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Seth Meyers

'I never thought I would hear a positive spin on detaining children.' Comics rip family separation.

'I never thought I would hear a positive spin on detaining children.' Comics rip family separation.

As the Trump administration and its supporters scrambled Tuesday to defend the separation of families at the border, late-night comics spent Monday night alternately mocking and excoriating them for confining hundreds of undocumented children in cages inside a large abandoned Walmart in South Texas.

The skits targeted everyone from President Donald Trump and Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, who has denied the policy of family separation at the border even exists, to "Fox and Friends" host Steve Doocy. On Monday, Doocy, noting he was "from a farm community," said he saw not "cages" confining the children but "chain-link...

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