The Political War Over Justice Ginsburg’s Supreme Court Seat | The Daily Social Distancing Show

Following Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, Republicans pivot on their earlier stances by saying a vote for her replacement should proceed soon, and Democrats push back and threaten to retaliate if the confirmation happens before the election. #DailyShow #TrevorNoah #RuthBaderGinsburg

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  1. dαhlíα dαrlíng on October 1, 2020 at 5:14 am

    McConnell knew that trump was going to be president and that’s the only reason why he didn’t want Obama appointing a Supreme Court justice. And now he knows Biden will be president so he wants that extra seat in the Supreme Court

  2. Dallas on October 1, 2020 at 5:15 am

    Hate to break it to you you Noah but you can try and fight but you simply don’t have the votes to stop us! President Trump will get his third pick and gift us with a solid 6-3 majority. I know you think you can stop this somehow. Keep dreaming. And please do your best to try and stop this. It will be great entertainment to see your ranting and bitching when we get what we have been wanting since Bork! Sweet Revenge!

  3. Makaveli on October 1, 2020 at 5:16 am

    Can they bring John Stewart back… this guy sucks

  4. Anthony Borderline on October 1, 2020 at 5:20 am

    Considering Supreme Court Judge in a country with no equal law or accountability is a sad joke, when officers of law are above it, when the President is mental and corrupt pathological liar (that blames other of exactly what he is doing), people have no real voice.
    You should all be protesting right about now, to stop yet another undermining of what once made USA if not lawful, at least not an outright dictatorship with intentions of conquer.
    Where are all you Brave and Free people if not in the streets? This shit wouldn’t fly in most countries, in Europe at least.
    Russia, China and Korea come to mind. the Saudis, Israel, but Israel and USA are like a symbiotic entity against Islam, pro-Exxon.. These are the places USA can be easily compared with. Even in Russia they have balls to protest! In Hong Kong they rioted. You think you’re more free?
    Congrats on getting the same terrorist Country stamp saying "No Human Rights Here"

  5. Ace Diamonds on October 1, 2020 at 5:22 am

    so republican words are meaningless.

  6. T s on October 1, 2020 at 5:23 am

    That mcturtle imitation!!!

  7. 石國瑜 on October 1, 2020 at 5:23 am

    Vote Democracy house out ~

  8. Mi M on October 1, 2020 at 5:25 am

    I guarantee that greedy health insurers, if freed by Judge Barrett from the restrictions in the ACA as planned by Trump and the Republicans, will use AI to predict which people who will soon get certain diseases and maximize their profits by dropping them from their rolls of insureds. Such software was already created:
    See MIT Technology Review:
    "In 2015, a research group at Mount Sinai Hospital in New
    York was inspired to apply deep learning to the hospital’s
    vast database of patient records. This data set features
    hundreds of variables on patients, drawn from their test
    results, doctor visits, and so on. The resulting program,
    which the researchers named Deep Patient, was trained
    using data from about 700,000 individuals, and when
    tested on new records, it proved incredibly good at
    predicting disease. Without any expert instruction, Deep
    Patient had discovered patterns hidden in the hospital data
    that seemed to indicate when people were on the way to a
    wide range of ailments, including cancer of the liver. There
    are a lot of methods that are “pretty good” at predicting
    disease from a patient’s records, says Joel Dudle…"

    See https://www.technologyreview.com/2017/04/11/5113/the-dark-secret-at-the-heart-of-ai/. That is the corrupt, evil Republicans’ central plan. Republicans want to maximize the profits of the ultra-rich, who own them, by allowing them to destroy the Affordable Care Act’s protections to Americans with pre-existing conditions. (Trump’s executive order claiming to bar insurers from rejecting people with pre-existing conditions is patently illegal and unenforceable, as he knows, because he is only using that order to deceive Americans while he destroys their real protections in the Affordable Care Act.)

    They want to insure only those, healthiest Americans whose medical expenses will be so minor that the premiums that they charge them will be pure profit. It is unlikely that any one of you readers of this comment are among those elite Americans. If you think you are, chances are that your doctor may have some surprise information for you to dissuade you from your mistaken belief.

  9. Debra Williams on October 1, 2020 at 5:25 am

    STINKING MOUTH CORRUPT HYPOCRITE REPUBLICAN IS NOW DOING THE OPPOSITE FOR JUSTICE RUTH BADER GINSBURG….

