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February 26, 2020

(urgent, steady music) – [Trevor] Most people
remember where they were when President Obama saluted a
Marine while holding a latte. It’s considered by many
of America’s step-uncles to be the biggest scandal
in presidential history. “The Daily Show
Podcast Universe” is proud to introduce
the most definitive, most caffeinated history
of Obama’s Latte Salute, from the people who
lived through it. This is “Slowbama.” – [Matt] Lauren
Mills is a barista at the Peet’s Coffee on Eighth
and K in Washington, D.C. In many ways, she’s
a typical barista. She wears a lot of
camouflage vests. She knows a weird amount
about Bolivian politics. She styles her
hair in dreadlocks, despite being white. – [Lauren] Spiritually, I
just feel Jamaican, you know? – [Matt] On September 23rd,
2014, Lauren got to work, and she did what
she does every day. She made coffee. – [Lauren] Medium
cold brew for Ray? – [Matt] A large
drip with cream, an Americano with four
scoops of sugar, and then, at 7:19 a.m., Lauren received
an order for a latte. And though it was impossible
to know it at the time, Lauren Mills was
brewing a beverage that would change the course
of presidential history. (serious keyboard music) This is “The Daily Show
Presents Slowbama,” a podcast about
the Latte Salute, the greatest American political
scandal of the 21st century. – [Sean Hannity]
Everyone’s talking about the disrespectful way
the president saluted a Marine yesterday with
his latte in his hand. – [Female Commentator] Saluting
two Marines after Marine One landed in New York with a
cup of coffee in his hands. That’s bad! – [Megyn Kelly] The fallout
from what many are calling President Obama’s Latte Salute. – [Female Commentator]
The Latte Salute. – [Female Commentator] This
salute by Obama may serve as a useful metaphor for
his entire administration, (echoes) his entire
administration, his entire administration. – [Matt] How does it feel
to wake up every morning knowing the president saluted
a Marine with a latte? What was it like to live
through that horror? Has America ever
truly recovered? (thoughtful music with
acoustic guitar and hand claps) Episode One, “A Cup of Shame.” September 23rd, 2014. Barack Obama is halfway through his second term as president. He flies to New
York for a meeting at the United Nations, and
the White House releases (helicopter rotors whir)
a video of Obama getting off the helicopter. He smiles at a small crowd,
walks down the stairs, Marines salute him,
Obama salutes back. A typical scene. Except something isn’t right. (urgent, ominous dance music) – [Matt Lauer] The White
House posted this video on Instagram on Tuesday. It shows President Obama– – Hey!
– Stepping off Marine One here in New York,
saluting Marines with a coffee cup in his hand. Some are now calling
this disrespectful. – [Matt] But how did the
video reach the “Today” show? One reason is Tom Stoneman. Tom is a writer for Shout
Pundit, where he blogs about politics and alpha
male testosterone pills. Tom is your typical
conservative blogger. He’s five-foot-seven,
lives in a bomb shelter, and has never eaten a vegetable. – [Tom] I always kept an eye on President Barack Saddam
Hussein O-Bungler. The man was corrupt,
and he was also, this is based on my own
reporting, born a lady. – [Matt] Obama’s
two terms in office have already been
defined by scandal. You probably remember
the big ones. He used Grey Poupon
instead of regular mustard. – [Sean Hannity]
I hope you enjoyed that fancy burger,
Mr. President. – [Matt] He wore a tan
suit to a press briefing. – [Female Reporter] President
Obama’s decision to wear a light tan suit at
yesterday’s news conference– – [Matt] He droned a wedding. – [Brian Williams] A U.S.
drone strike in Yemen that missed its target– – [Matt] He even used a selfie
stick in the White House. – [Gerri Willis] Here’s the
leader of the free world, the guy we trust with
the button for the nukes, acting like a 12-year-old. – [Matt] The scandals
kept piling up, and there were steady
calls for impeachment from Americans with
AOL email addresses, which is why Internet
sleuths like Stoneman were on high alert
for more missteps. – [Tom] He saluted a Marine
with a coffee cup in his hand! I couldn’t believe it! He might as well have
pooped on the American flag and wiped his butt
with the Constitution! – [Matt] Stoneman and
