Colbert: Stop Pretending Trump Is a Symptom of the Country’s Ills

Jun 30, 2017  •  Post A Comment

CBS’s “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert” pounced on the latest Donald Trump controversy Thursday night, noting that Trump has come under fire from his own party over his attack on MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski.

Colbert cited tweets from Republicans Ben Sasse and Lindsey Graham criticizing Trump. But Colbert offered his own pointed interpretation, suggesting that instead of focusing on Trump as a symptom of what’s wrong with the current political climate, the focus should be on Trump himself. “He’s the disease,” said Colbert.

Here’s the monologue, posted by CBS …


  1. Stephen. Poor Stephen.

  2. What will Colbert do after 2020 when the new Democratic President takes over?

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