Published Jul 25, 2018Sacha Baron Cohen's Showtime series Who Is America? has only aired two episodes so far, but in that time, the comedian has managed to wreak havoc on American politics. After pissing off Sarah Palin and Joe Walsh, one of Cohen's pieces has now resulted in the resignation of a Georgia lawmaker.
Appearing in a clip with Cohen's character Erran Morad, Representative Jason Spencer unleashed a tirade of racial epithets including multiple uses of the N-word and a shockingly offensive impression of an Asian tourist.
As a result of the airing, Spencer has announced that he will resign from his post effective July 31.
Earlier this week, Spencer apologized for the "ridiculously ugly episode" but initially refused to step down. Speaker David Ralston went on to reportedly say, "Georgia is better than this" regarding Spencer's tirade.
The clip can be viewed below, though it goes without saying that it's full of offensive and upsetting language.