#FireColbert – Twitter’s Latest Failed Coup (A Brief Summary)

Over the last two weeks, Stephen Colbert has been fighting Twitter users calling for his jobs as host of CBS’s “The Late Show” following his comments on May 1st accusing President Trump of taking part in a sexual act with Russian President, Vladimir Putin. Some users found the comment homophobic and unamerican. What ensued was two weeks of ratings-boosting material for the “Late Show” including an “FCC investigation”, approval from Jon Stewart on national television, and a comment from the President himself.

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