Santa-channeling Letterman wants Trump “put in a home”


Former “Late Show” host David Letterman, who has been channeling a Santa Claus-like appearance, claims it’s time to stop “whining” about President Trump. In fact, he wants Americans to “figure out a way” to boot him out of the oval office.

“We know there’s something wrong, but what I’m tired of is people, daily, nightly, on all the cable news shows telling us there’s something wrong,” Letterman, a hard critic of Trump, said in a Monday interview with The Associated Press. “I just think we ought to direct our resources and our energies to doing something about it. And other people have made this point: If the guy was running Dairy Queen, he’d be gone. This guy couldn’t work at the Gap. So why do we have to be victimized by his fecklessness, his ignorance?”

Letterman states he feels “bad for people who did vote for him, because he promised them things that they really needed,” and also believes the country needs a problem solver, the former “Celebrity Apprentice” host is not that guy.

The 70-year-old ex-CBS host then asserts: “I wish it was Trump, but it’s not, so let’s just stop whining about what a goon he is and figure out a way to take him aside and put him in a home.”

Just because he’s no longer delivering a late-night show monologue doesn’t mean Letterman is shying away from political hot topics.

Letterman is planning a new video series with Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) for comedy site Funny or Die called “Boiling the Frog.” Franken tells the camera in the first in the six-episode series that the videos will explore the “reality of climate change and the threat it poses to our very way of life.” They will also tackle gun control.


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