Stephen Colbert was solely unimpressed by Donald Trump Jr.’s current try at humor — mocking his failed joke at Dallas’ CPAC convention this weekend.
After slamming Trump as, “Son of the previous president and man mentioning that cocaine is technically a vegetable,” the late-night host launched his bombed quip.
“Texas has at all times led the cost,” Trump mentioned at Friday’s convention — gaining some cheers. “Nicely til about like a few months in the past after which Austin sort of took over.”
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That disclaimer, which primarily praised one of many state’s most liberal cities, didn’t go over effectively with the conservative crowd.
“Like I don’t know guys, like Texas was main the cost. You’re nonetheless prime 25. We gotta work on that stuff as a result of some folks have misplaced their minds,” he mentioned to a largely silent crowd, including, “Proper?”
“Now, I do comedy professionally, so let me clarify,” Colbert mentioned after airing the second. “That’s what we within the enterprise name ‘not doing comedy professionally.’ You already know you actually nailed the punchline whenever you look off into the space to see if assistance is coming.”
The late-night host then placed on a stable miming efficiency and pretended to be a flailing Trump begging for assistance on the joke — even recruiting the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit.
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