'Colbert Report': Sparklers Are American, Deadly (Video)

Stephen Colbert lashed out at New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg's push to continue New York state's ban on sparklers on Thursday night. Bloomberg claimed sparklers could be used by terrorists to attack his city.

Colbert defended sparklers as a childhood July 4 rite of passage, saying "some of my happiest childhood memories were spent holding a 1500 degree metal rod."



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