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Seth Meyers is trying to figure out if Donald Trump's tweets are "calculated distractions or the ramblings of an unhinged narcissist," and it sounds like he's decided it's a combination of both.
On Monday's Late Night, Meyers brought up Trump posting on Twitter that Meryl Streep is "over-rated," following her pointed speech against him at Sunday's Golden Globes. "Over-rated?" Meyers asked. "She's so good people use her to compliment people in other professions, like LeBron James is the Meryl Streep of basketball, or Donald Trump is the Meryl Streep of having thin skin." Meyers is certain that Trump would rather have people talking about this war of words as opposed to his feud with intelligence officials who say Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign to help Trump win the election.
He went on to knock Trump for saying WikiLeaks had no effect on the election, while mentioning them more than 100 times during public events, and suggested that Trump may not be surrounding himself with the most ethical or competent people (like accused plagiarist Monica Crowley, his pick for senior director of strategic communications for the National Security Council). That's why it's of the upmost importance to have his nominees properly vetted, not rammed through like the GOP wants, Meyers said — otherwise, we might one day have a secretary of state named Joey No Socks. Watch the video below. Catherine Garcia