30 Best 'Colbert Report' Bits

From big gay roundups to the Blitzkrieg on Grinchitude, we count down the faux-political pundit's greatest recurring segments and in-jokes

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6. Alpha Dog of the Week

Sometimes, boorish behavior is so outlandish and unapologetic that you have to tip your cap. Hence, "Alpha Dog of the Week," which paid tribute to the world's biggest hypocrites and un-self-aware fools, like Scott DesJarlais, a pro-life, family-values Republican congressman who, in 2012, urged his mistress to have an abortion — a decision Colbert defended with circling-the-wagons conviction. "He is still adamantly against abortion," the host explained, "except when it endangers the political life of the father."

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