Trevor Noah: Clinton Is Stealing All of Sanders’ Ideas

And that’s not a bad thing.

The Daily Show’s Trevor Noah took a few digs at Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night, saying the presumptive Democratic nominee was perhaps herself “feeling the Bern.” But to Noah, Sanders supporters shouldn’t be mad that Clinton has co-opted his ideas. “The Hillary Clinton who sucked up to Wall Street and voted to invade Iraq is running on a platform of equality, love, and kindness,” Noah said. “And that, my friends, is thanks to Bernie Sanders.” He added, “If Hillary Clinton is going to be president, don’t you want her to steal his ideas?”

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