Colbert Hilariously Taunts Trump for Pence Envy: 'Did You See the Size of His Hands?'
There's at least one thing that gets under Donald Trump's skin more than being attacked; being overshadowed. Trump should have been thrilled that media overwhelmingly declared his running mate the winner in Tuesday night's VP debate. (Except of course for all the lies, which the corporate media appeared to overlook.) Instead, Trump appeared scorned, which "Late Show" host Stephen Colbert couldn't help but poke fun at.
“As much as I disagree with Donald Trump, the last thing I want is for the guy to feel like he’s being overshadowed,” Colbert joked.
"Trump's very sensitive," Colbert continued, after showing a clip of the debate revealing the analysis from a senior Trump advisor.
"If people praise Mike Pence too much, it might push Trump over the edge,” Colbert noted. “But then again, Mike Pence — pretty great guy. Pence is just a strong, rock-hard specimen of a man. You look at him, and you think world leader — and did you see the size of his hands? They’re massive. Definitely the hands of a man who could keep a wife.”
Trump definitely doesn't want his hands slammed; even poor debater Marco Rubio knew that much. But has Pence mastered the art of the shady deal?
“I bet he could do some amazing deals,” Colbert concluded. “We all know Donald Trump’s a genius, but Mike Pence might be the kind of genius who doesn’t lose a billion dollars."
"I trust Mike Pence so much I wouldn’t even want to see his taxes,” Colbert continued, pointing to the fact that Pence had to show Trump his taxes to prove he was qualified as VP. The irony.
Pence may be a career politician, but who says he can't also do entertainment like Trump?
"Someone should give Mike Pence a TV show,” Colbert said. “Does Mike Pence sell any hats? The point is, it was a big, big night for the Pence-Trump ticket. I’m sorry — I meant it was a huge night for Donald Pence. I mean, for the guy who lives in Pence Tower.”