In an email from Craig Minassian of the Clinton Global Initiative to John Podesta, the former asserts that the show aired two episodes that he “had them do.” The episodes focused on presenting the Clinton Foundation in a positive light.
— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) December 7, 2016
The show has long supported Democratic candidates and policies, but it was not previously clear that they had been taking direct orders from the operatives of party figureheads.
“A conspiracy is what villains do. An agreement is what adults do,” Colbert said.
He then asserted, “WikiLeaks, Alex Jones, and the subreddit sub-geniuses––and I mean this in the nicest way possible––grow the f*ck up.”
With the use of curses, a rarity for the popular performer, it appears as though the disclosure may have gotten under his skin.