Stephen Colbert roasts House Speaker Mike Johnson's 6,000-year-old earth belief in viral clip

Written by Jeppe W

Nov.01 - 2023 9:47 AM CET


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Late-night comedy show host Stephen Colbert has once again proved his mettle as a master of satire and social commentary, this time turning his sharp wit onto House Speaker Mike Johnson's controversial belief that the Earth is only 6,000 years old.

Colbert’s segment, which quickly garnered a staggering 1.8 million views in under 24 hours, left the internet both in stitches and deep thought.

In his characteristic style, Colbert kicked off the segment with a few quips about the Speaker's unconventional belief, poking fun at the apparent discrepancy between modern scientific consensus and Johnson’s views.

Colbert’s segment was not just a comedic roast; it was a call to action and awareness, urging voters to consider the beliefs and values of their elected officials.

The video’s rapid spread across social media platforms underscores its resonance with the public, highlighting the growing concern over the intersection of personal beliefs and public policy.

Colbert, with his unique blend of humor and insight, has once again managed to turn a comedic monologue into a viral sensation, sparking dialogue and debate across the nation.

Whether one agrees with Colbert’s stance or not, the undeniable impact of his segment showcases the influential role of late-night comedy in shaping public discourse, and the importance of holding our leaders accountable for their beliefs and decisions.

See the hillarious video below here:

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