The Colbert Report
Standard & Poor's Ratings Lawsuit - David Leonhardt
Season 9 • 02/14/2013
David Leonhardt talks about corrupt ratings agencies and suggests that banks pre-pay for insurance.
Dave GrohlThe Colbert ReportS9
Dave Grohl talks about Nirvana, L.A.'s legendary Sound City Studios and his touring super group, the Sound City Players.
Obama's State of the UnionThe Colbert ReportS9
President Fidel Handout raises the federal minimum wage to nine dollars an hour, but he says nothing about raising the maximum wage.
Spanish State of the RubioThe Colbert ReportS9
Marco Rubio's Spanish speech runs four minutes longer than the English version, but ABC News botches the translation.
State of the RubioThe Colbert ReportS9
Florida Senator Marco Rubio gets cotton mouth and ducks off camera during the biggest speech of his life.
Sign Off - "Here's the Deal"The Colbert ReportS9
Stephen pulls up David Leonhardt's book on his iPad.
Gavin NewsomThe Colbert ReportS9
The Lieutenant Governor of California shares his book, "Citizenville: How to Take the Town Square Digital and Reinvent Government."
Nailed 'Em - Richard EggersThe Colbert ReportS9
One bank finally nails the highest level white-collar mortgage banker to date: a 68-year-old customer service representative.
Standard & Poor's Ratings LawsuitThe Colbert ReportS9
The government grows a pair and goes after S&P for giving AAA ratings to what they knew were worthless securities.
St. Valentine's DayThe Colbert ReportS9
Valentine's Day should be spent guzzling skins full of wine, sacrificing goats to Venus, and whipping women to promote fertility.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Lawsuit - David LeonhardtThe Colbert ReportS9
The New York Times Washington bureau chief David Leonhardt discusses S&P's defense, private bank suits and the AIG bailout.
Sign Off - GoodnightThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen fires off a few WristStrong bracelets.
Emily BazelonThe Colbert ReportS9
The senior editor of Slate discusses her book, "Sticks & Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Character and Empathy."
Obama's Secretive Golf OutingThe Colbert ReportS9
America deserves to know who drove the golf cart, who rode shotgun and whether or not the president hit from the ladies' tee.
Russian Meteor StrikeThe Colbert ReportS9
After an unexpected and cataclysmic 10-ton meteor strike in Russia, NASA scrambles to improve its asteroid detection program.
Colbert Platinum - Huayra Sports Car, Phil Mickelson & Belle IsleThe Colbert ReportS9
The super rich acquire $1.2 million cup holders, Phil Mickelson takes drastic action against tax hikes, and Rod Lockwood plans to buy an island from Detroit.
U.K. Horse Meat ScandalThe Colbert ReportS9
Everyone in Europe worries that they may be biting down on horse instead of their usual delicacy of pickled sheep brain.
Sport Report - International Soccer Corruption - Alexi LalasThe Colbert ReportS9
The former U.S. team member discusses the World Cup, American soccer and large-scale game fixing in Europe and Asia.
Norway's "National Firewood Night"The Colbert ReportS9
Nearly 20% of the Norwegian population tunes in to a 12-hour program on chopping and burning wood.
David GoldhillThe Colbert ReportS9
The Game Show Network CEO shares his book, "Catastrophic Care: How American Health Care Killed My Father -- and How We Can Fix It."
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