Last night on the Report, Colbert joked about parenting, punishment and pedophilia. Amy Chua sent him to his room.
In an interview with the much-maligned author, Stephen Colbert mines the ‘Tiger Mom’ controversy for humor — and comes up with some gems.
(Read TIME’s cover story on the book and the backlash.)
Consider this Colbert classic:
Colbert: People have accused you of saying that the Chinese way of raising a child — what Chinese mothers do — is superior to what western mothers do. True, or false?
Chua: False. I…
Colbert: So you raised your child in an inferior way?
(Read, “Roaring Tigers, Anxious Choppers,” an essay by Nancy Gibbs.)