According to Atlantic staff writer Edward-Isaac Dovere’s upcoming book, “Battle for the Soul: Inside the Democrats’ Campaigns to Defeat Trump,” Obama called Trump a “madman,” a “racist, sexist pig,” a “fucking lunatic” and a “corrupt motherfucker” in private conversations with advisers and donors during the 2020 election cycle.
“Must have been incredible to hear Barack Obama get so fiery,” said Colbert.
The comedian then adopted Obama’s speech pattern:
“Look … he’s a mother … look … the thing is … fucker,” cracked Colbert.
Watch Colbert’s full monologue here:
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