"Thankfully, faced with the greatest challenge of his presidency, Donald Trump stepped up and in a moment of pure statesmanship, deescalated the rhetoric and brought calm to our anxious nation". Colbert joked. "I'm not saying what we have isn't special, but it's not exclusive".
It was Pyongyang's admission that only the US, and not the 14 other countries that voted to sanction them, that brought on the punchline.
Second, the unusual relationship between the two countries shouldn't continue, of course, because the USA just isn't really looking for anything serious at the moment.
"Look, North Korea, stop trying to make us a thing, all right?"
"I don't want to be alarmist, but we're all gonna die", Colbert said. "The United States, we sanction a lot of other countries, OK?"
"We sanction a lot of other countries countries - we sanctioned Russian Federation just last week and it felt pretty great", he finished. "You should see the size of their missiles".
The US President has been granted the moral authority by the God to "take out" North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, a leading pastor has said.
Then, he played a clip of Trump in a meeting Tuesday discussing the looming threat.
On last night's LATE SHOW, of the fifteen countries to sign sanctions against North Korea, Stephen is suspicious about why the hermit nation singled out the United States as the LONE TARGET for retaliation. New information about North Korea's advancements in its nuclear program and news that Pyongyang is considering an attack on a us military base in Guam led to President Trump's comments that continued threats from North Korea would be met with "fire and fury like the world has never seen". Lindsey Graham said Trump would not hesitate to go to war with North Korea if threats continue.
Colbert took that moment to hide beneath the camera. "And I just started "The Handmaid's Tale"," Colbert asked Trump.