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Is the #CancelColbert outrage overblown? Some say yes

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Comedian Stephen Colbert arrives at the White House in Washington on February 11, 2014 for the state dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande.

In the past week, a joke from the Colbert Report turned into a tweet sparked outrage among Asian Americans. Over the weekend, that outrage spawned its own backlash from people who say Asian Americans are being too overly sensitive. Some of the people saying that are Asian Americans.

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KPCC's Josie Huang  has been following the story and joins the show with more. 


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