City Council, also changed his party affiliation to run in the district which is overwhelmingly made up of Hispanic and Democratic voters.

Colbert riffs on Fistler's political losses: "You know what they say, if you can't beat them, pretend you've joined them." And, of course, on Fistler's last name: "That's a great name for a leader. It sounds like he's the Hitler of fisting. Heil Fistler!"


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