Trevor Noah: How can Trump 'be on the wrong side of everything in history'?

Trevor Noah late Monday took aim at President Trump after the president attacked NFL players who kneel in protest during the national anthem.

“When Nazis were protesting in Charlottesville, Trump said some of these were very fine people, very fine people. And aren’t we all Nazis, really?" Noah said during "The Daily Show."

"But then, when black football players protest peacefully by taking a knee during the anthem, he calls them sons of bitches who should be fired. Now look, I don’t know if Trump is racist, but I do know he definitely prefers white people to black people. I can say that with confidence.” 


Noah also responded to Trump's comments that NFL referees are "ruining the game" by penalizing players who "hit too hard."

Noah questioned how one person could "be on the wrong side of everything in history."

“Forget being president — what kind of a human being wants more brain damage?" Noah said.

"How can one person be on the wrong side of everything in history? I’m just waiting for Trump to be like, ‘What’s with all these seatbelts, folks? I remember a time when people weren’t afraid to go through the windshield headfirst. Dust yourself off, shake hands and do it again.’” 

Trump sparked controversy last week when he attacked NFL players who kneel during the national anthem to protest racial inequity in the U.S.

He doubled down on his attacks this week, claiming kneeing during the national anthem had nothing to do with race but is instead about respecting the country and its flag.