Monday, November 14, 2016
Trevor Noah: People voted for Donald Trump because they’re racist and sexist? L.M.A.O, Take Sexist? And Remove The ist, What Do you Have Sex? Why Did They Add Ist To Sex?
According to Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” Americans turned out in droves to vote for businessman Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton because they’re racist and sexist.
Noah’s comments came Monday during an interview on “CBS This Morning.”
“The biggest thing I’ve seen is America is not as immune to the ills of the world as I thought it was,” Noah began. “You know, I think a lot of the world is disappointed in America because America is that beacon, is that lighthouse, a bastion of democracy.”
“I think it’s sad we are now living in a place where we are normalizing and moving on so quickly from two glaring truths that were part of what happened in the election,” Noah continued, saying he acknowledges the concerns of working-class voters, which overwhelmingly favored Trump this election.
But, Noah continued, “there are people who put two things above everything else, and that is whiteness and that is also sex and misogyny.”
Noah went on to explain that he believes Clinton has been a victim of misogyny her entire life, and given her political experience, she likely would have been president if she were a man.