Sunday, October 9, 2016

Stephen Colbert: Trump Is 'Trying to F--k America'

Stephen Colbert. (photo: Noam Galai/Getty Images)

By Neetzan Zimmerman, The Hill
08 October 16
With "The Late Show" having been taped a day early due to the Columbus Day holiday, Colbert warned that Friday's broadcast would not feature commentary about Trump’s vulgar remarks that were caught on tape in 2005.

To make up for it, Colbert recorded himself watching and reacting to the tape in real-time.

"Here’s what I really found disgusting,” he says at the conclusion of the tape. "Trump says in the video, quote, when you’re a star, they let you get away with anything. And unfortunately, that’s true, because Donald Trump is the Republican nominee.”

“And,” Colbert added, "hopefully some day he’ll be telling the story of how he tried to f—k America and failed.

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