It’s election crunch time, and Dems are panicking over FBI Director James Comey’s election-impacting announcement about Anthony Weiner’s computer, Seth Meyers said in his latest Closer Look at the election cycle. Meanwhile, House Speaker Paul Ryan can’t bring himself to say Donald Trump’s name when asked if he had voted for his party’s candidate on Fox & Friends.
Voters similarly are unhappy with both candidates, with less than a week before Election Day. Some still are finding it hard to choose between Trump and Hillary Clinton, NBC’s Late Night host acknowledged, understandingly. Speaking to those voters, Meyers wondered, on the one hand, do you pick someone who is under federal investigation for using a private email server.
Or, Meyers said, do you pick someone who:
“Called Mexicans rapists
Claimed the president was born in Kenya
Proposed banning an entire religion from entering the U.S.
Mocked a disabled reporter
Said John McCain wasn’t a war hero because he was captured
Attacked the parents of a fallen war hero
Bragged about committing sexual assault
Was accused by 12 women of committing sexual assault
Said some of those women weren’t attractive enough for him to sexually assault
Said more countries should get nukes
Said he would force the military to commit war crimes
Said a judge was biased because his parents were Mexican
Said women should be punished for having abortions
Incited violence at his rallies
Called global warming a hoax perpetrated by the Chinese
Called for his opponent to be jailed
Declared bankruptcy six times
Bragged about not paying income taxes
Stiffed his contractors and employees
Lost a billion dollars in one year
Scammed customers with his fake university
Bought a 6-foot painting of himself with money from his fake foundation
Has a trial for fraud coming up in November
Insulted an opponent’s looks
Insulted an opponent’s wife’s looks
And, bragged about grabbing women by the pu**y.”
“How do you choose?” Meyers despaired. “It’s so even.”
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