Colbert: Pence Making up Russian Proverb Could Be One of Trump Campaign’s Biggest Scandal

‘This could be the biggest Trump campaign scandal since Melania quoted the ancient proverbs of Michelle Obama’

COLBERT: “One of the big themes of the night was a focus on Donald Trump’s other running mate, Vladimir Putin. (laughter) Governor Pence broke with Trump’s praise of Putin to issue this warning about the dangers of a resurgent Russia.” 
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PENCE: “What we’re dealing with is— is— you know, there’s an old proverb that says the Russian bear never dies. It just hibernates.” 
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COLBERT: “Yes, yes. Of course, he left off the end of that proverb, ‘It hibernates, then wakes up with a huge boner for Donald Trump.’ (laughter and applause) Now, normally, when you hear a proverb, you smile, you wait for grandpa to nod off and then you rifle through his wallet before you tiptoe out of the room. He’s not going to miss a 20. But this one deserves a little more attention, because it has come to light that Mike Pence may have just made up that ancient proverb about Russia. Made it up. This could be the biggest Trump campaign scandal since Melania quoted the ancient proverbs of Michelle Obama.”

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