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The Daily Show isn't convinced liberal 'preppers' would survive the apocalypse

Right-wing survivalists have been preparing for a chaotic end to the United States for decades now, but President Trump's election has helped give rise to the liberal doomsday "prepper" — or something like that, The Daily Show reports. Correspondent Desi Lydic visited a more traditional conservative survivalist and a novice liberal one who appears to live in New York City, comparing and mostly contrasting their levels and styles of preparedness for the end of the world. By the end, you get to decide: Is it better to live on ramen or die with champagne, like Ben Affleck? Or something like that. Watch below. Peter Weber