On Tuesday night, for example, Carlson claimed President Joe Biden was actually the aggressor, and was secretly setting up a conflict with Russia to â€œmake a play against fossil fuels.â€
Carlson, who has admitted to lying, also claimed Ukraine was being managed by the U.S. State Department and offered this weird defense of Putin:
Colbert noted the economic sanctions imposed on Putin and Russia in the wake of the invasion limited the nationâ€™s access to Western funding sources.
â€œSo that means no Russian money can come into the U.S.,â€ Colbert said. â€œThere goes Tucker Carlsonâ€™s sponsors.â€
See more in his Tuesday night monologue: