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

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  • Published: 08 October 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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  • Johann Popper
    Johann Popper  5 hours back

    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  20 minutes back

      @Hungry Estonian 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.

    • Hungry Estonian
      Hungry Estonian  58 minutes back

      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 hours back

    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  8 hours back

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

      • silkroadcaravan
        silkroadcaravan  15 hours back

        The US (and Great Britain) has a long history of betraying and abandoning our allies, going back at the very least to the Arab Revolt we fomented against the Turks in WW1, and including South Vietnam, and the Iraqi resistance in Gulf War 1... but the Kurds aren't fighting ISIS on our behalf, they're doing it to preserve their culture's existence.

        • Dennis Zwolle
          Dennis Zwolle  16 hours back

          It's more like, fox and friends..OmG he taking bad about the president, should we respond or tell Mr. Trump???

          • Jaegermeister1234561
            Jaegermeister1234561  17 hours back

            God Emperor;

            Smells like heresy

            • A B
              A B  19 hours back

              “Trump went full twit” 🤣🤣🤣

              • Chriss iv1000
                Chriss iv1000  19 hours back

                orange man bad

                • larry hazard
                  larry hazard  22 hours back

                  Wow! this crap is still on tv?

                  • KendrixTermina
                    KendrixTermina  1 days back

                    He actually wrote the "unmatches wisdom" thing
                    I thought the comedians were adding this sarcastically

                    • howard stern
                      howard stern  1 days back

                      Too bad his father didn’t just pull out and leave Donnie high,and dry?

                      • Steven&Jennifer Hodges

                        Great and unmatched wisdom. Wow!!

                        • Evan Flessner
                          Evan Flessner  1 days back

                          STFU late night funny man you would’ve been all up in his shit if he decided to stay as well.

                          • Glen Boniface
                            Glen Boniface  1 days back

                            Donald Trump is such a fool, but then the American people are even worse for electing him and still supporting him.

                            • SUSAN MEYER
                              SUSAN MEYER  1 days back

                              What is taking so long to IMPEACH the Witch from HELL?!!

                              • Jenn smith
                                Jenn smith  1 days back

                                cant find anything to impeach him for.
                                & they've been looking since he won in 2016.

                            • mhamad abdul
                              mhamad abdul  1 days back

                              The only people who love american in middle east are Kurdish.
                              The only people which US hates are kurdish . I have no idea why !

                              • Hungry Estonian
                                Hungry Estonian  56 minutes back

                                @Jenn smith Thanks Jenn, I'm a big supporter of ISIS and I'd like to thank you Trump supporters for electing this great man who singlehandedly ressurected ISIS. The Turkish militias have already freed over 2000 ISIS fighters, thanks so much Jen!

                              • Jenn smith
                                Jenn smith  1 days back

                                how long are we supposed to stay there & protect the Kurds? they've been fighting with the Turks for centuries. let someone else do it, if they care so much.
                                i agree with Trump --- get the hell out, not worth 1 more American life.

                            • Norman Shneider
                              Norman Shneider  1 days back

                              Dear stephen colbert,
                              Little do you know of the middle east tribal politcs. There are no allies here; its all about tribal feud lasting for several thousand years and which will never come to an end. Read some books by well known middle east historians. Invading Iraq and removing Sadam was a geat mistake; destroying Lybia and killing Gaddafi was anorher one.
                              Btw, the kurds were offered a state, but their leaders Talabani and Barazani could not sort out things between them and turned to Iran, thus stabbing the US in the back.
                              So, leave the middle east sort things out by itself.

                              • misty G
                                misty G  1 days back

                                If you weren't so IGNORANT you would know what is going on. Do you know the difference between Sunis & Shiites Muslims & WHY they have been fighting over 2000 yrs & US being there doesn't stop it! ALL we were doing was babysitting ISIS prisoners with TAX $ food, health,water.The countries they came from, EU, GERMANY, refused take them. AS TRUMP SAID AMERICA FIRST. OUR SICK,HOMELESS COME FIRST! SYRIA is basically gone. It was taken over by IRAN and RUSSIA. Pres Trump is NOT going to put us in another war of RELIGIOUS fighting and LOOSE SOLDIERS LIVES for conflict that has gone on over 2000 yrs! As he said he will devastate Turkeys economy with Sanctions & they know it. Like he said, we have crushed ISIS & he promised to go in, crush them, and bring troops home. He didn't abandon ANYONE. LEARN OR JUST CUT THE CRAP ON MADE UP ILLITERATE KNOWLEDGE!

                                • Aidan Phelan
                                  Aidan Phelan  1 days back

                                  What is the”Chosen one” on that gives him so much great wisdom!!

                                  • Jenn smith
                                    Jenn smith  1 days back

                                    it's called "common sense".
                                    it doesn't take "great wisdom" to know the middle east isn't worth 1 more American life.
                                    that's the biggest no-brainer in the history of earth.

                                • TJ Wilson
                                  TJ Wilson  1 days back

                                  "Umatched Wisdom"...well, true, in a way, his wisdom is so non-existent, few people could match it!

                                  • stefan dowsing
                                    stefan dowsing  1 days back

                                    Because of 45 many Kurds will die. He is a disgrace!

                                    • stefan dowsing
                                      stefan dowsing  1 days back

                                      Jenn smith read your history to see just how grossly out of order your idiot president actually is.

                                    • Jenn smith
                                      Jenn smith  1 days back

                                      better than many americans dying for nothing.

                                  • happzy
                                    happzy  1 days back

                                    "Hey now, you're an all-star..." Man that was funny

                                    • Hope Forbetter
                                      Hope Forbetter  1 days back

                                      The Kurds do have the oil, the power of dictators to charm Trump, they have been too busy to help with getting rid of ISIS to tweet about it and therefore they are just dispensable! For the good folks at Trump rallies they are another non identity MAGA people!

                                      • Hope Forbetter
                                        Hope Forbetter  14 hours back

                                        Jenn smith The Kurds have helped to fight ISIS which was created as a result of US Iraq war. US inconsistent and ignorant foreign policies have caused a lot of damage and pain.

                                      • Jenn smith
                                        Jenn smith  1 days back

                                        so, how long are Americans supposed to stay there to protect the Kurds?
                                        how many American lives is it worth?

                                    • WildwoodClaire1
                                      WildwoodClaire1  2 days back

                                      Welcome to the nefarious antics of America's "Shallow State" and the comic stylings of Don, Rudi, and their hilarious henchmen, Lev and Igor.

                                      • zencat999
                                        zencat999  2 days back

                                        kind of off topic......erdogan....pronounced erdowan...a "G" with a "W" sound...can we now use a "W" for a "G" sound too!?????the name is ERDUWAN or EDOGEN.

                                        • #FDT
                                          #FDT  2 days back

                                          Lol 😂 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 🤣 the fox news 📰 bit hilarious 😂

                                          • Nerdpoleon Bonaparte
                                            Nerdpoleon Bonaparte  2 days back

                                            It's thunk, not thinked.

                                            • Marcus Saroop
                                              Marcus Saroop  2 days back

                                              ISIS may comeback in the region with a vengeance. This may be the push that they needed to reform and recruit new forces. What does this say to the other US allies? This may show that the US government is doing this to help Russia and their agenda in the region. This is certainly not a funny situation for the Kurds, the region or the world.

                                              • Jenn smith
                                                Jenn smith  1 days back

                                                you ask --- :"what does this say to other US allies"?
                                                it says "we're done, if you allies care so much for the Kurds then you take a turn & go protect them for the next 10 years.

                                            • Bonnie Newpane
                                              Bonnie Newpane  2 days back

                                              Crazy pills= uk sudafed

                                              • Sh Hu
                                                Sh Hu  2 days back

                                                His play is right out of 48 Laws of Power. His whole presidency has featured every transgression of those laws, check it out.

                                                • Elpistoler09
                                                  Elpistoler09  2 days back

                                                  Trump 2020 #MAGA 🇺🇸

                                                  • Rex Freeman
                                                    Rex Freeman  2 days back

                                                    Unmatched wisdom? That is a sign of severe mental illness lol. Good luck Earthlings!

                                                    • Maiden Laura
                                                      Maiden Laura  2 days back

                                                      There's also the psychodynamic construct called repetition compulsion
                                                       where people unconsciously repeat past conflicts in an attempt at mastery. We want to finish unfinished business, so sometimes we re-create old, unresolved problems for the potential of a better outcome. A typical example would be a guy who desired closeness with his emotionally unavailable mother as a child and therefore seeks out unavailable women in his adulthood. Or a woman who feels it's always her duty to invite her selection of apathetic friends to socialize. Or someone who is drawn to crowds of wealthier/smarter/prettier/etc. people where they always feel left out. They're all trying to finally conquer some old feelings of rejection. But even if they do succeed today, it doesn't erase the pain from the past

                                                      • Maiden Laura
                                                        Maiden Laura  2 days back

                                                        Insanity. n. mental illness of such a severe nature that a person cannot distinguish fantasy from reality, cannot conduct her/his affairs due to psychosis, or is subject to uncontrollable impulsive behavior.

                                                        • Miran Nawroz
                                                          Miran Nawroz  2 days back

                                                          I am Kurdish and I live in Sweden with my family 24 years ago and we moved
                                                          from our country beacuse of war and so we could be free and said proud that IM KURD AND I SPEAK KURDISH. So no one can take my freedom away from me. The Kurdish people never rest from war. There is always some contry who wants to attack us because we are Kurdish and we fight for our rights. We have always helped other counterparts as warriors in World War 1 to fight the Ottoman Empire, but the British sold us and now Trump sells us and we Kurds never learn our lesson, just because we have justice and human rights in our blood.

                                                          • Quirijn Vermeulen
                                                            Quirijn Vermeulen  2 days back

                                                            Trump probably thinks he can deny Turkey a pardon at Thanksgiving to “destroy their economy“...

                                                            • Keith C
                                                              Keith C  2 days back

                                                              Unmatched wisdumb?

                                                              • Karen Kirkpatrick
                                                                Karen Kirkpatrick  2 days back

                                                                It is only a matter of time. I lived through the impeachment of Nixon over Watergate. But this Orange Dude will not resign. He will have to be dragged out kicking and screaming. And he will eventually go to jail over tax evasion and fraud in New York. This is why he is literally fighting for his life. Can't wait for the day to arrive.

                                                                • Reinhard
                                                                  Reinhard  2 days back

                                                                  Don't be fooled, this is a distraction to the impeachment, Sondland is going to be questioned next Wednesday.

                                                                  • Hugo Mata
                                                                    Hugo Mata  2 days back

                                                                    My president 😂 🇺🇸 🤯 smh

                                                                    • Tripwire
                                                                      Tripwire  2 days back

                                                                      To rethink, you need to have thinked. By the way, as I type this, Turkish soldiers are filming themselves decapitating Kurds and hundreds of ISIS prisoners have escaped.

                                                                      • PhillyFrank1
                                                                        PhillyFrank1  2 days back

                                                                        Oddly enough, Kilmeade (aka, "the brown-haired guy who is not Steve Doocey") is the only one of the three white people sitting on a couch who occasionally says something appropriately critical of Trump. Remember when he said he thought self-aggrandizing Trump's military parade seemed "like a waste of money."

                                                                        • Zero The Hero
                                                                          Zero The Hero  2 days back

                                                                          Fox and Fiends

                                                                          • Christobanistan
                                                                            Christobanistan  2 days back

                                                                            I'm starting to honestly wonder now if Putin really does have dirt on Trump.

                                                                            • MrA
                                                                              MrA  2 days back

                                                                              Kurds had it coming. It's the price you pay for siding with the most untrustworthy terror supporting states present in the region (u.s and israel) that have killed hundreds of thousands of civilians in the region direct and indirectly.

                                                                              • Cheryl Mcwilliams
                                                                                Cheryl Mcwilliams  2 days back

                                                                                Trump has no idea to what it takes to be a president. He should go back to game shows.

                                                                                • Veronique428
                                                                                  Veronique428  2 days back

                                                                                  Got a use the brain to think it ‼️🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣 That part🔥🔥🔥🥰

                                                                                  • Simply Drug Addict
                                                                                    Simply Drug Addict  3 days back

                                                                                    That Trump voice was scary accurate 😦