Seth Meyers: Giuliani Needs to ‘Shut the F*ck Up,’ Stop Blaming Black Lives Matter

Monday night on NBC’s “The Late Night,” host Seth Meyers criticized former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani (R) for saying Black Lives Matter is “anti-American and it’s racist.” Partial transcript as follows: MEYERS: So there were some incendiary and counterproductive responses to the tragedy in Dallas, but there were perhaps no worse response than that of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani, who complained, in perhaps the most galling and offensive way possible, that those peacefully protesting for police reform should shift their focus. (BEGIN VIDEO CLIP) GIULIANI: if I were a black father and I was concerned of my child, really concerned about it, and not in a politically activist sense, I would say, “be very respectful of the police. most of them are good. some can be very bad. and just be very careful.” I’d also say, ‘Bbe very careful of those kids in the neighborhood and don’t get involved with them, because son, there’s a 99% chance they’re going to kill you, not the police.’ (END VIDEO CLIP) MEYERS: Okay, first of all, don’t ever start a sentence with the phrase, “if I were a black father.” If you are black father, you don’t need