The real star of the Democratic presidential debates so far hasn’t been one of the candidates. Instead, it’s been the zany tweeting by Trevor Noah and the Comedy Central online team, who have yukked it up at the politicos’ expense throughout the debate season.
They’re at it again tonight, and so far, they continue in fine form. The night ended with a live show featuring Noah and New York Times opinion columnist Jamelle Bouie.
Noah also found time in the live portion of his coverage to throw in a few zingers of his own, as in when he did a bit about what it’s like having to sit next to Pete Buttigieg on a commercial flight. “Let me tell you about my 12-point plan,” Noah joked, noting that sitting next to a crying baby would be preferable.
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He also previewed an OJ Simpson take on the debates. Noah is in favor of OJ videos. “That way, I know where he is at all times.”
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And as for Bernie Sanders voice, “It’s like someone gave him a comb and he swallowed it. I miss Bernie’s voice. It’s like Luke Skywalker with a butter knife. It’s like OJ Simpson with a butter knife.”
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