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‘So Awkward for Marco Rubio’
At a city corridor assembly on Wednesday evening, Senator Marco Rubio was grilled over gun management by college students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive Faculty in Parkland, Fla., the place a gunman killed 17 folks final week. Trevor Noah highlighted the second when a pupil requested the senator to vow he wouldn’t take any extra marketing campaign contributions from the Nationwide Rifle Affiliation. Rubio demurred.
“That was so awkward for Marco Rubio. He appeared like a dad attempting to clarify to his son why he cheated on his mother. He was like, ‘You see, Cameron, typically a politician has wants. And when the N.R.A. opens their pockets, it’s so exhausting to withstand. Heh, heh. In the future you’ll perceive, child.’” — TREVOR NOAH
Jimmy Kimmel summed up that individual alternate succinctly.
“And at that second, Marco Rubio realized he had misplaced the highschool debate 30 years after graduating highschool.” — JIMMY KIMMEL
Rubio received applause, not jeers, when he informed the group he would rethink his opposition to limits on the scale of journal clips. That gave Noah an thought.
“I’m not going to lie, I’m shocked that these heckling youngsters bought Rubio to alter his thoughts. Perhaps bullying isn’t that unhealthy in any case. In reality, possibly that’s the way you get the remainder of America’s lawmakers to do something: Transfer the ground of Congress to the center of a coliseum.” — TREVOR NOAH
Colbert Is Not Impressed
Some information commentators mentioned that Rubio ought to obtain credit score for exhibiting as much as the city corridor, whatever the views he espoused there. Stephen Colbert sees it in another way.
“O.Ok., right here’s the factor: Simply exhibiting up isn’t that spectacular. He works for these folks. In case your boss calls you into their workplace, you may’t say, ‘Sure, I hit a buyer; sure, I turned the break room right into a intercourse dungeon; and I’m at the moment very excessive. However I confirmed up, although I knew you’d be mad! I ought to get some credit score for that. Do you wish to get excessive?’” — STEPHEN COLBERT