05/01/2014 12:05 pm ET Updated May 01, 2014

Stephen Colbert Demands To Know Why Clay Aiken Is Running For Congress

"American Idol" runner up Clay Aiken is running for congress from the great state of North Carolina, and Stephen Colbert wants to know why.

Watch as the "Report" host confronts Aiken, asking, "Who the hell do you think you are, you Hollywood liberal, coming into North Carolina with your San Francisco values?"

Spoiler: From that point on, Aiken kind of owns.