Stephen Colbert explains why Comey’s firing was kinda like ‘The Godfather’
Morale at the FBI isn’t so high right now, and it’s not just because of James Comey’s firing, says Stephen Colbert. It’s because of how Trump did it — by sending his private security guard to deliver the news in a manila envelope.
And this “thuggish and humiliating” methodry reminded one senior intelligence official of a particular scene from The Godfather. “I think that was designed to send a message: Cut this shit out, or this will happen to you. This is like horse head in the bed,” he told NBC News.