Trump 2016: Sweep the leg

By Christopher Rosen
Updated September 02, 2016 at 12:30 PM EDT
Credit: CBS

Maybe Donald Trump liked that 2015 viral video which proved Daniel LaRusso was the real villain in The Karate Kid.

During Trump’s speech about his immigration policies on Wednesday night, the Republican presidential candidate said it was “hard to believe, with the power we have” that America keeps getting beaten up. “We’re like the big bully that keeps getting beat up. You ever see that? The big bully that keeps getting beat up,” Trump said.

Those comments were mocked by Stephen Colbert on Thursday’s episode of The Late Show.

In the 2015 video that “proved” Ralph Macchio’s Daniel was the villain of the hit film, the premise of The Karate Kid is described as being about a “violent sociopath who moves to a California town and begins tormenting a local boy and his friends.” Watch that alternate theory here, and check out Colbert’s latest attacks on Trump below.

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