Stephen Colbert issues rare retraction to conservative journalist over Trump comments

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On Wednesday's The Late Show, host Stephen Colbert issued a rare correction in regards to the way he described National Review senior editor, Jonah Goldberg, on the previous night's show.During Tuesday's show, Colbert introduced Goldberg, saying, "Even Trump's allies are worried about how his lawyers are dealing with the tweet-storm. Just ask conservative columnist and guy at a magic convention inviting you back to his hotel room, Jonah Goldberg."Goldberg is a staunch "Never Trumper." In fact Goldberg literally wrote an article titled, "Never Trump Nevermore." So when he heard Colbert say he was an ally he was as surprised as anyone.

Wednesday, Colbert issued what he called "a rare correkshun." He said, "We here at The Late Show regret many things. And I want to extend a portion of that regret to Jonah Goldberg and Jonah Goldberg's family, because to many Americans the label 'Trump ally' is a hurtful slur."The Late Show With Stephen Colbert airs weeknights at 11:35 on CBS.

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