President Trump, In His 'Great And Unmatched Wisdom,' Decides To Abandon Kurds

  • Published on Oct 8, 2019
  • Another day, another problematic presidential phone call, this time with the leader of Turkey. But don't worry, America, your leader possesses unmatched wisdom. #Monologue #Impeachment #Colbert
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  • Mike Mckibbon
    Mike Mckibbon Month ago

    Trump is more worried about whow leaked it to us than where they got it at

  • Tommy Vasec
    Tommy Vasec Month ago

    Impeach this President.

  • Janet A
    Janet A 2 months ago

    DJT eternal nemesis - umbrella

  • Jason McGlade
    Jason McGlade 2 months ago

    I never thought I'd agree with Lindsay Graham on anything, but it says a lot when a Trump stooge is saying "This is crossing the line" and he's right, why should any nation help America in the future if this is the example that they're given??

  • Richard Dastrup
    Richard Dastrup 2 months ago

    Reruns Stephen Colbert desperate for a audience. Looks like hes a loser

  • Gary Whites
    Gary Whites 2 months ago

    Why make someone take an oath if you don't take an oath seriously

  • KAG
    KAG 2 months ago

    Man this guy sucks! His ratings falling like a brick!

  • james kenyon
    james kenyon 3 months ago

    Beautiful work from Stephen Colbert again. If our democratic republic is going to be saved it is going to be because of folks like him and many American's getting out to vote.

  • Hong Fei Bai
    Hong Fei Bai 3 months ago

    1:43, Fox anchors are like, "uhh, shh, don't wake the troll."

  • diane whalen
    diane whalen 3 months ago

    God almighty you can’t make this shit up

  • David Edwards
    David Edwards 4 months ago

    Destroy the economy of Turkey, he's done it before??
    Turkey is a funny name for a casino.

  • Jenny Shull
    Jenny Shull 4 months ago

    Sloop John B
    Song by The Beach Boys

    We come on the Sloop John B
    My grandfather and me
    Around Nassau town we did roam
    Drinking all night
    Got into a fight
    Well I feel so broke up
    I want to go home
    So hoist up the John B's sail
    See how the main sail sets
    Call for the Captain ashore
    Let me go home, let me go home
    I want to go home, yeah yeah
    Well I feel so broke up
    I want to go home
    The first mate he got drunk
    And broke in the Cap'n's trunk
    The constable had to come and take him away
    Sheriff John Stone
    Why don't you leave me alone, yeah yeah
    Well I feel so broke up, I want to go home
    So hoist up the John B's sail
    See how the main sail sets
    Call for the Captain ashore
    Let me go home, let me go home
    I want to go home, let me go home
    Why don't you let me go home
    (Hoist up the John B's sail)
    Hoist up the John B
    I feel so broke up I want to go home
    Let me go home
    The poor cook he caught the fits
    And threw away all my grits
    And then he took and he ate up all of my corn
    Let me go home
    Why don't they let me go home
    This is the worst trip I've ever been on
    So hoist up the John B's sail
    See how the main sail sets
    Call for the Captain ashore
    Let me go home, let me go home
    I want to go home, let me go home
    Why don't you let me go home
    Source: LyricFind
    Songwriters: Brian Wilson
    Sloop John B lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

  • BubblewrapHighway
    BubblewrapHighway 4 months ago

    What if we go from Fox & Friends to Fucked & Friends?!

  • Alcagaur1
    Alcagaur1 4 months ago

    Just over a month ago, and yet with the dumb-speed engines rocket-propelling the Trump bandwagon over the cliff it feels like so very much more. Then again, I cannot conceive of anything Donny-adjacent to which the word "wisdom" could be positively applied, so that may cause further personal time dilation.

  • Peter Kazavis
    Peter Kazavis 4 months ago

    If Trump could walk on water, Colbert would call him a bad swimmer.