  10. Rory Schweinfurter on October 1, 2020 at 5:26 am

    When Trump is removed from the White House it’ll be just like Hannibal Lechter
    On strapped to a hand truck face mask and all

  11. Georgia Timmerberg on October 1, 2020 at 5:26 am

    Seriously how can we stop this?!

  12. Byron Young on October 1, 2020 at 5:27 am

    RGB was a clump of cells acting together, not a human being, so why is it a problem that it is dead? I mean, someone didn’t plan for it, it being dead should hold no moral significance.

  13. Black In America on October 1, 2020 at 5:29 am

    I am upset that whites again denied a Black man his duty in this instance Obama to nominate SCJ. Their justification is now null and void because they have a white guy to do their bidding.

  14. P C on October 1, 2020 at 5:29 am

    Unfortunately, Like yourself. Ideas and ideologies from the Left and Democrats are literally unsustainable for our society it will never ever work to keep our country the way it has been and what we have stood for throughout history. Our Declaration of Independence the Constitution what we have fought for in the past to be able to have the rights and freedoms that we have today in the society for everyone no matter left or right to express their own ideas and ideologies no matter right or wrong and who determines/declares those ideologies right or wrong. They are still open for discussion. But to keep the freedoms of our nation and our ability to continue to be the best Nation that we have been up to this point and enjoy the freedoms we all cherish. We need to keep those types of ideologies that will negatively affect our nation from moving forward and continuing to be the greatest country that there has ever been. Bottom line yes. We have our freedoms. We have our constitution. We have our Declaration of independence. Those are the things that our country was founded upon. And in short. If this is a country that you no longer want to be a part of with those instruments in place in order for the United States of America to continue to be the greatest country in this world. Then yes, you do have the ability to say no, this is not something I want to be a part of. You have the right to say these are not the beliefs I have. And if this is not something that you can live with. Then that is also your right as an American to freely leave this country. You have the right to go to another country which will welcome you and that are founded on your types of beliefs and ideologies that will welcome your beliefs and ideologies and they will welcome you with open arms. You will feel at home if these are truly the beliefs and ideologies that you personally feel would better represent the way you would like the society that you live in to function. So please, enact you’re right to be free and to go where you want to go where to a country that will welcome you and your ideologies. Just please. Do not continue to live in a society that was founded on our constitution, Bill of Rights and Declaration Of Independence which gives all of us the right to fight against tyranny against those that opposed our beliefs in which the United States were founded upon. (KEY WORDS BEING, IN WHICH WE WERE FOUNDED UPON) Obviously, if you DO NOT have the beliefs then it also gives you the right as stated to leave this country.

    Being an American citizen means exactly that. There is a reason why you are an American citizen. Citizenship means in believing in what your country stands for and you will uphold those beliefs that you had sworn to uphold as a citizen. When people are citizens of this great country you take on an oath. Which means exactly that. Just as all politicians. You as citizens take on an oath to defend our country’s Constitution and Bill of Rights and to adhere to them. And yes, you are allowed by all rights to disagree. But you cannot be so far to the left in which your beliefs and ideologies change or go against our constitution to become something America does not stand for which is Socialism, Communism or Marxism just to fulfill your own ideologies, beliefs or agenda. Again, there are countries that will welcome you with open arms. We encourage you to be as happy and free as you like in whatever type of society you choose. Obviously, you are here now enjoying the freedoms that our country has afforded to you. Remember. You came to the United States of America for a reason. Looks like you have done pretty well for yourself since coming here. Why? Because we allowed you to enjoy the freedoms you have had up to this point to get you to where you are now. You have it better than the majority of Americans and your viewers currently do. So, stop bashing our current leaders and administration as they too have allowed you to flourish in the greatest economy in the history of America for over the past 3 years. Never once have you ever pointed that out to your viewers or anyone to that matter. But then. Why would you? You are simply part of the problem and its time for you to leave because America is such a horrible place to live according to your ideologies and belief system.

  15. Evelyn Baitz on October 1, 2020 at 5:31 am

    Democratics are also doing that. Biden said to allow current president to nominate when Obama is in the house. Now he wants to wait too. Its politics. But Republicans does it in such a shameful way, they’re not even trying to hide it. Guess it doesn’t matter what they said, if they have the power to do it, they do it. There should be more specific rules put around that so they won’t flip flop any more

  16. Christopher Clinton on October 1, 2020 at 5:34 am
  17. 72Yonatan on October 1, 2020 at 5:34 am

    Their reasoning is that the president and the senate were held by DIFFERENT political parties, which is NOT the current condition. Get a clue about the USA, since it is NOT the same as the UK political system. Besides, what right do monarchists have to dictate what the US republic does? Different systems, lad.

