"On Saturday in Pittsburgh, in the synagogue of the Tree of Life, a massive gunman killed 11 worshipers" in "the worst act of violence against Jews in the history of the United States," Stephen Colbert said Monday. Show late. "It's tragic, sickly, and our thoughts are with the victims, their families and the Jewish community in general, but more than that, I mean that hate is not what the United States represents, and tonight, we're all with you." . . "He highlighted some real examples of that support.
"Naturally, in times like these, our nation turns to its president for comfort and guidance," Colbert said. "That is our first mistake." He noted that Trump first suggested that the synagogue should have had an armed guard, then Trump's objectively incorrect reason for not canceling a meeting hours later. "So Trump's instinct in dealing with a tragedy was to lie about another tragedy," Colbert said. "I think lying about anything related to September 11 is a disqualifier for the presidency, or really, having any job." But Trump joked about canceling the rally because of his "bad hair day," and Colbert had some thoughts.
"Of course, the tragedy of this weekend makes the serial bomber last week look like a joyful story from the smiles archive," Colbert said. So he made some jokes about the accused bomber, Cesar Sayoc, like: "Living out of his truck, my God, he's the most successful DJ I know." But were these attacks really inspired by Trump's "racist alarmist" and attacks on the press and other "enemies"? Colbert asked. He played, then hit, the White House's negation and the irresponsible change of Trump's guilt. For example, he said there was no way to know for sure if Sayoc was a fan of President Trump, unless he saw him at a Trump rally or put on a MAGA hat in front of Trump's bus, or check his truck. which presents the most MAGA-tastic fan art collage. "See below. Peter weber