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#EndorseThis: Hasan Minhaj’s Critical Review Of Cable News Idiocy, 2017 Edition

In this year-end special, reviewing the daily stupid brought to us by cable news, Hasan Minhaj is merciless. The sharpshooting Daily Show correspondent fires away at Fox News — “favorite after-school hangout of accused sex offenders” — including a brilliant takedown of Sean Hannity’s insane Clinton conspiracy chart. But he doesn’t spare Rachel Maddow’s most embarrassing moment, either.

Watching Don Lemon’s drunk New Year’s Eve 2017 moment and Tomi Lahren’s repetitive may induce cringing — and it’s all just a funny reminder not to take cable too seriously in 2018.

#EndorseThis: The Hideous Truth About Trump’s Tax Reform

It’s always fun when The Daily Show compares and contrasts past statements by politicians with what they’re actually doing now.

So as Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan prepare to ram through a “tax reform” bill that will increase the deficit by $1.4 trillion, you can listen to what they said on that topic a few years ago – when Barack Obama was president.

Or you can listen to Donald Trump praise his tax cut a “great big beautiful Christmas present,” — and then see how it turns into a giant lump of coal for most Americans. (But that won’t happen until after 2020!)

#EndorseThis: Are Miss America Contestants Smarter Than Donald Trump?

Back when Donald Trump owned the Miss America pageant, he used to deliver scathing judgments on the contestants — their looks, their weight, their chances of success. (He was also said to have barged into their dressing rooms for a peep.) And those determined women had to put up with his misconduct because he was the boss.

But now they can speak up about Trump. And as Michelle Wolf demonstrates on the Daily Show, they have a lot to say about his performance.

It turns out that the beauty contestants are smarter and far more qualified to do his current job than Trump — even the young lady whose talent is “yodeling ventriloquist.”

#EndorseThis: How (Not) To Cope With North Korea’s H-Bomb

With Kim Jong Un brandishing a thermonuclear weapon — specifically his very own “peanut-shaped” H-bomb  — the world faces fresh peril. So what is Donald Trump’s strategy for dealing with this threat?

Let’s just say Trevor Noah is not impressed. In fact as summer ends, he’s just glad he isn’t wearing white pants.