Stephen Colbert Helps Decode All the Conspiracy Theories Against Donald Trump

The perfect NSFW illustration.


In the days since the Washington Post published an explosive recording showing Donald Trump bragging about groping women without his consent, the Republican nominee has taken to a new set of conspiracy theories to suggest the election is rigged and that Hillary Clinton may have used drugs to enhance her debate performance.

“Trump has been fending off attacks like a woman meeting Donald Trump,” Stephen Colbert explained on Monday, before showing a clip of the real estate magnate telling his supporters the mounting allegations of sexual misconduct are all “lies.”

The Late Show host then drew a diagram to help break down the conspiracy theories Trump has been floating in recent days. The resulting NSFW image reveals everything you need to know.

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