Stephen Colbert is after a two-week break. On Wednesday he explained how he spent most of his time in Italy researching on the effects of black truffle fettuccine pasta on the human body.
He later took on the United States’ decision to strike Syria.
The Colbert Report host, while admitting that he didn’t keep up with the news during his leave, joked about hearing that President Obama wanted to drop Miley Cyrus on Damascus. (One can’t blame him)
Colbert then made a legitimate point, in his own satirical way, about the US debating a militarily intervene in Syria.
He criticized the administration’s pre-occupation with a foreign issue when there were similar crimes committed at home. “Dictator Bashar al-Assad is killing his own people with chemical weapons. Before he was just killing them with bullets,” he said.
“If America cared about shooting people, we'd be invading Chicago,” Colbert concluded.
Watch Stephen Colbert’s brilliant analysis in the video above.
Daily Show host Jon Stewart also returned to the screen after a two-month break on Tuesday and he too commented on Syria and said that Washington is possibly going to repeat its mistakes in Iraq. You can watch the video here.