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Trump presidency: Patton Oswalt, Stephen Colbert offer Choke It Down

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Donald Trump was elected president of the United States on Tuesday, and Stephen Colbert is here to help anyone having difficulty processing the news. On Thursday night, The Late Show host recruited comedian Patton Oswalt to star in a fake infomercial aimed at people struggling to come to grips with the Trump presidency. The product? Choke It Down, a balled-up piece of cloth perfect for shoving in one’s mouth to mute screams of anguish. 

“You’re probably feeling uncontrollable rage,” Oswalt said. “Well, now you can swallow the bitter results with Choke It Down. Choke It Down’s patented fiber bundle technology absorbs your screams of anguish and locks them away, so you can live a normal life.”

Cue a montage of a guy stuffing his mouth and screaming soundlessly while reading a newspaper about Trump’s victory, talking with co-workers, and dealing with the news at Thanksgiving. It didn’t take long, however, for Oswalt to completely lose it.

“I’m sorry, I’m sorry,” Oswalt said, before unleashing a torrent of muted swears. “We’re the beacon for rationality and intelligence! F— this! All of it!”

Watch the clip below.

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