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The Daily Show goes 4 years into a Trump presidency. It’s apocalyptic.

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That was the world that The Daily Show imagined in the event that Donald Trump becomes president.

"Picture the worst thing you can think of," the words flashed on a screen of apocalyptic images. "Not that bad, but it’s close. Now with only a few days left, President Trump is confident he can secure a second term."

The screen switched to a world four years in the future, in which Trump has been president for four years. The Daily Show host Trevor Noah rises from a destroyed, abandoned version of his studio — one that resembles a bunker more than a TV set.

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"I’ve come out of hiding to broadcast one more episode of The Daily Show," Noah said. "I know I’m taking a risk. I’m risking my life and yours by broadcasting this show. But with the election just days away, it’s a risk worth taking, people."

Throughout the segment, The Daily Show imagines several parts of a potential Trump election: an economic collapse, the ongoing construction of a wall that Mexico never actually paid for, automated stop-and-frisk in inner cities, and a National Anthem that’s all about Trump.

"Even if the candidate you like isn’t in this election, it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t vote," Noah said, in what sounds like a thinly veiled pitch for Hillary Clinton. "Hell, vote for anyone. You could even vote for the Woman of the Woods, Elizabeth Warren. Yeah, I know her policies might raise taxes — but at least she has a plan!"

Watch the full segment above.


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