  18. Brook Hiller on October 1, 2020 at 5:35 am

    It’s time we change the abortion conversation. We need to ask why in the year 2020 do men only have three options for birth control? Equal options to birth control for men would bring the number of abortions down. It’s time we share the responsibility of prevention with men!

  19. timthehippy on October 1, 2020 at 5:38 am

    Growing up in the uk I had a serious case of hero worship towards America, home to both natural wonders (Yellowstone) and man made (Hollywood) that fascinated me from an early age. Television was a window into another world that was evolving rapidly. When I was old enough to know what one was I wanted to be an astronaut and live in a future like star trek with equality and justice, scientific wonders would make war obsolete, there would be compassion, humanity, no greed or hunger and where technology made the world a better safer more leisurely and relaxed world. We were told that computers and automation would free us from menial labour and the jobs lost would be paid for from the taxes from companies that were now more profitable. It seemed like the world might be headed towards creating a better future.
    It is so sad to watch ruthless Capitalism with no social responsibility run riot in modern America which has allowed for America to become victim to a corrupt Government that is attempting to burn the worlds leading superpower down to the ground during the worst time in living memory, all for the sake of financial gain and personal power for a few elitist dinosaurs.
    When russia hacked emails to interfere with the 2016 elections the focus was on emails damaging to the Democratic candidate, the hack also targeted the republican emails, in keeping with russia’s continuing efforts to collect compromising material on as many people in foreign positions of power as it can to be used when needed, I’m thinking that there had to be some pretty bad stuff in the emails or other media they may have collected, maybe from a wealthy abuser with their own private plane and island and that had secret recording equipment built into them? From what I can see it has allowed putins actions to receive such a tepid response from the republican party when they should be appalled at his actions.

    "I pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible with liberty and justice for all." created by Francis Bellamy, an American Christian Socialist minister. America had been trying to change into a more socialist nation from its founding and especially after the civil war but with progress came opposition in the form of what is now the republican party, (but who were the opposition to Lincoln’s party and were pro slavery but changed their name to the republican party and were responsible for the passing of the jim crow laws and racial segregation in the early twentieth century after the more democratic republican party changed their party name to something more inclusive and demonstrative of their progressive nature) who took every opportunity to try to impede any progress towards a fairer America for all people.
    I think that the republicans have been doing everything they can to strip the socialism out of America and that the efforts were ramped up more noticeably during and following the reagan era, where money was taken away from social projects and given to the private sector, our uk also had at the time a conservative leader who attacked social programmes set up in the wake of the second world war, like The National Health service, The Postal Service, The British Broadcasting Service and a few others. They would de-fund services and add layers of state appointed positions to take money away from front line services until the service could barely function then take the service over and "privatise" it and reverse the changes they had made to it so it could then make money for a select few once it was profitable again.
    We truly are two countries separated by a common language. Thank you for keeping the world informed. When lies are being spread by large corporate news agencies that control 90% of the media, and people believe them and continue to follow an orange idol (or orange idiot, trumpanzee, the orange emperor, herr agolf twittler, trumpty dumpty, Der GropenFeuhrer, Trumplethinskin, bunker baby, the Tangerine Twat, Toddler-in-Chief trouser trump, Mango Musolini. trumpski, trumpster fire, the Dotard in Chief, Cadet Bunker Boy “impeached Spanky PeePee Tapes" McBonespurs and his flying monkey, The Mad Mango, President mini-stroke, etc.) then egregious crimes and actions are taken with impunity.

    Trump is an abject and obvious failure; his business "successes" prior to office are filled with fraud, corruption, bankruptcy and failure. Born into luxury he conned his way into the White House using techniques and tactics learned from roy cohn and roger stone had used while doing dirty tricks to help nixon win and now, like a truculent child, trump intends to use anything to destroy your country to make you pay for not loving him and to try to keep himself one step away from being sent to prison when he loses the election and when his presidential immunity is lost,

