Stephen Colbert Sends Michele Bachmann Off with Not One, But Two Cupcakes (Video)

Tony Maglio
The Wrap

Stephen Colbert came to us with a heavy heart on Tuesday night – and not just because he throws down bourbon and Nutellas before taking the stage.

Colbert was crushed by Michele Bachmann's retirement, saying, "A political career over in the blink of an eye – which for Michele Bachmann is once every eight years."

At least her announcement's video production spared no expense.

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The "Colbert Report" staff put together a touching montage of Michele Bachmann's, err, moments. Spoiler alert, they were not exactly political highlights.

Watch below:

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