Colbert slams Trump’s ‘information source,’ conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

On Wednesday’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert went in on Alex Jones, the far-right radio host and conspiracy theorist who seems to have the president’s ear. Colbert opened his monologue with Trump jokes, as usual. “I hope that doesn’t upset Donald Trump, because he’s a bit of a hothead, loose cannon, powder keg, dump truck, which is why it’s important for him to be counseled by people who are even-keeled,” he explained

“Unfortunately, he’s talking to some jerk named Alex Jones, the far-right conspiracy theorist who is apparently taking on a new role as occasional information source and validator for Trump, with whom he sometimes speaks on the phone.” He then cued up clips of Jones spouting a bit of unhinged nonsense.

“This is why you don’t mix steroids with peyote!” Colbert shouted, mocking Jones. “I don’t know how to explain this, but just watching that clip, he somehow got spittle on me.”

“Now, obviously, it’s not fair to judge a guy on one isolated, dumb-ass clip, so here’s a bunch of them,” he said, before playing a number of clips of Jones going off on everything from 9/11 conspiracies to gay frogs.

Advertisements

0 thoughts on “Colbert slams Trump’s ‘information source,’ conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s