    • mngentry
      mngentry 3 months ago

      Yeah but let's be honest, he's more likely to be a bad swimmer than he is to walk on water.

  • Mando' ade
    Mando' ade 4 months ago

    Woow USA is so screwed o_0 ...

  • Alanda Griffin
    Alanda Griffin 4 months ago


  • Matthew Rogers
    Matthew Rogers 5 months ago

    Good job getting ratioed war monger.

  • Matthew Rogers
    Matthew Rogers 5 months ago

    So now you are pro war? Good stuff there Mr. two faced hypocrite.

  • Halil İbrahim Şimşek

    American society could elect Trump as president even it hav best universities so the destroying thing is your brain American society..shame on you ..

  • Halil İbrahim Şimşek

    American junkies gome back fucking home .. this territory belong to us.

  • CaptEoNinja83
    CaptEoNinja83 5 months ago

    This isn't funny. Every Kurd who has died from this disaster, their blood is on Trump's hands. I knew he was evil but this staggered me.

  • Pokojni Toza
    Pokojni Toza 5 months ago

    US didn't defeat ISIS, Russia did.

  • JP Later
    JP Later 5 months ago +1

    And now he resumes payments to Turkey after allowing war crimes....SAD!

  • Ricardo Rodriguez
    Ricardo Rodriguez 5 months ago

    Destroy the economy of Turkey? That's what Trump want you to believe? You can add that to the rest of Lies as told to the public? Knowing he owns two Towers and make money off?

  • Ricardo Rodriguez
    Ricardo Rodriguez 5 months ago

    Unmatch wisdom coming from a buffoon.😁😁😁

  • Delight
    Delight 5 months ago

    "America will never be destroyed from the outside. If we falter and lose our freedoms, it will be because we destroyed ourselves." Abraham Lincoln

  • Tommy Vasec
    Tommy Vasec 5 months ago

    Donald J. Trump is fucking mad!

  • Lena's Grand-daughter
    Lena's Grand-daughter 5 months ago

    send the tp supporters and their adult children to fight off Isis next time.

  • Back row Bob
    Back row Bob 5 months ago

    In my great and unmatched wisdom, the ignorant bigot in the White House should be carried out of the White House in a straight jacket.

  • Tom Chapman
    Tom Chapman 5 months ago

    Steve Douchebag was desperate to say something to support Trump but it’s difficult to say something positive about treachery and betrayal, of course he manages to say something totally beneath any genuine journalist ! (Sorry of course he’s not a journalist just a high paid lackey)

  • 刘宇龙
    刘宇龙 5 months ago


  • Alcagaur1
    Alcagaur1 5 months ago

    It's not just salad, clearly the White House have taken all strains of sanity off the menu too.

  • PiedPiper11
    PiedPiper11 5 months ago

    That was some next level narcissism

  • benjamin hoover
    benjamin hoover 5 months ago

    human dignity is a simple subject...

  • free Iraq
    free Iraq 5 months ago

    Ypg pkk are terrorist most of the kurds live in Turkey and they opposed the pkk and Ypg one question terrorists organisations vs each wow a very good policy

  • James Sefcak
    James Sefcak 5 months ago +1

    Trump's stupidity by far outpaces his so called 'wisdom'.

  • Theo Fulk
    Theo Fulk 5 months ago


  • Aphmau 111101
    Aphmau 111101 5 months ago

    oh my god

  • faron tilley
    faron tilley 5 months ago

    The US cant do fuck all with out help, if the US wants to go in on there own next time, I got one word for them ( Vietnam ) the US has NAVER won a war on there own not one, so if the US think next time will be different LOL NO it fucking wont. If other country's stop selling military stuff, the US wont have any Tanks - Jets - Ships - Drones - missiles. the US buys more Tech - Software - Hardware then any other country in the top 10. The US needs others more then others need the US.

