This time, Stephen Colbert needs President Trump’s consideration.
The “Late Present” host launched a marketing campaign Wednesday evening for the President’s “Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards.”
“, of us, its awards season. Sunday is the Golden Globes. I am not nominated do not watch, however on Monday there’s an awards present everybody’s going to be glued to,” Colbert mentioned.
“Personally, I am excited on your Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards. Or, as we name them within the enterprise, the Fakies.”
The President introduced the awards on Twitter Tuesday as a part of his assault towards “Faux Information Media.”
“I will likely be saying THE MOST DISHONEST & CORRUPT MEDIA AWARDS OF THE YEAR on Monday at 5:00 o’clock,” he tweeted.
“Topics will cowl Dishonesty & Dangerous Reporting in varied classes from the Faux Information Media. Keep tuned!”
Colbert, who in contrast Trump’s presidency to “watching a snake swallow democracy,” mentioned “nothing provides you extra credibility than Donald Trump calling you a liar.”
The present host went so far as to take out a billboard in Occasions Sq. as a part of his marketing campaign.
He additionally had some options for classes through which he would dominate, together with “Excellent Achievement in Parroting George Soros’ Speaking Factors,” “Least Breitbarty” and “Smallest Button.”
The “Late Present” host opened the present with Michael Wolff’s bombshell tell-all, “Hearth and Fury,” which included assaults on many of the White Home employees and Trump’s household.
“Trump was planning on failing and strolling away with the celebrity and the cash,” Colbert mentioned.
“Or because the article describes it, ‘This was a real-life model of Mel Brooks’ The Producers.’ Now, in some methods it nonetheless is. I imply, simply have a look at all of the comfortable Nazis.”