The best of Stephen Colbert on election night and the conventions (video)

November 20, 2012

"The Daily Show" and "The Colbert Report" were off Monday night, but the latter posted highlight reels online of the most memorable episodes of the 2012 campaign, including those airing on election night and the day after. 

"Just because Obama won these blue states up here he's the president of all of them now? Look, Romney won all that red stuff. Why don't we elect our president on square footage?" Colbert asked on his show the day after the election. 

Below, check out highlight reels from election night and the Democratic and Republican conventions. 

Sean Sullivan has covered national politics for The Washington Post since 2012.
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