The Colbert Report
Newt Gingrich's South Carolina Kill
Season 8 • 01/23/2012
Newt Gingrich triumphs in South Carolina with 40% of the vote to Mitt Romney's 28%.
Intro - 1/18/12The Colbert ReportS8
Shocking poll results emerge, major websites go dark to protest a controversial law, and conservative columnist David Frum believes that the GOP is off track.
Troubled GOP Waters & Stephen Under AttackThe Colbert ReportS8
Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich contend with primary problems, while the Definitely Not Coordinating with Stephen Colbert Super PAC turns on Stephen.
Sign Off - Flight to Charleston, SCThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen enjoys a Cinnabon before boarding his flight to Charleston to attend the Rock Me Like A Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally.
Carrie Rebora BarrattThe Colbert ReportS8
The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Carrie Rebora Barratt provides an analysis of Emanuel Leutze's masterpiece "Washington Crossing the Delaware."
Colbert Super PAC - John Paul StevensThe Colbert ReportS8
Retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens expounds on his dissenting opinion in Bush v. Gore and Citizens United.
Bruce Bueno de MesquitaThe Colbert ReportS8
Bruce Bueno de Mesquita explains how he uses game theory to make geo-political predictions and formulate car-buying strategies.
Intro - 1/23/12The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen reports on the Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally, and Bruce Bueno de Mesquita predicts what world leaders will do.
Sign Off - Sniffing a MarkerThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen sniffs a marker and says goodnight.
Rock Me Like a Herman Cain South Cain-olina Primary Rally - Cain-elot RevisitedThe Colbert ReportS8
The establishment may have thwarted Stephen's campaign for President of the United States of South Carolina, but there is one moment it can never take away from him.
Herman Cain's Bittersweet South Carolina VictoryThe Colbert ReportS8
Herman Cain beat every candidate in the South Carolina primary who was no longer trying to win, leading Stephen to officially end his presidential exploratory committee.
Newt Gingrich's South Carolina KillThe Colbert ReportS8
Newt Gingrich seals his victory in the South Carolina primary debates by going after America's most dangerous enemy: debate moderators.
18th GOP DebateThe Colbert ReportS8
The Florida GOP debate leaves one question lingering in everyone's mind: who cares?
Colbert Super PAC - Hostage Crisis - Day 2The Colbert ReportS8
Jon Stewart continues to hold the Colbert Super PAC hostage, so Stephen urges Colbert Nation to comfort his frightened money by sending it more of itself.
Rick Santorum's Senior PanderingThe Colbert ReportS8
During a Florida town hall meeting, Rick Santorum fails to correct an elderly woman claiming that Barack Obama is an avowed Muslim and a noncitizen.
Intro - 1/24/12The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen enters the world of children's literature, Rick Santorum takes fire from the Left, and Andrew Sullivan makes his seventh appearance on The Colbert Report.
Grim Colberty Tales with Maurice Sendak Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS8
Author and illustrator Maurice Sendak contemplates the complexity of children and the simplicity of Newt Gingrich.
Andrew SullivanThe Colbert ReportS8
The Daily Beast's Andrew Sullivan analyzes the picture that GOP candidates have painted of Barack Obama and extolls the president's numerous achievements.
Sign Off - Reading "Bumble-Ardy"The Colbert ReportS8
Stephen says goodnight from behind Maurice Sendak's "Bumble-Ardy."
Sign Off - Colonel Tuxedo's Cat FoodThe Colbert ReportS8
Stephen cracks open a can of the premium cat-meat stew that he endorses in China.
Terry GrossThe Colbert ReportS8
NPR host Terry Gross talks about her 25-year career in public radio and offers the inside scoop on her interviews with Grover Norquist and Bill O'Reilly.
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