This week, Mayor Bloomberg declared a fatwa on those terrorist-enabling 4th of July staples, sparklers. Well, with time honored patriotic Independence Day traditions under attack, Stephen Colbert was not going to stand back and watch Mayor Buzzstomp ruin his favorite non-Christian holiday: "Sparklers deserve a seat at freedom's table!" Watch below as he stages an act of civil disobedience, and destroys one building fire safety marshal's family in the process.
Video: Stephen Colbert Fights Bloomberg's Anti-Sparkler Campaign
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