The Daily Show Braces for President Trump
Election night 2016 proved to be a nail-biter.
"I am very much afraid," "Daily Show" host Trevor Noah admitted to Roy Wood Jr.
With the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump still very close, Noah and and Wood Jr. traded jabs about early voting, hoping to distract them from imagining the very real possibility of a Trump presidency.
"The Hispanic turnout has been extremely high," Noah noted. The Latino vote nearly doubled since 2012, which will benefit Hillary Clinton. But by the time "The Daily Show" broadcasted its segment, it wasn't clear if it would carry her in the long run.
"I haven't seen Hispanics this happy since Pitbull," Wood Jr. said with a smirk.
"Pitbull still makes me extremely happy," he added. Then he remembered Trump. But at least Hillary could celebrate Virginia.
"She grabbed Trump by the Virginia," Roy Wood Jr. joked.
On the other hand, Clinton lost Ohio with 70 percent of the precincts reporting, even with basketball great James LeBron being "with her."
Was this revenge for a team with a notoriously racist Indian character losing the Superbowl?
A Trump win would mean so many things, particularly that more than half the country would rather have a "misogynistic troll doll" over a "competent sane woman," the hosts pointed out.
Desi Lydic, reporting live from Hillary Clinton's Javits Center election night event, was just as distraught by Clinton's massive loss in swing states.
"At this time I don't even care if Hillary Clinton wins by one vote," Lydic said, imagining Trump being sworn into office by "placing his hand on a pussy."
And even the Trump campaign wasn't expecting Trump might win.
"Remember that lie we tell kids? Anyone can be president?" correspondent Jordan Klepper asked from Donald Trump's election night party, just blocks away. To start, Trump may actually have to figure out not just what to replace Obamacare with, but what Obamacare is.
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