The Colbert Report
Obama Calls the Republican Bluff
Season 7 • 07/13/2011
Naftali Bendavid discusses the increasingly testy debt ceiling negotiations.
Dan SavageThe Colbert ReportS7
Dan Savage thinks monogamy shouldn't be the ultimate defining characteristic of a successful marriage because fooling around can sometimes save a marriage.
Sign Off - Fixing the BoilerThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen goes under the desk to help Tad with the boiler.
Heterosexual Accountability BuddyThe Colbert ReportS7
A therapist at Dr. Marcus Bachmann's Christian counseling firm recommends taking a straight accountability buddy to a same-sex wedding.
The Family Leader's Controversial PledgeThe Colbert ReportS7
Michele Bachmann responds to public backlash against the Family Leader pledge's insensitive slavery reference with a sensitive slavery reference.
Herman Cain TrainThe Colbert ReportS7
In the GOP's all-you-can-eat superstar buffet of white bread and potato candidates, Herman Cain stands out as dessert.
Intro - 7/13/11The Colbert ReportS7
America might have to crash on Canada's couch for a while, the Republican party gets a fresh young face, and David McCullough discusses his book about Americans in Paris.
Republicans Choose None of the AboveThe Colbert ReportS7
During debt ceiling negotiations with President Obama, the Republicans practice the old saying, You scratch my back, I get my back scratched.
Flagworth 2012The Colbert ReportS7
Seeing an American flag can shift voters toward republicanism, so Franklin F. Flagworth should be the GOP's frontrunner.
David McCulloughThe Colbert ReportS7
David McCullough explains why 19th century Americans moved to Paris rather than stay in the states and appreciate American mayonnaise.
Obama Calls the Republican BluffThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen asks Naftali Bendavid if Barack Obama is calling the Republicans' bluff because they've publicly said they're bluffing.
May the Best Stephen Colbert WinThe Colbert ReportS7
Stephen's Emmy Award nominations might lead to an Emmy three-way.
Intro - 7/14/11The Colbert ReportS7
Scandal won't bring down Rupert Murdoch, Gitmo detainees get dangerous, and Jose Antonio Vargas admits to being an illegal immigrant.
Murdoch's Media Empire Might Go Down the ToiletThe Colbert ReportS7
With News of the World gone and BSkyB out of reach, all Rupert Murdoch has to comfort him are a few media companies.
CarmageddonThe Colbert ReportS7
With the temporary closure of the 405 Freeway in Los Angeles, increased traffic on two off-peak days means someone might have to walk someplace.
Jose Antonio VargasThe Colbert ReportS7
Jose Antonio Vargas explains which is more difficult: coming out of the closet as a gay man or as a border gay.
Improvised Expressive DevicesThe Colbert ReportS7
Gitmo detainees craft a dangerous new weapon behind bars that may shatter our aesthetic paradigm.
Epic BlockbusterThe Colbert ReportS7
The final "Harry Potter" and Sarah Palin's documentary would make a great double feature because both movies are about outsiders plucked from obscurity by an old wizard.
Intro - 7/18/11The Colbert ReportS7
Everyone continues to talk about the News Corp. phone-hacking scandal, and John Prendergast discusses the two-week-old nation of South Sudan.
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