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#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Smirks As Gaetz 'Snubbed' By His 'Idol' Trump

As the investigation of Rep. Matt Gaetz's heinous career continues, more and more of his former allies can't stomach -- or just don't want to be associated-- with the Florida Congressman. The latest indignity: Gaetz has been "snubbed" by the former guy, his "political idol."

Seth Meyers takes "A Closer Look," dishing out too many Trump and Gaetz burns to count.

Meyers was at the top of his game. Check it out!

MAGA Congressman Matt Gaetz Snubbed by Trump Amid Growing Scandals: A Closer Look www.youtube.com

​#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Puts Ted Cruz And Rand Paul On Blast For Being 'Dicks'

We are in the middle of a pandemic that has killed over half a million Americans, yet Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Rand Paul (R-KY) can't bother to wear a mask.

So Seth Meyers is no longer playing games with these toddler politicians, spanking both Cruz and Paul during his hit segment A Closer Look.

"Man, Ted Cruz is the Steph Curry of being a giant dick," Meyers said. "He never misses a shot."

The Late Night host had much more to say about this pair of losers. Click and cackle!

Biden Holds First Press Conference, Ted Cruz Refuses to Wear a Mask: A Closer Look www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Meyers Puts Fox News And Congressional Republicans On Blast

Americans are finally getting the rest of the $2000 direct payments that Democrats promised after Congress passed President Biden's American Rescue Plan on Wednesday. But Fox News has more important concerns, centered around "Looney Toons and the royal family."For some reason Seth Meyers didn't find these news judgments by the Murdoch network very persuasive, so he quite hysterically put Fox News and their Republican allies on blast for 15 minutes -- meting out the rhetorical punishment they deserve.

Yes, help is on the way, and this is how to celebrate. Click and cackle!

Fox News Defends Piers Morgan and Pepe Le Pew as COVID Bill Passes: A Closer Look www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Rips Texas And Mississippi Decisions To Reopen

Remember the pre-pandemic world? No masks, no capacity limits, and no social distancing. Texas and Mississippi are returning to that nostalgic time -- the only problem being that we are still in a pandemic and COVID-19 variants are spreading. Evidently the governors of those states don't care how many of their constituents die.

Seth Meyers decided to take "a closer look" at these rash decisions by Texas Gov. Greg Abbott and Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves, both Republicans. Their moral idiocy is a deadly serious topic, but somehow Seth finds the dark humor.

You'll be outraged, but you'll laugh too.


Texas, Mississippi Lift Mask Mandates; GOP Silent on Amazon Union Push: A Closer Look www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: As Trump Turns On His Lackeys, Seth Meyers Takes 'A Closer Look'

Vice President Mike Pence, Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell: Those are just a few of the obsequious enablers of President Trump now berated by him for failing to sufficiently back his attempted coup. The certification of Joe Biden's victory, followed by the MAGA attack on the Capitol, the ban by social media, and then the ultimate disgrace of a second impeachment have all left Trump lonely and increasingly furious during his final days in office.

Seth Meyers dives deep into all of that and more in the latest installment of A Closer Look. As always, Seth drolly depicts the most depressing and even frightening aspects of contemporary politics. He does the jokes and the facts. You'll laugh!


After Second Impeachment, Trump Begins Moving Out of White House: A Closer Look www.youtube.com

#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Exposes Trump's Latest Grift

Seth Meyers specializes in an entertainment category that might be called "investigative humor." In his newest "A Closer Look," the Late Night host examines the fundraising scam currently under way in the White House, where Donald Trump still refuses to acknowledge the victory of President-elect Joe Biden.

The segment opens with an amusing vignette of Prime Minister's question time in the British Parliament, where erstwhile pal Boris Johnson chucked Trump under the bus and threw in an "extra little burn."

But Seth then slashes relentlessly through the bogus claims of vote fraud and election rigging, until he finally reaches the inevitable nub of every Trump story: What's the grift?

You may not be surprised, but you will laugh.


#EndorseThis: Seth Meyers Finds Bolton -- And Trump -- Despicable

Seth Meyers has a point: By now, we all know who and what Trump is, and the answer isn't complicated. As Seth says, "There's just one layer -- a thick epidermis of Botox-infused pancake skin wrapped around a dark, howling void where a soul should be."

Which should mean that tell-all books about this president and his evil banality are redundant. But John Bolton's new book may be different. Bolton is implicated in the worst foreign policy decisions of the past two decades, right up to Trump's decision to disband the global pandemic unit in the National Security Council. And yes, he's just as morally reprehensible as Trump.

But the details of Trump's subservient pleadings to the Chinese dictator and his idiotic entreaties to the North Korean dictator are still revealing, horrifying – and darkly amusing. Seth imagines Trump and Bolton ending up as cellmates in the Hague.

Now that would be a great buddy movie!

Just click.

#EndorseThis: 'A Closer Look' At Trump's Pandemic Failure

Seth Meyers is still broadcasting from his attic, of course, but his producers have restored a more professional look to segments of "A Closer Look." The latest examines Trump's failure to heed repeated warnings about the looming pandemic from US intelligence officials, who tried to tell the president to do something besides play golf, watch Fox News, and post insulting tweets.

If that doesn't seem too funny, Meyers nevertheless finds a special Trumpian whiff of idiocy in the tragedy – as when the president obsessed over the mythical "war on Thanksgiving" last fall, with coronavirus on the horizon. He thinks that "novel coronavirus" was an unhelpful name, since Trump never reads a book. Maybe "Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue coronavirus" would have snapped him to attention. Or have the briefings delivered by beauty pageant contestants.

Click and chuckle.