Watch Aziz Ansari Call Donald Trump the 'Chris Brown of Politics' on 'SNL'

Aziz Ansari
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Aziz Ansari during the stand-up monologue on Saturday Night Live on Jan. 21, 2017. 

Aziz Ansari, co-creator of Master of None and Parks and Rec's master of swagger, made his Saturday Night Live debut on January 21 -- the day after President Trump's inauguration. The comedian spent his monologue minutes on a stand-up routine skewering the new president, his supporters -- and his supporters' detractors. 

Ansari, SNL's first South Asian American host, said of Trump, "Pretty cool to know he's probably at home watching a brown guy make fun of him."

"Today, an entire gender protested against him," he said, referencing the enormous Women's March in D.C. and around the world. Ansari then cautioned, "We can't demonize everyone that voted for Trump ... we're talking about 63 million people."

Ansari suggested that it's unfair to consider all of those Trump supporters racist, when some of them were surely just "there for the tunes" -- like they listen to Chris Brown.

"Donald Trump is basically the Chris Brown of politics," Ansari explained. "And 'Make America great again' is his These Hoes Ain't Loyal."

Ansari finished his routine on a serious but hopeful note: "Change doesn't come from presidents. Change comes from large groups of angry people. And if day one if any indication, you're part of the largest group of angry people I've ever seen."

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