John Kelly’s Anti-Immigration Rhetoric is Nothing New | The Daily Show

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Published on May 14, 2018

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly faces backlash after characterizing Mexican immigrants as uneducated and “overwhelmingly rural.”

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20 comments

  • Sean Achim 2 years ago

    wrt to the great-grandson reveal – Well played (slow clap), Well played. I love your show and the reason it is so damn good is because of this kind of commitment to getting your facts straight. You’re still making your homeboys in SA proud my Laaitie. Keep it up. Ma se kind!

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  • Jonatan Rydén 2 years ago

    Does he know that the US is overwhelmingly rural? Does he know that Trump supporters are overwhelmingly rural?

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  • Cartier Oliver 2 years ago

    The caucasian grinch John Kelly

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  • DBR Liamg 2 years ago

    Y’all filthy immigrants. Give America back to native Americans!

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  • Johanna Bresnan 2 years ago

    What is happening to accountability? Before long, only we the little people will have to answer to the “letter of the Law” while they all flaunt their own contempt for even the Spirit of the Law. So much for Integrity, and Congruence. A nation run mostly by Ethically Challenged and sometimes even Sociopaths.

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  • cristina solano 2 years ago

    I feel so educated with Trevor Noah.

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  • Heather Chinault 2 years ago

    Same morals as when rep. Closed sanitariums putting mentally challenged on the streets there still homeless or dead

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  • Danielle Vetterkind 2 years ago

    “Like a u2 album on you’re iPhone” HAHAHA Really though. How did it get there?

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  • Seff Khomosi 2 years ago

    why are you defending “illegal immigrants “?

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  • carogueva123 2 years ago

    It honestly hurts how ignorant Kelly is, it’s great how he assumes how the majority of a country lives when it’s clear he has no idea. Yes my mom had an education only up to the 3rd grade because she was the oldest of 11 and started working and raising her siblings at a young age. My dad being the 8th out of 15 managed to go to school and even get a degree, but after he finished school he decided that it would benefit the future of his family to live here instead. He couldn’t use his degree here so he had to start from the bottom, but that doesn’t mean he wasn’t educated. He’s worked in a variety of labor intensive fields even though he had no prior experience in them and he still managed to thrive in each of them. He was able to gain residency and then apply for citizenship which he had to study for and take the test like everyone else that applies for citizenship. They act like people aren’t trying to be a part of this country, he’s very proud to say he’s american, and heck until recently because of how conservative he was raised he’d always vote Republican. Take that how you will but that should show you that the party definitely took a very wrong turn somewhere and drove off a cliff, not like the Democrats have done any better though.

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  • Jose DuBois 2 years ago

    I vote we take all your money to support these migrants.

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  • Nick Coltrane 2 years ago

    I thought rural people with a 4th grade education were “Real America”

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  • Iris N. Garcia 2 years ago

    John Kelly. You cannot escape your past

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  • Vincente Carrizales 2 years ago

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  • J Rangel 2 years ago

    History repeats itself…
    The Mexican repatriation was a mass deportation of 2000,000 Mexicans and Mexican-Americans from the United States between 1929 and 1936. sixty percent of those deported were U.S. citizens.
    My great grandfather was one of those American citizens sent to Mexico. And this was all based on the color of their skin.

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  • E M 2 years ago

    Fake news don’t know the difference between illegal immigration and regular immigration

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  • Jennifer Gridley 2 years ago

    Caucasian Grinch!!! LMAO Trevor that is Gold!! ???

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  • geeta brar 2 years ago

    Just a genius way to depict immigration. Example of Kelly in the end has no counter argument.

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  • Sao Salazar 2 years ago

    White insecurities is more American than apple pie and cuckoldry……

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  • Unintentional Vegan Ninja 2 years ago

    ROFLOLTMSHRB! ???

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