Aziz Ansari's Post-Inauguration 'SNL' Monologue Was Biting But Hopeful

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"Change doesn't come from presidents. Change comes from large groups of angry people, and if day one is any indication..."
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Aziz Ansari hosted "Saturday Night Live" the day after President Donald Trump's inauguration. So naturally, his monologue centered pretty heavily on the subject. As a stand-up comedian, it's not surprising Ansari had a funny monologue, but he also managed to make it fairly grounded and touched on some serious concerns about racism, Islamophobia and fear. The result was a tone reminiscent of the show following election night

He ended on a message of hope for those disappointed by the election. "Because if you look at our country's history," Ansari said, "change doesn't come from presidents. Change comes from large groups of angry people — and if day one is any indication..."