Radio-Canada and the producers of the French-language broadcaster's
popular New Year's Eve special are defending the show amid allegations
that certain skits were insulting and racist ...
However, one skit in particular went too far, according to some members of Quebec's black community.
The skit involved a fake interview between U.S. president-elect
Barack Obama and a news anchor who confuses him with the popular Quebec
entertainer Gregory Charles. When corrected, the anchor tells viewers
that all black people look alike. He goes on to say that viewers at
home shouldn't worry about Obama stealing their purses, but he might
steal their television sets ...