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Seth Meyers Compares ‘Trump Derangement Syndrome’ to Syphilis

Leftist late-night host predictably went after the president — and used an analogy that was distasteful and not at all funny

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Seth Meyers continued to rail Wednesday night against President Donald Trump on his “comedy” show, this time by making a distasteful and, of course, highly inaccurate analogy.

While continuing to hammer the Trump-Putin summit that took place in Helsinki, Finland, early this week, Meyers actually injected a sexually transmitted disease (STD) into the conversation.

Meyers set up his quasi-joke by referencing a Donald Trump tweet from Wednesday.

“Some people HATE the fact that I got along well with President Putin of Russia. They would rather go to war than see this. It’s called Trump Derangement Syndrome!” Trump tweeted.

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Meyers responded to that tweet by saying, “Hey, man, just a tip: Maybe don’t name a derangement syndrome after yourself. The guy who discovered syphilis didn’t name it Steve’s disease.”

Trump didn’t “name” the syndrome after himself. It’s a popular meme that developed in conservative circles in response to the hysterical nature of the anti-Trump media — of which the Meyers show is clearly a member.

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