Far-right Fox News host Jeanine Pirro is one of former President Donald Trump's most devoted followers, frequently praising him for his work at demonizing immigrants and eagerly repeating his lies about widespread fraud in the 2020 election.
Pirro recently interviewed Trump, where he continued to broadcast his lies about the election and inflate the value of his political endorsements.
But it wasn't Trump's all-too-familiar comments that received mockery. That was left to a slip of the tongue from Pirro that Late Night host Seth Meyers skewered on his show.
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After Trump falsely claimed that candidates he endorsed won 148 out of 150 times, Pirro asked:
"Do you see yourself as a kingpin for elections going forward?"
"Kingpin," of course, typically refers to the head of a criminal enterprise. Given Trump's well-documented efforts to overturn the results of the 2020 election by pressuring public officials and inciting a deadly failed insurrection against the United States Capitol, his critics likely wouldn't deem this characterization as inaccurate.
Meyers speculated on what Pirro meant to say, taking a jab at speculations on Pirro's love for wine:
"Jeanine, I'm pretty sure you meant to say 'kingmaker,' which is a good thing, not 'kingpin,' which is usually reserved for criminals. That's a very revealing clip. I'd say it's Freudian, but with you it's probably Franzian."
Social media users joined Meyers in mocking the Fox host.
Some joked that Pirro, however accidentally, finally told the truth about Trump.