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Trevor Noah loved the Kanye West-Trump summit, for a very specific reason

"As you probably know by now, there was a ranting lunatic in the Oval Office today — and he had to sit there quietly as Kanye West did this," Trevor Noah said on Thursday's Daily Show, teeing up a highlight reel of some of the deep ruminations Chairman Kanye shared with President Trump. "You know, Trump's mouth said 'That was impressive,' but you could see he was thinking: 'Is it racist if I call the cops?'" he said. "And I'm not a fan of this new Kanye West, but I will say I really enjoyed seeing Kanye make Trump feel the way Trump makes us feel every single day."

"So today was a weird day for President Trump, and I hope that he didn't catch up on other news after that meeting," Noah said, explaining authorities found a wall-nullifying, solar-powered, rail-equipped drug tunnel between California and Mexico. Also, the first lady explained the origin story of her "Be Best" anti-bullying campaign. "Wow, okay, I'm not going to lie, that's disappointing. Like, I though Melania Trump was inspired to fight cyberbullying because she cared about other people, but no, it turns out she created an entire campaign just to help herself," Noah sighed. "I can't wait to see what issue Melania finds important next." He had a suggestion. Watch below. Peter Weber