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Stephen Colbert assaulted Trump with a Putin joke that some think is homophobic. Hannah Cranston, Hasan Piker, and Brett Erlich, the hosts of The Young Turks, go over if Colbert's joke was homophobic. Tell us exactly what you think in the remark section listed below.

" An unrefined joke about U.S. President Donald Trump and also Russian President Vladimir Putin has actually triggered a social media sites storm with require late-night TV program host Stephen Colbert to be discharged taking on appreciation for his outspoken statements.

Colbert, host of the "The Late Program" on CBS, made a foreplay joke on Monday night about Trump as well as Putin during a pungent diatribe against the United States president.

It triggered a #FireColbert trending Twitter hashtag, with Trump advocates on Wednesday requiring a boycott of CBS Corp marketers, some individuals charging Colbert of being homophobic, others accusing left-wingers of hypocrisy, and also still a lot more safeguarding the comic."

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57 comments

  1. Posted by Goji Boy, at Reply

    So is “Joe and Sally sitting in a tree” heterophobic?

    • Posted by Blue Eyed, at Reply

      ”Heteronormative” =))

  2. Posted by Andy Dominguez, at Reply

    The SJW’s are eating their own…
    *grabs popcorn* 😀

    • Posted by Sean Ryan, at Reply

      +Hans Ludricht​ I never liked Obama or his bombing of the middle east. Meanwhile, you claim to hate globalists, but have no problem with Trump hiring numerous globalists for his cabinet positions. Destroying you imbeciles is way too easy. Seriously, have some principles and integrity. It goes a long way.

    • Posted by Shawn Norris, at Reply

      lmao Ryan what are you destroying exactly? Your keyboard? lmao you get your American news from some fat greasy turk. Look at you all up in your feweens…. I can actually smell the estrogen coming off of you from here. Think it’s time for some testosterone replacement therapy. The liberals have broke your brain. You take care Keyboard Ranger.

    • Posted by Sean Ryan, at Reply

      +Shawn Norris trumptard, you get your news from garbage fake news websites like breitfart and Infowhores. You couldn’t be any more pathetic even if you tried. Grow a spine and some balls, then come talk.

  3. Posted by Ethan Matthews, at Reply

    This is absurd. I’m gay and I thought it was funny. How the hell is this homophobic? Colbert I’m pretty sure is pro gay rights despite being a catholic Sunday school teacher. This is political correctness run a muck. This is the type of oversensitivity and outrage culture that was one of the reasons democrats lost the election. The left needs to stand up to the loonies among us, they make us look bad.

    • Posted by Just Someguy, at Reply

      +Andrew Kohler It was said in this video that it was mostly right-wingers calling it homophobic, but the only name mentioned was Greenwald.

    • Posted by Andrew Kohler, at Reply

      Just Someguy – I am actually referring to people I have seen in comments on the internet. Glenn Greenwald is the only public figure I have seen call it homophobic. Some folks on Fox News said it was either not that great a joke but not offensive or offensive, but no ton homophobic grounds. I haven’t conducted a broader survey.

  4. Posted by Project Mobius, at Reply

    As a gay man, I don’t understand how that joke’s homophobic. If anything, it’s kinda funny! Are people just not allowed to joke about straight people doing gay stuff?

    • Posted by Project Mobius, at Reply

      +Dr Ren One of the best replies here – you explained it very well. The joke isn’t implying anything bad about being gay! The joke’s about how insane it is that the presidents of the U.S. and Russia have such a tight working relationship.

    • Posted by Tebigong101, at Reply

      You do know that some of the people who don’t like certain jokes “get it” they just don’t appreciate the joke for whatever reason. At the end of the day, it doesn’t really matter if you weren’t offended, especially when nothing was going to happen to Colbert anyway. Essentially you just openly sided against other gay people for no real reason than you needed to feel important.

    • Posted by Project Mobius, at Reply

      +Tebigong101 I commented because I wanted to support the right for Stephen Colbert and other comedians to joke about gay sex, so long as it doesn’t come from a place of hatred (i.e., a joke implying gay sex is immoral). Colbert’s joke didn’t display any hatred for the act of gay sex, but rather distaste for the tight political bond Trump and Putin have.

  5. Posted by Carlitos Ramos, at Reply

    I thought Trump supporters hated the PC crowd? Lol. In reality, they are as PC as it gets. I guess they follow in the footsteps of their ridiculous leader.

    • Posted by 18Darkside, at Reply

      Both are triggered easily but the left is far worse, almost non stop triggered by something

    • Posted by flipmaya, at Reply

      18Darkside it’s almost like people have their own experiences and look opinions that are different than yours and since it’s different, you may not understand it. Fancy that

    • Posted by lefty111111, at Reply

      Carlitos Ramos
      so Gleen Greenwald is a Trump supporter now? you are dense

  6. Posted by Vit R, at Reply

    It is not a “gay joke”
    The only thing that is homophobic is the negative reaction.

    • Posted by axel ericastilla, at Reply

      lmao now we get to the core of it arthur, i dont care that he won, it doesn’t affect me i’m the better sort ( canadian) and trump is already demonized as a racist fascist because of the words he said and used and the acts he’s done and supports. you’re just but hurt you not trumps cockholster 😉

    • Posted by Tebigong101, at Reply

      There is indeed hypocrisy in Colbert’s use of the homosexuality in his joke but I think where the leeway comes in is compared to Trump and his associates we know he would not condone conversion therapy or the barbaric laws put in place in Africa with American conservative guidance and whatever inhumanity is happening in Chechnya. So you sound ridiculous decrying liberals given what conservatives the world over are doing.

