Colbert said he would change a few words that were "cruder than they needed to be."
The late-night host defended his CBS colleague John Dickerson with a withering anti-Trump monologue that has infuriated many on the right.
At demos and online, Trump's extreme supporters come armed and ready for violence.
The Anti-Defamation League says the campaign is "driven by white supremacists and anti-Semites" and "has all the hallmarks of classic Jewish conspiracy theories."
President Trump has "unleashed right-wing hate in this country in a way that is difficult to remember," according to the Southern Poverty Law Center.
"You do not get to punch people even though they are ideologically despicable."
"Hail Trump! Hail our people! Hail victory!"
Trump is expected to pick Andrew Puzder as labor secretary.
Other contenders included "alt-right," "glass cliff" and "woke."
Trump's pick for chief strategist and senior counselor is making America angry again.
The "pickup artist" accused of organizing "pro-rape" rallies in February is on a mission to stand up for straight men.
"Like everything else in this election, it's just another distraction."
A great tragedy of politics is that it can take loving friends and turn them into bitter enemies.
Clinton's accusations came as Trump tried to soften his image and appeal to minorities.