Donald Trump may be a, possibly a prison-bound money-loser with a. But to the Republican Party, Jordan Klepper is the front-runner for the 2024 presidential election. Unlike most mainstream newspapers, the Daily Show's Jordan Klepper drew over MAGA land to find out what his followers are really saying. It's not all that different from what people say in a country without a lot of freedom.
In his latest video, Klepper first arrives at this year's CPAC, where he ignores Marjorie Taylor Greene, Mike Lindell, and, of course, the big guy himself. Instead, one tells Klepper that Trump was a great asset to the economy. Klepper responds by pointing out that the economy was in the gutter when he left office in January 2021.
"I'm talking about before the COVID economic collapse," she says of the incident.
Klepper recalls his resignation saying, "We cherry pick numbers to make him feel like a great president."
One young Trumpist said he dislikes his offending, like choking people for being fat and disgruntled. Klepper gets him to admit that Trump has the sense of humor of a 15-year-old like him. So you wanted a 15-year-old as president, and you got it, Klepper said.
Klepper discovers that more and more people are singing Hungary's praises, whose prime minister, Viktor Orban, is notorious for cracking down on democratic norms, and winning the praise of Trump and. He eventually heads over there, where he discovers a similarly blinkered, bubbled populace. It's really a teaser for Klepper's latest film, "Hungary for Democracy," which airs on April 21.
In the meantime, you may see Klepper's latest video below.