Lewis Black Trashes Trump's First Week Then Gets Worried: 'I Don't Want That Big Baby Yelling at Me'
"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert has seen comedian Lewis Black angry through four presidential administrations.
But, he wondered on Monday night's show, "Is there anything unique about your present level of anger with the Trump administration?”
Black, already baffled by Trump's America, admitted he was woefully unprepared.
"I did a lot of hallucinogens when I was younger in order to prepare me for any eventual reality, and I never saw this one coming,” Lewis replied.
Colbert then got down to specifics surrounding Trump's policies implemented over the past week.
“What do you make of the immigration ban?” he asked Black.
Black was particularly struck by how the administration consistently defended their horrifying actions.
“You know what’s interesting is to see them, to watch them—the amount of energy it must take for these people to turn bullsh*t and insanity and meanness and make it look reasonable. How do you do it?” Lewis asked incredulously.
“Something I should have said at the top—when you show this later—this is live to tape—pixelate my face and make my voice fake, because I don’t want that big baby yelling at me," he added, a nod to Trump's penchant for feuding with celebrities who criticize him.
"It's a deal," he joked.
The host then turned to Trump's new investigation into voter fraud, due to the president's long-held belief that "3 million" people voted illegally in the 2016 presidential election.
"Trump has claimed for a long time that the vote was fixed," Colbert recalled. "And then he won."
Black exploded at the sheer irony.
"You can't write this sh*t," he exclaimed. “First off, less than half of the American people voted,” Black noted. “People don’t like to vote. If they don’t like to vote, why would you think they would like to then commit voter fraud? You can’t even get them into the booth!”