The ‘Late Show’ host defends his CBS colleague John Dickerson after the president called his show ‘Deface the Nation.’
- From The Daily Beast
As the Late Show host explained in his monologue on Monday, during his CBS colleague’s Sunday morning interview with the president, Trump not only spewed a number of fact-checkable lies and falsehoods but also told Dickerson that he likes to call his show “Deface the Nation.” “Donald Trump, John Dickerson is a fair-minded journalist and one of the most competent people who will ever walk into your office, and you treat him like that?” Colbert told the president.
“I sir, am no John Dickerson,” he said.
You talk like a sign-language gorilla that got hit in the head.” And then the kicker: “In fact, the only thing your mouth is good for is being Vladimir Putin’s cock holster.” Perhaps he was trying to get all his best Trump burns out before his writers possibly go on strike starting tomorrow.
Colbert also recreated Trump’s CBS interview, sitting in for Dickerson and essentially mocking Trump to his face, with the help of some clever editing.
When Trump told him, “I love your show,” Colbert replied, “I love your show, too.