Andrey (azangru) wrote,

Trump retells Putin’s «гора родила мышь» ("it started off as a mountain, and it ended up being a mouse"), which must have been literally translated to him during the phone conversation. Colbert laughs at him thinking he is misremembering the phrase to make a mountain out of a molehill, which of course he isn’t, because it has a distinctly different meaning:


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