The Colbert Report
Intro - 10/15/12
Season 9 • 10/15/2012
The Nobel Prize winners are announced, and Evan Thomas discusses his book, "Ike's Bluff."
Chrystia FreelandThe Colbert ReportS9
In her book "Plutocrats," Chrystia Freeland argues that today's global economy allows the super rich to disregard the American middle class.
This Changes Everything - Obama's Martian GaynessThe Colbert ReportS9
Rumors of President Obama's secret gay Martian past emanate from a top-secret government space teleportation program.
The Vice-Presidential DebateThe Colbert ReportS9
Vice-presidential candidates Joe Biden and Paul Ryan debate in Kentucky, and critics question Barack Obama's relationship to moderator Martha Raddatz's ex-husband.
Intro - 10/11/12The Colbert ReportS9
Obama faces an "October surprise," scientists discover a new species of turtle, and Chrystia Freeland examines the super-rich in her book, "Plutocrats."
Formidable Opponent - Mitt RomneyThe Colbert ReportS9
Stephen argues the centrist Mitt Romney seen at the debate is the real Mitt Romney, but Stephen thinks Stephen got sucked in.
Tip/Wag - Norway & American Family AssociationThe Colbert ReportS9
Europe grants itself the Nobel Peace Prize, and liberal social engineering erases heterosexual boundaries at the lunch table.
Monkey on the Lam - Florida - Monkey on the GramThe Colbert ReportS9
The people of St. Petersburg have ignored Stephen's selfless attempts to macaque-block them, and now the plundering monkey has come back to bite them.
Supersonic Space JumpThe Colbert ReportS9
Millions watch daredevil Felix Baumgartner parachute from the mesosphere without turning into a spacesuit full of wet dog food.
Intro - 10/15/12The Colbert ReportS9
The Nobel Committees name the Nobel Prize winners, a criminal runs loose in Florida, and Evan Thomas explores Dwight D. Eisenhower's influence on modern nuclear policy.
Affirmative Action Supreme Court Case - Emily BazelonThe Colbert ReportS9
Yale research fellow Emily Bazelon discusses Justice Kennedy's affirmative action views and the role of socioeconomics in college admissions.
The Wealth Edge & "Cool" Debate TechnologyThe Colbert ReportS9
Mitt Romney identifies with audience members who earn $91,000 a year, and CNN allows Web users to share their favorite debate moments.
Paul Ryan's Phony Campaign PhotoThe Colbert ReportS9
Paul Ryan ambushes a soup kitchen while Mitt Romney visits the special kitchen in his house that only makes soup.
Cory BookerThe Colbert ReportS9
Newark Mayor Cory Booker reviews Barack Obama's debate performance, Democratic support for faith-based programs and his online activism project, #waywire.
Affirmative Action Supreme Court CaseThe Colbert ReportS9
Abigail Fisher sues the University of Texas for its affirmative action admission policies, and Chief Justice John Roberts wants America to quit discriminating on its own.
Second Presidential Debate ShowdownThe Colbert ReportS9
President Obama's first debate debacle wins him low expectations, and the second debate turns into a blood sport.
Libya-Gate ScandalThe Colbert ReportS9
America can't be sure President Obama was talking about Benghazi in that Benghazi speech the day after the Benghazi attacks.
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