Seth Meyers returned to Late at night this Wednesday after taking a week off to recover from his second episode of COVID. And while he couldn’t cover everything he missed while he was away, he wasn’t going to pass up the opportunity to crack some brutal jokes over a photo of Donald Trump. looks a little less well worn at his recent Saudi-sponsored golf tournament.
Amid an unrelated story about Trump’s “ERIC” double endorsement in Missouri’s GOP Senate primary, Meyers noted that Eric Greitens and eventual winner Eric Schmitt “bragged about being endorsed. by Trump, a man who, yet again, is not only the subject of multiple active criminal investigations for inciting a coup to overthrow American democracy, but is also beginning to look less like a former president and more to Nick Nolte’s mugshot.
“I mean, is his head getting smaller or is his hat getting bigger?” asked the host. “It looks like his hat is some kind of organism feeding on his blood. Look how pale he is! He looks set to star in Martin McDonagh’s upcoming film as the ghost of an Irish priest opposite Colin Farrell.
But he still hadn’t finished. “Look, I know they say all presidents age quickly,” Meyers said, “but Trump looks like he’s halfway through a The Raiders of the Lost Ark melt the face. It’s like they opened the Ark, his face started to melt, but then he closed it very quickly. But then his face stayed that way.
It was only after Meyers made a long impression of Trump about how he had to open the Ark of the Covenant to look for Hunter Biden’s laptop that he felt ready to return. to more substantive news like Tuesday’s primary results.
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