  7. Posted by KingLewi992, at Reply

    Where’s the homophobia?

    • Posted by Jewdly, at Reply

      You know you are taking that quote out of context and that isn’t what she was saying right?

    • Posted by Anita Smith, at Reply

      Tounushi blast from the padt… u still mad about gamer gate?

    • Posted by Tounushi, at Reply

      +Anita Smith
      The ride never ends.

    • Posted by Tounushi, at Reply

      +Jewdly
      I know the full context. It perfectly encapsulates the SJW mindset, so I will continue to use it. Hell, the quote was about how she had that mindset when she converted to social justice (yes, I’m referring to it as a religion).

    • Posted by Ungoogleable o_O, at Reply

      +Jewdly
      The context was that you are living in systems of privilege and this makes you racist etc.

  8. Posted by MiQuel Quiles, at Reply

    people need to relax and stop this wasn’t an attack towards LGBT community I’m Gay and I was not offended by this at all as a matter fact I find it great it was a joke towards Donald Trump and Donald Trump only and so there’s a lot of people getting upset this morning for no reason the only reason I could see is that you support Donald Trump and you really don’t like anyone talking about your Precious President in that way that’s the only reason I could see people getting upset over this other than that this Was Not an attack towards the LGBT community❕

    • Posted by loki7ch, at Reply

      Juan The One Im curious, is the expression brown nosing also homophobic?

    • Posted by Janet Williams, at Reply

      Except he wouldn’t let black people live in his property’s. Pretty racist.

    • Posted by MiQuel Quiles, at Reply

      I just want to say if this was an attack towards the LGBT community i definitely would be the first one to mention it but this wasn’t an attack towards us so people calm down damn yo can you take a joke❕

    • Posted by MiQuel Quiles, at Reply

      Stephen Colbert should not be fired and continue what you’re doing definitely I have his back 💯

  9. Posted by Donstevec, at Reply

    Cry me a river… The joke was not homophobic. It was funny.

    • Posted by Oma DM Rumuna, at Reply

      CommandrX Because Breitbart&Fox ARE HOMOPHOBIC!

    • Posted by Nikolas Tye, at Reply

      tomlinid he did….

    • Posted by Kristopher Driver, at Reply

      Donstevec and even if it wasn’t funny, it still wasn’t homophobic lol that joke would’ve worked with another woman leader who wasn’t his wife, too.. The only way this is inappropriate is if you’re against sex jokes. No discrimination, right?

    • Posted by Kristopher Driver, at Reply

      dancinkindofguy if a right wing COMEDIAN said anything I wouldn’t care lol just because comedians are producing better journalistism doesn’t mean they’re journalists, it just means our real journalists are that shitty at their jobs.

  10. Posted by Randomstuffs261, at Reply

    We need to hold late night comedians to the same standards as a daytime news network… Hannah, come on ffs

    • Posted by Stacey E, at Reply

      Exactly. Someone needs to teach Hannah what false equivalence means.

  11. Posted by Ryan Edwards, at Reply

    The joke wasn’t homophobic, also EVERYONE jokes about Trump and Putin being lovers. Sit down and shut up.

    • Posted by Sam Burns, at Reply

      *Hannah is incredibly green.*

  12. Posted by 6chars, at Reply

    Colbert makes joke: he deserves to be fired
    Trump grabs women: gets elected as President

    • Posted by Mark Daurelio, at Reply

      +MISTY1770 ….go watch fox and friends

    • Posted by gunnyblender, at Reply

      +Mark Daurelio Probably where that troll got their “opinion” from.

    • Posted by dancinkindofguy, at Reply

      6chars, only to the right.

      Turn it around from the left
      Colbert makes joke: he deserves to be cheered
      Trump grabs women: he deserves to be shot.

    • Posted by MeggyLee, at Reply

      dancinkindofguy Grabbing women is clearly worse than any joke though. Physically assaulting someone is different than saying something in poor taste

  13. Posted by Greg Raines, at Reply

    As a progressive Democrats, we have to stop being so damn sensitive and choosing to be outraged by everything we see and hear. This is another example of why Trump won. Stop attacking your own kind and consider the source.

    • Posted by Sam Burns, at Reply

      This.

    • Posted by Rachel Ross, at Reply

      Greg Raines Did you not hear when they said it was mostly conservatives who were outraged?

    • Posted by rockyea85, at Reply

      Sadly it’s some liberals who are upset to. As a conservative it’s your job to take out liberals but it’s disappointing when people like Glen are speaking out too.

  14. Posted by MrCrockaG, at Reply

    Calling this joke homophobic is the reason why the left gets made fun of. I’m a liberal, but this was not homophobic, and it was funny as hell.

    • Posted by Jay L, at Reply

      Who said it was the Left that was offended?

    • Posted by Dylan Krepp, at Reply

      Jay L Ummmmmm how about the biggest left channel on youtube making a video about being offended about it??? dumbass

    • Posted by Jay L, at Reply

      That channel being? Sure isn’t TYT.

  15. Posted by Erika Reynolds, at Reply

    hanah cry me a river the majority of gays in comments aren’t offended

    • Posted by gunnyblender, at Reply

      +Sam Burns You’re crush on Hannah is made more obvious with each random shitpost.

    • Posted by Sam Burns, at Reply

      Gunny, your crush on me is flattering, but I’m not interested.

    • Posted by gunnyblender, at Reply

      Dude, repeatedly and randomly posting your disdain for the girl you touch yourself to was childish enough. That retort is an embarrassing neon sign under your name.