  • Brrmycoochiscold
    Brrmycoochiscold 5 months ago

    Using air time to overdue his ‘political comedy act’ aka pushing his own political agenda is pathetic and a disgrace to tv. This guy sucks

  • Garry Bartlett
    Garry Bartlett 5 months ago

    This late night show host must know the past tense of think is thought... cock...

  • Garry Bartlett
    Garry Bartlett 5 months ago

    Also... Kurds are Muslim (generally speaking)... and therefore are not our friends... like the mujadeen in the 80s will turn on us once they have won against their enemies...

  • Garry Bartlett
    Garry Bartlett 5 months ago

    But the transcript is freely available... Biden is on video saying he told them they would get nothing... unless his son is on it... yet you ignore that...

  • Mark Taylor
    Mark Taylor 5 months ago


  • Phelix Kelevra
    Phelix Kelevra 5 months ago

    While most of the time I've found what Trump has done laughable, it feels really bad to be laughing at leaving the kurds to be steamrolled by Turkey. A country by all western standards, who doesn't respect human rights and who is constantly edging towards a dictatorship... If any country deserves to be tossed out of Nato, turkey is the one so long as Erdogan remains in power...

  • Bryan Phipps
    Bryan Phipps 5 months ago

    Old Stephen will fully guarantee Trump's win in 2020! Good Job Go Trump!

  • Steve Miller
    Steve Miller 5 months ago +1

    Biden: Does something illegal
    Leftist: We need to move on
    Trump: Has only done good
    Leftist: We need to impeach him because the media says so

  • Arcieres
    Arcieres 5 months ago

    Rather than Kurdish fighters that helped the U.S. to defeat ISIS, what we have is the next: U.S. sponsored and armed rebels to oust Bashar Alazar for the sake of U.S. and other Western allies, after some time most of these rebels ended up opposing Western interests and forming ISIS, then U.S. declared ISIS was terrorist and U.S. had to look for others allies within Syria. The only ones that U.S. could find were the Kurds, whom were courted by the promise of get a independent State away Syria, something that everybody knows that was lawfully impossible and that Turkey would never allow it because for the point of view of Turkey the PKK and the Kurdish armed forces are terrorists. Turkey is a very important strategic ally for the NATO, so Trump had to choose between protect Kurds, dismember NATO and turn Turkey into an enemy (the only NATO member that has true influence in Middle East), or abandon Kurds, that paradoxically is the best option to get the peace in Syria, because Kurds have been forced to negotiate with Syria government to reach agreements and join their forces to expel the common enemy (the Turks).

  • 50zcarsman
    50zcarsman 5 months ago

    The Russians told Trump that America's real enemy is COBRA -- a ruthless terrorist organization DETERMINED TO RULE THE WORLD -- and that he should pull out of Syria to carry the fight to COBRA. To take on Serpentor and his ilk, Trump has already directed that $200 million from the Pentagon's service member healthcare budget be diverted on an emergency basis to building up our country''s daring, highly-trained special missions force (codenamed: GI JOE).

  • Henrique Martins
    Henrique Martins 5 months ago

    7:08 Better Call Saul

  • Bugsea
    Bugsea 5 months ago

    He thinked it first alright, he needs money for attorney fees, because he is in deep shit. I bet Gowdy will not represent him without some cashola up front! This was in Putin's interest and probably is paying for it to happen. That we know, Trump can be bought!

  • Habib Ciltik
    Habib Ciltik 5 months ago

    So. The US weapoized a terrorist organisation (YPG/PKK) to fight another terrorist organisation(ISIS). And now The US is calling a terrorist organisation their Ally? Does anyone see a problem here?

  • Miguel Angelo
    Miguel Angelo 5 months ago

    Colbert, you are just a puppet. Your shows have become a propaganda chanel, sad, sad, sad!

  • Bato Laklija
    Bato Laklija 5 months ago

    Isent you friends whit peddo podesta!! ? Pizza enybody???

