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#EndorseThis: Jordan Klepper Confronts MAGA Rioters At The Capitol

Jordan Klepper goes to Trump events and argues with the wing-nuts -- and then airs video on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. So Klepper was present when the MAGA gang stormed into the Capitol exactly one week ago -- as Congress was certifying Joe Biden as the next President of the United States.

Brave Klepper's encounters with the despicable mob were scary, revealing and even strangely comical. See it all unfold again with him on the ground.



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VIDEO: Hillary Clinton Reads Excerpts From The Mueller Report

Reprinted with permission from Alternet.

Comedian Jordan Klepper on Saturday posted an interview with Bill and Hillary Clinton during which the former Secretary of State turned Democratic presidential candidate read experts from special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, and suggested a crowdfunding page should be started to send Attorney General William Barr back to law school.

In the video, Klepper asks the Clintons to help him decide which crowdfunding campaigns he should support, eventually landing on one trying to recruit Hillary Clinton to record an audiobook of the Mueller report.

As she reads the segment where Mueller writes that Russia “perceived it would benefit from a Trump presidency and worked to secure that outcome, and that the campaign it would benefit electorally,” Klepper asks Hillary to repeat the reading, with feeling.

“Imagine like, you have a history with it,” Klepper suggests.

Earlier in the video, Klepper asks if he should support a crowdfunding campaign to send a random guy to a law class to impeach Trump.

After the Clintons shoot down the idea, Klepper protests that “this is a guy who just wants to take a few classes to attempt to impeach Donald Trump.”

“Yeah, but he’s not in a position to do that,” Hillary Clinton responds.

“We gotta really digest what’s in the Mueller report, because we know what the attorney general said about it is not true,” Bill Clinton adds.

“He should go to law school,” Hillary Clinton offers, “… for continuing legal education.”

You can watch the video below:

#EndorseThis: Jordan Klepper Thinks Pro-Family Separation Trumpists Are In Flatland

Comedy Central anchor Jordan Klepper has scaled the heights of political satire with his faux Fox News orthodoxy, a staple of “The Opposition” that will be sorely missed.

Klepper is on fire in today’s monologue, a full-scale assault on “don’t trust ’em” Trump conservatives who refuse to acknowledge the tragedy at the U.S.-Mexico border. The news is reporting on family separation, so it must be Fake News. Right? In trademark cagey style, Klepper exposes the GOP’s complete abdication of reason on immigration policy, all while needling toxic men’s literature and pounding away mercilessly on a shameless Tucker Carlson.

Oh, and the clip begins with one of the funniest one-liners in Comedy Central’s history. Don’t drink any beverages and hit play at the same time. Seriously, it’s that good.

Click for a spit-take.

#EndorseThis: Jordan Klepper’s Trump TV Is As Terrifying As A Roseanne Tweet

Jordan Klepper’s style is a little different from most comics featured by #EndorseThis. With his premise as a self-satirizing right-wing Trumpist, the jokes come fast and loose, and often at the expense of a clear narrative.

But Klepper can chalk up this sketch as one of the cleverest bits of comedy from the Trump era. Examining 45’s dark new influence over TV sitcoms, Jordan begins with a shot across the bow at Roseanne Barr, a macadamia nut farmer (and Twitter wingnut) who pretends to be an average blue-collar citizen on ABC.

It gets better. Jordan’s companions Aaron Jackson and Josh Sharp propose a reboot of classic American shows in the image of right wing voters. Seinfeld? Elaine turns into a mousy church wife. George Jefferson? Movin’ on down. Buffy gets rebuffed by a toxic male boss. And what about The Cosby Show? Why, it’s fine the way it is…especially the leading actor.

Click and enjoy as Klepper sends Trump TV down the tubes.