Cartoon Trump and Cartoon Putin Passionately Make Out on Colbert's 'Late Show'

Cartoon versions of Trump and Putin make their feelings for each other quite clear on 'The Late Show.'

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When the sheer preposterousness of our American reality has you perplexed as to how exactly one should go about subverting it, just go with a couple of cartoons. As Stephen Colbert explained on Wednesday's Late Show, the alleged President-elect "cartoonishly insists" that Vladimir Putin is a "model for leadership." So why not get cartoon versions of the two of them to profess their feelings for each other?

Nothing to see here. #LSSC

— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) November 17, 2016

"Even though it looks like Hillary Clinton will take the popular vote, we have to accept that the winner of this election was a Washington outsider who no one thought had a shot at running this country, Vladimir Putin," Colbert said before taking a quick dive into all the ways Russia has been accused of meddling with the 2016 election. "While Donald Trump's position on a lot of issues is unclear, he has a firm position on Putin, and I'm going to guess it's missionary."

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Colbert then hit his audience with some news clips showing the extent of Russia's relationship with the President-elect, including some nice footage of the guy who lost the popular vote practically tripping over himself to compliment Putin. Cartoon versions of Putin and the President-elect, collectively dubbed "Donomir Prumpin" by Colbert, then made their feelings for each other clearer than ever:

Cartoon Putin and the cartoon President-elect continued making out well into the rest of the episode, with Colbert even bumping into them again while trying to leave the studio:

Goodnight! Sorry if this haunts your dreams. #LSSC

— The Late Show (@colbertlateshow) November 17, 2016

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