Stephen Colbert mocked President Trump’s obsession with TV on Friday’s Late Show. White House insiders have revealed over the last two weeks that Donald Trump loves to watch television, and it shows in his tweets. The president has been known to tweet out words that have been on Fox News just minutes before his tweets appeared, like calling Chelsea Manning an “ungrateful traitor,” and threatening to send the feds to Chicago, as proposed by Bill O’Reilly.
“We know he watches a lot of TV,” Colbert explained. “He told the New York Times, ‘He rises at 6 a.m. watches television tuned to a cable channel, then after a long day’s work, Mr. Trump, who does not read books, is able to end his evening with plenty of television.’”
“Oh, if only the West Wing were still on,” Colbert lamented, “He could learn how to be president of the United States. If only…”