Colbert on GOP civil war: ‘This time both sides use the Confederate flag’

Late-night hosts recap the Republican split over Q-Anon and other conspiracy theories and the GameStop financial saga

Weeks removed from the pro-Trump siege of the Capitol incited by the ex-president’s baseless delegitimization of Joe Biden’s election, the Republican party remains fractured between it’s more reality-based and full-conspiratorial wings. The new GOP civil war, which pits establishment figures like Mitch McConnell against radical, delusional Q-Anon devotees such as the Georgia congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene, is “like the first civil war, but this time both sides use the Confederate flag”, Stephen Colbert quipped on Wednesday’s Late Show.

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