Colbert Rips McConnell Over Debt Threat With Absolutely Brutal New Comparison

Stephen Colbert mentioned Senate Minority Chief Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) is threatening the nation with “financial Armageddon” after blocking an effort to lift the debt ceiling. 

That will trigger the U.S. to default on its debt, and will result in larger costs, large job losses and a recession, the “Late Show” host famous. 

Colbert did away with the turtle comparisons that comics and critics alike have turned to through the years and got here up with a brand new one for McConnell: the Nice Goblin from “The Hobbit” movie:  

Colbert’s viewers jeered. 

“I’m not sure if you’re booing for McConnell or the goblin,” Colbert joked. “They’re both bad guys.” 

Colbert then gave McConnell one other comparability ― not about his look, however his notion of bipartisanship.

Test it out in his Tuesday night time monologue: