Trevor Noah started Monday's episode of The Daily Social Distancing Show by talking about Joe Exotic from Tiger King, which he called "the new Netflix series that's somehow even more viral than COVID-19." After binging the seven-episode docuseries, Noah came to the conclusion that even though Exotic is "one of the weirdest people you will ever meet in your life, he could also be President of the United States."
Noah broke down how Exotic and Donald Trump are "exactly the same," making the self-described "gay, gun-carrying redneck with a mullet" just as qualified to occupy the Oval Office as Trump. "He's self-absorbed, he's disorganized, he's obsessed with conspiracy theories," Noah said. "But maybe the most presidential thing about Joe Exotic is that he loves portraying himself as an expert in his field, when the truth is, he has no idea what he's talking about. He's just winging it, which again, should feel very familiar."
Oh, and had Noah waited a day, he probably could've added "racist" to the list of similarities between the two.
If Exotic were to miraculously get out of serving his 22-year sentence behind bars for the murder-for-hire plot against his archnemisis Carole Baskin, Noah wants to see him become our next President. While there aren't many upsides to having Exotic over Trump in office, at least anything held in the Great Lawn and the Rose Garden would be more entertaining than just straight up depressing.
"So look, I know Joe Exotic is in prison right now," Noah continued. "But if he ever somehow manages to get out, I'm hoping that he becomes President of the United States. Because yes, yes, he might be just as crazy as Trump, but at least if he's in the White House, we're gonna see tigers."