‘The Daily Show’ attempts to pop the ‘news bubble’ with a conservative guest

Wednesday evening on “The Daily Show” Trevor Noah and Tomi Lahren achieved something that many Americans appear reluctant to do in the wake of the contentious 2016 presidential election – they talked to each other from opposing political viewpoints, civilly.

Mr. Noah, a black South African and host of the liberal, news comedy show, interviewed Ms. Lahren, the young conservative host of “Tomi” on The Blaze network, who is perhaps better known for her viral right-wing rant videos “Final Thoughts.” The conversation covered a wide range of hot-button topics including Black Lives Matter, the KKK, San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick’s national anthem protests, Donald Trump’s disparaging comments about women, Obamacare, and what constitutes the mainstream media.

The civil way in which Trevor and Lahren were able to discuss vastly different viewpoints could offer a blueprint for Americans wondering how to survive another social gathering with family or neighbors who strongly disagree politically. READ MORE.