What do you get when you put Stephen Colbert in a room with a congressman facing an uncontested election? Television magic. Prompt or no prompt, it’s not every day you hear an elected official talk about cocaine and prostitutes. That must be a really safe seat.

Watch it:

Partial transcript:

Colbert: Wow. You realize there is no amount of damage control you can do at this point.

Congressman Wexler: That’s right.

Colbert: We’d better finish this interview quick, ‘cuz I’m not sure how long you’re going to be in Congress.


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