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#EndorseThis: Colbert Warns Gullible "MAGA-Heads" Against Trump Ripoffs

The latest multi-million-dollar Trump scandal is an invitation to satire, and Stephen Colbert accepts with gusto. The Late Show host acidly explains how the Trump campaign set up its recurring email donation under a mountain of fine print, knowing that its gullible supporters would never find the "opt out" button.

As Colbert notes, the Trumpsters, like their idol, aren't known for intensive engagement with words: "Their favorite reading genre is hat." Soon the campaign ramped up its ripoff to a weekly withdrawal from unwitting supporters, siphoning thousands from old wing-nuts on limited incomes.

It's a story that gives fresh meaning to "Stop the Steal." Click and cackle.




#EndorseThis: Colbert Says This Senator Embodies America's 'Idiot Control Problem'

Stephen Colbert called for "action" after another "unspeakably tragic" mass shooting took place in America-- the second in as many weeks. Ten people, including a police officer, died grocery shopping in Boulder, CO, and all Republicans had to offer was "thoughts and prayers."

For example, Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) insists "America doesn't have a gun control problem, we have an "idiot control problem." Colbert could hardly disagree. "Oh, we definitely have an idiot control problem. It's people who don't recognize that this country has long had a gun problem, John Kennedy."

Much, much more -- so click and chortle.


Now's Not The Time To Fix America's Gun Problem, Says GOP In Familiar Refrain www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Colbert Unleashes On 'Idiot' Mitch McConnell And Numbskull Rioters

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, the Kentucky Republican known affectionately as Moscow Mitch, is clinging desperately to power. He's making threats about "scorched earth" if Democrats change Senate rules to get rid of the filibuster, long a favorite tool to frustrate progress.

McConnell's whining infuriated Stephen Colbert, who called him an "idiot" for not recognizing that the filibuster keeps the Senate from doing anything at all. Plus Stephen reviews the latest FBI busts of morons who invaded the Capitol and then posted incriminating photos of themselves on social media.

Passionate and hilarious. Just click and enjoy!

McConnell Flips Over Filibuster, Aides Reveal More About Gov. Cuomo's Bad Behavior www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Colbert Roasts The Royals And Piers Morgan

With four years of an imbecile in the Oval Office, late night hosts have had a plethora of material to keep viewers amused, however darkly. But Oprah Winfrey's interview with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry -- and its aftermath -- offer an entirely new comic opportunity.

All late night hosts have had their way with the Royal Family, but it's Stephen Colbert for the win. It's a joy to watch him dismantle the "royal rebuttal" and take down "Spotted Dick" Piers Morgan, who had an embarrassing tantrum and then quit Good Morning Britain.

Dressed in a ridiculous herald outfit, Colbert notes how "fans of the royal family dumped a crumpet in their knickers." He doesn't let up -- and you will laugh.

Palace Refutes Meghan And Harry's Claim Of Royal Racism, Piers Morgan Quits In A Fit www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Colbert Drops Tuneful Burn Of GOP's Greene

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Green, better know as the Congresswoman from QAnon, is still making headlines (and headaches for Republicans). Now the anti-Semitic racist Islamophobic conspiracy-monger has caught the gimlet eye of Stephen Colbert -- and he delivers a parody tune that reviews her madness in detail.

It's rocking, comical, and informative. Click and enjoy!



Marjorie Taylor Greene's Conspiracy Theories, In Song www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Colbert Spoofs Exiled Pence For 'Couch-Surfing' In Indiana

Former Vice President Mike Pence and his family have fallen on hard times. Reports say that Pence and wife Karen are "homeless" and "couch-surfing" back home in Indiana. And if that isn't bad enough for the former second family, some have speculated Pence is moving around so much "to avoid death threats or assassination attempts from supporters of his former boss," according to Yahoo News.

Yikes.

Naturally, Stephen Colbert couldn't help spoofing Pence on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. And it is a laugh riot with a surprise (but not surprising) kicker.



Would You Let Mike Pence Stay On Your Couch? www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Sober Colbert Rips MAGA Terrorists And Their GOP Enablers

Last night Stephen Colbert took twelve minutes during The Late Show to discuss last week's heinous events in the Capitol and their aftermath. Colbert dropped his usual lighthearted approach for a grimmer style -- understandably, as American democracy is in peril under Donald Trump. A stunning number of Republicans still choose to dishonor their oath of office, and Stephen isn't having it,

Not at all. This is powerful, sobering, and yet will still make you smile. Watch.


The Terrorists Who Attacked Congress At The President's Direction Came Prepared To Kill www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Hosts Focus Group Of Real Trump Voters

What makes Trump supporters so loyal to a president who is wrecking the country and the world is one of the great mysteries of our time. And the latest political scientist to ponder this problem is Triumph, the Insult Comic Dog, whose obscene, cigar-chomping wisecracks you may recall from his many appearances on Saturday Night Live.

Now working as a "correspondent" for Stephen Colbert's Late Show, Triumph recently convened a focus group of real live Trump supporters to discuss current issues, such as the dismantling of Confederate statues and unemployment. The group watched some fictional Trump-Pence campaign ads to gauge their reaction to potentially extreme proposals by their idol.

Even Triumph, who always presumes human stupidity, was exasperated by their answers.

It's uproariously funny, the way only a gang of mindless Trumpists can be.