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Stephen Colbert is keeping close watch on the Roy Moore scandal and its fallout. He’s amused by the spectacle of Rep. Mo Brooks (R-AL) scampering down a spiral staircase in the Capitol to avoid an inquisitive reporter.

He’s less amused by the mysterious robocall that went out to voters, featuring a fake journalist who identifies himself as “Bernie Bernstein” — supposedly from the Washington Post — who offers a $5000 reward for “damaging remarks about candidate Roy Moore.”

This artifact does not, as Colbert observes, represent a “pro-Semitic” perspective. But the Late Show staff has obtained an even more dastardly robocall from the vast Jewish conspiracy.

 

Photo by Mike MacKenzie

Reprinted with permission from MediaMatters

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