One day back from his Spring break and already Stephen Colbert is insulting North Carolina barbecue. The South Carolina native is no stranger to NC barbecue bashing, having previously called it a "sauceless, vinegar-based meat product" and its vinegar content comparable to toilet cleaner.
This time around Colbert chews a plug of tobacco with "notes of oak, leather, and jawbone decay," and then spits it out: "I just wanted to add that to my chaw juice or, as they call it in North Carolina, barbecue sauce." Colbert asks North Carolina first district Congressman G.K. Butterfield to identify a plate of South Carolina barbecue versus a plate of North Carolina barbecue, holding up a nice looking plate of pulled pork (SC) and a plate of gray stuff: "It's as close as we can get to North Carolina barbecue, it's just shredded cardboard soaked in vinegar." Go, watch: