Watch: Stephen Colbert Actually Has a Fond Memory of Antonin Scalia
February 16, 2016
"He was universally acknowledged to be an intellectual giant, who left his mark not only on the court but how to interpret the Constitution," says Colbert.
So whether or not you agreed with Scalia or made jokes about him, you had to admit he had an interesting sense of humor. That's why he was able to get along with justices he disagreed with, such as Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Elena Kagan, Colbert claims.
Stephen Colbert gave a speech at the White House correspondents dinner 10 years ago. Apparently, it didn't go so well because when the speech was over, no one made eye contact with him, except Antonin Scalia.
WATCH: The full segment below:
...and this clip featured on The O'Reilly Factor in which Colbert begs Scalia to come on his show: