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Stephen Colbert said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky) is threatening the nation with “financial Armageddon” just after blocking an work to raise the personal debt ceiling.
That would bring about the U.S. to default on its debt, and could direct to higher rates, enormous task losses and a economic downturn, the “Late Show” host noted.
Colbert did absent with the turtle comparisons that comics and critics alike have turned to above the years and came up with a new just one for McConnell: the Great Goblin from “The Hobbit” film:
What nightmares are built of! #LSSC pic.twitter.com/Pt9pahbIiv
— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) September 29, 2021
Colbert’s audience jeered.
“I’m not positive if you’re booing for McConnell or the goblin,” Colbert joked. “They’re each terrible men.”
Colbert then gave McConnell another comparison ― not about his visual appearance, but his idea of bipartisanship.
Examine it out in his Tuesday evening monologue:
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