Must-see morning clip: Indians are winning America's competitions

"The Daily Show's" Aasif Mandvi counters the racism against Miss America with some trash talk of his own

Published September 20, 2013 2:00PM (EDT)

Between developments in Syria and a tragic mass shooting in Washington this week, "The Daily Show" understandably skipped the ridiculous hoopla surrounding the Miss America 2014 pageant winner, Nina Davuluri. But thanks to Aasif Mandvi, on Thursday night the show devoted a segment validating all of 'MURICA's worst fears about the significance of America's first Indian-American beauty queen: That Indian people are taking over the country, one competition at a time.

By Prachi Gupta

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