Last night Stephen Colbert tipped his hat to the employees of Papa John's, saying they put "service before sensitivity" when they referred to a customer as "lady chinky eyes" on a receipt. After all, how else were they supposed to differentiate her from "countess total lesbo" and "admiral spic butt"? And in any case, as he puts it, "Calling her lady chinky eyes is no more culturally offensive than calling Papa John's Italian food."
The Papa John's portion of the clip below starts about halfway in; the first half, while delightful, is about Rick Santorum and has nothing to do with racist restaurant employees.
Video: Insensitive Papa John's
· Tip/Wag - Irresponsible Dead People & Insensitive Papa John's [Colbert Nation]
· All Papa John's Coverage on Eater [-E-]
· All Colbert Report Coverage on Eater [-E-]