The decision found Monday that Hobby Lobby, a chain of private craft stores, did not have to provide contraception under the Affordable Care Act because the owners said it would be against their religion to do so.
It’s a decision that has everything Stewart and Colbert love: a debate about religious freedom and sex, the Supreme Court, even a business with a funny name. Best of all, it’s a complicated, confusing issue of the sort they revel in unsorting. This is when we need them most.
But they are gone for a while.
“I’m on vacation for two weeks,” Colbert tweeted Saturday. “But if you need me, I can still be reached by the Colbert Signal. Ask your police commissioner for details.”
Until he responds, here are Stewart and Colbert’s old routines about Hobby Lobby.