The Colbert Report
Season 8 • 09/04/2012
Conservative writer Reihan Salam talks Paul Ryan, party compromise and Barack Obama's popularity.
The Colbert ReportS8 The GOP Convention's Mystery Speaker - Clint Eastwood's Chair
The most sought-after Republican National Convention guest, Clint Eastwood's empty chair, shares what it was like working with Clint and dodges facts about unemployment rates.
The Colbert ReportS8 James Carville
Political consultant James Carville discusses the middle class, the Democratic National Convention and Barack Obama's chances of reelection.
The Colbert ReportS8 Neil Armstrong Tribute
The late Neil Armstrong was the first man on the moon, but never had the decency to wallow in his fame.
The Colbert ReportS8 Mitt Romney's "Solid" GOP Convention Speech
Mitt Romney relies on Hallmark cue cards during his address, and Chris Wallace coins a new slogan for Fox News.
The Colbert ReportS8 Exclusive - Better Know a District - New York's 9th - Yvette Clarke
While discussing homeland security, Stephen shows Representative Yvette Clarke the contents of his "go bag," which includes salad dressing and cheese sticks.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte
The Report launches its coverage of the 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte, but RNC Chairman Reince Priebus says Republicans have all the enthusiasm.
The Colbert ReportS8 Paul Ryan's Marathon Time Gaffe
Republican VP nominee Paul Ryan keeps stretching the truth about things that anyone can look up on the internet.
The Colbert ReportS8 Better Know a District - New York's 9th - Yvette Clarke
Representative Yvette Clarke believes that rich people like Stephen could still create jobs without their Bush tax cuts.
The Colbert ReportS8 Reihan Salam
CNN contributor Reihan Salam examines Paul Ryan's GOP convention speech and suggests that Republicans did their best to work with President Obama.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte - Michelle Obama's Speech Tweets
It's the media's duty to report Michelle Obama's record tweet numbers without the liberal filter of meaning something, so Stephen fires up the Internet Numbo-tron 3000.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte - Michelle Obama & Tammy Duckworth
Pundits praise Michelle Obama's convention speech, and Democrats trot out every race, creed, color, sex and identity with congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth.
The Colbert ReportS8 Michael Grunwald
Award-winning journalist Michael Grunwald defends the Obama administration's 2009 Recovery Act, but says only six percent of Americans believe it worked.
The Colbert ReportS8 Sport Report - NFL Referee Lockout
With professional referees riding the pine, the NFL brings in the creme-de-la-available, like the Foot Locker sales staff.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte - Sound System
Night one of the Democratic National Convention was beset with technical difficulties, including a cacophony of unbridled enthusiasm.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte - Avoiding Water-Gate: Day 1
Democrats do not want the embarrassing optics of a half-filled stadium, and human weather balloon Rush Limbaugh reveals Barack Obama's alliance with the atmosphere.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte - Bill Clinton & Hill Poll
Mainstream Bubba lovers swoon in ecstasy over Bill Clinton's speech, but 52% of voters think America is worse off than it was four years ago.
The Colbert ReportS8 The 2012 People's Party Congress of Charlotte - God & Jerusalem
Democrats remove God and Jerusalem from the party platform but eventually do the right thing: humiliate themselves on national television.