Colbert: "Why Not Make it Official? Let the Rich Start Their Own Country."

| Wed Mar. 2, 2011 3:30 PM EST

Our new issue's cover package on the new plutocracy has gotten a record response—more than two million people have looked at the income inequality charts that accompanied Kevin Drum's piece. Among them, it turns out, was Stephen Colbert, who built a segment around the package in Tuesday's show and offered a simple, brilliant solution. Over to you, Stephen.

Get Mother Jones by Email - Free. Like what you're reading? Get the best of MoJo three times a week.