Hope and Change 2 - Democratic National Convention Parting Thoughts

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The Best F#@king News Team Ever shares impressions, memories, breakfast choices and Latino copies from their time at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, NC. (3:27)

>> Jon: WELCOME BACK!

IT HAS BEEN AN EXCITING BUT TAXING TWO WEEKS ON THE ROAD FOR THE BEST ( BLEEP ) TEAM ON TELEVISION.

WE'RE GOING TO GO OUT TO THEM NOW FOR THEIR FINAL IMPRESSIONS OF THE D.N.C. AND CHARLOTTE.

JON OLIVER, I'LL START WITH YOU.

>> HI, JON.

JON, I WILL NEVER FORGET CHARLOTTE, THE MYRTLE TREES DAMP AFTER A MORNING SHOW.

THE AIR FULL OF LAVENDAR AND MAGNOLIA.

THE SOUTHERN PEOPLE ARE BIGGER HEARTED AND KINDER THAN I HAD A RIGHT TO EXPECT AND I CANNOT

WAIT TO GET ON A PLANE AND GET THE ( BLEEP ) OUT OF HERE.

OUT.

OUT.

>> Jon: WHY?

WHY?

>> I'M A NEW YORKER NOW.

I'VE BEEN HERE ALMOST A WHOLE WEEK, AND I'VE ALMOST FORGOTTEN

HOW ASPHALT MARINATED IN OTHER PEOPLE'S URINE SMELLS.

I MISS IT.

I WANT TO GO HOME.

>> Jon: I MISS IT AS WELL.

JESSICA WILLIAMS, YOU WERE HERE COVERING YOUR VERY FIRST CONVENTION.

WHAT WILL YOU MISS MOST?

>> THE PEOPLE, YOU KNOW?

( CHEERS AND APPLAUSE ) I GET TO COME TO WORK EVERY DAY

AMIDST SO MANY INTELLIGENT,

WELL-INFORMED AND SCANDALOUSLY WELL-DRESSED BLACK MEN,

ESPECIALLY THE ONE WITH THE BIG PLANE.

HE'S CUTE.

( LAUGHTER )

( APPLAUSE )

>> Jon: YOU-- ( LAUGHTER ) YOU MEAN--

( LAUGHTER ) YOU MEAN-- YOU MEAN THE PRESIDENT.

>> JON, I DON'T KNOW.

DO I LOOK LIKE TOM BROKAW?

HERE'S WHAT I WON'T MISS-- YOU HALF THELING ME WHEN I'M TRYING TO HAVE FUN.

>> Jon: ALL RIGHT, GO HAVE FUN.

I'M SORRY ABOUT THAT.

MY APOLOGIES.

AASIF MANDRI, AASIF MANDRI, WHAT WILL YOU MISS, ASSIF.

>> JON, I'M GOING TO MISS WHAT I CALL THE CHARLOTTE MAGIC.

>> Jon: THE CHARLOTTE MAGIC.

WHAT IS THE CHARLOTTE MAGIC?

>> SO MANY FIT, BEAUTIFUL,

SEEMINGLY HEALTHY PEOPLE EAT THE WORLD'S MOST APPALLING DIET.

( LAUGHTER ) ( APPLAUSE )

THIS-- THIS MORNING, JON, FOR BREAKFAST, I HAD A PULLED PORK EGG AND TOBACCO PURE ITO.

OR AS IT'S KNOWN HERE, THE NUMBER THREE ON THE HEALTHY CHOICE MENU.

THESE PEOPLE SHOULD BE DEAD,

JON.

( LAUGHTER )

( APPLAUSE ).

>> Jon: THANK YOU, ASSIF,

THAT'S VERY MUCH APPRECIATED.

TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF.

WE'RE GOING TO GO ON FINALLY, AL MADRIGAL.

>> I WILL MISS NOTHING, JON,

BECAUSE MY DUPLICATE IS STAYING HERE IN CHARLOTTE.

YOU HAVE A DUPLICATE.

I WENT OFF AND RAN A PERFECT FACSIMILE OF MYSELF.

JON, MEET PAL MADRIGAL.

COME HERE, PAL.

DON'T BE SHY.

HE'S A NICE MAN.

>> Jon: FORGIVE ME, AL, ARE YOU SURE THAT'S AN EXACT COPY?

>> ALL RIGHT, WELL, THEY MAY HAVE BEEN LOW ON TORN, ALL RIGHT.

>> Jon: DOES-- DOES PAL TALK?

>> NOT IN THE TRADITIONAL SENSE.

( LAUGHTER ) BUT HE'S VERY STRONG AND QUICK

TIP-- DON'T LET PAL CUDDLE ANY SMALL ANIMALS.

>> Jon: ALL RIGHT, WE WON'T.

THANK YOU VERY MUCH, JON OLIVER,

JESSICA

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