Trevor Noah: Bloomberg talked about black people ‘like they’re crime piñatas’

Late-night hosts on Bloomberg’s explanations of stop-and-frisk, Barr’s criticism of Trump’s tweets and Kelly’s defense of Vindman

President Trump and presidential candidate/fellow New Yorker Mike Bloomberg may have gotten into a Twitter spat on Thursday, but according to Trevor Noah, “the real threat to Bloomberg’s campaign is his past.” Earlier this week, an audio recording from 2015 of Bloomberg defending his controversial stop-and-frisk policy, which disproportionately affected minority residents during his time as New York City’s mayor, circulated through the press. “We put all the cops in minority neighborhoods,” he says in the clip. “Yes, that’s true. Why did we do it? Because that’s where all the crime is. And the way you get the guns out of the kids’ hands is to throw them against the wall and frisk them.”

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Trevor Noah: Bloomberg talked about black people ‘like they’re crime piñatas’