Why Is Kanye Courting Ben Carson? Trevor Noah Mocks Love Fest Between Celebs and Politicians
New Daily Show host Trevor Noah took aim Tuesday night at the recent trend of celebrities palling around with politicians and politicians awkwardly returning the favor. In an attempt to win over "millennials" politicians like Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton are trying to appeal to youth culture. Meanwhile, GOP candidate Ben Carson inexplicably found himself being courted by Kayne West.
"Kayne man, do your research," Noah chastised the famous hip hop artist. "You can't just look for the black guy, you're picking a President not a basketball team." The Daily Show host followed with a series of anti-hip hop quotes from Dr. Carson, suggesting Kayne hadn't quite done his homework before throwing his hat in the ring for the far-right neurosurgeon.
But Noah saved his lowest blows for Clinton super fan Lena Dunham whose recent interview with Hillary was a glossy panderfest of the most transparent kind. After playing a clip of Dunham yukking it up with Clinton, Trevor Noah interjected, "I haven't seen Lena Dunham that excited since HBO made it's office clothing optional."
"It's so great Lena was excited about Hillary," Noah said. "Especially because Hillary didn't seem excited about Hillary." It was a rather scathing segment, though Noah did end up giving Dunham props for a perfectly done Lenny Kravitz "dick joke."
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