Stephen Colbert has some qualms with Donald Trump’s plans for an inauguration day parade in New York City. After The New York Times revealed Wednesday that the president-elect and his victory celebration planner Mark Burnett — a former The Apprentice producer — are considering holding a procession up Fifth Avenue come Jan. 20th, The Late Show host took it upon himself to explain why that may not be the best idea.
“We just had the Thanksgiving Day parade. We don’t need to watch another bloated cartoon dragged down the street,” he said during Thursday’s opening monologue.
Colbert went on to further elaborate on why Trump should consider taking his victory lap elsewhere. “Why hold a Trump parade here in Manhattan when Hillary Clinton won 87 percent of the vote in New York?” he said. “That’s like holding a gay pride parade in Mike Pence’s backyard. It makes no sense.”
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