Trevor Noah examined the sheer dysfunction going on in the House of Representatives, as no Republican seems to even want to become the new speaker — and how even Paul Ryan isn’t good enough for right-wingers who are now calling him a communist.
The Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams explained the problem: “Paul Ryan is getting Playboy‘d”: With all the sleazy right-wing sites on the Internet, there’s nothing he can really do to keep up with them — and what’s even worse, conservatives can’t possibly be satisfied anymore from any real-life act of governance. And while she was it, she explained the similarities between modern right-wing politics and pornography.
James Corden highlighted the news that Playboy will no longer publish nude photos — which got him listing all the places you can still find a picture of a naked woman.
Larry Wilmore and Holly Walker looked at the controversy over the pirate ship toy set that appears to depict a slave.
Jimmy Fallon listed the “Pros and Cons” of watching the first Democratic debate.