Stephen Colbert has apologized to the good folks of Canton, South Dakota. He had called the town “North Dakota’s ashtray.”
According to the Argus Leader newspaper, many people in Canton didn’t know who Stephen Colbert is, which, perhaps, is all one needs to know about Canton, South Dakota.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.