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That Conceited Fellow Appears to be like Acquainted
Should you ever surprise how the outdated Stephen Colbert would possibly have reacted to the Trump presidency, you’re no longer by myself. Your resolution got here on Monday’s “Overdue Display,” as Mr. Colbert revived his smug conservative pundit persona from “The Colbert Document.”
“I’m right here as a result of The us wishes me,” that Mr. Colbert instructed … himself. “Plus, I sought after to forestall you from making an ass of your self on community TV along with your faulty research of Trump’s price range.” He didn’t cling again in his tongue-in-cheek enhance for the president. Listed here are a few his maximum memorable (and absurd) traces:
At the Place of business of Control and Finances director Mick Mulvaney’s remark that the Trump price range is “compassionate” to taxpayers:
“Sure, you’ll be able to’t simply focal point on serving to the needy and fail to remember the folks whose taxes pay for it. That’s like praying for the twist of fate sufferer who wanted a transfusion and forgetting concerning the man who’s strolling round a pint gentle now. Give that man a cookie!”