many other conservatives on the Internet were incensed. The video was soon posted at
all the major right-wing blogs. Patriot Shriek, Brainpower
America News, Red Anger Rising, Storm Surge, The Angry
Churchwife, Angry
Man’s Angry Blog, Angriness Today, The Anger
Report with Dr. Mike Angry. The right-wing radio
host Mark Le Vin included a segment
about the Latte Salute during his afternoon show. – [Mark] It’s about damn time, almost six years in
office, that you show our men and women in the
military some respect! Which you do not! And when you get off that
damn helicopter, you salute! And you salute with
respect, a nice, crisp right-hand salute, got it? – [Matt] Now here’s
something you have to understand about
America in 2014. This was a different
time, a different place, a different country. There were only six “Fast
and the Furious” movies. Donald Trump wasn’t yet
the commander in chief. He was still a loudmouth
businessman with a reality show where he pretended
to fire MC Hammer. So there was no telling
whether this story would break into the mainstream. And then… (urgent news bell fanfare
with air whooshes) – [Chris Wallace] This
is a Fox News alert. I’m Chris Wallace. – [Matt] Buckley Churnsworth is your typical Fox News intern. His father is a GOP
mega-donor, and his mother is not allowed to
talk at parties. In September 2014,
he was a seventh-year sophomore at Dartmouth. He was taking off the
fall semester due to a drunk-and-disorderly
charge at a Panera Bread, and found an
internship at Fox News. He remembers stumbling on
Tom Stoneman’s blog post. We caught up with
Buckley at his favorite New York City bar, McChugger’s. – [Buckley] Yeah, so, I
was reading an article on,
and an ad caught my eye. It was a link to a
Shout Pundit story. I’ll never forget the headline. “Unbelievable! “Barack O-Boner does it
again, giving Muslim salute “while carrying a cup
of Indonesian coffee.” I immediately told my boss. Or, I told someone. I don’t know, I was
pretty coked up that day. – [Matt] And suddenly,
the scandal was on. (intense synthesizer music) – [Male Commentator] A
Marine manual states, do not salute, quote,
“when carrying articles “with both hands or being
otherwise so occupied “as to make saluting
impractical.” – [Female Commentator]
Sloppy, ill thought out, inappropriate, callous,
selfish, and disrespectful. – [Male Commentator]
His heart wasn’t in it. – [Karl Rove] After all,
we got a chai-swilling, golf-playing,
basketball-trash-talking, leading-from-behind,
“I got no strategy,” “Osama bin Laden is
dead, GM is alive” community organizer
commander in chief. How disrespectful was that? (intense synthesizer music) – [Matt] There a lot of drinks you can order at a coffee shop. Latte, espresso,
Americano, macchiato. But what Barack Obama received? That was a large,
steaming problemo. After the break, President Obama faces the biggest
White House scandal since William Howard Taft
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responsible for violent chimps. (ominous synthesizer music) Do you remember where
you were when you first heard about
the Latte Salute? For many Americans, it’s
like the moon landing, except the Latte Salute
actually happened. And people were angry. America had already been burned by the series finale of “Lost,” and now, the
hope-and-change president was saluting
Marines with coffee? We know that anger on
the right was high, but what about the left? – [Jon] I was on that
helicopter with the president. My failure to stop him
from saluting that Marine with the latte is my
single greatest regret. Not just of the
Obama presidency, but
of my entire life. – [Matt] Jon Favreau
is, in many ways, your typical former
aide to Barack Obama. He hosts a hit podcast, he
sends 130 tweets per day, and he is unable to make
eye contact for more than three seconds without
looking at his phone. And even now, five years later, he can’t stop thinking
about the Latte Salute. – [Jon] Sometimes,
late at night, I hear a voice
whispering in the wind. “Latte Salute, Latte
Salute, Latte Salute.” It’s my Rosebud. It’s my white whale. It’s whatever Tim Burton
sees in Johnny Depp. An obsession. – [Matt] Looking back,
it’s hard to believe that Barack Obama would
salute a Marine with a latte. But remember, this was 2014. – [Larry King] All
right, time now for the Ice Bucket Challenge. – [Matt] And a lot of things we enjoyed in 2014
