Stephen Colbert proudly nominates the next U.S. attorney general: Stephen Colbert

Who else?

By Sarah Gray

Published September 26, 2014 1:29PM (EDT)

  (screenshot/"The Colbert Report")
(screenshot/"The Colbert Report")

Stephen Colbert discussed Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation last night, which he interpreted as only Colbert could: The White House is collapsing.

Holder previously stated that this would be his last year at the post, but he'll stay on until 2015, or when the president nominates a new attorney general.

Colbert is not sad to see him go, but he does have some parting words, and helps name a successor. Watch below:

Sarah Gray

Sarah Gray is an assistant editor at Salon, focusing on innovation. Follow @sarahhhgray or email

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