The Colbert Report
Intro - 6/18/12
Season 8 • 06/18/2012
Barack Obama deals with disruption, and Paul Krugman examines economic downturn.
Super PAC Super Cash & 24-Hour Political Ad ChannelsThe Colbert ReportS8
America's TV networks could run out of political ad airtime, but Hawaii's breakthrough in free speech offers a solution.
Marijuana Legalization as Election Hot-Button IssueThe Colbert ReportS8
Pro-pot initiatives could give Barack Obama the election edge since marijuana legalization is the ultimate grassroots campaign.
Sign Off - Bon Voyage, Peter GwinnThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen takes a fond look back at Peter Gwinn's most memorable show moments.
Steve CollThe Colbert ReportS8
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Steve Coll talks about ExxonMobil's corporate model, management and international reputation.
Cheating Death - Penis Curvature Cures & Single Women Sleep AidsThe Colbert ReportS8
The angle of the dangle can become a serious medical issue, and Stephen's favorite sleep aid, CNN Headline News, says women sleep better with a bed buddy.
Press Interruption at Barack Obama's Immigration AddressThe Colbert ReportS8
Conservative blogger Neil Munro cuts the president's immigration speech short, and Stephen reveals that he is also a member of the White House Press Corps reserve.
Paul KrugmanThe Colbert ReportS8
Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman discusses America's recessions and depressions, the effect of affluence on politics, and Europe's big economic mistake.
Operation Artificial Swedener - Sweden's ResponseThe Colbert ReportS8
Sweden reacts to Stephen's Twitter- takeover operation, mandating that only Swedes may participate in their national tweets.
Barack Obama's Immigration Policy ChangeThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen reveals an election conspiracy theory, and Latinos seek a man of principle like Mitt Romney.
Intro - 6/18/12The Colbert ReportS8
A conservative reporter interrupts Barack Obama, Stephen falls into an international incident, and Paul Krugman shares his book "End This Depression Now!"
Mitt Romney's Champion Horse & Dressage TributeThe Colbert ReportS8
The Romneys' horse Rafalca makes the Olympic team, and the United States Equestrian Federation welcomes Stephen's new dressage tradition.
Olivia WildeThe Colbert ReportS8
Actress Olivia Wilde talks about campaigning for Barack Obama, competing in dressage, and joining Stephen on Maxim's Hot 100 list.
Unscooped Dog Poop CrimesThe Colbert ReportS8
PooPrints uses forensic DNA testing to help communities take fecal matters into their own hands.
Sign Off - Stephen's Dressage DanceThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen emulates the Romneys' competition horse, Rafalca.
John Kerry as Mitt Romney in Debate PrepThe Colbert ReportS8
Senator John Kerry will play Mitt Romney in Barack Obama's mock debates, even though Kerry and Romney hail from completely different pages of a thesaurus.
Asian Immigration ThreatThe Colbert ReportS8
Asian immigrants are the new Mexicans, and even a super awesome wall around China won't curb their invasion.
Daniel KlaidmanThe Colbert ReportS8
Newsweek correspondent Daniel Klaidman discusses his book "Kill or Capture: The War on Terror and the Soul of the Obama Presidency."
Joe the Plumber's Controversial Gun Control AdThe Colbert ReportS8
Ohio congressional hopeful Samuel Wurzelbacher, a.k.a. "Joe the Candidate the Plumber," releases a powerful gun control ad.
Unraveling the Operation Fast & Furious ScandalThe Colbert ReportS8
The Fast and Furious gun-tracking program was an unconscionable waste of money to promote senseless acts of violence, just like the movies for which it was named.
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