With the exception of Seth Meyers, NBC has been pretty amenable with promoting Donald Trump. They treat him like he’s a normal candidate even though he’s clearly not. On her must-watch weekly show, Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, Bee took aim at the network for trying to normalize the hatemonger simply because he’s good for ratings.
As a side note, if you’re not watching Full Frontal on a regular basis, you should be. It’s as good as Last Week Tonight with John Oliver, but Bee brings a unique anger to her show that escapes all the other late night hosts because she’s someone who actually has skin in the game. At the end of the day, prominent white dudes like Oliver, Meyers, Bill Maher, and their late night brethren will be fine no matter who wins in November. Bee knows what the stakes are like for women and she has a diverse staff that can empathize with the dangers a Trump presidency would represent.
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Check out the Full Frontal with Samantha Bee clip below. The show airs Mondays at 10:30pm on TBS, although next week they’ll be on Wednesday at 10:30 for a post-debate episode.