Colbert Jokes America Is the Real ‘S***hole’ Country Since Trump Is President

Editor's note: Explicit language below.

At the top of his Thursday monologue on The Late Show, far-left comedian Stephen Colbert appeared to insinuate that African countries, El Salvador, and Haiti aren’t “shithole countries” as alleged by President Trump but the United States of America is the real “shithole” since Trump’s our President.

This idiotic and unhelpful comment came after he argued that “all week long President Trump has tried desperately to convince us that he is a stable, steady leader” by taking questions from the press, holding an open meeting with members of Congress, and hosting Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg.

 

 

That didn’t last, according to Colbert:

Today, he returned to the same unstable, reactionary President we've all come to know and — know. This afternoon he was meeting with lawmakers to discuss immigration policy. Several of these lawmakers suggested lifting restrictions for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and various African countries. Trump reportedly said [IN TRUMP VOICE]: “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?”

Colbert then dropped the punchline to thunderous applause from the audience:

COLBERT: Sir, they're not [bleep] Hole country. For one, Donald Trump isn't their President. [APPLAUSE] Am I right? Am I right about — 

BATISTE: Oh!

COLBERT: I don't know. But the President didn't just complain, he offered an all an alternative. He thinks “the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway.” 

Before moving onto Trump’s Wall Street Journal interview that came out before the bombshell Post story, Colbert again summoned his Trump voice to argue that the President is a racist: “You know what I'm saying? Norwegian people? You catch my drift? People with blond hair who need a lot of sunscreen. You get what I am saying? I'm saying I'm a racist? Are you getting that part?”

Jokingly insinuating that America is a “shithole” solely because Trump is President? Nice strategy, liberals. I’m sure decrying America is the worst country ever will help win more converts to the Resistance. It's one thing to criticize the President and condemn his remarks as vile. It's another thing to trash America as a terrible place to live soley because of Trump.

(h/t: Ben Shapiro)

Here’s the relevant transcript from CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on January 11:

CBS’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
January 11, 2017
11:36 p.m. Eastern

STEPHEN COLBERT: All week long [APPLAUSE], all week long President Trump has tried desperately to convince us that he is a stable, steady leader. He took questions, opened up a meeting to the press, met with foreign dignitaries, it was a nice act. But like many men his age, he can only keep it up for so long. [LAUGHTER] Today — today? Today, he returned to the same unstable, reactionary President we've all come to know and — know. This afternoon he was meeting with lawmakers to discuss immigration policy. Several of these lawmakers suggested lifting restrictions for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and various African countries. Trump reportedly said [IN TRUMP VOICE]: “Why are we having all these people from sh*thole countries come here?”

JON BATISTE: Wow. [LAUGHTER] 

COLBERT: Sir, they're not [bleep] Hole country. For one, Donald Trump isn't their President. [APPLAUSE] Am I right? Am I right about — 

BATISTE: Oh!

COLBERT: I don't know. But the President didn't just complain, he offered an all an alternative. He thinks “the United States should instead bring more people from countries like Norway.” [IN TRUMP VOVICE] You know what I'm saying? Norwegian people? You catch my drift? People with blond hair who need a lot of sunscreen. You get what I am saying? I'm saying I'm a racist? Are you getting that part? Is this — is this on? 


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