Stephen Colbert

Stephen Colbert

Dr. Stephen T. Colbert, D.F.A. is the fictionalized persona of political satirist Stephen Colbert, as portrayed on the Comedy Central series The Colbert Report. Described as a "well-intentioned, poorly informed high-status idiot" and a "self-important right-wing commentator," the character incorporates aspects of the real Colbert's life and interests but is primarily a parody of cable news pundits, particularly Bill O'Reilly from Fox News. Colbert first appeared as a correspondent on Comedy Central's news parody series The Daily Show in 1997 and remained a regular contributor until 2005, when he left to host The Colbert Report, a spin-off show satirizing personality ... more on Wikipedia