Stephen Colbert Falls Victim To CNN's 'Fake News'

Oscar Cross
April 2, 2018

The host then explained that CNN had published an article about Dana Carvey's impression of John Bolton on the previous night's show, but made a grave mistake in its reporting.

"The reason why Trump crowed about the ratings is because on the show the character Roseanne agrees with Donald Trump, and a lot of people have called that refreshing", Colbert says of the show's political approach.

Furthermore, Colbert gave some helpful tips on CNN and laid out the factors why it should not have missed the error. "I apologize. Donald Trump is a great president, come on".

The skit took place on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert", CNN said.

"I take everything back!" he exclaimed.

Last night on The Late Show, host Stephen Colbert brought up the president of the United States in his opening monologue.


It's unclear if the network ran the story under the headline Colbert claimed.

Though the social media site has received backlash from its users, Colbert revealed that he was happy to be one of the many.

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert obviously isn't SNL (Colbert hasn't been on the sketch show since a Saturday TV Funhouse segment in 2011), unless "you think SNL stands for Stephen's Nightly Laughs", he joked.

Colbert also provided some clues to the outlet to differentiate between the two programs. He said, "It was a Wednesday, we tape during the day, and it's not live".

A pre-World War II law apparently allows sheriffs to pocket any money they don't use on feeding inmates - in other words, "any money you don't use to do your government job, you get to keep for yourself", Noah said. "Still it's nice just to be recognized, so thank you MSNBC".

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