Stephen Colbert Explains Why Trump Indictment Is Really Good for Trump

On Thursday evening, Stephen Colbert did the unthinkable: He mentioned Donald Trump’s identify. Since November 2020, the Late Night time host has largely refused to utter the previous president’s identify, and as an alternative referred to him by a colourful array of nicknames, together with Scooby Coup and Previous Wack Donald.

However Thursday evening was totally different as a result of, because the host defined throughout his monologue, “actually three minutes earlier than I walked out on this stage right here, The New York Instances reported a New York grand jury voted to indict former president Donald J. Trump.”

Whereas Colbert admitted that he wasn’t positive at the present time would ever come, he additionally informed viewers that he “didn’t know it could really feel this good.” And whereas the previous president most likely isn’t digesting the information with a mouthful of Reddi-wip straight from the can, the best way that Colbert did, the host solely sees an upside to this newest improvement—together with for Trump himself.

“That is excellent news for everyone—even him,” Colbert mentioned. “He now will get to affix his J6 Jail Choir. You recognize, they’re #1 on iTunes, child. And what? He ought to see whether or not that grand jury will reduce him a verify for $130,000 as a result of he’s so screwed.”

“We could have extra on this story as quickly as I’m in a position to speak about it with a digicam taking pictures me from the waist down,” Colbert promised.

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