She may not be old enough to vote, but that doesn’t mean 13-year-old Lori Mae Hernandez doesn’t pay attention to presidential politics.
The Lancaster, California teen took to the America’s Got Talent stage, addressing the judges as a stand-up comic. After her introduction, where she explained she got started in comedy because of her dad — “He got Bell’s Palsy and it started to become harder for my dad to smile,” she explained — Hernandez launched into her comedy set, making presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump the punch line of one of her jokes.
“Have you ever seen Disney channel,” Hernandez asked. “Well I was gonna babysit two little girls who really like Disney channel.” Explaining how she thinks it’s ridiculous for any parent to entrust their children with someone her age, she continued, “My only qualification to be a babysitter is that I used to be a baby,” joked Hernandez. “That’s crazy! That’s like saying, ‘Hey, you’re sick a lot! Wanna be my doctor?’”
Getting lots of laughs from the crowd, the performer took it a step further with her next comparison. “Weren’t you the host of a reality show? You wanna be President of the United States?”
America’s Got Talent airs Tuesdays at 8 p.m. ET on NBC.