See the whole story at Talking Points Memo
What one must wonder, however, is whether such a satirical assault on congress has any kind of positive effect? Any thoughts from my readers?
UPDATE: Colbert has contexuaized the issue of immigration and migrant farm workers, on which he testified, on his show. Check out those videos here and here.
UPDATE 2: Colbert did apparently briefly come out of Character, Politico shared that video. It is very moving and sheds new light on his testimony.
Here it is (do watch):