Late show television host Stephen Colbert took Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to task on Tuesday for his recent reactions to the Orlando shooting, in which 49 people were murdered in the Pulse nightclub.
In general, he showed his disdain for Trump, who had boasted on Twitter about being right about his warnings against radical Islamic terrorism and had attacked U.S. President Barack Obama for refusing to use the phrase "radical Islam."
"This whole speech, with its nativism, its fearmongering, and especially its self-aggrandizing in the face of tragedy feels like a new low," said Colbert said. "It makes me long for the days when Trump was just bragging about the size of his penis."
After making a few more anatomical jokes, Colbert honed in on Trump's other comments about Obama, in which he accused Obama of not showing a lot of anger or passion about the Orlando shootings, and said, "There's something is going on." When asked to clarify his statement, Trump had said, "I'll let people figure that out for themselves."
So, Colbert pulled out his "Figure-It-Out-Atron 5000," a blackboard with words or phrases recently used by Trump, including Muslim, Trump, Obama, inconceivable, something going on, radicalism, not smart and bad thing on it. In connecting all the words on his diagram, Colbert drew a swastika. He then erased that symbol, and made a new diagram, the result of which, can be seen on the video posted on YouTube.
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