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Watch: Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert reunite — and try to make sense of Donald Trump

Later today, Donald Trump will be made the official presidential nominee of the Republican Party. To make sense of this momentous occasion, Late Show host Stephen Colbert paid a visit to his mentor Jon Stewart, who apparently is living in the woods sporting a beard and eating kale jerky.

The Stewart-Colbert reunion on The Late Show With Stephen Colbert was a sketch meant to show just how comically unprecedented a Trump candidacy is: Colbert brings Stewart the news that Trump, the brash New Yorker and former reality show star, is now the leading Republican ticket, a revelation that prompted a lightning round of Trump insults:

Stephen Colbert: It’s Donald Trump.

Jon Stewart: The guy from The Apprentice?

Colbert: Yup.

Stewart: The guy who did the McDonald’s commercial with Grimace?

Colbert: Same guy.

Stewart: The guy who filed bankruptcy in 1991?

Colbert: And '92.

Stewart: And 2004.

Colbert: And 2009.

Stewart: That guy.

Colbert: Yes.

Stewart: Mike Tyson’s business advisor? That guy?

Colbert: Indeed, the same guy.

Stewart: The guy whose eyes look like tiny versions of his mouth?

Colbert: Yes, the guy that looks like a decomposing Creamsicle.

Stewart: Decomposing jack-o-lantern?

Colbert: Human-toupee hybrid.

Stewart: The guy who looks like he’s actually wearing a Donald Trump costume?

Colbert: Yes, a loose-fitting one at that.

Stewart: The guy who wrote, and I quote, "Oftentimes when I was sleeping with one of the top women in the world, I would say to myself, 'Can you believe what I am getting'"?

Colbert: Yes, the same guy who said, "I have black guys counting my money, I hate it. The only guys I want counting my money are short guys who wear yarmulkes all day."

The jokes bring light to just how unorthodox a Trump candidacy is. The party that historically championed conservatism, modesty, and traditional values will have a nominee who, a decade ago, would never have made it in politics.


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