“The Late Show” host played a clip of the GOP presidential candidate’s fear-mongering address, and at its conclusion, Colbert slowly appeared from beneath the camera — looking absolutely petrified.
“Is the bad man gone?” Colbert asked. “Jimmy, do I have time to change my pants? Because I am a code brown right now.”
Colbert described Trump’s speech as a “screech” before questioning how the former reality TV host was able to switch his emotions so quickly. Just hours earlier, Trump had appeared relatively subdued alongside Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in a joint press conference.
“He went from Mr. Cool in Mexico to thermonuclear in like an hour,” Colbert said.
Check it out in the clip above.
Editor’s note: Donald Trump regularly incites political violence and is a serial liar, rampant xenophobe, racist, misogynist and birther who has repeatedly pledged to ban all Muslims — 1.6 billion members of an entire religion — from entering the U.S.