Colbert: Trump Would ‘Do Something’ About North Korea But He’s ‘Too Busy Keeping Planes in the Sky’

‘We will see?’ That’s a little nonchalant’

COLBERT: "So there is some hope for better relations between North and South Korea. A lot of people deserve credit for that, but one person is taking all of it, because this morning, the president tweeted, “Sanctions and ‘other’ pressures are beginning to have a big impact on North Korea. Soldiers are dangerously fleeing to South Korea. Rocket man now wants to talk to South Korea for first time. Perhaps that is good news, perhaps not— we will see!” “We will see?” That’s a little nonchalant. “Maybe it’ll lead to peace. Maybe it’ll lead to thermonuclear war. No way of knowing. I, as the president, would do something about it, but I’m too busy keeping all the planes in the sky. That’s right. Delta 3-5-niner, you are clear delta 3-5-niner, you are clear to land.”

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