Beto O 'Rourke is so adored by MSNBC that even Seth Meyers, of NBC, has been making fun of the liberal cable TV channel on Thursday for his obsession with the presidential candidate of 2020 – and the only one in the world. "Late Night" presenter explained the litmus test to make fun of O 'Rourke going from the front.
"MSNBC, who recounted down to the smallest details Beto's trip to Iowa, for example, they seemed particularly attached to his van," Meyers said before airing a video of the sister of the TV channel. 39, cable television information, NBC, describing O'Rourke's van in detail.
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O'Rourke, officially entered the 2020 race on Thursday, was seen driving in a van and an MSNBC reporter asked him where he'd rented her after asking if he was in it. the owner.
"Wow, hit guys hard," Meyers joked.
The liberal Meyers generally spends his monologue criticizing President Trump, but he seems to have realized that the comedy's gold is tied to O 'Rourke, who officially announced his intention to participate in the race a few hours after the publication of a fictitious article about the former congressman by Vanity Fair.
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"I want to participate," said the former Texas Congressman at the magazine. "Dude, I'm just born to be there and I want to do everything I can for this country right now."
Meyers said, "I'm sorry, nobody was born to be president … Nobody was born to be anything. Springsteen said he was "born to run," and then wrote 400 songs about New Jersey.
Meyers explained that as he prepared for the 2020 elections, he had to decide when he would attack the Democrats.
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"We are here at" Late Night ", we are going to try very hard and we are going to ask ourselves:" we would make fun of Donald Trump when he said that, "Meyers said before reading a quote from O & # 39; Rourke imitating Trump's voice.
"No, Beto, it was f ——- weird," said Meyers, realizing that he would have made fun of Trump had he made the same statement.
Meanwhile. O'Rourke became a favorite of mainstream media and MSNBC's Chris Matthews was particularly excited about the Vanity Fair photo shoot.
"Wait to see the cover of Vanity Fair. What a kiss! Matthews said Wednesday during a teaser before a commercial break.
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The MSNBC animator continued to provide O'Rourke's vibrant coverage with even more kisses.
"By the way, bring back the blanket a bit," said Matthews at his control room. "This blanket is the best kiss I've seen for a long time candidate. I always say that the winning candidate always has the sun on their face, who looks sunny, optimistic, not the inside bureaucrat sitting at a desk somewhere. This is the image you want. "
A. Wulfsohn and Liam Quinn of Fox News contributed to this report.