Late Night Roundup: Sympathy For…Ted Cruz!

Late Night Roundup: Sympathy For…Ted Cruz!

Larry Wilmore looked at the recent controversial interview of Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) by Mark Halperin, in which Halperin kept asking Cruz about his Cuban heritage. Larry felt nauseous at what he was seeing — that somebody managed to almost make him feel sorry for Ted Cruz.

The Daily Show highlighted President Obama’s complex and nuanced discussion of poverty during a forum at Georgetown University — and the predictable reactions from Fox News.

Seth Meyers gave a blistering take on Jeb Bush’s continuing trouble with the simple questions he’s gotten asked about the Iraq War.

James Corden delivered another performance piece, for this season of college graduations: “Commencement Speech for Non-Graduating Seniors.”

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