Full Frontal Television

Samantha Bee blasts Fallon’s Trump interview: I guess ratings matter more than brown people

"They're not racist. They just don't mind if other people are, which is just as bad."

On Monday’s Full Frontal, Samantha Bee criticized NBC, and other media outlets, for giving Donald Trump millions of dollars worth of free publicity. NBC kept Trump’s The Apprentice on the air even when he as peddling his “birther” claims against President Obama. “NBC tacitly condoned a race-baiting demagogue.”

[arve url=”https://youtu.be/urMYjS97omY”%5D

“To their credit, NBC did sever ties with Trump after he called Mexicans ‘rapists’ — if by severing ties you mean inviting him on their flagship comedy programs to show millions of Americans what a fun guy he is,” Bee said of Trump’s appearance on SNL.

“I guess because ratings matter more than brown people? Sure, he’s making life palpably dangerous for Muslims and immigrants, but hey, he’s good entertainment!”

“You know, here’s a thought,” Bee went on. “When Holocaust survivors are telling you, ‘Hey, this guy gives me déjà vu,’ maybe don’t invite him up into your house to play with your adorable children.” She further slammed Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show for their puff-piece interview. “I notice there were no cutaway shots to The Roots. I wonder why.”

In the clip below, Bee went on to rip the media for giving Trump millions of dollars in free advertisement.

[arve url=”https://youtu.be/6sF5dRxk000″%5D

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: