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Colbert Delivers Ode to 'Great President' Biden, Dances for Harris

July 23rd, 2024 10:00 AM

CBS’s Stephen Colbert reacted to President Joe Biden’s decision to end his re-election bid on Monday’s edition of The Late Show by gushing over his supposedly “great” presidency, retiring “Joe Biden is old" jokes, and doing a happy dance because he has hope again.

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Comedy Shows Smear Republicans As Racist Cultists During RNC

July 19th, 2024 12:15 PM

It was a week of ridiculing Republicans for the men of late night comedy. From Monday to Thursday, the comedians attacked Republicans as racist, cult-like drones and told more jokes about VP-nominee JD Vance in one week than they have about current VP Kamala Harris all year.

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Colbert Attacks 'Deeply, Psychotically Weird' RNC

July 19th, 2024 9:38 AM

CBS’s Stephen Colbert wrapped up his week of live reactions to the Republican National Convention early Friday morning by decrying the whole thing as “deeply, psychotically weird” because the party is trying to dismiss Donald Trump’s legal controversies as no big deal. Colbert would also welcome Sen. Bernie Sanders to The Late Show to claim that Trump is a threat to democracy because…

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Charlamagne to Colbert: Trump's Rhetoric Is 'Not Even Safe For Him'

July 18th, 2024 9:56 AM

CBS’s Stephen Colbert welcomed radio host Charlamagne Tha God to a live edition of The Late Show on night three of the Republican National Convention to irresponsibly suggest that if President Biden, or some other Democrat, wins in November, the Supreme Court will nullify it. He also suggested that Donald Trump’s rhetoric led to his being shot on Saturday, while also attacking the…

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Colbert, Warren Agree: True National Unity Means Passing Gun Control

July 17th, 2024 1:43 PM

To help him make sense of night two of the Republican National Convention, CBS’s Stephen Colbert welcomed Sen. Elizabeth Warren to a live Tuesday edition of The Late Show, where the duo agreed that true national unity in the aftermath of the attempted assassination of Donald Trump means Republicans dropping their policy preferences and endorsing Democratic priorities, mainly gun…

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Meyers Blames 'Too Many Guns,' Claims GOP Is Making 'Things Worse'

July 16th, 2024 12:52 PM

Seth Meyers, NBC’s host of Late Night, solemnly reacted on Monday to the Saturday attempted assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump by appropriately denouncing political violence, but inappropriately blaming the situation on the lack of gun control in America and accusing Republicans of making things worse in the aftermath of the shooting.

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Colbert, Kinzinger Mock RNC For Encouraging Speakers To 'Dial It Down'

July 16th, 2024 9:33 AM

Following a solemn introduction where he recalled various acts of political violence dating back to the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in his youth, CBS’s Stephen Colbert returned to the jokes on Monday's edition of The Late Show as he and CNN pundit and former Rep. Adam Kinzinger mocked the GOP and President Trump’s ability to “dial it down” at the Republican National Convention…

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Colbert: GOP Is 'Christo-Fascist,' Whitmer Says Trump Wanted Her Dead

July 11th, 2024 10:18 AM

The emotions of CBS’s Stephen Colbert continued to fluctuate wildly as he went from panicked on Monday to hopeful on Tuesday to solemnly imploring people to vote against Donald Trump and his “Christo-fascist future” on Wednesday’s edition of The Late Show. Also on Wednesday, Colbert welcomed Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer to the show to accuse Trump of wanting to have her assassinated…

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Colbert Demands Voters Join France And 'Defeat Fascism'

July 10th, 2024 10:00 AM

After freaking out on Monday over President Joe Biden’s debate performance, CBS’s Stephen Colbert was more optimistic on Tuesday’s edition of The Late Show. Colbert urged viewers to look across the pond to France because “if the French can unite to defeat fascisms, Americans can do it, too.” It was not only a vicious attack on Republicans, it was a wild distortion of what happened in…

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Late Night Freaks Out Over Biden's Debate Performance

July 9th, 2024 11:04 AM

After a couple of weeks of vacation, the full slate of late night comedy shows returned on Monday to reveal their reactions to President Joe Biden’s poor debate performance and subsequent interview with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos. While nobody called for Biden to step aside, there were definitely calls for him to step up his game because democracy is allegedly at stake.

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Late Night DNC: 94 Percent of Late Night Guests Are Liberal

July 2nd, 2024 10:00 AM

In the nine months since the end of the writers’ strike, the late night comedy shows have remained remarkably consistent, as a NewsBusters study determined 94 percent of their political guests have been liberal.

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'Men Lie': Colbert Objects To Study Showing Gun Owners Aren't Insecure

June 21st, 2024 10:00 AM

A new study from the University of Texas at San Antonio has debunked the liberal canard that men who own guns do so to compensate for their insecurity over the size of their penis. This result did not sit well with CBS’s host of The Late Show, Stephen Colbert, who, on Thursday, could only offer up “men lie” in an attempt to keep the canard alive.

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Colbert Helps Bowman Sanitize His History Of Spouting Hamas Propaganda

June 20th, 2024 10:07 AM

Fire alarm puller, whacky conspiracy theorist, anti-Semite, and far-left Congressman Jamaal Bowman is facing a tough primary challenge, and in an attempt to turn his political fortunes around, he journeyed over to CBS and The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Wednesday, where the eponymous host helped sanitize his history of spouting Hamas propaganda while also attacking Republicans…

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Colbert, Pod Save America Suggest Biden Use Fart-Related Zingers

June 19th, 2024 10:05 AM

CBS’s Stephen Colbert welcomed former Obama speechwriters and current Pod Save America hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, and Tommy Vietor to the Tuesday taping of The Late Show. During a discussion about the upcoming presidential debate, Lovett offered some potential zingers for President Joe Biden. However, they exclusively revolved around flatulence.