    The recent bailout of big corporations and large businesses of over $6 trillion is quite a lot ($18,181.81 per person if it were to be given to every single citizen of America equally,) when the people that worked the hardest are getting the least back (no change there) then there is something wrong with the whole system and it needs to be fixed.
    I really hope that America can learn and change while staying safe and make a better fairer country and by extension the world.
    "trump claims that he is mentally fit enough to stand trial while committing crimes" should wind some trump trolls up but could be used as evidence later. trump has really shown poor leadership skills all through his term and has failed to deal with a pandemic that is ravaging America unchecked but has been almost stopped in its tracks in some countries with responsible and decisive leaders.
    But I think there is an almost equal health issue that could impact America, trumps mental state, there has not been a word about why he was forced to take the competency test that he has been bragging about passing, what frightened the trump camp so much that he had to be rushed to hospital and take an easy test? Stroke? Untreated syphilis?
    It made a simple ramp a major obstacle for trump. The trump troll farms are out in force trying to convince the world that the brain damaged trump is the good guy, that people who think fascists are bad and should be beaten, gassed and shot with impunity, that his stormtroopers come in peace to protect buildings and statues and maybe kill a couple of protesters every now and again on trumps orders (then trump goes on tv to lie about events that occurred because of his words and hate and that black is white, etc.) There seems to be a relatively easy answer to a lot of these problems, start reversing a lot of the laws that have given the lucky few with massive wealth massive tax breaks just for being wealthy, while saying that their money will trickle down to the poorer people.
    The problem with that is that the rich don’t spend their money so that it goes back into society, they tend to keep it in banks or the stock market and use it to get more money. The way to get that money circulating again is by taxing companies and the super wealthy at higher rates for astart. In the 1960’s the Beatles became multi millionaires while paying 60% tax, that tax money was then used to help society by being spent on schools, hospitals and infrastructure like roads and railways. If a wealthy person died the government would collect a death duty so that some of the wealth went back into the pot so that others had a chance to earn some of it for themselves. Money is an abstract concept designed to be used instead of the bartering system it was not invented to be hoarded, and like communism, capitalism is failing because of greed. Why do people want more money than they can spend in a lifetime?
    If the people that obsessively collect money collected cats in the same way they would be called crazy but because it is money they are obsessively collecting then that is fine and dandy.
    The world needs to change for the better and hopefully the craziness we are going through will be a catalyst for the change towards a fairer world for all, (PS I’m not really a socialist (I think, I could be wrong), I’m more of a progressive Trekkie with a bit of star wars), always looking for friends as we out-way the enemy.
    I hope America can survive trumps rule and come through this a better, fairer, stronger and more united Country than at any time since it "threw off the shackles of oppression" and declared itself a new, free nation. End trumps tyranny and stand up to the bully for the sake of justice.
    Glenn Kirschner has a few good videos dealing with this lawless president and explaining how to even the scales of justice, it gives me a bit of hope.https://www.youtube.com/c/GlennKirschner2/videoshttps://
    Get well soon America, Live long and prosper. Stay safe, stay brave, stay strong. Peace, Love and Unity from Cornwall, uk.

  20. Raziel Moreno on October 1, 2020 at 5:40 am

    This country needs to be baptized in the iron of these politicians and their corporate puppet masters.

  21. Jack Nack on October 1, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Please do impersonation of merMitch again and again and again! Lmao merrrr!!!!!!

  22. Rion Rawskins on October 1, 2020 at 5:41 am

    Well yeah this doesn’t look good for Lindsay but when you consider how dirty the Democrats play on the last supreme Court nomination I mean they totally destroyed kavanaugh because of some witness with no proof and with such viciousness that I don’t give a s*** if the Republicans play dirty this time

  23. Drecon84 on October 1, 2020 at 5:42 am

    At least the Republicans aren’t hiding the fact that they’re power-monging fascists anymore. That’s a plus, right?

  24. Matt Conover on October 1, 2020 at 5:44 am

    For someone who is a political commentator, Trevor seems to know absolutely nothing about politics. If he did, he would at lease acknowledge that the same democrats who said that it was imperative to confirm the 9th judge during an election year, are now saying that we need to wait for the election before confirming the ninth judge.

  25. 石國瑜 on October 1, 2020 at 5:44 am

    Son of the beacx of Black and span

  26. Allthenews ordeath on October 1, 2020 at 5:45 am

    Man it’s too bad that the Democrats change the filibuster rules back in 2013 to allow federal nominees to pass with a simple majority, apparently they thought they would never lose the Senate.

  27. amoRaa on October 1, 2020 at 5:45 am

    Newsflash: Republicans have no real policies beyond fascism.

  28. Donovan Steele on October 1, 2020 at 5:45 am

    Meatneck McConnell. Just saying.

  29. Hun Chung on October 1, 2020 at 5:48 am

    Hey Trevor: I’d vote for you to be our president, but, then the potato-in-chief would start another birther conspiracy theory, and this time, he’d be right 🙁
    I guess I’ll just have to settle for seeing you do what you do best 🙂
    Peace and lots of (social distanced) hugs!

  30. Debra Williams on October 1, 2020 at 5:48 am

    I LEAVE MITCH MCCONNEL TO STROKE IT’S COMING WHEN WICKED, LIES AND CORRUPT GOD CURSED ALL THE CORRUPT REPUBLICAN SENATORS ..LOOK ON LYING HYPOCRITE DISHONEST REPUBLICAN RON PAUL THE CURSE OF STROKE SILENCE RON PAUL…

  31. Daniel Bayliss on October 1, 2020 at 5:48 am

    I’m a republican. According to these comments I’m a nazi. Tough pill to swallow I had no idea.

  32. m jsu on October 1, 2020 at 5:52 am

    Oh my god a politician who doesn’t do what they say. Where have we heard that before.
    The people want change but expect the people that have been in power this whole time when things were supposedly bad are the ones that are picked to lead change. Lol.

  33. K P on October 1, 2020 at 5:54 am

    The fact that Democrats believe a word out of these people’s mouths is laughable. Obama was twisting himself into a pretzel to work with them and believe every BS they told him. You really thought good old Lindsey was telling the truth? LOL

  34. Gary McMichael on October 1, 2020 at 5:54 am

    This "justice" was an abject embarrassment for the court. Her "work" consisted of dissenting to any majority opinion that was not lefty activism. Despite her seniority, she was NEVER in the running for the Chief Justice role, and had painfully few majority opinions. In fact, try to find in a google search the actual number of MAJORITY opinions she authored – not DISSENTS. You won’t find it because it is embarrassingly low. Instead, they conflate majority with dissent and try to make it sound like her dissents mean anything. They do not. Dissenting opinions are NOTHING – from her they were the annoying ramblings of a loser that had ZERO impact on any American law. America is far batter with her gone. And in the end, the fact that she desperately hung on to that seat despite being physically and mentally decrepit is sickening and the fact her seat goes to a Trump nominee is just SPECTACULAR karma of historic proportions. GOOD RIDDANCE.

  35. David Post on October 1, 2020 at 5:55 am

    The daily show used to be funny years ago. Miss the good old days.

  36. Cakiema on October 1, 2020 at 5:58 am

    They are so wishy washy and change their minds to suit themselves only

  37. Kevin S. on October 1, 2020 at 5:58 am

    CNN should play the clip of Lindsey Graham’s statement on picking a supreme court justice in 2016 and 2018 over and over again so that people can see what kind of shameless liar he really is.

  38. Christopher Davis on October 1, 2020 at 6:00 am

    Lets wait until this election is over because its to close to the election like when Obama was president!!!!!…..The white supremacist @ it again with the double standards & changing rules as we go along!!!!

  39. 石國瑜 on October 1, 2020 at 6:02 am

    2016 Democracy think they will win so they try been a good image.

  40. Jennifer Trevino on October 1, 2020 at 6:04 am

    You’re so silly! (Play it back to me)

  41. Samson Antonio on October 1, 2020 at 6:04 am

    U are a lying joker shut your .mouth for once giving us all ahead ach.

  42. Candis Moore on October 1, 2020 at 6:04 am

    Ain’t nothing but a liar!

  43. Christopher Davis on October 1, 2020 at 6:05 am

    Politicians only lie when their lips move!!!!

  44. Daruma King on October 1, 2020 at 6:06 am

    You liberal get what you deserve.
    If you actually talk or debate with your opposition like normal civilize people.
    No name calling or labelling them fascist or nazis.

    People can actually be sympathetic with your cause. Instead you support rioting and harassing anyone that don’t prescribe to your ideology.
    Rather then convince us.. You bullied and intimidate to get your way.

    Well now you get Trump.
    We are going to vote Trump again until Trump wears you down and destroy your spirit.

  45. Dylan Tuna on October 1, 2020 at 6:07 am

    Funny how you leftist radical twats speak about hypocrisy but that’s your main slogan is hypocrisy… All you little Minions that take it In the back door from the elites and the democrats… Your time has come to pay the piper, everything is taking full circle in life all the years of abuse of power the demon rats had has come to an end… All you fake news media outlets pumping out this properganda that Trump is so terrible, the world is waking up to your bullshit… Trump 2020…and by the way I’m not even an American, just after a little bit of my own research, can tell what’s really going on…

  46. Napes Weaver on October 1, 2020 at 6:10 am

    This is the opening of my new sci fi movie when the top, one tenth of 1%, move underground – Star Trek Next Generation style 😉

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