Watch: Colbert Hilariously Nails 'Cartoon Donald Trump' Who Is Slightly More Mature Than the Real One
Donald Trump is truly frightening, but then again he remains the most irresistible fodder for light-night comedy who ever walked the earth. Stephen Colbert did an extended segment on Trump's latest shenanigans Wednesday night, and it took a while given the surplus of material. Opening the segment with the line, "Speaking of stupid and 'Mad Men,' ... Donald Trump," Colbert was off to the races.
Amongst the blowhard's most absurd recent moments was, of course, his exchange with Anderson Cooper at the Town Hall meeting. Cooper pointed out, rather politely, that the reality star pol was kind of acting like a five-year-old when he said Ted Cruz "started it" about the whole wife-measuring contest. "Every parent has heard a kid say that about another kid," Cooper said, as Donald's face reddened, or rather, oranged.
There was also Trump's defense of campaign manager Corey Lewandowski's alleged assault on a female "reporter" (yeah, using the word loosely) from Breitbart. "She had a pen," Donald said. "It could have been a bomb."
Or more dangerously, Colbert suggested, a tool for "writing down what Trump actually said."
For comment, Colbert invited "Cartoon Donald Trump" to sit for an interview. This makes perfect sense since the real Donald Trump is a cartoon.Their discussion was slightly more elevated than that of the real Donald Trump. "I know you are but what am I?" was one of the candidate's brilliant rejoinders.