On Camera, NYU Students Bash State of the Union Speech Trump Gave 'Last Night'

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January 30, 2018Jan 30, 2018

About a week ago, the clever folks at Campus Reform decided to interview students at the famous New York University to ask them their opinion of “last night’s” State of the Union Address by President Trump. The only problem is, the speech won’t be given until tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 30).

As Campus Reform media director Cabot Phillips walked around campus with a camera and microphone and asked students to comment on the SOTUA, they were quick to talk about how racist and offensive it was but unwilling to admit they hadn’t actually watched it — or didn’t know when it was taking place.

“Quite racist, at the very least, if not up there with most racist,” one young woman commented.

“Ya, wow, it’s already quickly climbing the scale,” Phillips replied with mock surprise.

Commenting on the immigration stance Trump supposedly took in “last night’s” speech, another student replied, ‘Very offensive. It’s something that I wouldn’t have expected to happen in our lifetime.

“Pretty ugly. I believe what I’m hearing about his rough nature and the hate that he probably said,” said one student who probably admitted that she hadn’t actually watched the SOTUA.

“Is there any one thing in particular you saw people most upset about?” Phillips asked another woman.

She replied, “Probably with immigration going on with the whole DACA thing and him trying to build the wall.”

Watch the brief video below:

If you want to watch the actual State of the Union Address tonight, it’s on at 9 p.m. Eastern. You can watch it live on the official White House YouTube channel below:

According to a White House press release, the speech will cover tax cuts, the economy, infrastructure, immigration, trade, and national security, among other topics. In other news, a popular HGTV house flipper is some major hot water!

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