Jimmy Fallon Takes On Donald Trump With Bob Dylan Impersonation

Jimmy Fallon took on President Donald Trump on Sunday night in his post-Super Bowl episode of NBC's The Tonight Show.

Fallon, who has been criticized for not being as political in his show as some of his late-night peers, did an impersonation of Bob Dylan during his show, which was taped at Minneapolis' Orpheum Theatre, which was once owned by Dylan, a native of the state.

Playing the guitar and harmonica, Fallon sang Dylan's 1964 song "The Times They Are a-Changin' " and tweaked the lyrics to criticize Trump and his frequent accusations of "fake news" and comments about NFL players who choose to take a knee during the national anthem.

Some sample lyrics:

"Come women, men who hashtag #MeToo / And believe me when I say that we believe you / For weak is the man who calls truth 'fake news' / Time's Up, our silence we're breaking."

"Come athletes with platforms throughout the land / Who by taking a knee are taking a stand / And before you shout out, 'They should be banned' / Listen to what they are saying / Perhaps they'd stand up if you reached out your hand / Well, the times they are a-changin'."

"Come journalists, writers who report the facts / And brandish your pen and fend off his attacks / Look past what he says and look how he acts / The 'fire and fury' is raging / For his words can hurt, but your words can fight back / The New York Times, they aren't a-failin'."

Read the full lyrics below:

Come gather round people wherever you roam
And admit that our country don't feel like our home
And that silence speaks louder than those who condone
If a tweet to you is worth favin'
Then lift up your voices and put down your phones
For the times they are a-changin'.
 
Come women and men who hashtag #MeToo
And believe me when I say that we believe you
For weak is the man who calls truth "fake news"
Time’s up, our silence we’re breaking
And even though Mel Gibson was in
Daddy's Home 2
Well the times they are a-changin'.
 
Come athletes with platforms throughout the land
Who by taking a knee are taking a stand
And before you shout out that they should be banned
Listen to what they are saying
Perhaps they'd stand up if you reached out your hand
Well the times they are a-changin'.
 
Come journalists, writers who report the facts
And brandish your pen to fend off his attacks
Look past what he says and look at how he acts
The "fire and fury" is raging
For his words can hurt, but your words can fight back

The New York Times, they aren't a-failin'.
 
Come leaders who bully like internet trolls
We'll curse you with four-letter words "love" and "hope"
For we will go high even when you go low
The order is rearranging
For you have the power, but we have the vote
The times they are a-changin'.

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