“Firing James Comey really feels like authoritarianism 101. Which, by the way, is a very difficult class; the professor is a total Nazi,” he said in his opening monologue.
Colbert’s astute and hilarious commentaries on the Trump administration has vaulted him to No. 1 in the late night ratings, supplanting long-time leader Jimmy Fallon.
His humor has become like a national relief valve in very uncertain and angst-filled times.
Following the news FBI director James Comey had been fired by Donald Trump, late night hosts lambasted the President, likening him to a dictator.
“We have reached a milestone as a nation,” he told viewers opening his bit.
“We have a President who truly doesn’t care what anything looks like. Which is surprising for a guy whose actual face we’ve never seen.”
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