Comedian Louis CK tells Stephen Colbert what he really thinks about Trump.
Comedian Louis CK is no stranger to controversy about the campaign and election of #45 and his feelings about it. In an email to his fans back in March of 2016, intending to entice them to watch his series, “Horace and Pete,” he laid out pretty clearly what he thought.
A vote for Trump is so clearly a gut-vote, and again I get it. But add a little brain to it and look the guy up. Because if you vote for him because of how you feel right now, the minute he’s president, you’re going to regret it. You’re going to regret it even more when he gives the job to his son. Because American democracy is broken enough that a guy like that could really fuck things up. That’s how Hitler got there. He was voted into power by a fatigued nation and when he got inside, he did all his Hitler things and no one could stop him.
The whole thing was covered by several news publishers at the time; and it ended, as he says early on in this clip, “on The Daily News cover, with my face and Trump’s face, and it says, ‘He’s Hitler.'”
But the new quote of the month, repeated here many times by the comedian, is golden — and of course was well-received by Colbert’s audience. The first 4 minutes of this clip are just golden: