Stephen Colbert A captured monologue was scrapped by Stephen Colbert and went live at 11:35 p.m. ET Wednesday night, hours after a crowd of armed supporters of Trump invaded the Capitol at the behest of the President. I really want to do the show that we’re about to do, and I really don’t want to do the show that we’re about to do,”I really want to do the show we’re about to do, and I also really don’t want to do the show we’re about to do,”because, God have mercy on us, we sometimes talk about dark topics on the show, but I’ve rarely been as excited as I was tonight. “because, God have mercy on us, there are some dark topics that we occasionally talk about on the show, but I’ve rarely been as excited as I was tonight. ” “Hey, Republicans who have supported this president, especially those in joint session of Congress today, have you had enough?” he asked. “After five years of coddling the fascist rhetoric of this president, guess whose supporters want to burn down the Reichstag? Because for the first time since 1814, the U.S. Capitol was stormed today, and a woman died. Who could have seen that coming? Anyone? Even fools like me. This is the most shocking, tragic, least surprising thing I’ve ever seen. “People have told you cowards for years that if you were coming? Anybody? Even fools like me.
I sincerely hope you appreciate these cuts in taxes.
And those magistrates, because these magistrates are going to work very hard. These fools are going to be busy tossing them in prison. Colbert then turned to Fox News, “Colbert then turned to Fox News, ” ” Oh, but come on, guy, you know we have our page of opinion and our page of news.
And come on, for Uncle Rupert, we’re just trying to flip a coin and sell those lubricated catheters.’ You know where to stick your excuses, like those lubricated catheters, and you can miss the lubrication. Jimmy Kimmel: Pence’s not been so stressed since he saw a woman in short sleeves ‘Read moreColbert went on to badger Republican senators who had given in to the president’s doubts about the election by late Wednesday. “Jimmy Kimmel: Pence ‘hasn’t been this stressed since he saw a woman in short sleeves’Read moreColbert went on to badger Republican senators who, by late Wednesday, had given in to the president’s doubts about the election. ” These are your friends, I mean, and they love you. Why don’t you hang out with your fam, Marsha Blackburn, Kelly Loeffler, Ron Johnson, Kennedy’s John ‘not that Kennedy’? That for the rest of your life, you can run all you want, but you can never avoid responsibility for what you’ve brought to American democracy today. “This was never any kind of peaceful protest,” he concluded. “This was Charlottesville coming home to roost on Capitol Hill. “Seth Meyers On Late Night, Seth Meyers gave a sober, measured condemnation of any effort at the Capitol to diminish what happened. “I think it’s important as the first draft of history is being written, and as we all process what we’ve witnessed today, to be as clear and concise as possible,” he said. “What we saw today was a violent riot, an attempt to overthrow the duly elected government of the United States, and President Donald Trump and more than a few members of the Republican right-wing media instigated, directed and encouraged it. “Trump responded to the crowd, which replaced a Trump flag, brandished Confederate and QAnon paraphernalia, and raided Congress. Since he spent four years telling them in great and heinous detail how they should feel, he knows how they feel.
So we can be shocked, but we can’t be surprised. This was what the president wanted. Meyers called for the immediate impeachment and indictment of Trump – “anything less is tacit permission to continue to use his office and influence after he leaves office to encourage sedition and dismantle democracy” – and drew attention to Georgia’s overshadowed runoff election, in which Raphael Warnock became the first b b b.