Correction appended Jan. 23 2017
Calling the wave of citizens who have used Trump’s election to outwardly express racism the “new, lower-case KKK movement,” Ansari urged Trump to denounce such groups. He ended the monologue on a serious note, and said the waves of protests since Trump’s inauguration on Friday show that America will be O.K.
“If you look at our country’s history, change doesn’t come from Presidents. Change comes from large groups of angry people. And if Day 1 is any indication, you are part of the largest group of angry people I have ever seen,” he said.
Read his full remarks below.
Correction: The original version of this article incorrectly rendered part of Ansari’s remarks. He said, “Don’t judge them by their worst.”