Stephen Colbert uncovers the surprising truth about Trump’s teleprompter
After years of mocking and criticizing President Obama’s use of a teleprompter, republicans are giving their presumptive nominee a pass for using his. Donald Trump was using a teleprompter and while Stephen Colbert insists that it isn’t news — he does think it’s pretty hilarious.
“A teleprompter! This from a guy who’s gotten this far by shouting whatever comes into his head,” Colbert mocked. “Trump using a teleprompter is like The Flash using an Uber, or Aquaman taking the ferry or Bernie Sanders using a comb.”
Colbert revealed that Trump has actually been using his own teleprompter this whole time, but his is a modified version called a “yell-a-prompter.” The “Late Show” obtained exclusive footage of the device during a few of Donald Trump’s speeches. For example, Trump’s whole “bing, bing, bing” comment was completely scripted:
Amazing. Here’s Colbert’s full video below: