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Stewart and Colbert get out the vote with a song

Comedy duo reunite on ‘The Late Show,’ with musical number urging Americans to go to the polls in presidential race

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert sing their support for voting in a musical number on 'The Late Show; on November 7, 2016  (Screen capture: YouTube).
Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert sing their support for voting in a musical number on 'The Late Show; on November 7, 2016 (Screen capture: YouTube).

Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert reunited for a musical number Monday night, appearing together on “The Late Show” to urge Americans to make their voice heard on Election Day.

In the 11-minute song entitled “Now is the Time,” the two were joined by “Hamilton” star Javier Munoz to serenade the audience with a song explaining the importance of exercising the democratic right to vote — and taking stabs at Donald Trump.

Stewart voiced his disdain for the GOP candidate with the comment: “Are you serious? That angry tax-and-draft-dodging little orange groundhog is running for president?”

He then belted out pejorative lyrics about Trump including the line, “He’s endorsed by David Duke! His tiny hands might get a nuke!”

Stewart and Trump have a long-standing feud that began on Twitter in April 2013, when Trump insulted the Jewish comedian and brought up his birth name, Jonathan Lebowitz, in a way that some — including Stewart — thought sounded anti-Semitic.

The comedian recalled the feud last week at a Stand Up For Heroes benefit in New York City.

“Let me tell you the story about something I’ve entitled, ‘The day I woke up to find out someone was tweeting weird shit about me,’” Stewart said.

“So I start to think to myself, ‘oh, I think this guy is trying to let people know I’m a Jew and I think to myself, ‘doesn’t my face do that?’ Honestly, like, where have you seen this face other than a poster for ‘Yentl’?”

Stewart then told the crowd that he responded on Twitter by claiming Trump’s true name was “F**kface Von Clownstick,” in a tweet that greatly angered the businessman.

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