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Stephen Colbert Says America Is the Real ‘S**thole,’ Not Other Nations

Late night host Stephen Colbert turned Donald Trump’s alleged comment about Haiti and African countries being “s**thole countries” right back on him during last night’s show.

During his opening monologue, Colbert riffed on his usual message by quoting something the president denies:

“How come we have all these people from s**thole countries come here?”

Colbert followed up with this:

“Sir, they’re not s**thole countries. For one, Donald Trump isn’t their president.”

Colbert gloried in the audience reaction:


But an obvious question immediately arose:

Michael Moore made his own point:

Some reserved comment for the selective ‘offended’ media:

“Dylan” believes that America is a “s**thole”:

This user believes America has been a “s**thole” for a very long time:

Some labeled the president’s comment as “racist.


Colbert also tweeted about Trump’s alleged comments:

Trump says he used “tough” talk in his meeting about immigration with Democrats, but he denies using the word “s**thole.”




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