Seth Meyers on why Donald Trump's scandals
Another week, another Donald Trump scandal. On Tuesday, The Washington Post reported that Trump had used $258,000 from his charitable foundation to settle lawsuits involving his for-profit businesses. One of those lawsuits, as Seth Meyers examined on Wednesday night, involved a dispute over flagpole height at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla.
“He put up a flagpole twice the legal height and refused to take it down. Sounds like he’s compensating for something,” Meyers said. “When Freud heard that, he tried to roll over in his grave, but he couldn’t because he had a boner.”
However, given how little impact Trump’s previous scandals (such as his questionable dealings with Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi or his repeated attacks on the Khan family, to name two) seem to have had on his poll numbers, Meyers was doubtful the latest Trump Foundation scandal would have much of an effect.
“This should be one of the biggest scandals of the campaign, but the reason it probably won’t stick is the reason none of Trump’s scandals ever seem to stick: He has no shame,” Meyers said. “In fact, when confronted, he just doubles down. He’s like a dog that pees in the house, and when you rub his nose in it, he says, ‘Mmm, I love the smell of my own urine.'”
Watch the clip below.