One example: Comments this week by Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.), one of the party’s extremists and a conspiracy theorist who this week offered a wild response to a call for better gun control laws.
“Alcohol, tobacco and firearms,” she declared. “In Western Colorado, we call that a fun weekend.”
Colbert stepped in with a geography lesson.
“Don’t get so full of yourself, Western Colorado,” he said. “In Florida, they call that the food pyramid.”
See more in his Thursday night “Late Show” monologue: