Colbert answers Trump’s final insult to John Dickerson of CBS with a fusillade of burns and obscenities never before heard on network television to describe a president of the United States. Like so much that involves Trump, it represents a low point for the country. But it’s a high point for comedy.
The “Late Show” host tries to find a brighter side as the nation approaches inauguration 2017. He explains the simple secret of writing jokes about Donald Trump. And he offers a reading list for the president-elect — including the U.S. Constitution and Trump’s own book “The Art of the Deal.”