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Ten days since the Aurora shooting, and it seems like every day there is a new disturbing detail about James Holmes.
With less than his usually loud sarcasm, Colbert told his audience that when "Faced with something like this, there is nothing really to be said. Other than I am sorry that other broadcasters got to say all that nothing before I had a shot."
Colbert was referring to the media's senseless and near instantaneous speculation of James Holmes' politics. Breitbart News falsely accused the accused killer of being a democrat, and ABC News falsely reported Holmes a Tea Party member, as if we could somehow correlate his murder of 12 innocent people with his political leanings.
Since then we’ve learned a few things about James Eagan Holmes—all of it disturbing: