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Trevor Noah reviews the news — yet another “wild week” in a long sequence — offering pungent remarks on Trump’s fake border deal with Mexico and his weird bromance with Kim Jong Un.

But the big political news is that national polls show former vice president Joe Biden beating him like a gong in 2020, which clearly provoked Trump’s latest outburst of juvenile name-calling. Biden’s response at a speech in Iowa looked like stand-up to the comic Noah — and he aggregated Biden’s burns into a very amusing clip.

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The latest right-wing "antifa" hoax—namely, the claim that leftist arsonists have been secretly behind the wildfires that have swept the West Coast this month—is now being broadcast to millions of people. It bubbled up from the fever swamps of the far right, broadcast widely by key figures atop the media food chain: Donald Trump, Joe Rogan, Fox News, and leading Republican political candidates.

Trump retweeted an alt-right-flavored anti-Biden video suggesting he was ignoring antifa arsonists threatening the suburbs. Rogan, a wildly popular podcast host, told his audience that "left-wing people" were responsible for the fires (and apologized for it the next day). Fox News appeared especially eager to blame antifa for the wildfires as a way of denying the role of climate change. And in Washington state, where the fires have hit hard, the Republican nominee in the governor's race joined in spreading the claims through a campaign video.

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