The Colbert Report
Health Care Magic
Season 6 • 03/04/2010
Stephen performs the magic tricks that Democrats are using to pass health care reform.
David BrooksThe Colbert ReportS6
David Brooks compares the Tea Partiers to Wal-Mart hippies and calls Obama a thoughtful guy with a spending problem.
Jim Bunning Ends FilibusterThe Colbert ReportS6
It's hard to be universally reviled as a half-witted, egomaniacal sociopath, but doing the right thing is never easy.
Garry WillsThe Colbert ReportS6
Garry Wills fears that the president's power to declare war puts the Constitution in danger.
Tip/Wag - American Academy of Pediatrics & StarbucksThe Colbert ReportS6
The American Academy of Pediatrics calls for a hot dog redesign, and Starbucks introduces a new 31-ounce size.
Greece's Economic Downfall - Scheherazade RehmanThe Colbert ReportS6
Scheherazade Rehman discusses the likelihood of Greece receiving a bailout from the European Union.
Barry SchwartzThe Colbert ReportS6
Barry Schwartz explains why people are paralyzed with indecision when they're offered too many choices.
Sign Off - See You Later, AlligatorThe Colbert ReportS6
The studio has a severe alligator problem -- as soon as the cameras go off, run.
Tip/Wag - James O'Keefe & Sean HannityThe Colbert ReportS6
Sean Hannity joins Stephen for a heavily edited interview to talk about James O'Keefe's deceptive ACORN videos.
IraqracyThe Colbert ReportS6
Iraqi elections let the free market decide the best man for the job -- that's usually the guy giving away free meat.
Health Care MagicThe Colbert ReportS6
Stephen performs magic tricks to show how the Democrats are trying to pass health care reform.
Action Center - Health Care Bill - Ezra KleinThe Colbert ReportS6
Ezra Klein explains the reconciliation process that Democrats need to pass health care reform and what Republicans can do to drag it out.
The Word - Define & ConquerThe Colbert ReportS6
Republicans know that Americans are more opposed to reconciliation when it's called the "nuclear option."
Annie LeonardThe Colbert ReportS6
Annie Leonard says our quest for more stuff is taking the place of things that provide deeper happiness.
Tip/Wag - Joe Lieberman, the Pope & SharksThe Colbert ReportS6
Joe Lieberman opposes "don't ask, don't tell," Pope Benedict XVI speaks out against full body scanners, and sharks stop attacking humans.
Consumer Alert - PringlesThe Colbert ReportS6
Pringles recalls its two best flavors, Cheeseburger and Taco Night, due to potential salmonella contamination
Sign Off - One ThoughtThe Colbert ReportS6
Stephen would like to leave you with one thought, but then he'd have none left.
Tom Hanks Pt. 2The Colbert ReportS6
Tom Hanks says everyone between the ages of 21 and 53 will feel inadequate watching "The Pacific."
Tom Hanks Pt. 1The Colbert ReportS6
Tom Hanks discusses his role as a history maker and the hard work behind the WWII mini-series, "The Pacific."
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