Newswire: Seth Meyers battled the “comically villainous” Republican healthcare bill

Seth Meyers’ “A Closer Look” segments on Late Night With Seth Meyers have been consistently strong, affording the former Saturday Night Live fake newsman with a real opportunity to flex his political comedy muscles while simultaneously keeping things tight with his signature smiling outrage. Last night’s episode saw Meyers going into combat against Senate Republicans’ transparently ugly whack at replacing Obamacare—the so-called Better Care Reconciliation Act—with the practiced ease of one who smells blood in the water. Mainly because Republicans, according to Meyers, are ready to spill some actual poor people blood in pursuit tax cuts for big Republican donors, medical insurance corporations, and a lot of people who need a few hundred thousand extra bucks a few hundred thousand times less than millions of American citizens need life-sustaining medical care.

The Republicans—whose Lex Luthor-like secrecy, hypocrisy, venality, cruelty, and callousness in drafting their bill have …

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