“I have never been more grateful for the president’s pettiness and stupidity,” Colbert cracked. “Because today he was stupidly petty enough to save us from a very smart warmonger.”
Colbert said the two frequently butted heads, with Trump saying publicly that he often “tempers” Bolton’s militaristic instincts.
“So Donald Trump was the voice of reason?” a stunned Colbert wondered.
See his full takedown below: