Great Moments in Joint Address History: George W. Bush's Axis of Evil

28 apr 2021
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After President George W. Bush's 2002 joint address warning about an "axis of evil", a talent booker invites him on network TV 19 years later to rehabilitate his image.
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Clip air date 4/27/2021

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  • Joe Biden already been identified as that

    james eatonjames eaton8 dögum síðan
  • NICE WORK! Appreciated that truth telling.

    G.T. G.T.G.T. G.T.8 dögum síðan
  • Hundreds of thousands? Try millions.

    faarsightfaarsight11 dögum síðan
  • By the time you're calling something an "axis," do you even need to add "of evil?" An axis of *anything* sounds pretty sinister: axis of puppies, axis of crayons, axis of taxis. Really, it tells the whole story.

    Renard LeblancRenard Leblanc13 dögum síðan
  • It took a lot of courage from Colbert to make fun of Bush so powerfully in front of him years ago

    Jay JonesJay Jones13 dögum síðan
  • Evil Kinivel is part of the Axis of Evil

    Sharpshooter649Sharpshooter64914 dögum síðan
  • Damn!!! I'm glad someone has the balls to call Bush a war criminal but I'm shocked to see it lol

    Mikey KlissMikey Kliss14 dögum síðan
  • The GQP and their cash friends...

    Napoléon I BonaparteNapoléon I Bonaparte14 dögum síðan
  • is good

    GiarkReleosGiarkReleos14 dögum síðan
  • My feelings exactly!!!

    Dr. Braxy Gilkey CruisesDr. Braxy Gilkey Cruises14 dögum síðan
  • Sick burn

    Bait HunterBait Hunter14 dögum síðan
  • Deaths in Iraq are closer to 1M due to Bush, one of the greatest war criminals of all time!

    tedmichtedmich14 dögum síðan
  • Yea, JIMMY!

    wae tuneswae tunes14 dögum síðan
  • OMG you went there

    ED SED S14 dögum síðan
  • No new show tonight? Damn it all to hell. 😖

    Rocky SlopeRocky Slope14 dögum síðan
  • The Democratic Party seems to want to keep Republican in the mix even after all they’ve put Americans through. I can only imagine they’re doing it for Republican votes in 2022. Trying to keep establishment Republicans is more of a liability than it’s worth in my humble opinion. Democrats should just repeal the filibuster and do as much good as they can. Trust that’ll pay off. That’s an unbeatable strategy, one Republican seem morally and politically incapable of matching.

    The Progressive WorkerThe Progressive Worker14 dögum síðan
  • Joe did a great job..!.. great delivery..!..face 'it'!!!...:)

    Charles ChandlerCharles Chandler14 dögum síðan
  • Bush was a useful idiot. Cheney and Rumsfeld were the architects of his administration.

    A DA D14 dögum síðan
  • Just days after GWB was on Jimmy Kimmel Live 🤔

    Hasoon! MacaroonHasoon! Macaroon14 dögum síðan
  • Once upon a time Colbert wasn't such a political hack. Sad to see the diminution over the years.

    Van AVan A14 dögum síðan
  • I’d say “shots fired!”, but if a tree falls in the forest and nobody’s there…

    S TS T14 dögum síðan
    • I guess nobody cares about oil anymore!?!...or cocain??...:)

      Charles ChandlerCharles Chandler14 dögum síðan
  • Heheh.. 'Joint'.

    New MessageNew Message14 dögum síðan
  • Jenna Hagar Bush shade. Lookin' at you NBC

    Kyle SandersKyle Sanders14 dögum síðan
  • My thoughts exactly.

    Simon GroganSimon Grogan14 dögum síðan
  • I still don't believe 9/11 was Al-Qaeda's idea. I don't care how unpopular or “distasteful” or outdated that idea is, I've sat and thought about it myself and it doesn't make a lick of sense to me. Bush scored the biggest pay-off in the history of the world with 9/11 his sword and shield.

    N RN R14 dögum síðan
  • Meanwhile... Colbert rehabilitates John Boehner, John Bolton, Anthony Scaramucci, Sean Spicer, and, TBA in the near future (insert Right-Wing criminal here)

    Shazaad IbrahimShazaad Ibrahim14 dögum síðan
    • You're a little off point. Remember the Towers falling....where was Bush Sr? At a meeting with the Bilderburg Group watching what they instigation on LIVE TV.. Bush Jr....Played dumb and let it happen.

      G.T. G.T.G.T. G.T.8 dögum síðan
  • There's an Axis of Evil all right. Bush, Cheney, and Rumsfeld.

    Solar122Solar12214 dögum síðan
  • The axis of evil always has the US on top

    KenduKendu14 dögum síðan
  • Thank you for holding to the truth

    Faiyaz KhanFaiyaz Khan14 dögum síðan
  • Im gonna be honest here, these segments are heavily dipping in quality, the jokes aren’t funny, and they immediately turn around and explain the joke as if we’re all too smooth brained to understand political humor, step up your game guys

    RedJay PicturesRedJay Pictures14 dögum síðan
  • Never forget that G.W. Bush and Dick Cheney are responsible for the deaths of thousands of our soldiers in their phony war.

    Susan KeeferSusan Keefer14 dögum síðan
  • Hmm 🤔, I do wonder how many axis of evil I can withstand in my lifetime. This century sure has sucked so far! 😁

    Kelly KaPOWskiKelly KaPOWski14 dögum síðan
    • Oh that's so true. That's how we started this century. 20 years on we are still at it.... But better this than what happened in the first 20 years of the past century.

      Future CommentaryFuture Commentary14 dögum síðan
  • And then I'd spend your ransom money But still I'd keep your sheep I'd peel the mask you're wearing Then rob you of your sleep *I'm making a career of the Axis of Evil* 😎

    Immortal AsirpaImmortal Asirpa14 dögum síðan
  • Bush and the Iraq war murdered up to 1 mil people and completely destabilized the area, leading to the creation of isis. The US has murdered up to 150k civilians in Afghanistan since 2001. Oh and we just backed a reactionary coup in Bolivia and fawn all over - as well as arm - the Saudis who are behind a genocidal campaign in Yemen. Want to honestly and factually evaluate candidates for an “Axis of evil?” Start with the USA...

    jeff7775jeff777514 dögum síðan
  • OMG *Axis of EVIL* 😱

    Benny SumBenny Sum14 dögum síðan
  • If Trump ends up being a guest on Late Night with Addison Rae in 19 years, please kill me before it airs.

    Davis Mendoza DarusmanDavis Mendoza Darusman14 dögum síðan
  • exactly

    Laura C.B. DevlinLaura C.B. Devlin14 dögum síðan
  • America sent an army halfway around the world to oust a dictator it formally supported. The gas weapons Hussein was accused of using, were sold/provided by Donald Rumsfeld during the REAGAN administration. Not a SINGLE ONE of the reasons given by George W Bush, during that particular State of the Union address were the reasons listed in the arrest and execution of Saddam Hussein. HOW MANY AMERICANS even bothered to care to watch any of the trial of Saddam Hussein ?? The very notion of JUSTICE has been warped beyond recognition since the REHNQUIST court. 😑🇺🇸

    Tamera ChanceTamera Chance14 dögum síðan
  • 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

    Sean bouSean bou14 dögum síðan
  • And yet George Bush is somehow a saint compared to the current GOP.

    Ezra KirkpatrickEzra Kirkpatrick14 dögum síðan
    • That’s how far we’ve fallen.

      Sun ShineSun Shine14 dögum síðan
  • I've said it many times during the travesty of the previous administration and that is that 45 becoming President was the best thing to happen to Bush because his own crimes are now being ignored. Every show that he appears for interviews they treat him like the Dalai Lama. It is damn insane.

    osvie01osvie0114 dögum síðan
    • Every time i see bush on TV i remember he's an untried war criminal. So the extra publicity he's getting might not work in his favor.

      Nathan CroucherNathan Croucher14 dögum síðan
    • When will people understand Trump was controlled? He was in massive debt and he is a degenerate. Biden is corporate puppet. The corporations are using his presidency to fund human capital markets. Look up Social Impact Investing.

      Klaus WorldKlaus World14 dögum síðan
    • Colbert helps rehabilitate every right-wing liar

      Shazaad IbrahimShazaad Ibrahim14 dögum síðan
    • Wait til we see the next Republican. I bet he'll make Turnip look like a well-mannered genius.

      ImorokrImorokr14 dögum síðan
  • Whoever animated this worked on the show Archer I’m calling it now. Also hi Stephen love ya

    FaithismFaithism14 dögum síðan
    • It's likely some of the people who worked on Harvey Birdman: Attorney at Law which Stephen was a major part of (you can still hear his Reducto voice at times on this show).

      fenfen14 dögum síðan
  • This is an excellent dig at Jimmy Kimmel & Ellen DeGeneres.

    Space Force Commander, General Stabled GeniusSpace Force Commander, General Stabled Genius14 dögum síðan
    • And Obama is friends with Bush W this is a scandal

      Marcos Gibson007Marcos Gibson00712 dögum síðan
    • Stephen had Rumsfield in and didn't hit him hard enough for this shit.

      F. N. LorterF. N. Lorter14 dögum síðan
    • Then they should jab Stephen about Boehner.

      Sun ShineSun Shine14 dögum síðan
    • Yes! And a well deserved dig at that

      Be Vegan And Prosper 🖖🌱Be Vegan And Prosper 🖖🌱14 dögum síðan
  • Another TOTN Brief: Did he say “Axis of Evil” or “Asses of Evil?” Both could describe people in the Bush43 Administration! Thanks TOTN Team!

