The Colbert Report
Money & Politics: The Machine That Ain't Broke
Season 2 • 04/24/2006
Before you can legislate for money, you have to be elected.
Better Know a District - Maryland's 4th - Albert WynnThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen thinks that Representative Albert Wynn and his people shouldn't be allowed to vote -- and by "his people," he, of course, means "federal employees."
Protecting Kids from PapersThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen doesn't want Stephen Jr. reading the isolationist rants in American newspapers like the USA Today.
Ralph NaderThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen and Ralph Nader discuss whether corporations are people too.
Intro - 4/20/06The Colbert ReportS2
Tonight: juvenile delinquents reading Shakespeare, Ralph Nader and the shocking truth about Maryland's 4th District.
The Word - BardThe Colbert ReportS2
Teaching kids Shakespeare will just make them more violent.
Duke-obilia AuctionThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen is excited that disgraced former Congressman Randy "Duke" Cunningham's worldly possessions are going up for auction.
Wok This WayThe Colbert ReportS2
The New York Post covers Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to the White House with appropriate sensitivity.
Hugh HewittThe Colbert ReportS2
Hugh Hewitt thinks the Republicans are aiming at an electoral iceberg and they need to turn the ship around quickly.
Sign Off - Chatty CathyThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen had a report on pork barrel politics prepared, but Hugh Hewitt spoiled it.
Intro - 4/24/06The Colbert ReportS2
Tonight, Stephen talks to conservative talk show host Hugh Hewitt and wonders if we should take money out of politics.
Money & Politics: The Machine That Ain't BrokeThe Colbert ReportS2
Stephen thinks you can measure a candidate's character in dollars.
Contacting John LennonThe Colbert ReportS2
This is the kind of science Stephen likes -- the kind with the word "pseudo" in front of it.
Intro - 4/25/06The Colbert ReportS2
In tonight's episode, David Lee Roth fails as a radio host, Arlen Specter proposes an oil tax and Stephen talks God with author Sam Harris.
Sam HarrisThe Colbert ReportS2
Sam Harris reminds Stephen that we're all atheists with respect to Poseidon.
Sign Off - Bush ClockThe Colbert ReportS2
It's almost midnight on the East Coast, which means soon there will be only 999 days left in the Bush presidency.
The Word - PanamaThe Colbert ReportS2
Like the Bush administration, celebrities should never try anything new.
Fract - Middle NameThe Colbert ReportS2
In 1983, Stephen legally changed his middle name.
ThreatDown - Tom HanksThe Colbert ReportS2
Tom Hanks' latest movie questions the divinity of Jesus -- not to mention, what's with the hair?
Better Know a District - Georgia's 11th - Phil GingreyThe Colbert ReportS2
Representative Phil Gingrey won in Newt Gingrich's old district when voters confused their last names.
Intro - 4/26/06The Colbert ReportS2
In tonight's episode, "The Star Spangled Banner" is translated into Spanish, and Sebastian Junger discusses his cheery book on the Boston Strangler.
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