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 TrumpTrump calls for Republicans to be 'united' on abortion Tlaib calls on Amash to join impeachment resolution Facebook temporarily suspended conservative commentator Candace Owens 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 WarrenHere are the potential candidates still eyeing 2020 bids Sanders unveils education plan that would ban for-profit charter schools Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off 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 ButtigiegButtigieg accuses Trump of 'paying lip service' to LGBT rights Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off Overnight Health Care — Presented by Campaign for Accountability — Momentum builds for federal laws enshrining abortion rights | Missouri lawmakers approve bill banning abortions at 8 weeks | Warren unveils plan to protect abortion rights 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 GabbardMomentum builds behind push to pass laws enshrining abortion rights Poll: Biden is only Dem candidate that beats Trump outside of margin of error Gabbard: US must not go to war with Iran 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 Robinette BidenBiden calls for unity, jabs at Trump in campaign launch Here are the potential candidates still eyeing 2020 bids Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off MORE becoming the most recent candidate to enter the race.

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