Viral Video: Colbert Report Visits Vicco, Kentucky
The tiny Kentucky town of Vicco, Kentucky (population: 344) made national headlines earlier this year when its city council passed a fairness ordinance protecting gays and lesbians from discrimination, making it possibly the smallest city in the country to offer such protections.
Now it's making headlines again as a charming and hilarious video from Comedy Central's The Colbert Report goes viral.
The late-night fake news/comedy show made a trip to Vicco for a satirical, tongue-in-cheek segment called, "People who are destroying America".
Because of the unexpected support for the fairness ordinance offered by the people of the small Eastern Kentucky community and its gay mayor (who has been honored by the Kentucky Human Rights Commission), the video has been posted to national blogs and shared repeatedly across social media networks.
Watch the video below: