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Monday, February 18, 2019

#EndorseThis: Trump’s Border War Against Butterflies

As Trump mulls whether to sign the border wall deal, Stephen Colbert offers his own analysis of this dismal impasse. Of course, as he notes, what the president and Congress have achieved is nothing but the barest minimum: the continuation of government.

This is hardly an occasion for celebration — and yet a Washington nimrod like House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy will insist that the slashed budget for Trump’s border wall actually represents a major Republican victory.

As Colbert notes acidly, the deal is not even close to a win for Trump. But even worse is what the president’s minions are now doing along the border — to defenseless butterflies.…

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#EndorseThis: Why Trump Needs More ‘Executive Time’

Jimmy Kimmel cuts straight to the bone in this short monologue about Trump’s work habits — or lack of work habits. As the comic notes, we learned exactly how little work Trump does every day when his schedules leaked the other day. Then Trump responded by tweeting that those schedules filled with “executive time” mean he actually works harder than any other president in history.

Mocking Trump’s boasts, Kimmel asks exactly the right question about this bozo’s presidential labors — and comes up with a sane answer for an insane time.

(And don’t forget the diet that’s keeping him so…healthy!)

Click for laughs.…

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#EndorseThis: Hey, Trump’s Childhood Home Is For Sale

For Seth Meyers — and for so many Americans who watched the State of the Union address — it’s hard to stop watching Nancy Pelosi’s sarcastic viral clap.

But moving right along, Seth reports that Donald Trump’s childhood home in Queens is for sale. Its $3 million price includes the historic room where the future president was likely conceived. (Time travelers please note that this suggests a way to save the world.)

And then there are the new emojis that are about to become available, including a wheelchair, a flamingo, and what may be a “tiny penis” symbol.

Seth funny! Click to laugh.…

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