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March 25, 2009

Steele wins rap-off with Colbert

Yes, we're a few days late posting this. But, we guarantee you'll get a chuckle.

Michael Steele never appeared on Colbert's show to accept the rap-off challenge, but Colbert's staff put together a brilliant montage that the host declared the winner. Enjoy.

Posted by David Nitkin at 2:02 PM | | Comments (3)
Categories: Michael Steele


All of that montage work and they never once put in an old clip from 2002 when he said "raise the roof" at a few events. So, subpar effort from Colbert's staff. Give it a B-.

Why should they have to include "raise the roof"?

Yeah, John, why would they include "raise the roof?" They were trying to make a GOOD montage. Which they accomplished. I give your pretentious handing out grades a D.

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