How many laughs can Stephen Colbert squeeze from a single Trump tweet? Whenever somebody really irritates the president — someone like Senator Jeff “Flakey” Flake (R-AZ), for example — the Late Show host brings forth comedy gold.
Parsing nearly every phrase typed by those stubby fingers, Colbert seems truly disappointed that the most powerful man in the world communicates on a level well below the average fourth-grade bully. He catches one very embarrassing misspelling. And he has a few choice words as well for Alabama GOP Senate nominee Roy Moore, “the oldest trick-or-treater on the block.”