Seth Meyers Breaks Down What Trump Really Means When He Says He’s “Tough on Crime”

Here’s a clip from last night’s Late Night, where Seth Meyers takes “A Closer Look” at Trump’s so-called “tough on crime” stance and how, through examples like Roy Moore, Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Mike Flynn, and Paul Manafort, it’s clear what Trump really means when he claims to to take that approach. “Trump says he’s tough on crime when he thinks those crimes have been committed by immigrants, refugees, African-Americans, or his political opponents, but not when they’ve been committed by the people closest to him,” Meyers says. “Trump says he wants to stop crime, but he’s backing an accused child molester over a prosecutor who convicted the KKK, which tells you that when he uses the word ‘crime,’ that’s not what he really means. He doesn’t want to stop crime, he wants to stop immigrants, refugees, or his political opponents.”

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