Late Night Roundup: Here's How Colbert, Corden & More Took On Trump
Last night the late night crew (even Colbert, who just delivered his first show under the Trump administration) took on the immigration ban and the general unease in the nation, as we expect them all to do for the next four years or however long this nightmare ride lasts. Here's what they had to say:
The Late Late Show's James Corden, who was not born in America, just departed Los Angeles with ease despite that fact. As protesters gathered to oppose Donald Trump's Immigration Ban, Corden showed how easy it was—via footage he filmed on his phone—to travel through LAX as a legal immigrant. At the end of the short video, these words appear: "Freedom of movement should be this easy for all legal immigrants. Not just the white and Christian ones."
Meanwhile, Seth Meyers took a closer look at the ban, declaring that: "It's only been a week, but the Trump administration has already revealed itself to be a government of incompetent authoritarians with nothing but contempt for many of the very basic constitutional principals this country has cherished since its founding."
And Stephen Colbert accurately described every person's day for the last week: "You just get back on the roller coaster and start throwing up."
And The Daily Show's Hasan Minhaj reacted to the ban, and also noted that "We’re on day 11, man. That’s it! Where do you think this is going to go? It's like watching the first episode of Breaking Bad thinking 'Oh, this is just a science teacher cooking meth, it can’t get any crazier. But it does!'"