America: Merit-Based or Who-You-Know-Based? – Between the Scenes | The Daily Show

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Published on March 15, 2019

The celebrity college bribing scandal sparks a conversation about the reality of merit-based opportunities in America, Trevor’s experience with not being able to afford college tuition, and how Jon Stewart opened a door for him.

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20 comments

  • nicoleb1576 1 month ago

    First!

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  • Tyton41 1 month ago

    First

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  • The Secret Game 1 month ago

    First

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  • Ikram Hussein 1 month ago

    2nd

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  • Max Bogie 1 month ago

    I’ve just enjoyed this clip on The Daily Show On Comedy Central On YouTube with Trevor Noah. Thanks!!

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  • AA GAMING YT 1 month ago

    talk about the new zealand terrirost attack next episode its the saddest thing ever i feel bad for the muslims that died RIP😢😢

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  • The Josh O Show 1 month ago

    Merit based is the dream were sold, but who you know is more important.

    -Josh Otusanya

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  • Tyton41 1 month ago

    So that’s why so many applications go missing?

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  • Aaron Cohen 1 month ago

    Colleges should entirely be merit based and based on hardwork and the industriousness of the particular individual,any other way to get into college is an insult to the rights of mankind

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  • Eduwin Vannam 1 month ago

    28 views, 40 likes. WTF 😂😂😂

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  • William Plaud 1 month ago

    I’ve been trying that and people just close the door on my foot.

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  • NATIVE LATINOS Fook TRUMP 1 month ago

    💰The system is rigged folks

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  • Mihir Yeole 1 month ago

    This has been the problem in India since decades and I don’t see any solutions for it

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  • 020ctmarie 1 month ago

    Nothing about this surprised me. And I don’t expect anything to happen to most of them. Look at the president. He’s cheated his way through over 70 years of life and has yet to be held accountable.

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  • Ty The Healer 1 month ago

    Speaking nothing but facts. So happy this is out in the open. This is just the tip of the iceberg. Maybe just maybe America will actually be great.

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  • Mackenzie Boyd Clowes 1 month ago

    THE DREAMING STRONG AND POWERFUL AMERICA – BERNIE SANDERS SHOULD THE NEXT PRESIDENT OF UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 2020 FEEL THE BEEERN!!!

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  • Kingstone Mupedziswa 1 month ago

    It’s who you know. This is a universal law.

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  • Mandy 1 month ago

    Dubya went to Yale. Let that sink in.

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  • Jackie Graves 1 month ago

    I recall a certain political group wanting “immigration reform” based on merit. This scandal exposed exactly what they meant.

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  • qmudd21 1 month ago

    Shouldve told their privileged children to pull themselves by their own bootstraps…

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