Colbert Calls Out Biden And Trump With A Blunt Fact-Check On Afghanistan
Colbert played a clip of Biden last month calling a Taliban takeover “highly unlikely.”
“Wow,” said Colbert. “That is the most inaccurate prediction from a president since Abe Lincoln said, ‘See you after the play.’”
“Too soon,” interjected bandleader Jon Batiste. “Too soon.”
Colbert noted that Trump is calling on Biden to resign ― but then played a clip of the former guy boasting in June that he started the withdrawal and Biden “couldn’t stop” the process.
“They wanted to but it was very tough to stop the process,” Trump claimed.
‘‘They wanted to but they couldn’t stop the process’ is also how he describes the birth of Eric,” Colbert said, then broke out his impression of Eric Trump: “Dad, it’s your little quagmire. Too late to withdraw from me.”
“You can’t put all the blame for a debacle you helped set the stage for,” he said. “That’s like Andrew Lloyd Webber calling ‘Cats’ a terrible movie. You wrote a musical with no plot! How did you think this was gonna end?”
See his full monologue below:
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