Colbert Mocks Bundy Militia’s Begging for Supplies to Sustain ‘Revolution’


During last night’s The Late Show, Stephen Colbert took aim once again at Ammon Bundy‘s peacefully-armed ‘militia’ as they continue their two-week takeover of an Oregon federal wildlife refuge.

Throughout their occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, the armed mob has been sending out calls asking outsiders to join them, and for others to send “food or supplies or anything” to keep them going until their demands are met. Colbert specifically pointed to an email sent from Bundy’s mother, showing the mob has sent out a grocery list that definitely asks for more than what is strictly necessary.

After moving past requests for food, Colbert went over how their list asks for luxuries like cigarettes and hair care products. “It’s one thing to face off against the jackbooted thugs of the tyrannical government, (but) it’s another to have to fight the frizzies,” Colbert said.

This was just the tip of the iceberg though, for Colbert half-assumed they were turning the place into a bed and breakfast by also asking for items like pillows, bed sheets, throw rugs, and French vanilla creamer.

“It’s just like Patrick Henry said at the Boston Tea Party: ‘Give me French vanilla or give me hazelnut — they’re both yummy,” Colbert declared sarcastically. He also noted the the militants are free to come and go as they please on the road, so they are quite capable of getting what they want by themselves.

Indeed, people have been sending the militia various care packages, but as member Jon “Daddy Swore an Oath” Ritzheimer conceded, they haven’t exactly been getting what they wanted.

Watch above, via CBS.

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