After choking down some "sauce-less, vinegar-based meat product that they call barbecue," however, Colbert relented.
He also joked about Sanford's campaign, wondering if she held "too few debates against a cardboard Nancy Pelosi."
"The voters of South Carolina have spoken. Mark Sanford beat my sister and I believe that means Mark Sanford is now my sister. And on behalf of my entire family I want to say I'm deeply sorry about him. Now we know how Kevin Manson must have felt," he said.