Stephen Colbert's 'Late Show' debut signals that he aims to be a voice in the 2016 campaign – and that serious questions about politics will be in the mix, along with the laughs.
Yes, he’s had nine months to prepare. But Stephen Colbert did a pretty good job with his political stuff in his initial “Late Show” episode Tuesday night. It’s clear that he envisions his new gig as something semi-serious – comedy with flecks of Sunday morning news show mixed in.
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