seem ridiculous today, like “The Walking
Dead,” or Macklemore. But another thing
that’s hard to believe is something Jon
brought up, that no one on the helicopter
stopped the president. And it made us wonder. Was it really possible for Jon, or anyone else on the plane, to stop the Latte Salute? To find out, we
rented a helicopter with the exact dimensions
and configuration of Marine One and ran
a little experiment. (urgent, building
synthesizer music) (helicopter rotors whir) Okay, so, I’m here
with my producer in the helicopter,
and, what are we doing? – [Producer] We’re
gonna find out if someone could’ve
stopped the Latte Salute. – [Matt] Okay, so
I’m seated where President Obama would have sat. I am holding a latte
that we got from– – [Producer] Caribou Coffee. – [Matt] Caribou
Coffee, right, okay. The helicopter door has opened. I am walking down the
stairs, lifting my hand– – [Producer] Mr. President! Don’t salute a
Marine with a latte! – [Matt] Okay, so,
what do we think? – [Producer] I don’t think
it was possible to stop it. (thoughtful synthesizer music) – [Matt] Back in the studio,
we called Jon Favreau. (phone rings) – [Jon] Hello? – [Matt] Jon, it’s
Matt from “Slowbama.” We just got back
from the airfield. – [Jon] And? – [Matt] We determined
pretty conclusively that no one would’ve been able to stop the Latte Salute. – [Jon] Thank you. Thank, thank you so much. You know, President Trump
might be thin-skinned, semi-literate, adulterous,
and a serial tax cheat, but at least he’s
never had a scandal as bad as holding a cup
while saluting a Marine. And to know that I
couldn’t have prevented that salute, I mean, thank you. You’re, you’re a real
Friend of the Pod. – [Matt] Thanks, Jon. – [Jon] Sure thing. And hey, you didn’t
really rent a helicopter and re-create this
thing, did you? – [Matt] What do you mean? – [Jon] I mean, this
was just a joke, right? I wasn’t actually in
the plane with Obama. I left the White House
a year before this whole thing happened.
– Clearly, the trauma from the Latte Salute had
left Jon Favreau confused. After all, this was a confusing
time in American history. – [Jon] Hey, I’m
on the phone still. – [Matt] Remember, for both
the left and the right– – [Jon] Should I hang up and leave?
– It was hard to put this in context. There’s plenty more ahead
after this short break. – [Jon] I’m still on the line. – [Matt] “Slowbama” is
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you’ve gotten your fill. (lively electronic music) If you’re like me, you
probably still have a ton of questions
about the Latte Salute. For example, what
drove President Obama to salute with a latte? Did President Obama
ever salute a Marine while holding another
food or beverage, like a bottle of
Snapple, or a turkey leg? Has President Obama ever
been to the Renaissance fair? But mostly, I think
about that Marine. (Marines march to indistinct
call-and-response chant) Imagine you enlist for
the U.S. Marine Corps. You train, you do your
push-ups, shave your head. You run laps while shouting
about how butch you are. And then, during
the defining moment of your military
career, greeting (stately military music)
the presidential helicopter, you get saluted with a latte. We tracked down the Marine
that President Obama saluted. His name is Lieutenant
Chris Wheel, and he retired from
the Corps in 2017. He agreed to sit
down with me, and, in an emotional
conversation, we talked about how it felt to be
on the receiving end
of the Latte Salute. Lieutenant Wheel,
I know this must be very difficult for you. – [Chris] Not really. – [Matt] If you
ever need to stop, if the pain becomes too
great, please just tell me. – [Chris] (laughs)
I really doubt it. – [Matt] So, how did it feel
to get saluted with a latte? – [Chris] I told you on
the phone, it was fine. Wasn’t that big a deal. – [Matt] But in another
sense, it wasn’t fine, and it was an enormous deal. And it didn’t seem like America knew how to cope
with such an offense. It wasn’t like George
W. Bush had ever made a mistake with
the U.S. military. But, in fact, the
United States had faced a remarkably similar
situation a century before. Here’s presidential
historian Douglas Brinkley. – [Douglas] Well, you know,
a lot of people forget this, but, actually, President
Chester A. Arthur got into some salute-based
trouble of his own. Back in 1883, Arthur was
on a whistle-stop tour. At one of those stops,
President Arthur saluted some major general
while he was holding a bottle of root beer,
which, of course, back in those days
was made of pure, uncut Mexican cocaine,
and the scandal became known in the newspapers
as Chester’s Cheese-Up. You couldn’t open
a newspaper without reading about
Chester’s Cheese-Up. Well, the backlash to this
scandal was so ferocious that Chester Arthur was
forced to find a fall guy, so he fired his secretary
of locomotive affairs, and then ended up selling
him to the Prussian Empire. – [Matt] Wow, and
you’re a real historian? – [Douglas] Yes, I am. – [Matt] Incredible, a real
historian with a real story. – [Douglas] Well, no,
no, no, this isn’t real. I thought we were doing a joke. Obviously, this never happened. (phone receiver slams down) (upbeat electronic music) – [Matt] As reporters,
we’re obliged to consider every
side of the story. If there’s a football
game, you talk to the home team
and the visitors. If there’s a vote
on a bill, you talk to Democrats and Republicans. If a woman is accused of
being possessed by the Devil, you talk to her
accuser and to Satan, by summoning the Prince of
Darkness in a blood sacrifice. That’s journalism. And so, we knew that
before this was over, we had to talk to
the Latte Saluter in chief himself, Barack Obama. Because, and this is
weird, Obama has never actually talked about
the Latte Salute. Here’s the president’s
press secretary in 2014, right as the Latte Salute
scandal was escalating. – [Andrea Mitchell] The
president’s Latte Salute or coffee salute when he was
getting off of Marine One, saluting the Marine
with the cup of coffee, have you been asked to
respond to this, or– – [Josh Earnest] I
haven’t, but look– – [Andrea Mitchell]
Is the president aware of the controversy?
– I don’t know, because I haven’t talked
to him about it. (upbeat pop music) – [Matt] After five
years, had no one really talked to
President Obama about it? So I did what any podcast
journalist would do. I requested an interview
with Barack Obama. And his spokesman
granted the request, on the condition that I not
ask about the Latte Salute. I was told Obama would talk
about literally any subject, his marriage, what it was
like to be born in Kenya, any subject at all,
except the Latte Salute. I declined the interview. “Frankly,” I told his spokesman, “that’s some weak tea, or
should I say, a weak lat-tea.” (clock ticking)
I have been reporting this story for five
years straight. In that time, I have lived
and breathed the Latte Salute. I see it when I close my eyes. I think about it when
I drift off to sleep. I tend to talk about
it all the time, and that tendency has
frayed my relationship with the people closest
to me, with my friends, with my wife, with my
wife’s divorce lawyer, with my wife’s new
boyfriend, Dave. But in the end, America
needs this story. (patriotic synth fanfare)
Because the Latte Salute is the story of America. Think about it. A scandal that nearly
brought down a president started with a
humble cup of coffee. And so, I knew that I
had to go back and talk to Lauren Mills, the barista
who made that fateful latte. – [Lauren] I’ve got a
small latte for Matt? Oh, God. – [Matt] Hello, Lauren. – [Lauren] Not again. – [Matt] Lauren, I
just have one question. How does it feel to have made
the coffee that kicked off our nation’s greatest
presidential scandal? – [Lauren] Greatest scandal? What about Chester’s Cheese-Up? And didn’t Andrew Jackson,
like, commit genocide? – [Matt] The Latte
Salute, Lauren! Latte Salute! (Lauren sighs)
Latte Salute! – [Lauren] I’m gonna
have to ask you to leave. Are you drooling right now? (classical music –
Shostakovich’s “Waltz No. 2”) – [Matt] The word scandal is
derived from the Greek word skandalon, which
means stumbling block. But what is a stumbling block? And then, there’s this wrinkle. How do we even know that the
liquid in his cup was a latte? What if President
Obama was drinking something else entirely? Did we get the Latte
Salute entirely wrong? That’s next week, on Episode Two of “The Daily Show
Presents Slowbama.” (steady, thoughtful music) Archival footage
in today’s episode was provided by Shout Pundit and The Angry Report
with Dr. Mike Angry. The show’s music is composed
by Dave, my wife’s boyfriend. Thanks, Dave. (steady, thoughtful
music with hand claps) (“Daily Show” theme
music – “Dog on Fire”)


