"When I saw the events at the Capitol last Wednesday, I was more upset than I can ever remember," said Late Show host Stephen Colbert on Monday night. "Yeah, [9/11] is the most horrible day in America's history. But I want to point out: No Americans were cheering for the terrorists back then! No-one was making excuses for the terrorists! No-one was pretending that they weren't terrorists!"
Last week's attack on the Capitol was a significant and devastating moment for the United States. Trump supporters' violent attempt to overturn the election results was one of the strongest threats to America's democracy yet. Read more...More about Stephen Colbert, Coup, Culture, and Politics