Laugh Attacks: Humorists’ comments on politics and public affairs

Meyers AP

In an interview with CNN, Hillary Clinton said that the Electoral College needs to be eliminated. ‘Same with regular college,’ said Betsy DeVos.

Seth Meyers


“After President Trump reportedly struck a deal with Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi last night on DACA, he tweeted this morning, ‘No deal was made last night on DACA.’ Then he tweeted, ‘Does anybody really want to throw out good, educated and accomplished young people?’ Then he tweeted, ‘The wall will continue to be built.’ Man, the last time somebody changed positions that much on Twitter, Ted Cruz liked it.”

“During his address to the U.N., President Trump referred to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un as ‘Rocket Man.’ Even worse, he referred to nuclear missiles as ‘boom boom sticks.’ 

“President Trump said during his address to the U.N. today that if North Korea continues working on its nuclear program, the U.S. will have ‘no choice but to totally destroy North Korea.’ Oh my God, Trump is going to run for president of North Korea.”

“The Italian restaurant chain ‘Villa Italian Kitchen’ is adding a new pumpkin spice pizza to its menu. And if you like that, you're gonna love Starbucks' new Linguini Mocha.”


“President Trump retweeted a GIF of himself knocking Hillary Clinton down with a golf ball. In response, Hillary retweeted a GIF where she beat Trump by 3 million votes.”

“The big winner at the Emmys was ‘The Handmaid’s Tale,’ a show about a repressive society where women have no rights. It won Best Writing, Best Drama, and Best Mike Pence Fantasy.”

“A new app lets people take selfies with virtual versions of ‘The Today Show’ anchors. The app is called Why?


“It sounds like Trump is trying to break up with the U.N. without getting into a fight. ‘I love you, I just don’t love us, and maybe in time we can make it work. By the way, this is my fiancée, Russia.’