Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) even made an unusual promise to voters that may be the first of its kind:
If you elect me president, I promise you won’t have to think about me for 2 weeks at a time.
I’ll do my job watching out for North Korea and ending this trade war.
So you can go raise your kids and live your lives.
— Michael Bennet (@MichaelBennet) August 6, 2019
“Way ahead of you,” the “Late Show” host cracked, then pretended to get his name wrong. “But I have to say, I do get excited about the idea of not thinking about the president.”
Bennet wasn’t the only candidate to get the Colbert treatment… and, of course, he had a few words about Trump as well: