Stephen Colbert Rages at Republicans’ ‘Hollow Calls for Unity’ After Capitol Riot squib


Even as the FBI has begun making sweeping arrests of the seditionists who attacked the U.S. Capitol last week, Stephen Colbert asked, “You know who’s not taking alt-right terrorism seriously at all? The president.”

During his Late Show monologue Tuesday night, the host zeroed in on a new report that President Trump laid blame for the riot on “antifa people” in a call with House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy this week.

“What the hell are you talking about?!” Colbert exclaimed. “You invited those rioters to your rally in Washington. They were wearing your shirts, your hats, waving your flag! And they cheered when you told them to go march on the Capitol. From now on, neurologists are going to hold up pictures like this to stroke victims and say, ‘Can you tell me whose supporters these are?’ And if they don’t say, ‘They’re MAGA people’ you know it’s time to take away their car keys.”

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