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Stephen Colbert Explains to Pete Holmes Why New York Parents Are Superior

Pete Holmes is a new dad, and during his visit to The Late Show on Wednesday night he shared some of the advice he’s been getting from fellow parents in Los Angeles. It’s mostly the RIE method, which is all about honoring a child’s feelings. It was so upsetting for Stephen Colbert that he had to take a moment just to celebrate the fact that he lives in the heartless machine that is New York City, which honors no one’s feelings. It is a place where children learn quickly how to sink or swim while dodging their city’s coyotes and fatbergs. But hey, if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere.

Colbert Explains to Pete Holmes Why NYC Parents Are Better