Colbert links large 2020 Dem field to Avengers: 'A group of every available person in the universe'

Late-night host Stephen Colbert on Wednesday used scenes from the upcoming blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame” to joke that Democrats have “assembled a group of every available person in the universe” to try to beat President TrumpDonald John Trump5 things to know about Boris Johnson Conservatives erupt in outrage against budget deal Trump says Omar will help him win Minnesota MORE in 2020.

“The world has changed. None of us can go back. We watched as everything crumbled. It’s going to take a special team of people to undo the damage done by Earth’s greatest threat,” Colbert narrates over a video dubbed “The Democratic Endgame.”


“No, not this power-hungry narcissist,” the narrator says, showing Marvel villain Thanos before jumping to a photo of Trump. “This power-hungry narcissist.”

“To take him down, the Democrats have assembled a group of every available person in the universe.”

The clip lists the nearly two dozen Democrats who have announced bids for the party’s nomination while giving superhero nicknames to some.

Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) is called “Table Stander” and Sen. Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenPoll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 15 points, followed by Sanders and Warren Warren introduces bill to cancel student loan debt for millions Democrats, advocacy groups urge Pompeo to abolish new 'unalienable rights' commission MORE (D-Mass.) is dubbed “The Incredibly Qualified Candidate But Is A Woman.”

The trailer also takes a shot at South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete ButtigiegPeter (Pete) Paul ButtigiegPoll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 15 points, followed by Sanders and Warren Biden announces plan to counteract mass incarceration Nashville radio host blocked by employer from airing his interview with Buttigieg MORE’s difficult-to-pronounce last name.

“Boot Garage … Boot Gravy. Ugh, I’m gonna get this,” the narrator says.

The clip even targeted several Democrats who are polling lower in the race, including Rep. Tulsi GabbardTulsi GabbardPolitician targeted by Puerto Rican governor responds: 'This is an attack on all women' Puerto Ricans block major highway in protest of governor New CBS poll shows Biden with 7-point lead in New Hampshire MORE (D-Hawaii) and businessman Andrew Wang, referring to them as “The Guardians of Polling at Less Than 1 Percent.”

There are currently 21 Democrats who have announced plans to run for the nomination as of Thursday morning, with former Vice President Joe BidenJoe BidenPoll: Biden leads 2020 Democratic field by 15 points, followed by Sanders and Warren Booker takes swipe at Biden criminal justice reform plan Panel: Has Joe Biden been wrong on everything for 40 years? MORE becoming the most recent candidate to enter the race.

The last installment of the blockbuster superhero series, “Avengers: Endgame,” hits theaters on Friday.