  • megacultureman
    megacultureman 5 months ago +1

    Turkey did not kill innocent people, YPG is a terrorist Kurdish group who attacted Turkey Border...Turkey has right to protect its borders...

    • Lizzard
      Lizzard 5 months ago

      good joke buddy

  • GEARS 1984
    GEARS 1984 5 months ago +1

    RONALD REAGAN is Pissed!:

  • Nataly D
    Nataly D 5 months ago

    A former klan member once said the klan meetings were so full of hate he could cut it with a knife. He had to leave because it was eating him up inside. Day in and day out living with obsessive, irrational hate. Day after day scheming to hurt people who frankly didn't give a damn about him. Powerless, self-destruction.

  • psycho416s
    psycho416s 5 months ago

    Eat a gun snowflakes

  • Syriusz B
    Syriusz B 5 months ago

    2039: Russia invades Poland.
    Trump: we will send our best tweets to call for peace!*
    So, is NATO going to be abandoned because we know that we can't trust USA?

    *in 1939 UK and France were obligated to start war with 3rd Reich. UK sent their bombers full of... leaf letters calling for peace. Poor Brits needed some carrots to improve their eyes enough to realise that they were not bombs, but then it was too late for Poland. France attacked but then got scared of some border police so they retreated and started "phoney war". That is one of major source of distrust in Polish people towards NATO. Now if we add USA to countries that are known not to help their allies, things start looking grim.

  • Anne-Marie Batakis
    Anne-Marie Batakis 5 months ago

    Ok one small problem with the Jedi mind trick jab, Trump is so damn stupid he would fall for it!

  • 刘宇龙
    刘宇龙 5 months ago


  • pixpusha
    pixpusha 5 months ago

    All the power Donald Trump claims to have, he doesn't truly have.

  • Vinay N
    Vinay N 5 months ago

    People are missing the big picture here. Trump obviously does not believe in meddling in a border dispute that has going on for centuries. He has argued that middle east wars are a waste of money and does not achieve anything. Maybe one day the peoples in the middle east can sit down and have a last peace agreement; this is what happened in Europe after WW2. I am sorry for the Kurds but Trump is wise to not get involved in a war between Turkey and Syria. I am no fan of Trump but I understand his reasoning, he has explained himself very clearly in his own entertaining way.

  • TheOffkilter
    TheOffkilter 5 months ago

    LOL a Warhammer 40K reference in the "full God-Emperor" bit. Stephen is such a nerd and I love it.

  • TheOffkilter
    TheOffkilter 5 months ago

    Omg the hosts on Fox and Friends were sooooo surprised Graham did that and were having to think of a way to please their master in the Oval Office as soon as he got off the phone. Its hilarious to watch.Its shocking how terrified of him and his twitter account they are.

  • Nylkul
    Nylkul 5 months ago +4

    Hey hey hey don't disrespect God Emperor of Mankind, he is nothing like Trump, God Emperor is mostly competent.

  • barıs kurt
    barıs kurt 5 months ago

    You guys talking about things u dont understand. its not the kurds that us allied with. İts a pkk/ypg happens to be a terrorist organization. its true they are kurds but kurds living with turks in turkey peacefully for hundreds of years. So many kurds despise pkk/ypg both in turkey and in syria. Please search before u talk.

  • Guitar Collector 12
    Guitar Collector 12 5 months ago

    Colbert, you should thank GOD for Trump. He is your only saving grace for a failing profession 😏

  • Jamis Ins
    Jamis Ins 5 months ago

    Leave Donald Trump alone. I feel sorry for him having so many people hate him when all he’s done is try to help us all. He’s done so many things to make America Great again. We are all richer now. And this rubbish about Donald Trump lying is fake news. Not one person has any evidence of just one lie he’s told but the fake news is saying he has lied over 17,000 times since he’s been President. And no one can tell me that any other president has done as much as Donald Trump.
    Trump for 2020.

