How Stephen Colbert Has Demolished a Supreme Court Decision Like Nothing Else Could


It’s Colbert vs. the Supreme Court: the Court may have nine members, but Colbert has the self-assuredness of at least 20 people. This article outlines how Colbert “has probably done more to undermine public confidence in the court’s 2010 Citizens United opinion than anyone, including the dissenters.” It’s a good summation of the many opinions out there on what exactly his Super PAC is giving us: an entertaining performance? A frightening lesson? An ironic middle finger? It’s also a good reminder to think about which members of the current Supreme Court would be toughest in a physical fight. (Without question, Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Right?)