Colbert Rips Trump's Insane Refusal to Say He'd Accept the Election Results
"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert really doesn't want democracy to "end on a cliffhanger," a possibility Trump flirted with during Wednesday's final presidential debate. For those who missed it, Trump was asked by moderator Chris Wallace about his "rigged" election claims and whether or not he would accept the election results on November 9.
After reminding Trump that the peaceful transfer of power is the hallmark of our democracy and constitution, Wallace asked: "Are you saying you're not prepared now to commit to that principle?"
Trump's reply: "What I'm saying is I'll tell you at the time. I'll keep you in suspense."
Colbert, and the rest of the civilized world, was taken aback, and played a clip of Hillary Clinton with a similar reaction during the debate.
"That's horrifying," Clinton said, to which Colbert responded "Thank you!"
The crowd went wild.
"I guess we're all going to have to wait until November 9 to find out if we still have a country; if Donald Trump is in the mood for a peaceful transition of power or if he's going to wipe his fat ass with the Constitution," Colbert continued after mocking the fact that the constitutional wallpaper behind Clinton coincidentally contained the phrase "rig."
But there's one person working on the Trump campaign that Colbert does pity. After all, it can't be easy.
"With Trump's controversial statements about not accepting the results of the election, I do not envy his campaign manager Kellyanne Conway... I'm beng told we have footage of her taking questions from reporters in the spin room," he joked before playing a clip of a fight scene from the movie "Kill Bill."