Seth Meyers says Trump's Twitter feuds are really just distractions

Seth Meyers.

Seth Meyers isn't saying you shouldn't shake your head or laugh uncontrollably at Donald Trump's one-sided Twitter fight with a Broadway show, but he does want to make sure you know it's all a distraction from something much bigger.

On Monday's Late Night, Meyers recapped Vice President-elect Mike Pence being booed by audience members at a Hamilton performance last week, the show's cast urging Pence to "work on behalf of all of us," Trump's over-the-top reaction to it all ("Apologize!"), and Pence's calm and reasonable response ("this is what freedom sounds like"). Booing politicians is as American as apple pie or not electing the person who received the popular vote, Meyers said, and Trump is really just trying to deflect from something that will one day be featured in the Trump-based musical, "Scamilton."

Subscribe to The Week

Escape your echo chamber. Get the facts behind the news, plus analysis from multiple perspectives.

SUBSCRIBE & SAVE
https://cdn.mos.cms.futurecdn.net/flexiimages/jacafc5zvs1692883516.jpg

Sign up for The Week's Free Newsletters

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

From our morning news briefing to a weekly Good News Newsletter, get the best of The Week delivered directly to your inbox.

Sign up
To continue reading this article...
Continue reading this article and get limited website access each month.
Get unlimited website access, exclusive newsletters plus much more.
Cancel or pause at any time.
Already a subscriber to The Week?
Not sure which email you used for your subscription? Contact us