Stephen Colbert said not even President Donald Trump appears to purchase his own rationale on the heightening exchange war with China.
Trump said China would straightforwardly pay for levies when most financial analysts concur that the expense of tariffs eventually goes to U.S. purchasers as higher prices.
But as Colbert noticed, Trump’s own language moved even as he was talking about the levies. The president said they would “at last” be paid by China before saying they would “to a great extent” be paid by China.
“Notice how that guarantee gets more fragile the more drawn out that sentence goes on?” Colbert quipped.
The “Late Show” have in the long run transformed the organization’s way to deal with duties into a fizzled Taco Ringer slogan: