Before hosting the Late Show
, Stephen Colbert
spent a little over 9 years hosting The Colbert Report
, which owed a lot to none other than Bill O’Reilly
. So it was only fitting that Colbert resurrected his old character tonight to send “Papa Bear” off.
In the first clip above, Colbert said that while ratings-wise, O’Reilly may have been great, morally he was a “self-righteous landfill of angry garbage.”
But then “conservative pundit Stephen Colbert” popped up to scold the nation for “failing” O’Reilly, getting emotional towards the end…
Watch above, via CBS.
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