Trump Weaponizes Victimhood to Defend Kavanaugh - Between the Scenes | The Daily Show

  • Published on Oct 4, 2018
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    Trump’s greatest superpower is his ability to wield victimhood, and he’s taking full advantage of it to defend Kavanaugh and undermine the

  • Nacho Zaragoza
    Nacho Zaragoza 1 week ago

    Trevor at his finest. Thanks for expressing it so eloquently.

  • Indigo Priestess
    Indigo Priestess 1 week ago

    Proud of you Trevor, well said.

  • Astrid Mancebo
    Astrid Mancebo 1 week ago

    Trevor never disappoints

  • XO
    XO 1 week ago

    One of the most jarring experiences of my life was when an older man sexually harassed me on a train coming home. I was 18 at the time. He threw my backpack and coat onto the floor and sat down next to me. He started trying to make conversation to me but it quickly escalated to him trying to reach up my skirt, asking me to go with him to the bathroom, and demanding to know which stop was mine. He said that he would follow me out to the parking lot and f*ck me. I posted this story once in another comments section - on a video reacting to a buzzfeed “manspreading” video. The YouTuber said that women are just as guilty because they take up space with their purses, so I posted the above story, and said that I was instructed afterward to always sit in the aisle with my purse at the window in order to avoid being harassed. It was a male friend who told me to do this. That was my only point of contention with the video. But the followers of this channel proceeded to call me a liar, call me ugly, call me a joke, and spam me with the “I wouldn’t even rape you” bit. They also came to my personal YouTube channel to comment on innocent videos of me playing music to tell me that I was a liar, etc. So when Trevor spoke in this video about the boys laughing...it just struck a chord. I didn’t tell that story online for a long while after that. I privated most of my personal videos, and I felt like there was no reason to ever mention that this had happened - especially to the other side of the aisle. The next time I talked about it on the internet, I was among a much safer community. But the sad thing is that the senate floor is not a safe area to talk about this. It’s about as forgiving as the comment section of a Hunter Avallone video, and that is messed up. That is a low freaking bar. I am really grateful for guys like Trevor Noah, who share an insightful and compassionate perspective that I hope resonates with other men. Because something needs to change. This video brought tears to my eyes both times I watched it, which I know is pathetic and sad...but it means a lot to me to see this kind of authentic support. Thanks for this video, Trevor. You are gr8 

  • Phillip Rhoades
    Phillip Rhoades 1 week ago

    Can we give you a second show that's this kind of stuff entirely? Seriously. This "between the scenes" stuff is fucking gold!

  • Simon Says
    Simon Says 1 week ago

    damn..this was deep and real

  • Lyne Love Cadiente
    Lyne Love Cadiente 1 week ago

    I almost cried... there's so much truth in this... not just in America.

  • Ana Luísa Santos
    Ana Luísa Santos 1 week ago

    America how did you become this way? I think that the statue of Liberty should go back to France until you deserve to be represented by her.

  • D.E.B. B
    D.E.B. B 1 week ago

    No one's ever accused me of sexually assault, BECAUSE I DON'T SEXUALLY ASSAULT ANYONE!!!!!

  • Lala Ghana-Love
    Lala Ghana-Love 1 week ago

    This was depressingly powerful. And sadly won't change because nothing matters anymore.

  • John Jewell
    John Jewell 1 week ago

    Wow!!! That was powerful. Well done Trevor Noah!

  • meli cat
    meli cat 1 week ago

    I had tears rolling down my cheeks as I listened to this. I'll never come forward and confront the man who assaulted me for years as a child. I've never talked about it publicly. I never would before and I never will now, for this very reason. I've been through enough. To be harassed and degraded any further would destroy me.

  • Mel Christensen
    Mel Christensen 1 week ago (edited)

    This is what should be aired on the daily show. it's what the show lacks. stewart would break character and get serious every now and then. the trevor we see here is doing something similar and it can reach so many more people. it needs to happen more and it needs to be aired. THIS is the trevor I want to see more of.

  • Lady J
    Lady J 1 week ago (edited)

    "When did you go from being the person in power to being the victim overnight." Real shit!

  • JoeX108
    JoeX108 1 week ago (edited)

    What would the republicans do if a man came forward with being sexually assaulted by someone like Kavanaugh? Would their minds explode?

  • Christopher Williams
    Christopher Williams 1 week ago

    This was so sad and true that not even Trevor's impressions made me laugh... Sad times :-(

  • Brian Dsouza
    Brian Dsouza 1 week ago (edited)

    How can anyone possibly dislike this video? Hats off Trevor.

  • NicholasT
    NicholasT 1 week ago

    Thank you for being a real man! I don’t know any falsely accused men. I know MANY woman that have been raped and assaulted.

  • Zach Van Harris JR
    Zach Van Harris JR 1 week ago

    Trevor Noah is crawling towards legendary status in a very good way! Hilarious young man!

  • Vanderfleet Martin
    Vanderfleet Martin 1 week ago

    Wow Trevor, every time I hear you talk between takes I respect you more. You have incredible insight.