Meyers detailed the history of the “birther” conspiracy, showing several video clips of Trump questioning whether or not Obama was really born in the United States. In 2011, Obama released his official long-form birth certificate from the state of Hawaii, but Trump continued to proclaim the baseless theory that the evidence was somehow fabricated.

When the issue again came up during the current presidential campaign, Trump’s aides rushed to defend him. New Jersey governor Chris Christie told Jake Tapper on CNN that Trump had stopped prodding the conspiracy theory in 2011, a claim Meyers easily proved to be a lie by playing clips and showing tweets by Trump from well after 2011. In fact, Trump was questioning the legitimacy of Obama’s birth certificate as recently as 2015.

“You don’t get to peddle racist rhetoric for five years and decide when it’s over,” Meyers added. “We decide when it’s over.”

While Meyers hasn’t at all been afraid to share his thoughts on the 2016 US presidential election, this was his most pointed and persuasive political segment yet. It was a far cry from Fallon tousling Trump’s hair a few nights before.

America, the choice is clear: Meyers is the late-night TV host we need right now.

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