Comedian Stephen Colbert, who plays a conservative-leaning commentator on his nightly show, The Colbert Report, testified before Congress today in character.
Colbert testified before the the House Judiciary subcommittee on immigration, which was considering farm labor issues. What is Colbert’s expertise? These two segments he did on his show this week:
Colbert tweeted today that his biggest disappointment about his time in a corn field is that Shoeless Joe Jackson didn’t show up.
After Colbert’s testimony, members of Congress got a chance to ask questions. They were funny, too. But they didn’t mean to be.