Trevor Noah: Hillary Clinton, Ben Carson mocked for pandering to celebrities
From Marco Rubio’s opinion on the Biggie and Tupac feud to the mutual admiration between Ben Carson and Kanye West, Trevor Noah took some time on Tuesday night’s episode of The Daily Show to mock the recent pandering between politicians and celebrities.
In a segment called “Panderdemic 2016,” Noah addressed Kanye West’s regard for Carson and Carson’s shared respect for the rapper, even advising West to make more uplifting music.
“Oh wow, Ben Carson’s giving Kanye West music advice,” Noah said, then in a monotone voice, mocked what a Carson mixtape would sound like. “Now I ain’t saying she’s a gold digger, but she ain’t messing,” Noah began, stopping before the N-word that would follow and pretending to fall asleep.
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The highlight of the segment was Noah addressing Lena Dunham’s recent interview with Hillary Clinton, in which Clinton said: “If you can’t get excited, be pragmatic and do it anyway.”
“That is the worst hype speech I’ve ever heard in my life,” Noah said, then pretended he was introducing the candidate. “Are you ready for Hillary Clinton? I know you’re not but put your hands together anyway!”
Watch the clip below to see Noah’s take on Clinton asking Dunham where she can find the video of Lenny Kravitz ripping his pants.