Stephen Colbert roasts Trump at CBS’ upfront presentation

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Stephen Colbert did a comedy routine at the CBS’ upfront presentation today, and sent several jabs at the President of the United States, Donald Trump.

The head honchos at the CBS network couldn’t be more pleased with Stephen Colbert. He has been regularly leading in the “late night wars” against all of his competitors. By Colbert’s own admission, some of that success is due to how easy of a target Donald Trump has been for him.

So, naturally, Colbert did a set at the CBS’ upfront presentation at Carnegie Hall today, especially roasting President Trump. Nobody really sticks it to the Donald quite as well as Colbert, and that’s what makes him the leading man in late night he is today.

At the presentation, Colbert introduced himself with a song and dance routine before going into his comedy act. Things then became essentially a roast of Donald Trump, which is to say it sounds hilarious. Here are a few of the jabs Colbert sent Trump’s way during the presentation, courtesy of THR:

“There’s really only one word to describe this president, and the FCC has asked me not to use it anymore.”

“Unfortunately, the hour I’m spending onstage often means I’m missing the breaking news of tomorrow’s Trump scandal. So by the time my monologue airs, I can sound as out-of-touch with what’s going on at the White House as Sean Spicer does.”

“I will say, the president and I do have some things in common. We’re both TV hosts who spend most of our time talking about Donald Trump. Of course, unlike Mr. Trump, my guest knows they’re being taped.”

To read more of the burns on Trump from Colbert, head on over to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Indeed, for fans of Colbert, his show has been a complete blessing in the midst of a Trump presidency. We can always count on him to share his thoughts on Donald’s latest blunders.