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Seth Meyers Updates You on the Party of Lincoln, Who Was a Republican, Did You Know That?

Some naysayers might claim the state of the Republican party has Abraham Lincoln rolling over in his grave, but what if he’s just rolling over because he’s had too much cocaine and wants to dance, baby? Donald Trump recently suggested using a super-PAC to get the word out that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican, because, based the ongoing wiretapping debacle, the FBI’s investigation into Russia’s relationship with Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort, and Roger Stone’s communication with a Russian hacker, you might have thought we slipped into an alternate timeline in which Lincoln was a 19th-century coke dealer. But we didn’t. Our Lincoln, still a top-notch president.

Seth Meyers Updates You on the Party of Lincoln