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Hunger Games Stephen Colbert Pays Tribute to the Fallen Republican Presidential Candidates You Didn’t Know Were Running

Stephen Colbert is at his best when he gets to play a character, and his running bit as Stanley Tucci’s tanned and toothy commentator Caesar Flickerman from The Hunger Games is the perfect way to satirize the media circus that is the Republican presidential race. So Colbert brought back his “Hungry for Power Games” segment after the holiday hiatus saw two Republican hopefuls, Lindsey Graham and George Pataki — better known as that veteran guy and Who?drop out of the race. Let’s pay tribute to the fallen: Cue dramatic music and tastefully mournful look.

Stephen Colbert Roasts Republican Candidates