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Monday, December 09, 2019

Late Night Roundup: ‘If You See Something, Say Something’ — About White People

Larry Wilmore looked at the wave of anti-Muslim crimes and intimidation across the country — such as the crowd of armed white men gathering outside a mosque in Irving, Texas. “Okay, here’s my question: Why is it white people can be armed with guns and just roam around anywhere — and nothing happens? I’m not saying something should happen — I’m just saying it doesn’t.”

Trevor Noah again sought to remind America: “Donald Trump wants to bang his daughter.”

The crew at Jimmy Kimmel Live tried a little experiment: After Donald Trump declared himself to be “the worst thing that ever happened to ISIS,” they went out on the street to ask people to complete the sentence, “Donald Trump is the worst thing that ever happened to…” — and the most common answers they got weren’t exactly flattering to The Donald.

Conan O’Brien asked self-help guru Deepak Chopra about meditating with members of Congress, and the practices of clearing the mind, and being honest with oneself — but would Donald Trump benefit from meditation? Chopra’s answer: “Some people are beyond hope.”

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