“When it comes to defending America, there is no one I trust more than Texas Congressman and Confused Piece of Gnocchi Louie Gohmert. Because this man is brave enough to say the things that no one has the slightest desire to say,” Stephen Colbert said last night on The Colbert Report, launching a discussion of Gohmert’s warning about gays in the military — and demonstrating again what will be missed when Colbert leaves Comedy Central at the end of this year to head to the confines of broadcast TV.

“Recently, Louie made words with his mouth again,” Colbert began…