Crude Trump-Putin joke triggers attacks and support for TV’s Colbert

May 3, 2017 NEW YORK (Reuters) – A crude joke about U.S. President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin has sparked a social media storm with calls for late-night TV show host Stephen Colbert to be fired competing with praise for his outspoken remarks. Colbert, host of the “The Late Show” on CBS, made an oral sex joke on Monday night about Trump and Putin during a scathing diatribe against the U.S. president. It triggered a #FireColbert trending Twitter hashtag, with Trump supporters on Wednesday calling for a boycott…

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