  • Reply Nicole Wulff February 23, 2020 at 9:20 pm

    most Things about America is so Disgusting. … from Germany

  • Reply Ralph Dratman February 23, 2020 at 9:29 pm

    This is not fun. It is way too real. How do you make fun of such malicious stupidity? The parody is maybe too subtle for this situation.

  • Reply Anony Mustly February 23, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    LOL. I can't believe you turned the Latte Salute into a 20 minute podcast. Don't you people have real work to do?

  • Reply Ameha K February 23, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    The malechimp ad was funny.

    Then "the latte salute actually happened," you're killing it!!

  • Reply Doe Nil February 23, 2020 at 9:34 pm

    How did you guys get 20 mins out of one gag? 😂

  • Reply NE Info February 23, 2020 at 9:37 pm

    D. T. Will be in India. Make some video about it.

  • Reply captjamus February 23, 2020 at 9:40 pm

    Look, if you're going to salute, or return a salute, at least do so properly. Heck, even little John John did so during JFK's funeral. Otherwise it's not an actual salute but an acknowlegement, which itself is actually okay from somebody NOT in unifrom. Debate away. See:

  • Reply Sylvia Harris February 23, 2020 at 9:54 pm

    Horrors of horrors….clutching , my pearls oh my!!!!!

  • Reply Coffee's Hangar February 23, 2020 at 10:03 pm

    These Phrodcasts are awesome sauce!!! I hope you guys are going to continue these series. Or in similar vein other phrodcasts.

    Can i coin that term Btw…

    Phrodcast: A Podcast Parody or Spoof…fake yet disturbingly ironic in actual sarcastic truths revealed within.

  • Reply Toni Coles February 23, 2020 at 10:06 pm

    This is SO funny!

  • Reply Skyeletta Ramona February 23, 2020 at 10:11 pm

    '3:24 the man was corrupt and he was also born a lady' the daily show finds transphobic jokes funny?

  • Reply needabettername February 23, 2020 at 10:14 pm

    My wife's new boyfriend Dave….lol

  • Reply Ludmila Turkova February 23, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    a question you should be asking your selves
    why on Earth you keep referring to Obama?

  • Reply Jonathan Jadotte February 23, 2020 at 10:19 pm

    I bet my left toe trump don't know the 3rd amendment or has even read the constitution😴

  • Reply PS Wright February 23, 2020 at 10:29 pm

    This is just too hard to tell from real right wing blogs. lol

  • Reply Tamara Smith February 23, 2020 at 10:58 pm


  • Reply Dominik Beitat February 23, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    Alright everyone, now let's hear it again, but this time we replace the word "latte" with the word "boner".
    Because that's what "latte" means in German. It means "boner".
    I was almost, and quite figuratively, laughing my ass off.

  • Reply Dailymilk February 23, 2020 at 11:20 pm

    Is that Simon Sinek? 😂

  • Reply Muks S February 23, 2020 at 11:21 pm

    Hey, is that Nathan Fielder narrating? Wow, i miss his tv show. Or is it just Costa.

  • Reply queenredspecial February 23, 2020 at 11:27 pm

    Love you Trevor, and I get the humour in this — but let's also look at Obama's actual presidency, and the scandal of his legacy that no one will talk about because right now it's not fashionable to say anything about him unless you're a white supremacist fascist asshole, of whom there are unfortunately plenty. But, to be fair: Elegant as he was, he DID escalate wars, he DID give up on medical care for poor people, he DID bail out Wall Street, he DID favour the status quo which only benefits rich white people. Yes, he is an educated man who is a pleasure to listen to, especially compared with what was before and what came after him — but at this point, these jokes are passe. Time to at least casually mention the truth, and no one is in a better position to do it than you.

  • Reply MMB628 Jr February 23, 2020 at 11:27 pm

    As a Consumer of the ‘We’Undies’ product and services- I am 100% Satisfied. Keep this segment going..

  • Reply MMB628 Jr February 23, 2020 at 11:42 pm

    I use to listen to George Noory back when I worked nights. Coast to Coast was my sht. This Def sounds like some NPR- here’s an artist that performs jazz with kitchen appliances type sht. I love NPR and loved coast to coast. But sometimes they go/went off spectrum for me. That ok, variance makes life colorful if it’s presented colorfully. .

  • Reply carla kay February 23, 2020 at 11:44 pm

    So a latte is more value then asulting a woman as t rump has Repeatedly!!! Get serious!

  • Reply Dennis Robinson February 24, 2020 at 12:30 am


  • Reply phillip st February 24, 2020 at 1:14 am

    maybe a one finger salute would've made them happier

  • Reply Doreen Dklutz February 24, 2020 at 1:19 am

    Amerika! Please fix your schools! Your K-12 Education! 😤🤕

  • Reply Mariah February 24, 2020 at 1:26 am

    Absolutely brilliant satire from start to finish. Well done. 😂

  • Reply jrg973 February 24, 2020 at 1:37 am

    Another talky

  • Reply Silas Richardson February 24, 2020 at 2:09 am

    I was a Obama supporter for two years, he's done with his presidency! It's time to move beyond him. Hrs done bring president. Come on Obama supporters time to move on.

  • Reply Brittany A February 24, 2020 at 2:18 am

    I think the Daily Show is running out of new material lol

  • Reply avi gutierrez February 24, 2020 at 2:54 am

    😏🥂👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻👏🏻🎊. Sometimes I miss the craziness of Fox News attacks on Obama and other presidents now it’s trump day 24/7🤷‍♂️.

  • Reply Lee Susca February 24, 2020 at 3:59 am

    This is ridiculous. We all know what he’s hiding. Show us the Frappuccino Obama!!

  • Reply Aidan Kelley February 24, 2020 at 4:13 am

    dude this makes me laugh so much. obama holds a coffee cup while saluting, "first of all he "saluted" so he was being respectable, nothing says you can't be holding something while saluting, there is no rule, but what really is absurd is they wanted to have him kicked out of the white house, yet we got trump over here being the worst person of all time and this guy is ok? i really don't understand our country

  • Reply Troy Lynn February 24, 2020 at 4:21 am

    Saluted by a hand it smelt like pussy. Trump 2020

  • Reply Troy Lynn February 24, 2020 at 4:22 am

    Saluted by a hand it smelt like pussy. Trump 2020

  • Reply dominichokage February 24, 2020 at 4:30 am

    Now whenever I go to Starbucks I think of all the Marines who have been disrespected by Obama. I'll never forgive Obama!

  • Reply jacques mazard February 24, 2020 at 4:49 am

    really podcast

  • Reply Sal February 24, 2020 at 5:02 am

    The daily show is getting lazier and lazier with their content….re-uploading old content and borderline clickbate spam at this point. Now a 20+ min podcast about an old joke that they already covered extensively? yeah I’m not listening to this. as a matter of fact, thumbs down. It’s been fun, but this channel is going to 💩 so it’s about time I unsubscribe. ✌️

  • Reply hachalarga February 24, 2020 at 5:26 am


  • Reply TheDoc February 24, 2020 at 5:52 am

    This post should probably be taken down. I couldn't care less what hand was used to salute, it was an unnecessary action which he performed as a sign of respect regardless of what is expected of him.

    Unfortunately, the video is just being used to incense a handful of vocal snowflakes who want to use it as a springboard to compare Obama to Trump. Trump and the Republicans are liars and hypocrites with only their own short-term gains and profits at heart.

    That doesn't mean there aren't liberals making the problem worse with their own defamatory rhetoric. It serves the purpose of those acting against us when we turn them into demons. The far right media and their supporters use these over the top reactions to sell their own version of truth. You give them examples like this, and they point and say, "Do you see what they're saying about us? That we're a bunch of idiots who listen to a guy drone on about some stupid news story for 20 minutes. And they eat it up! Those aren't people with America's interest at heart."

  • Reply Annabelle B February 24, 2020 at 5:55 am

    But Trump is the most persecuted man ever; God, these people are beyond contempt.

  • Reply Crystal Sherman February 24, 2020 at 6:03 am

    Those people are so evil and stupid

  • Reply Phoenix Uprising February 24, 2020 at 6:04 am

    That reenactment of the "can anyone stopped the latte salute" debacle was everything for this podcast. TBH, it was the definitive reason why the SlowBama podcast is still running. It saved the show.

  • Reply Sim W February 24, 2020 at 6:11 am

    I love this podcast!!! 😂

    But seriously…such anger tho…the rant and rave of bigots!! The real scandal is the news media. How can they carry on like this. SMH

  • Reply Shannon Jacobs February 24, 2020 at 6:13 am

    I don't get the point of playing up to these insane rightwing attacks this way. Is Trevor trying to drive me away from his videos? If so, congrats.

