01/31/2014 03:48 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Stephen Colbert Is Pretty Sure Why This Fox Host Loves Football So Much

There's been a push for NFL players to use medical marijuana more widely to relieve brain injuries, and the issue is divisive amongst sports pundits. Bob Beckel of Fox News found himself on the side defending anything that helps the players out, because in his words, “In this day and age, people are not very happy in their lives. The one thing they’ve got to look forward to is football.”

Hmm, what could one of the hosts of "The Five" possibly know about being not very happy in life?