Stephen Colbert holds a wedding ceremony for a couple whose wedding was canceled by the Republicans’ shutdown of the federal government.
Smokey the Bear, who has been furloughed, is the best man. Then Audra McDonald sings a truly amazing version of “White Wedding” for the first dance (seriously, it was amazing).
Colbert starts first with his critique of the Republicans and the shutdown. Here’s GOP Rep. Marlin Stutzman:
Part 1: Stephen Colbert discusses President Obama’s refusal to negotiate with the Republicans.
Part 2: The wedding
Part 3: More of the wedding