President Trump has named his Presidential Medal of Freedom picks for this year. This is the highest honor among civilians and late night host Stephen Colbert had something to say about them.
Nothing good of course.
According to Fox News:
“Late Show” host Stephen Colbert shredded President Donald Trump’s recently unveiled recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in his monologue Wednesday night.
Last weekend, the White House announced the president’s picks for the highest honor for civilians including Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Miriam Adelson, philanthropist and wife of GOP mega donor Sheldon Adelson, football Hall of Famers Alan Page of the Vikings and Roger Staubach of the Cowboys, and the late Justice Antonin Scalia, Elvis Presley, and Babe Ruth.
Colbert called the selection a “really weird Chex Mix of recipients, especially since three out of the seven recipients are deceased; former Justice Antonin Scalia, Elvis Presley, and Babe Ruth.
“That’s a crazy list of people,” Colbert said. “The only thing they all have in common is that none of them know what Orrin Hatch did to get the Presidential Medal of Freedom.”
Colbert has been a frequent critic of the Trump administration and he obviously doesn’t stop that criticism at policy decisions made by the president.