Colbert on why Trump's fork-and-knife KFC pic beefs up his military cred: "Clearly he does have a good relationship with the colonel"

"If you want to seem relatable," Colbert told the cocky billionaire, "don't eat KFC on a private jet"


Brendan Gauthier
August 3, 2016 6:08PM (UTC)

"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert on Tuesday night addressed GOP nominee Donald Trump's Kentucky-fried appeal to working-class America:

"There it is, extra-crispy and some chicken," Colbert said. "It does bolster his military credentials because, clearly, he does have a good relationship with the colonel."

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Colbert argued Trump's "blowing the whole 'man-of-the-people' thing" by eating his humongous bucket o' chicken with silverware.

"If you want to seem relatable, don't eat KFC on a private jet," Colbert told Trump. "If you want to be relatable, eat lobster on a cross-town bus."

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Brendan Gauthier

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