Read time: 1 minute

Colbert Gets His Digs In On Ted Cruz's Wingnut Coloring Book

This probably isn't the sort of "help" Ted Cruz or the publisher of his recent wingnut coloring book were looking for to boost their sales, but that didn't stop Stephen Colbert from giving them a plug.

With only seven shopping days left before Christmas, Stephen Colbert reminded his audience that “it's not too late to get your kids the presents of their dreams.”

Nightmares might be more like it.

COLBERT: A coloring book about Ted Cruz is currently the number one book on Amazon's list of children's coloring books. […] People who bought the Ted Cruz coloring book also bought a Crayola 64 pack of white crayons.

After explaining to his viewers all of the things kids are just going to “love” about the Ted Cruz coloring book and discussing some of the other books Really Big Coloring Books has published, Colbert commended them on the “great job” they're doing and hoped they were going to to “create more conservative themed activities and toys, like "Connect Hillary to Benghazi" and "Hungry Hungry Food Stamp Recipients."

Can you help us out?

For 17 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit, but now Facebook is drowning us in an ocean of right wing lies. Please give a one-time or recurring donation, or buy a year's subscription for an ad-free experience. Thank you.

More C&L Coverage


New Commenting System

Our comments are now powered by Insticator. In order to comment you will need to create an Insticator account. The process is quick and simple. Please note that the ability to comment with a C&L site account is no longer available.

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.

Please Do Not Use the Login Link at the Top of the Site.

In order to comment you must use an Insticator account. To register an account, enter your comment and click the post button. A dialog will then appear allowing you create your account.

We will be retiring our Crooks and Liars user account system in January, 2021.

Thank you.
C&L Team