“For the first time in the last year, I feel like the glass is half full,” he said. “And I’m pretty sure that’s water. It doesn’t smell like bleach.”
But the “Late Show” host’s enthusiasm was tempered by the news out of Florida, where footage showed spring breakers partying in packed bars and restaurants.
“Florida!” Colbert said, shaking his fist. “I know what’s going on our nation’s tombstone.”
Check out his full monologue below: