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Thursday, November 23, 2017
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#EndorseThis: Colbert Spoofs Trump Feuds With Flake And Corker

Like almost everyone else in America, Stephen Colbert is enjoying Tennessee Senator Bob Corker’s erupting feud with Trump. Brawling broke out again on Twitter Tuesday, after Corker denounced the president on TV morning shows and Trump fired backs several angry tweets. “Some of what Trump said about Corker was not true,” notes an earnest Colbert. […]

October 25, 2017
Puerto Rico

#EndorseThis: Colbert On Trump’s Puerto Rico Visit — The “Second Disaster”

What happens when an impoverished, storm-wracked island is struck by a black hole of narcissistic ego? The people of Puerto Rico found out during Trump’s presidential visit on Tuesday — described aptly by Stephen Colbert as “a second disaster.” Compassion Donnie-style was on full display, from stupefying condescension (what Colbert calls “Trump-splaining”), inappropriate boasting (“we […]

October 5, 2017
Trump speech

#EndorseThis: Colbert Parses That Bizarre Trump Speech In North Dakota

For off-the-cuff gaffes, casual insults to the audience, and every category of cringe-worthy idiocy, any Donald Trump speech is hard to match. Consider his remarks in North Dakota, annotated and commentated here by a certain Stephen Colbert. He was supposed to talk about tax reform, but he went off script. You’ve never really shuddered until […]

September 7, 2017
Mika

#EndorseThis: Why Trump’s Twitter Assault On Mika Is “So On Brand”

Do you feel jaded by the daily offenses of the man serving as POTUS? Does Trump seem to have degraded the office of the presidency so radically that nothing he says or does can awaken a sense of outrage? Stephen Colbert says he felt that way too — until yesterday, when Trump’s sickening misogynist Twitter […]

June 30, 2017
McConnell

#EndorseThis: Stephen Colbert Sympathizes With “Lovechild” McConnell

Seven years in the making — and now the Republican legislation to “repeal and replace Obamacare” is finally here. Except that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell withdrew his bill from the floor abruptly on June 27. Stephen Colbert sympathizes with poor McConnell (and not only because he suspects the Kentucky Republican may be the “unacknowledged […]

June 28, 2017
Saudi

#EndorseThis: Colbert Trolls Trump’s Saudi Weekend

Noting that “Trump gave Obama a ton of grief for bowing to the Saudi king,” Colbert said, “no way was he going to bow.” But the tape tells a different story: “Wait, there he is, going from the knees, and a bow — and a curtsey! He did a little curtsey at the end there, very nice.”

May 23, 2017
Louis C.K.

#EndorseThis: Louis C.K. Regrets Calling Trump ‘Hitler’ — Sort Of

As Late Show host Stephen Colbert reminded Louis C.K. the other night, he sent an email last year warning that Trump is “an insane bigot” and “Hitler.” Somewhat sheepishly, the great comedian acknowledged the incident, recalling that his political outburst had landed him on the cover of the Daily News, and said he regretted it — sort of.

April 7, 2017
Colbert Trolls

#EndorseThis: Colbert Trolls Trump Speech Lauding ‘Women’s Empowerment’

In his opening monologue, Stephen Colbert got to the essence of the problems created by House Intelligence Committee chair Devin Nunes with his bizarre stooging for the White House. “A lot of Democrats are demanding that Nunes step down because…he sucks.” Colbert quickly moved on to other news, such as the president’s announcement that he […]

March 31, 2017
Colbert, Obamacare

#EndorseThis: The Grim Reaper Celebrates New ‘Obamacare Lite’ Plan

Stephen Colbert wondered who could possibly endorse a plan that kicks people off their health insurance. Suddenly, the Grim Reaper — or was it Steve Bannon? — appeared behind the Late Night host and danced onstage to celebrate his good fortune.

March 8, 2017

#EndorseThis: Colbert Brings ‘Hungry For Power Games’ To The DNC

Stephen Colbert’s Hungry For Power Games are a fitting satire for this election year — his nod to the wildly popular Hunger Games franchise is about the only thing more ridiculous than 2016’s political bloodsport.

July 26, 2016
Cartoon Donald Trump speaks with Stephen Colbert on the June 9, 2016 episode of Late Night with Stephen Colbert

Cartoon Trump Returns To Tell Colbert How He’ll Win Over Sanders Fans

Cartoon Donald Trump made an appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Thursday night, explaining his plan to win over Bernie Sanders supporters in the general election.

June 10, 2016

Late Night Roundup: Supreme Court Hazing?

Stephen Colbert had a point for Justice Stephen Breyer: Cameras in the court would sure help to promote their books.

September 15, 2015

Raw And Refined, Smart And Stupid, Colbert Makes A Glorious Entrance

The friction between being in on the joke and stuck in a bad one doesn’t exist with Colbert, which is perhaps why the debut episode of his new show was such a weird and wonderful hour, rough and rowdy and full of contradictions and promise.

September 9, 2015

Stephen Colbert To Play New Role: Himself

Colbert: “That guy who can’t stop laughing, that’s the real Stephen Colbert. I can’t wait for him to be the only guy you see.”

September 4, 2015

Endorse This: The Colbert/‘Jeb!’ Ticket

Watch as Colbert takes on Jeb for exploiting his new show for financial gain — but he’s not looking for revenge. Instead, Stephen is responding with a special campaign-related raffle of his own…

September 3, 2015

Colbert Previews ‘The Late Show’ — And Enjoys His Beard

Stephen Colbert provides an interesting lesson in what happens on TV when you want to have a sentimental montage — but you didn’t secure the full rights to use the lyrics of the song you wanted.

June 3, 2015