If you've been paying attention at all to world news, you know that between the crisis in Ukraine and the fighting in Gaza, things are looking bleak. The grim reality is fairly inescapable, but that doesn't mean Stephen Colbert won't try his best to avoid it.
Hey! Look over there! It's Prince George taking his first steps! The world is a beautiful place and the future looks bright.
Eh, not so much. Watch above to see Colbert make a valiant effort to pretend nothing bad is happening in the world, and then take a brave step in telling Vladimir Putin that he's a jerk.