charlie leduff http://michiganradio.org en Charlie LeDuff talks about "dead flight" on Colbert Report http://michiganradio.org/post/charlie-leduff-talks-about-dead-flight-colbert-report <p>Former New York Times reporter, current Fox TV reporter (WJBK), and author&nbsp; Charlie LeDuff appeared on Comedy Central's <em>Colbert Report</em> last night to promote his book <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Detroit-American-Autopsy-Charlie-LeDuff/dp/1594205345">Detroit: An American Autopsy.</a></p><p>When Colbert asked "what is the cause of death" in Detroit, LeDuff responded:</p><blockquote><p>"White flight, black flight, business flight, job flight, we even have dead flight.”</p><p>"Dead people will not stay in Detroit?!"</p><p>"It's gotten so bad... people who grew up in Detroit and who now live out in the suburbs and are afraid of it - about 1,200 in the last five years - they've gone and got grandma, exhumed her, and brought her out to the suburbs to visit her."</p></blockquote><p>Here's the video:</p><p></p><div style="background-color:#000000;width:520px;"><div style="padding:4px;"><iframe src="http://media.mtvnservices.com/embed/mgid:cms:video:colbertnation.com:425287" frameborder="0" height="288" width="512"></iframe><p style="text-align:left;background-color:#FFFFFF;padding:4px;margin-top:4px;margin-bottom:0px;font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;font-size:12px;"><b><a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/the-colbert-report-videos/425287/april-09-2013/charlie-leduff">The Colbert Report</a></b><br>Get More: <a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/full-episodes/">Colbert Report Full Episodes</a>,<a href="http://www.comedycentral.com/indecision">Indecision Political Humor</a>,<a href="http://www.colbertnation.com/video">Video Archive</a></p></div></div><p></p><p> Wed, 10 Apr 2013 17:44:53 +0000 Mark Brush 12073 at http://michiganradio.org Charlie LeDuff talks about "dead flight" on Colbert Report