  • Reply Jason Wright February 24, 2020 at 6:26 am

    O no Obama saluted a Marine with a coffee in his what on Earth are we going to do

  • Reply Powell Languages February 24, 2020 at 6:49 am

    Oh, the shame of wearing a beige suit and eating Dijon mustard. But now we have an honest patriot in the whitehouse.

  • Reply ian frogfish February 24, 2020 at 6:54 am

    He used a selfie stick in the whitehouse!!! omfg, utter savage….

  • Reply RunniN IT February 24, 2020 at 7:32 am

    This is funny as hell

  • Reply JooYoung Choi February 24, 2020 at 7:43 am

    I really enjoy the Daily Show, but this isn't very funny. It seems to me that this is describing the "funny"-ness of something, rather than actually being funny. It is just one drawn out 20 minute joke, with a weak punch line. The thing that makes the Daily Show interesting to me is its ability to blend truth with comedy. This being a parody, it is not bound by facts and can be more imaginative, yet instead, it remains rather boring, rehashing the same joke over and over again.

  • Reply Yaruvain February 24, 2020 at 7:51 am

    is that the shittown guy

  • Reply superymario west February 24, 2020 at 8:00 am

    @4:48 is someone spoke to me like this, good reason or not, I would literally break his pie hole. *Gag * *mouth barf *

  • Reply நித்தின் X February 24, 2020 at 8:08 am

    Didn't You guys get the new about The Wall built in Gujarat for US President visit to India. And an Indian who had built a temple for US President DJTrump.

  • Reply Abor Hills February 24, 2020 at 8:09 am

    Meanwhile Trump has arrived in India and I am really I am expecting a good show from Trevor Noah❤😀.

  • Reply Rajnish Kumar February 24, 2020 at 9:47 am

    After Last Week Tonight, i am expecting you to do a show on India and especially the role of indian media.
    That will be a full new avenue for you.

  • Reply J Z February 24, 2020 at 10:35 am

    The nasty words they used to describe the salute you’d think Obama saluted with his [email protected] in hand.

  • Reply Ірина Кудлай February 24, 2020 at 10:49 am


  • Reply Kouga February 24, 2020 at 11:09 am

    I'm sure there are some righties that think this is serious and anti-Obama.

  • Reply Julio Garcia February 24, 2020 at 11:29 am

    I'm in for episode 2 if you make it

  • Reply Tyler Smith February 24, 2020 at 11:34 am

    Loving the NPR Slow Burn/Reveal theme haha 😂

  • Reply Tammy Stockley-loughlin February 24, 2020 at 12:22 pm

    This is great…reminds of listening to Armed forces radio during the 70s while overseas. The "ads " made me laugh out loud. Thanks so much.
    Positive vibes from New Hampshire and remember to be kind to each other

  • Reply Johnny Rainbow February 24, 2020 at 12:30 pm

    The Truth is out there!!!

  • Reply Lesly Weiner February 24, 2020 at 1:25 pm

    PLEASE change the cover photo!

  • Reply ForTheSakeOf SanityAndSuch February 24, 2020 at 1:30 pm

    Is this replacing the daily show? I like the normal show better–empathy is better sewn through not only relating the the auditory but the visual as well… 😣 🤷‍♀️

  • Reply Jodee Ashley February 24, 2020 at 1:33 pm

    No wonder the fourth estate helped an idiot like trump get elected…they didn't have any ratings with an actual Commander in Chief with an education

  • Reply Andi7 Amo February 24, 2020 at 1:40 pm

    Trevor Noah: Professional Hillary Clinton apologist and Deep State soi boi

  • Reply Vikii KSingh February 24, 2020 at 1:47 pm

  • Reply Ben Bachand February 24, 2020 at 2:32 pm

    Very end, ‘music is composed by Dave, my wife’s boyfriend. Thanks, Dave.’ Lol

  • Reply Kevin Hurd February 24, 2020 at 2:37 pm

    I love the snarkiness of this "podcast" parody!!!

  • Reply superymario west February 24, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    This is the podcast we didn't know we needed

  • Reply The artists formerly known as Lil dookie shoes February 24, 2020 at 3:53 pm

    I remember i was in school that morning, our principal gave an immediate announcement, in which part way through, he began to weep uncontrollably. We got out early that day.

