Stephen Colbert Memorialized Antonin Scalia With One of His Favorite White House Correspondents’ Dinner Memories


In honor of the late Antonin Scalia, Colbert recalled his favorite memories and saluted the Supreme Court Justice as an "intellectual giant who left his mark not only on the court, but on how to interpret the Constitution." He added: "Whether or not you agreed with him — or made a lot of jokes about him, like I did — one thing you've got to admit is that he had a great sense of humor." Case in point: Scalia was a fan Colbert's infamous White House Correspondents' drubbing. While most others treated Colbert like a pariah at that 2006 dinner, Scalia embraced the satire.