  • Randhir Rawatlal
    Randhir Rawatlal 5 months ago

    i feel that comedians reporting the news and adding a laugh track to
    each horrible thing that happens has played a significant role in
    getting us to the point we're at now

  • Lol Kage
    Lol Kage 5 months ago

    Im not even going to watch this video I just wanted to comment that Steven Colbert has really gone downhill with his hard on for anything related to trump. Got a few laughs from the boss on chopper talk and now he wont drop it. It is insane that you think doing the same bits again and again is going to net you a larger audience. Steven, your impressions suck and your content is lacking. Your forced laughter from the audience is like watching reruns of scooby doo. Boring.

    SMART IMAGE HD TV 5 months ago

    The Democrats needs Michelle Obama, Joe Biden is lacking stamina, Sanders is too old but he has stamina to beat trump but his health condition will disqualify him, Warren is so soft to win Trump...please tell Michelle Obama time has come to run for the president

  • Sue Davis
    Sue Davis 5 months ago +1

    how about great and unmatched stupidity, corruption, narcissism, mendacity, racism, misogyny, ignorance, incompetence etc, etc etc

  • Cheeseatingjunlista
    Cheeseatingjunlista 5 months ago

    Letting 100,000s plus people die just to distract his home audience from his Peachy Problems _ what diseased bag of rotting dogshit, lock him up, fling away the key

  • Max Chasur
    Max Chasur 5 months ago

    Do you think the brain dead Cult 45 are letting pride stop them from condemning 45 because they realise that he is possibly the “worst human being in the World, and it’s their fault!!

  • Ethan Pond
    Ethan Pond 5 months ago

    I don’t want to go this far, but I will. Someone should do Donald in. Like the Italian mafia or something.

  • Johann Popper
    Johann Popper 5 months ago

    Get this straight in your heads, Americans: 16 years ago the media was anti-Bush because he was pro-war. Now the media is anti-Trump because he's anti-war. Get what they are really against now?

    • Johann Popper
      Johann Popper 5 months ago

      @Kayden People who disagree with you aren't "insane". Also, I support global communism, so I'm not a Trump supporter. Nonetheless, the fact remains Trump is indisputably dismantling the American empire by pulling the U.S. out of the Middle East and southeast Asia and Latin America, one step at a time. To say otherwise is probably due to extreme attachment to social issues or whatever pet hatred one has that ignores the benefits of Trump's new foreign policy.

    • Kayden
      Kayden 5 months ago

      Trump isn't anti-war, he created more war by allowing Turkey to invade with their Al-Qaeda militias who have already freed almost 2000 ISIS fighters. Trump didn't even initially evacuate US troops back to the US just moved them from North to South so Turkey could invade, he only pulled them out after Turkey fired at US positions and told them to get out of their way. After he pulled out 1000 US troops from Syria because he's Erdogan's pet he sent a further 3000 US troops in Saudi Arabia to help them continue their genocidal war in Yemen.
      How can you deny reality like this? I don't like Obama or the Democrats either but you Trump supporters are absolutely insane and in complete denial.

  • Johann Popper
    Johann Popper 5 months ago

    Clinton abandoned the Kurds. Bush 2 did nothing for the Kurds. Obama did nothing for the Kurds. U.S. policy has never been to help every possible nationality, no matter how small, achieve self-determination. The U.S. has never ever been in support of self-determination. No rational government could be. You think the Kurds deserve a homeland? Then you think Jews do, Nazis do, American southern white supremacists do, black supremacists do, etc. If government were tied to race, then we'd all be screwed. Stop blabbing about issues you don't think through, New York & Hollywood. Jeebus Cripes, now American liberals are war hawks? Totally ridiculous anti-Trump nonsense. Talk about policy, not people, otherwise you look stupid.

  • adonisduque
    adonisduque 5 months ago

    His samel lan to abandoned American farmers. But who cares if nobody is buying the produce they have nobody to harvesting the crops