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Jimmy Kimmel: 'Germany Is Taking A Stronger Stance On Nazis Than We Are'

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"He sounds like a kid whose parents made him apologize for egging their neighbor's house."

Last night on his show Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel took on Trump's reaction to the violence at the Charlottesville "Unite the Right" rally over the weekend, at which a Neo-Nazi who was taking part in the rally killed one anti-racism protester and injured 19 others by mowing them down with his car. It's not the stuff of comedy, though Kimmel managed to wring a few good lines out of the tragedy by focusing on Trump's pretty-much-universally-derided-as-disastrous response: "We went into the weekend worrying about Kim Jong-un starting a war; we came out of it wondering if our president is cutting eye-holes out of his bedsheets."

Kimmel did that thing he does when he talks about politics where he kind of speaks like he's talking to kids, but he got his point across: this isn't a time for even network comedians to stay silent.