Newswire: Stephen Colbert connects the dots to Donald Trump Jr.’s fate on The Late Show

On Monday’s Late Show, Stephen Colbert made a meal of presidential son and current Daddy’s least favorite Donald Trump Jr.’s bafflingly brazen treason-adjacent Russian collusion. (As reported by the New York Times, and then—again bafflingly—confirmed on Twitter by Trump Jr. himself.) Well, that was taped before even more, yes, baffling revelations on the subject dropped, both from a follow-up Times story further detailing the extent of Li’l Donnie’s attempts to tag-team American democracy with the help of a hostile foreign power—and another signature Trump family Twitter dump. (“It’s an all-you-can-prosecute buffet,” exclaimed Colbert.) Therein, Trump Jr. showed everyone the comically blithe enthusiasm he brought to the scheme, from the email subject line on down. “We’re only five words in and the only innocent word is ‘and,’” said Colbert with barely restrained, grateful glee. For the second night in a row …

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