Stephen Colbert jumped to the protection of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) after an trade with billionaire Elon Musk took a flip.
Sanders earlier this month tweeted that “we should demand that the extraordinarily rich pay their fair proportion. Period.”
Musk responded to the 80-year-old senator:
Colbert wasn’t having it on Wednesday’s episode of “The Late Show.”
“Hey, buddy, you can’t discuss to Bernie like that,” he stated, earlier than deploying his finest Sanders impression:
“You higher watch your mouth, house boy. I’m from Brooklyn, the BK, you retain talkin’ to me like that, I’m gonna slap the tax cash you owe proper off your high 1%. Remember, in house, no one can hear me put my foot up your ass.”
Watch the video right here:
This article initially appeared on HuffPost and has been up to date.