Stephen Colbert is so patriotic that he took the entire week of Memorial Day off. And he returned spouting his love for Wisconsin.
There were some fun facts about the state's capitol, Madison, including a shot at Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey’s so-called “Greatest Show on Earth.” And his guest? Congressman Marc Pocan from the state's 2nd district, who recently celebrated his first 100 days in office.
Pocan is gay, and he and Colbert had a pretty wild debate about same-sex marriage. The conversation also steered from banter about Obamacare to “The Hunger Games” to bear-wrestling (yes, actual bears) to magic.
Of course, you can’t talk about Wisconsin without mentioning cheese. Colbert fills us in on what is the gayest of the cheeses: