VULTURE: Michelle Wolf Eviscerates Late-Night Hosts’ Political Eviscerations

“Clapter” comedy has always been around, but it’s never felt more widespread than it has since Trump became president. From “A Closer Look” on Late Night with Seth Meyers to John Oliver’s long Last Week Tonight segments to Stephen Colbert’s monologues about the latest Trump news, it’s fair to say that we have more than our fair share of preaching-to-the-choir political comedy clips these days (and resulting blog posts like the one you’re reading right now to dump praise on them). It’s a persistent trend Michelle Wolf encapsulates well in this very meta segment, complete with a very “Closer Look”–style title sequence, from her Netflix show The Break, which outlines how formulaic political late-night segments have become. Here’s Wolf’s glorious takedown of takedowns at the end...

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