After the Hollywood Access video was released, a lot of republicans disavowed Trump’s statements in speeches in which they prefaced their comments via their relationships various women in their lives: “As a father with daughters, as a long time husband of a wife, as …” Samantha Bee was all over it, naturally.
But what occurred to me was that there should have been a sketch lamponing the lack of relationship with (brown and black) Others: “as a white person that once had a black neighbor … what, honey? oh, he was Pakistani? Ok, uh, as a white man that once lived near a refugee–what now? I didn’t know he was born here. Uh. Never mind”.