Scandal’s Papa Pope Gave a Brilliant Takedown of the Confederate Flag

Joe Morton’s monologues as Rowan Pope on Scandal are like arias: soaring, high camp ripostes that swing from the rafters. And while they’re often deployed in service of ruining his daughter Olivia’s life, sometimes you just want him there to stick it to someone who deserves it. In this case, Larry Wilmore at The Nightly Show enlisted Morton to direct all his Papa Pope energies into tearing down the Confederate flag and the white Southerners who defend it. He says exactly what you want to say, exactly how you want to say it. Thanks, Dad.

See Papa Pope Take Down the Confederate Flag