Stephen Colbert was so dumbfounded by the erroneous cable news reports on the Supreme Court’s health care ruling, he doused himself with water, electrocuted himself with a toaster and submitted to a slap in the face.
“The individual mandate has been struck down. It has been struck down,” Fox News’ Stuart Varney declared shortly after the court’s decision.
“No. It. Has. Not,” Colbert responded. “You. Suck. At. News.”
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