"A game of Republican Mad Libs": Seth Meyers perfectly sums up Donald Trump's incoherent campaign strategy

Seth Meyers tries to explain the unexplainable

Published April 26, 2016 12:03PM (EDT)

"Late Night" host Seth Meyers took a "Closer Look" at Donald Trump's recent rebranding strategy, led by controversial lobbyist Paul Manafort.

"Manafort was brought into the campaign in part to help Trump run a more traditional operation," Meyers explained, "and also to ensure GOP officials that Trump, despite his public rhetoric, isn't going to war with the party."

Last week, however, a leaked audio recording of a meeting between Manafort and RNC officials revealed that Trump might be "playing a part," saying what the voters want to hear and cutting it with his trademark bombast.

"The Bible, Evangelicals, Tea Party, the South and NASCAR," Meyers said, referring to Trump's thematic strategy while stumping in the South. "His campaign strategy is basically a game of Republican Mad Libs."

Watch the full segment below:

By Brendan Gauthier

Brendan Gauthier is a freelance writer.

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