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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

President Trump may think of countries other than the USA as “shitholes.” But Stephen Colbert sees Trump’s big deficit-spending, sugar-rush economy leading America into a hole that even Luke Skywalker can’t rescue us from.

The comic begins a biting rant on the state of our wallets by welcoming Trump-era Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell to the “sarlacc pit,” a reference to Jabba the Hutt’s underground people-eating monster in Star Wars. You won’t need two guesses to tell which bloated slimeball plays Jabba in a dysfunctional White House.

But does Kellyanne Conway own a Slave Leia cosplay outfit? The Oval Office is spooky enough these days. Let’s not even go there.