The self-described “America’s most prominent Catholic” is also, in his own words, its “foremost capitalist.” So when Pope Francis talks about “redistributing wealth”, he experiences a crisis of faith–humorously described by Colbert as “Either the Pope is wrong, or God’s a commie.”
So how does Colbert decide what to do? He flips a coin!
Colbert is a kind of Everyman, asking questions on behalf of us all. His routine is funny, but do you see where he’s coming from?