standing just a few feet away first The president of The United States will attend the White House Correspondents’ Dinner from 2016. daily show presenter Trevor Noah mixed political with pop culture to give equal opportunity to all tonight, including people who pay him big bucks.
“I actually understand why CBS hired Mick Mulvaney,” Comedy Central’s Noah said. of disputed contract transferred out to one of Donald Trump former chiefs of staff. “He more how just boy who assured everyone that Donald Trump would concede gracefully, he could also get you access to another people who I assured you that Donald Trump will give in, this is very important, ”he said. added.
“So scream out on CBS, my corporate cousin – then Noah went on say on the so-called Nerd Prom with various CBS and Showtime management in Washington Hilton Ballroom audience in front of him and the ever-laughing President Joe Biden. “You can really find us on Paramount+ right in between sponge Bob Square Pants and a bunch of movies even at Delta in- in-flight entertainment system turned around down- said the comedian to the friendly laughter of the public.
Check out his full remarks in video above.
Dealing expected blows to assembled politicians, especially Florida Gov. and 2024 budding Ron DeSantis, short shelf life of CNN+, resignation of Jeff Zucker fired Chris Cuomo for big bucks, and more New York-set Noah spent a little time dragging up the biggest entertainment story of in year from out of Los Angeles.
“It’s very risky to do jokes during these days”, daily show the frontman told the overcrowded and unmasked crowd of around 2500 of in mediaHollywood and DC power players and President Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden. who sat on platform next at CBS Entertainment Group boss George Cheeks. “I mean, we all saw what happened at the Oscars,” he said. of Widely condemned Will Smith slap that was broadcast around the world of Chris Rock on March 27 for to make fun of of Jada Pinkett Smith haircut.
Noah then leaned towards what might have been his best joke of night.
“Actually, I was a little worried about tonight. What if I make a mean joke about Kellyanne Conway and then she husband rushes up on stage and thanks me?
Mostly, over his long routine, Noah tried kill crowd with his sharesin-trade kindness and smile. Everyone got stung, but no one really got burned…well, if only you work for The Fox News channel that almost everyone always likes on these things. over in last ten years or so.
BUT hit with at least one market goal of Biden himself, Noah initially praised the “kings of cable television, Fox News”. Referring to the socket that POTUS has repeatedly wrapped in his own earlier WHCD remarks, Noah compared the quality of fact-based on news on FNC to the waffle house. “It’s relatively normal in noon, but soon as the sun goes down down there’s a drunk lady named Janine threatening fight every mexican who comes in”, — said the comedian from South Africa.
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Like with Biden, and before him Barack Obama various WHCD, Noah had FNC in his views are almost from above of his routine. Taking everything power elite to the task for actually dare to even hold a WHCD in people after about 80 participants of “super spreader” Gridiron Dinner tested positive earlier this month for Covid, Noah named names. “I expect this from Sean Hannity, but the rest of Are you what you do?” he roared. “You spent last two years telling everyone about the importance of wearing masks and avoid large gatherings indoors,” Noah continued. “Then second someone offers you a free dinner and you turn into Joe Rogan.”
Noah made distinct point of noting that White House science adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci “thought it was too dangerous” to come to dinner and then drew attention to the date of the largest star in in place “Pete Davidson thinks everything is fine.”
Clapping Covid FNC coverage for moving viewers “to the intensive care unit”, Noah praised Hannity for being “the longest running host in cable news history”. Of course, those pleasant words didn’t wash away the stench. off FNC off the tuxedo wearing host, nor get Hannity off hook. “Funny fact: Sean Hannity and Ainsley Erhardt are actually dating right now,” he said. of FSK colleagues. “I really think it’s great to see office romance in fox what won’tend in $20 million settlement,” Noah chided, saying of a long scandal that still defines FNC in in eyes of many.
“I sure wherever Roger Ailes is now, he is looking for up and smiling,” the comedian told the stony faces at the Fox News tables and the guaranteed pillory. on Monday on output.
Since at that time Fox had nothing to lose, Noah doubled down in a reference to FNC arsonist and WHCD member Laura Ingram. “Wow, what can you say about her that isn’t already was said by the Anti-Defamation League?” he proclaimed before lashing out at Tucker Carlson. up Little.
Perhaps in hope escape a complete partisan reaction, Noah finished his remarks with some thoughts on in beauty and benefits of Freedom of the press in America especially in the days of Russia invasion of Ukraine. He threw in not very delicate undermining during the painful exit from Afghanistan last year The President sitting next to him. “Please be careful leaving tonight, we are all know this administration is not handling the evacuation well,” Noah said to applause seconds before the handshake. with Biden.