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Larry Wilmore perfectly schools Donald Trump, Bobby Jindal and Scott Walker on the importance of birthright citizenship

This country wouldn't be what it is today without it, Wilmore explained

Colin Gorenstein
August 20, 2015 5:26PM (UTC)

Republican candidates are jumping on the "luxurious Trump train," Larry Wilmore said on Wednesday's "Nightly Show."

With Lindsey Graham, Bobby Jindal and Scott Walker now all apparently in favor of ending birthright citizenship, Wilmore thought it'd be a good time to throw on the elbow patches and teach a course in "Birthright Citizenship 101."


"This country wouldn't be what it is today if the children of freed slaves, Chinese laborers, Irish and Italian immigrants and the families of Donald Trump, Bobby Jindal and Scott Walker had not all benefited from birthright citizenship," Wilmore said. "If you are born here, that's it."

Watch the clip courtesy of Comedy Central below:

Colin Gorenstein

Colin Gorenstein is Salon's assistant editor of internet and viral content. Follow @colingorenstein or email cgorenstein@salon.com.

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