Stephen Colbert returned to “The Late Present” on Monday after a battle with COVID-19 to tear into Fox News host Sean Hannity amid new revelations about how carefully he coordinated with Donald Trump’s White Home operations.
Hannity texted Mark Meadows, then chief of workers below former President Trump, on Election Day in 2020 to ask how he could help. When instructed to push turnout, Hannity replied, “Sure sir,” and requested the place particularly he ought to encourage voters.
“That may be a surprising stage of toadyism even for a man who seems like a bullfrog,” Colbert stated. “However he’s simply residing as much as the Fox Information slogan, ‘We report, you resolve what we should always say. And by the best way, your boot tastes scrumptious at this time, Mr. President.’”
Colbert additionally performed a clip of Hannity defending himself by claiming he’s “like the entire newspaper.”
“Sure, Sean Hannity is rather like a newspaper,” Colbert stated. “Old-fashioned, unhealthy for the planet, and solely related to folks over 70, and I’d like to see a pet poop on him.”
See extra in Colbert’s Monday evening monologue: