On Thursday’s “Late Night
,” Seth Meyers
was feeling conflicted about supporting Liz Cheney
, the Republican congresswoman from Wyoming who is being ousted from her leadership position in the House for breaking rank and continuing to denounce former president Donald Trump
for his false claims of voter fraud and Trump’s role in the January 6 Capitol
riot. Meyers doesn’t like Liz Cheney, but he doesn’t like what the GOP is doing to her, either.
“She’s a pro-war torture apologist who supported Trump in 2016 and helped make the modern G.O.P. what it is today. I mean, I feel like B.J. Hunnicutt speaking up in support of Charles Winchester,” Meyers said. (Ask your parents if you need that “M*A*S*H*” reference explained).
“But she’s not being punished for any of that,” Meyers continued. “She’s being punished for simply stating reality. The G.