  • Reply Steven Foster February 24, 2020 at 4:15 pm


  • Reply Charlie AnC February 24, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    This is fuckin hilarious. ‘Born a laydaaaay’

  • Reply Kletian999 February 24, 2020 at 4:35 pm

    God this video just makes me sad.

  • Reply Caitlin Gower February 24, 2020 at 4:36 pm

    I am all about these podcasts! I listen to them while driving.

  • Reply Eva M. Rey Rubio February 24, 2020 at 5:08 pm

    "Thanks, Dave" 🤣🤣🤣
    HILARIOUS all the way through.

  • Reply mala sangre February 24, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Conservatives say nothing about Bush Jr.salutjng with a dog in his hand, this from an actual vet. 🙄 Combat dodging POS but still

  • Reply Andi7 Amo February 24, 2020 at 5:43 pm

    Remember when Obama used ISIS to try to take out Assad in Syria and Trevor Noah never gave a single fuck???

  • Reply Gary Jones February 24, 2020 at 6:18 pm

    "The Anger Report, with Dr. Mike Angry" ha!

  • Reply Gary Jones February 24, 2020 at 6:19 pm

    What's crazy is the real soundbites and the voice actor soundbites sound identical .

  • Reply Sheila D February 24, 2020 at 9:13 pm

    First of all, it's the marine who salutes the president, not the other way around. Under present company one might kiss the flag, hug the flag pole, and pretend to conduct the national anthem at a Superbowl party, undermine the generals by undoing criminal convictions
    (YIKES!). Ugh!

  • Reply Adriana Manjarrez February 24, 2020 at 9:39 pm

    F slowbama deportee in Chief he hated Mexicans…

  • Reply Lorraine Shannon Owens February 24, 2020 at 10:26 pm

    7th year Sophomore? Dang he's stupid.

  • Reply Owen Kendrick February 24, 2020 at 11:04 pm

    I find it incredibly difficult to discern between what is a joke in this and what is serious.

  • Reply Brad Rademaker February 25, 2020 at 12:17 am

    I'm tryna like these podcasts, but they're pretty eh.

  • Reply Sean February 25, 2020 at 12:39 am

    Is this story real??

  • Reply Petitio Principii February 25, 2020 at 12:45 am

    By now, most evidence that Obama was drinking baby blood has been long covered-up, and witnesses conveniently disappeared.

  • Reply Passion Club February 25, 2020 at 12:54 am

    really America is awesome

  • Reply Gary Ross February 25, 2020 at 2:06 am

    I’m one of the AOL’s who sent a few of those emails. Funny pun!

  • Reply sikhswim February 25, 2020 at 3:15 am

    this is so good holy crap

  • Reply Elaine Johnson February 25, 2020 at 5:11 am

    I thought making the marine hold Obama's umbrella for him while he made a speech in the rain was the scandal of the century!

  • Reply Liban Qaadh February 25, 2020 at 5:42 am

    Waiting episode 2 eagerly

  • Reply Keaton Jazz February 25, 2020 at 6:01 am

    No one remembers it. I am a news watcher, and I don't remember it. Only the crazy, right-wing racist people even think of it. They also didn't like he wasn't wearing a flag pin, which was meaningless. No one has talked about flag pins since then.

  • Reply aqhorton February 25, 2020 at 6:44 am

    This American Life??…

  • Reply just1desi February 25, 2020 at 9:28 am

    These podcasts are absolute gems.

  • Reply Kamal Khoury February 25, 2020 at 1:05 pm

    Greetings guys, I'm a keen and critical follower of yours, my advice for you here is invest more in sound planning and design. The immersive and engaging nature of your product is losing something when limited to audio, not because the writing model has gone less creative, but because audio has not been fully exploited

  • Reply Zero Life February 25, 2020 at 4:38 pm

    4:49 Somewhere I Belong by Linkin Park

  • Reply TheMercsAssassin February 25, 2020 at 5:44 pm

    Love the music!

  • Reply myersta February 26, 2020 at 2:35 am

    Spiritually I just feel Jamaican 🤦🏽‍♀️ spits out juice turns podcast off 😂

  • Reply Deep Chatterjee February 26, 2020 at 5:42 pm

    Why Linkin Park?!? 🤔😹😹😹

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