Trevor Noah Mocks Marco Rubio’s Town Hall Appearance: ‘Maybe Bullying Isn’t That Bad’


On Thursday night, Trevor Noah ripped Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) for his appearance at the CNN town hall this week.

As the The Daily Show host said, the students, parents, and teachers of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School “weren’t there to play nice,” referencing Rubio’s intense exchange a victim’s father, who called the senator’s rhetoric since the shooting “pathetic.

“That was a really powerful moment and now thanks to that father, we all know what Marco Rubio’s face looks like when he craps his pants,” Noah joked.

He then played the clip of Rubio being confronted by a Parkland survivor who pressed him on whether he would stop accepting donations from the NRA.

“Wow, that was so awkward for Marco Rubio,” Noah said. “He looked like a dad trying to explain to his son why he cheated on his mom.”

Noah acknowledged that Rubio “tried his best” to explain his positions, but had some fun at the senator’s expense for being “totally out of sync” with all the attendees in that arena, specifically when Rubio suggested that what they wanted would lead to the ban of all guns, which caused the crowd to roar with applause.

“That was such an epic fail,” Noah reacted. “Marco Rubio said the solution like it was the problem.”

Noah praised the “heckling teenagers” for convincing Rubio to shift several of his positions on gun control during the town hall.

“Maybe bullying isn’t that bad after all,” Noah quipped.

Watch the clip above, via Comedy Central.

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