“Stephen, you’ve been taking a lot of shots at my job, I decided I’m going to go ahead and take a shot at yours.”
‘The Colbert Report’ host Stephen Colbert has been teasing his biggest show ever for awhile now, including a stopover in Washington, D.C. and a long-form chat with President Barack Obama, but even he can’t possibly have foreseen how that event would turn out. Essentially, it resulted in the talk show host losing his job…to President Obama, who swept on to stage and hijacked the show from an aghast – but totally willing – Colbert, only to put his own spin on what it means to host a political chat show. Does Colbert have something to worry about? We vote yes.
Check out the rest of Colbert and Obama’s chat below – including a special extended section! – and try to make out the words over the tremendous cheering: