Seth Meyers on Donald Trump Sexual Assault Accusations: He’s “His Own Deep Throat”

Seth Meyers has become one of the more reliable late night news sources to deliver political commentary (albeit still in a pop-cultural setting, and of course still for the purposes of comedy and entertainment) with bite. (He’s much higher on the bite scale than, say, Fallon, and perhaps even Late Show-era Colbert, and obviously lower on the bite scale than John Oliver and Samantha Bee.)

Last night on Late Night, Meyers spoke about the series of sexual assault allegations that’ve come out in the aftermath of the video of Trump bragging about his groping antics with Billy Bush — and with Trump’s defense of it as mere “locker room talk.”

First, Meyers noted the damage that the scandal has done on Trump’s status in the polls — most recently, he was polling at 37 percent while Hillary was polling at 46 percent. Proof of just how dire this is?Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway’s desperate implication that the first female candidate should be higher in the polls. Meyers’ retort: “If running as the first female president was an advantage, it probably would have happened before 2016.”

He describes how the Trump campaign continues to try to spin negatives as positives — saying that probably even if Trump loses, “he’s still gonna give a victory speech.”

From there, Meyers dives deeper into what’s been going on ever since the release of that tape, noting how some republicans, like John Thune and Deb Fischer, have been flip-flopping about their approval of Trump. Meyers says, “that’s gotta be the last time they’ll flip-flop; surely there are no more bombshell revelations about Trump that will come to light right after they change their minds,” before skipping to coverage of the New York Times article in which two women claimed to have been inappropriately touched/kissed by Donald Trump. Following that, another woman — a People magazine reporter — accused Trump of assaulting her in 2005.

“There’s very good reason to believe he did what he’s accused of. Why? Because an irrefutable inside source told us so — Donald Trump,” says Meyers, before cutting back to the immediately-infamous video footage of Trump bragging back in that bus with Billy Bush, describing behavior that sounds uncannily like that described in the New York Times piece. “Donald Trump is his own Deep Throat,” says Meyers.

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