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Jon Stewart Brutally Mocks Trump’s ‘Bigrant Crime’ Nonsense<!-- wp:html --><p>Comedy Central</p> <p>That America is in the midst of a border crisis is no secret to anyone who watches the news even every once in a while—just as it wasn’t a surprise in 2020, when <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/donald-j-trump">Donald Trump</a> and <a href="https://thedailybeast.com/keyword/joe-biden">Joe Biden</a> faced off in the last presidential election. “But there does seem to be bipartisan agreement now that the border’s a problem,” said <a href="https://thedailybeast.com/keyword/jon-stewart">Jon Stewart</a> on Monday’s episode of <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/the-daily-show"><em>The Daily Show</em></a>.</p> <p>In December 2023 alone, there were <a href="https://www.cbsnews.com/news/us-mexico-border-migrants-processed-december-record/">more than 300,000 border crossings</a>. “That’s an all-time high,” Stewart explained, “and that is not sustainable.”</p> <p>But rather than act quickly to address the problem, <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/keyword/republicans">Republicans</a> seem more interested in keeping the border issue as just that—an issue—until the 2024 election is decided, “because of how confident they are that fear-mongering will be an effective election year strategy,” said Stewart.</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/jon-stewart-brutally-mocks-trumps-bigrant-crime-nonsense">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

Comedy Central

That America is in the midst of a border crisis is no secret to anyone who watches the news even every once in a while—just as it wasn’t a surprise in 2020, when Donald Trump and Joe Biden faced off in the last presidential election. “But there does seem to be bipartisan agreement now that the border’s a problem,” said Jon Stewart on Monday’s episode of The Daily Show.

In December 2023 alone, there were more than 300,000 border crossings. “That’s an all-time high,” Stewart explained, “and that is not sustainable.”

But rather than act quickly to address the problem, Republicans seem more interested in keeping the border issue as just that—an issue—until the 2024 election is decided, “because of how confident they are that fear-mongering will be an effective election year strategy,” said Stewart.

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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