“Let us remember how small our differences are in the face of this shared threat,” Bush said in a video message released at the weekend that was praised because of its stark contrast to the vitriolic tone regularly struck by President Donald Trump.
Meyers acknowledged it was “a lovely video from what appears to be a very nice man.”
“But George W. Bush is not your friend,” he warned. “He’s still the guy who used fabricated evidence to drag us into an intractable war.”
“Yes, things are bad now,” Meyers added. “But let’s not forget, Bush gave us the Iraq War, torture, the financial collapse, the Katrina disaster, and, of course, Ponchogate.”
Meyers also accused Bush of having “paved the way” for Trump to become president.
“If we can’t remember when presidents do bad things, then more presidents are going to come along and do more bad things,” Meyers added.
And watch Meyers’ monologue here:
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