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Stephen Colbert riffed on Trump’s use of a teleprompter Wednesday night, a move that many were shocked by since Trump often has difficulty stringing actual sentences together.

“A teleprompter! This from a guy who’s gotten this far by shouting whatever comes into his head,” Colbert mused. “Trump using a teleprompter is like The Flash using an Uber, or Aquaman taking the ferry or Bernie Sanders using a comb.”

That last one was gratuitous, but whatever.

Trump’s version is a “yell-a-prompter,” the late night host quipped, and, like the candidate, it says some pretty ridiculous things.

Watch:

Sean O'Keefe

Photo Credit: NASA/Joel Kowsky

Almost 500 national security experts — including 22 four-star military officers — slammed Donald Trump in a public letter released Thursday, calling him unfit for his role as commander in chief and endorsing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.

The letter, simply addressed "To Our Fellow Citizens," is a bipartisan effort signed by prominent Republicans and Democrats alike who say they "fear" for their country under Trump. Signatories include former Navy Secretary and NASA administrator Sean O'Keefe, who served in both Bush administrations, and former Defense Secretaries Chuck Hagel, Leon Panetta, and Ash Carter.

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