Election 2016

WATCH: Colbert on Bernie Admitting He Smoked Pot

Colbert imagined the senator making a campaign promise for "equal redistribution of dee dutchie."

Yesterday during a rally in Michigan, Senator Bernie Sanders dropped a bombshell about burning down.

"I've done marijuana twice in my life when I was very young," said the Democratic presidential candidate.

"I don't think this admission is on-brand for Bernie," joked Stephen Colbert, host of "The Late Show." "Senator, you do know who your supporters are. I will tell you this much: They have smoked marijuana twice... since I started this sentence... [Bernie] recorded a reggae cover of a socialist anthem and expects us to believe he only smoked pot twice? Was one of those times for 10 years, Senator?"

Maybe Bernie only sparked up twice because he thought smoking marijuana ironically clashed with his political beliefs.

"If we pass the dutchie on the left-hand side, the bottom 10% of the people are getting 80% less dutchie than the elite 1% on the left-hand side," Colbert imagined the senator saying. "I promise that in my administration, there will be equal redistribution of dee dutchie."

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Alexandra Rosenmann is an AlterNet associate editor. Follow her @alexpreditor.

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