Stephen Colbert eviscerates Donald Trump's "luxurious, gold-plated, diamond-encrusted" campaign

The signature Trump comb-over is a good look for Stephen Colbert

By Colin Gorenstein
June 17, 2015 5:12PM (UTC)
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Stephen Colbert (The Late Show With Stephen Colbert)

Stephen Colbert is literally foaming at the mouth over news of Donald Trump's presidential announcement.

While Colbert won't be starting his stint as host of "The Late Show" until September 8,  in the wake of Trump's "luxurious, gold-plated, diamond-encrusted" campaign launch, duty called.


In a Youtube video uploaded Tuesday night, Colbert sports a signature Trump comb-over and rambles at great length about what Trump's bid will mean for the future of late-night television (apparently it means great things!).

“I agree with Donald that America is dead -- buried in a coffin, in salted earth with our enemies pissing on it and laughing" Colbert said. "And Donald Trump is the only man who can -- excuse me, I’m just moved -- I’m physically moved by the knowledge that Donald Trump is the only man who can dig up the corpse of that nation and marry it.”

Watch the clip below:


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Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email

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