“I stand by this man. I stand by this man because he stands for things. Not only for things, he stands on things. Things like aircraft carriers and rubble and recently flooded city squares. And that sends a strong message, that no matter what happens to America, she will always rebound — with the most powerfully staged photo ops in the world.”
According to Politico, the Colbert Nation is no longer welcome on Capitol Hill after both Dems & Repubs have come to view the opportunity to appear on his show an unfavorable cost-benefit-analysis. The popular “Better Know A District” segment, which in DC made Eleanor Holmes Norton (in)famous for calling Colbert a “vanilla man“, might be lost to antiquity.