Best of Late Night: Trevor Noah Watches Facebook’s Testimony ‘Devolve Into Anger’

Jordan Klepper on Political Correctness

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On “The Opposition,” Jordan Klepper pulled out a gaslight as he tried to justify some of the Trump administration’s public statements. Later, he discussed Mr. Trump’s recent suggestion that “we’re so politically correct that we’re afraid to do anything.”

“He’s right. Political correctness is hobbling us. Do you have any idea how much energy our president wastes trying to not say racial slurs? If he could instead focus that energy for good, he could have defeated ISIS before Obama even had the chance to found it.” — JORDAN KLEPPER

The Punchiest Punchlines (Trebek Edition)

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“Listen, Catalonia, America has no desire to get into the middle of a civil war — if you don’t count Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria and Kardashia.” — STEPHEN COLBERT, hoping that a revolutionary showdown won’t overtake Western Europe, demanding a response from the United States

“In an interview, ‘Jeopardy!’ host Alex Trebek revealed that he once tripped hard on hash brownies. Tripped hard on hash brownies, yeah. Apparently Trebek spent hours saying, ‘What is: my hand, for $800.’” — CONAN O’BRIEN

The Bits Worth Watching

On this week’s edition of “The President Show,” Anthony Atamanuik’s Mr. Trump has become a Macbeth-like figure, deeply afflicted and eager for “escape.” Cue dream sequence.

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On “The Tonight Show,” the cast of “Stranger Things” had a dance battle.

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Enjoy the Weekend

If you’re watching “The Late Show” on Friday night, here’s one guest you won’t see: Jeremy Piven, the actor. Mr. Colbert taped their interview earlier this week, but producers decided to can the segment after sexual-harassment allegations emerged against Mr. Piven.

Have a great weekend, and check back with us on Tuesday morning for more Best of Late Night.

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