So it looks the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner has found its entertainment for the evening. Meet Hasan Minhaj, a comedian on “The Daily Show”:
— Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) April 11, 2017
And here’s what he said about then candidate Trump during the primaries:
— Hasan Minhaj (@hasanminhaj) December 9, 2015
Heckuva pick, guys. Minhaj also mocked the president in the statement confirming his pick:
“It is a tremendous honor to be a part of such a historic event even though the president has chosen not to attend this year. SAD! Now more than ever, it is vital that we honor the First Amendment and the freedom of the press.”
Minhaj, who’s not that well known, did perform at the Radio and Television Correspondents dinner in 2016:
— Hasan Minhaj (@hasanminhaj) June 16, 2016
According to People magazine, it did not go well:
And here’s one of his latest bits for “The Daily Show”:
— The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) April 6, 2017
This is who they picked?
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