There is an inherent contradiction in the Republican candidate’s rhetoric: though he purports to defend these groups which he alleges are under attack, he has also made and encouraged disparaging remarks about many of those same groups.
The late night shows were dominated Wednesday by Donald Trump’s bizarre combination victory speech, press conference — and infomercial for Trump products.
Conan O’Brien had a phone call with “Donald Trump,” who revealed the secret behind his gracious concession speech: Every single Xanax pill he could find.
After the Planned Parenthood attack, Larry Wilmore showed what happens when you add more crazy Kool-Aid to a country that was already overflowing with crazy juice to begin with.
Trevor Noah, after the Iowa Republican Party barred ‘The Daily Show’ from their big event: “As far as I’m concerned, the Iowa GOP can suck its own caucus.”
Larry Wilmore went back in time to cover some other debates. And there’s one thing we can be sure of: Black voters will never leave the Republican Party!
Jon Stewart had some fun mocking the news coverage of his “secret” meetings with President Obama — though in fact, the two meetings were both on the White House visitor logs.
Jon Stewart came back from his two-week vacation — and was glad to have Donald Trump around, as “the patron saint of topical comedians who are just running out the clock.”
“So yes, gay people have the right to marry, and poor people have the right to insurance — but on the bright side, Americans can still kill prisoners painfully, and everyone else slowly.”
After reviewing the historical record, Larry Wilmore concluded that Obama is really the first president to use that word “without expecting someone to then immediately bring him a lemonade.”
The Daily Show looked at the UK election, expressing utter bewilderment about how those Brits do it — without tons of big money and advertising campaigns.