Stephen Colbert’s Opening Statement At Congressional Hearing (VIDEO)

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September 24, 2010 7:56 a.m.

Stephen Colbert testified before Congress today on behalf of the United Farm Workers Union, about his “vast experience spending one day as a migrant farm worker.”

Before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, Refugees, Border Security, and International law, Colbert said: “This is America. I don’t want a tomato picked by a Mexican. I want it picked by an American. Then sliced by a Guatemalan, and served by a Venezuelan in a spa where a Chilean gives me a Brazilian.”Here’s the video of his opening statement:

Full coverage of the hearing here.

[TPM SLIDESHOW: The Whole Truthiness: Stephen Colbert Testifies On Capitol Hill]

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