Colbert scorches Breitbart over Lucky Charms boycott: ‘That leprechaun is magically offensive’
Colbert noted that Trump said in his remarks at the Carrier plant that he didn’t recall even saying that he would save the Carrier jobs from being shipped off to Mexico.
“‘No, we’re not leaving because Donald Trump promised us,’” Trump quoted in his Indiana speech. “And I never thought I made that promise. And I’m saying to myself, ‘Man. And then they played my statement,’ and I said, ‘Carrier will never leave.’ But that was a eu-phen-ism.”
“I’m not sure what a ‘eu-phen-ism’ is,” Colbert said with a smirk. “But I’m guessing it’s a euphemism for something.”
Colbert said that his point was that Trump hadn’t planned on saving Carrier but ended up doing so anyway. “Sort of like how he got elected…