Stephen Colbert Trolls Rep. Matt Gaetz With A Brutal New Nickname
Stephen Colbert turned Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) into a cartoon character on Tuesday night ― and not in a good way.
“The Late Show” host said the Republican Party’s “crème de la crazy” were angling to be appointed to the select House committee investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection to “gum up the works.” That includes QAnon Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.).
“I, for one, can’t wait until she offers up her theory that the halls of Congress were actually soiled up by Jewish poop lasers,” Colbert cracked, a play on one of the bizarre conspiracy theories Greene has espoused.
But then Colbert turned his attention to Gaetz, who he compared to Jimmy Neutron:
Gaetz is reportedly under investigation in a federal sex trafficking probe looking into whether he and others paid for sex at drug-fueled parties involving a 17-year-old girl. But right now, per Politico, he’s interested in joining the Jan. 6 commission.
“As usual, he showed his interest by offering to give the commission a ride home from band practice,” Colbert said.
See more in his Tuesday night monologue:
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