Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers pick favorite parts of John Bolton's Trump tell-all. Bolton isn't one of them.

Seth Meyers and Trevor Noah on Bolton versus Trump
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President Trump "is having a temper tantrum about the Supreme Court," but "his real fury has been reserved" for former National Security Adviser John Bolton, Trevor Noah said on Thursday's Daily Show. Bolton's forthcoming White House tell-all has already revealed some "shady dealings" with several countries, he said, and Trump's Chinese re-election help begging is "not just corrupt — it's also really embarrassing. Because Bolton's book makes Trump sound less like a president and more like a crackhead who's out of cash."

"Just from the excerpts that we've seen, John Bolton's book has painted Trump as corrupt, dumb, and amoral, but my favorite thing that has come out of this book so far also shows us that Trump is, like, really weird," Noah said. "Can you imagine being Kim Jong Un, and then getting a signed CD from Elton John, but it's signed by Donald Trump? I mean, that's like getting an autographed Michael Jordan jersey but it's signed by Donald Trump! There's no way to make it more of a joke! This is the joke! He's ruined jokes. It's also weird that Trump thinks Kim Jong Un listens to CDs. Dude, he's the president of North Korea! The man listens to cassettes."

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Peter has worked as a news and culture writer and editor at The Week since the site's launch in 2008. He covers politics, world affairs, religion and cultural currents. His journalism career began as a copy editor at a financial newswire and has included editorial positions at The New York Times Magazine, Facts on File, and Oregon State University.