On “The Late Show” on Monday night, Colbert kicked things off by referencing a Trump tweet over the weekend that suggested late-night hosts are “always anti-Trump” and should give him more “Equal Time” on the air.
(That’s not really how it works. While a federal rule entitles political candidates to the same amount of airtime as their opponents for non-news TV appearances, it’s limited to campaign seasons.)
“You will be the balance,” Colbert told Stewart, teeing up the bit. “I will do my usual unfair slamming of the president, and you will provide the counterweight.” Read more