Trevor Noah scientifically compares Clinton and Trump's Orlando speeches

Trevor Noah compares Clinton and Trump's Orlando speeches
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On Tuesday night's Daily Show, Trevor Noah took stock of the presidential race. But before he got to comparing Hillary "She-Wolf of Wall Street" Clinton and Donald "Expired Bottle of Sunny Delight" Trump, he offered an interesting perspective on Trump's dark suggestions about President Obama. "Donald Trump, the Republican nominee, is saying the president of the United States is a secret agent for ISIS," Noah said. "He's accusing Obama of treason. If ever there was a way you know President Obama is not an African president, this is it — because if you pulled this s--t in Africa, we would not know where Donald Trump is right now."

Then he turned to Trump v. Clinton. "Yesterday, America had a rare opportunity to compare them in almost scientific conditions, because both Hillary and Trump gave major speeches in the wake of the Orlando shooting," Noah said, and "the vibes of the speeches were very, very different." He started with Clinton's speech, which he judged "calm and mature." "Under these conditions, our research shows that our first test subject, Hillary, has exhibited signs of compassion, resolve, and restraint," he said, which is good even if "compassion, resolve, and restraint were the stage directions in her teleprompter — being human isn't easy for everyone."

Noah next recapped Trump's speech: "Under identical conditions, the second subject showed signs of paranoia, xenophobia, and clearly, late-stage jaundice." Then he stopped. "You know what, jokes aside, people, let's cut the crap — this guy's f---ing crazy dangerous. Instead of trying to move America forward, he spent most of his speech lying and laying out his plan to turn America on itself." He went through some of the lies, then explained why it matters. "I understand that both of these were speeches, but campaign speeches are kind of like wedding vows — they're a promise, a promise of a shared future," Noah said. "And right now, one of those futures threatens to f--k America, bigly." Watch below. Peter Weber

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