TV | August 16, 2017 8:42 am

Jimmy Kimmel Wants President Trump to Be King

The comedian suggested a plan he thinks everyone can get behind.

Jimmy Kimmel, August 15, 2017. (YouTube)
Jimmy Kimmel, August 15, 2017. (YouTube)

After President Trump refused again on Tuesday to directly condemn white supremacists and violent neo-Nazis who rallied last weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia, late night comedian Jimmy Kimmel says he has a solution that all voters can get behind: Instead of impeaching the president, make him king.

“England has a queen. She lives in a palace, everyone makes a big deal when she shows up, she has no power at all. In the morning, they put a crown on her head, she stands there and waves, she goes back to bed — that’s it,” Kimmel said. “The queen could be completely bonkers — it would make no difference at all. She’d still be queen, it would still be fine. That’s what we need to do with Donald Trump. We need to set him up in a castle, maybe in Florida, lead him to the top and then lock the door to that castle, forever.”

Kimmel went on to urge conservative voters who backed the president to acknowledge that his failure to condemn white supremacists was crossing a line.

“You don’t want to admit to these smug annoying liberals that they were right,” Kimmel said. “But the truth is, deep down inside, you know you made a mistake. You know you picked the wrong guy. And it isn’t getting better, it’s getting worse.”

Take a look at the clip above.