But that stereotype of a liberal shocked into a near catatonic state of denial is so unfair to people like Trevor Noah, who as host of Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" has a merry time making light of daily events.
Consider his hilarious send-up of Meryl Streep's solemn soliloquy about President Trump at the Golden Globes awards on Sunday. Trevor Noah was real funny as he mocked her for dissing football.
Via Huffington Post, Trevor Noah's big jokes spoofing Streep:
“It was really great except for this one tiny part, for me, where Meryl Streep, like her character in ‘Florence Foster Jenkins,’ was tone-deaf.”Did that not have you laughing aloud?
For a man from South Africa, he sure gets American humor. Nailed it.
“I understand what Meryl Streep was trying to do, and I don’t know if I could’ve done better in that moment, but here’s the thing I feel like we could all learn as people: You don’t have to make your point by shitting on someone else’s thing, because a lot of people love football and the arts.”Maybe I should have issued a Rolling On The Floor warning before that quote.
Or how about this?
“The truth is, if you focus on that part of the speech, you miss the larger point. It was a speech about respect; it was a speech about empathy; and, most importantly, it was a speech about responsibility.”Oh my, we really are in a golden age of comedy, aren't we?
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