Most seem to still be picking up the pieces after Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, but The Daily Show seems be back on track after a pair of fairly depressing episodes. Instead of spending more time lamenting the election of Trump, Trevor Noah decided to look into the reason he won and how some of his promises will play out. This meant a look at the working classic, particularly those in the middle of the country.
The bottom line seems to be that jobs leaving for other countries might not be the biggest reason for the decline in manufacturing jobs, placing the blame more on the back of progress. And the one thing that Trump can’t really change is progress and where we’ve come technologically. Kodak film gets the spotlight in the clip above, but the same issue is facing those who work in coal mines and even truck drivers if you believe the news about advancements in those self-driving trucks.