    Associates & GIvensAssociates & GIvens14 dögum síðan
    • Actually he said Axle of Elvis.

      Mel CliffordMel Clifford14 dögum síðan
  • Ha I freaking love you guys. 😂

    Florida GuyFlorida Guy14 dögum síðan
  • The fact that Bush got away, made Trump possible

    Francisco OrozcoFrancisco Orozco14 dögum síðan
    • @Sun Shine Also let's not forget that the same people who like to complain about cancel culture were the ones who tried to cancel the Dixie Chicks because of their rightful opposition to the Iraq war.

      mori1bundmori1bund11 dögum síðan
    • American culture made Trump und Bush jr possible.

      Dave SDave S14 dögum síðan
    • Yup. Everyone who turned against The Dixie Chicks because of W, is a full time trumper. Also, we can blame NBC for giving him a reality show.

      Sun ShineSun Shine14 dögum síðan
    • If I had a penny for everyone who nonsensical reason for why Trump happened, I could pay off the defecit.

      Drace90Drace9014 dögum síðan
    • Francisco Orozco, you ar sooooo right...

      Ana Maria MarquezAna Maria Marquez14 dögum síðan
  • oh how I don't miss the days of hearing about the dangers of turr and the turris

    King MasterlordKing Masterlord14 dögum síðan
    • Merkins

      Shane MayburyShane Maybury14 dögum síðan
  • Keller of Hundreds of Thousands costing only One Trillion not counting the over 11 years

    Kevin B WillsonKevin B Willson14 dögum síðan
  • Isn’t Bush JR like one of the most evil politicians who’s ever lived? His backstory is bloodcurdling.

    Marlon BrewskiMarlon Brewski14 dögum síðan
    • all while talking up "compassionate conservatism".

      Don bDon b14 dögum síðan
    • Absolutely, I just can't believe he has no shame... The Bush's father and son are part of the worst, darkest years in America... That's what's still wrong, some Republicans, including the Lincoln project and democrats like the Obama's the Clinton's, to "make that everything alright" that Trump is the culprit all... Wrong, it all started with Reagan and if they do not acknowledge that, nothing will work... To make it right, they have to go deep to clean it all...😤💪🙏

      Ana Maria MarquezAna Maria Marquez14 dögum síðan
    • Nowhere near as evil as his dad or Cheney.

      Sun ShineSun Shine14 dögum síðan
  • If you want a chef bring Gino D’Acampo on the show!

    Hailey ManningHailey Manning14 dögum síðan
  • This went over my head I think. What did I miss?

    John Polishimpossible2sayJohn Polishimpossible2say14 dögum síðan
    • @John Polishimpossible2say You're welcome!

      eclectrickeryeclectrickery13 dögum síðan
    • @eclectrickery Thank you for solving that mystery for me, I got that the cartoon lady was referencing something recent, but had no clue he was on Ellen and Jimmy. I think Leno also did something recently where he hung out with him on his farm in his pickup truck or something. That is only now coming to mind.

      John Polishimpossible2sayJohn Polishimpossible2say13 dögum síðan
    • @eclectrickery Bold of you to just assume that a cheerful joke is "snide" 😜

      Auma the Warrior MouseAuma the Warrior Mouse14 dögum síðan
    • @John Polishimpossible2say Gracious of you to accept these sneering overreactions to your simple question with such good humor! To answer you, GWB was a guest on Jimmy Kimmel the other day, very chatty and chummy, and also on Ellen Degeneres (I didn't see it). The cartoon is disapproving of that and I guess, Stephen wouldn't have him on his show or would ask the hard questions if he did? Comments are reacting to that. I'm not making any. Haven't watched Biden's speech yet. Hope that sheds some light :0)

      eclectrickeryeclectrickery14 dögum síðan
    • @John Polishimpossible2say despite apl the bad stuff that can be laid at gwb's feet, news and talk show hosts will have him on and treat him like hes just a fuddly goofball

      Anony MouseAnony Mouse14 dögum síðan
  • Agree..shameful

    Cidalia BorgesCidalia Borges14 dögum síðan
  • Do not rehabilitate this person Steven!

    Slamz DunkSlamz Dunk14 dögum síðan
    • @Klaus World lol

      Nathanial HopkinsNathanial Hopkins14 dögum síðan
    • Colbert pushes the narrative for the hedge funds and banks.

      Klaus WorldKlaus World14 dögum síðan
    • @Daniel Krieger No, please summarize.

      Slamz DunkSlamz Dunk14 dögum síðan
    • @Daniel Krieger um.....did you read the description?

      Immortal AsirpaImmortal Asirpa14 dögum síðan
    • did you........ watch the video?

      Daniel KriegerDaniel Krieger14 dögum síðan
  • The War on Terror is over. Terror won. And so trendy right now.

    Jack BJack B14 dögum síðan