Stephen Colbert Serves Up Thanksgiving Controversy With Yams Vs. Sweet Potatoes

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The Thanksgiving dinner table is a minefield of controversy. One wrong step and you're talking about the Syrian refugee crisis with your great uncle Joe, or gay rights with your aunt Tina, who, let's just say, doesn't share the same views as you do.

Yes, these topics are heavy, but on "The Late Show," Stephen Colbert highlighted the one topic everyone should avoid: yams vs. sweet potatoes.

That's right, now your food has to be politically correct, too. Check out Stephen's entire breakdown of the Thanksgiving meal, and find out which political party loves cranberry sauce more, in the video above.