Footage Surfaces from Bernie Sanders’s 1980s Public Access Show | The Daily Show

  • Published on May 9, 2019
  • Footage of Bernie Sanders’s 1980s public access program shows the then 46-year-old looking strikingly septuagenarian and giving Vermont children head-scratching lessons on stereotypes.
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  • nick
    nick 15 hours ago

    haha, great hit job good to know you work for the DNC.

  • TheBig Phenom
    TheBig Phenom 20 hours ago

    this is why we call him dad

  • Another Agnostic
    Another Agnostic Day ago +1

    Bernie was talking about stereotypes. I get the feeling that Trevor is trying to do a subtle hit job on Bernie. Bernie is the only person I will actually vote for.

  • Eric Shira
    Eric Shira Day ago

    I see a lot of people having a laugh at Bernie and a lot less giving him a shit ton of respect for being real and fighting the bad powers that be. I’m starting to feel that this show and others are part of why he didn’t make it last election. And that they are controlled by the negative left. The same dipshits that tried to ram Hillary down our throats are the same dipshits that will try and feed us Biden or some other tool. Look how well it worked out last time.

  • Soraia _
    Soraia _ Day ago

    that was painful to watch

  • CircumventStance

    Bernie Sanders has recently said we have a racist president.... 4:38 clearly shows Bernie is truly racist. 100% racist and he's teaching kids how to stereotype people in the 80's. Cut to 2019 kids know exactly how to think stereotypically and racist cause their parents were taught by Bernie Sanders. Congratulations

  • Leeonna Colter
    Leeonna Colter Day ago

    BERNIE 2020!!!

  • bootymaster426
    bootymaster426 Day ago

    Haha Bernie talking to the kids about coke and cigarettes did sound like he was looking to score some

  • Taylor Oliphant
    Taylor Oliphant Day ago

    Do people still watch this show? What a sad way to watch a show die.

  • quadmasta
    quadmasta Day ago

    Sanders talking to those kids is eerily similar to Adam Sandler's "Respect" but with the roles reversed :)

  • Luke Robinett
    Luke Robinett Day ago

    I like Sanders and would happily vote for him if he gets the nomination, but some of his supporters are crazy. Some of these people believe all these wild conspiracies and hate dems so much they’re not dissimilar to Trump supporters

  • Luke Robinett
    Luke Robinett Day ago

    Oh god Bernie is hella awkward! 😂 This was gold

  • Onfroi
    Onfroi Day ago

    He had 4 children, how does he just talk to kids like they're adults lol

  • Mattie Gena
    Mattie Gena Day ago


  • Kathleen Papaleo

    His fake intellectualism sickens me. And that horrific accent!

  • POKE BOY 18
    POKE BOY 18 Day ago

    Berny is littlery comedy Gold

  • Elyria
    Elyria Day ago

    RiP Bernie 2020... I'm voting for the man that rolls up on children and ambushes them while getting out of his vehicle!

  • Cool Cat
    Cool Cat Day ago +1

    Mad funny taking way out of context but still mad funny. If you see all the videos and the years it was taken many people all across America was talking to kids on TV and in documentaries about everything and their responses was just as funny.. You should go back and see when news reporters would try talkin to kids on the street also mad funny so to try and make Bernie sound or look like a predator is funny but also ridiculous... but don't take my word for it just go on TVclip and watch some of them and see for yourself not just little taken way out of context clips...

  • Anthony Poindexter
    Anthony Poindexter Day ago +1

    Great job! Taking bernies old awkward yet well meaning attempts to educate our kids out of context not so much for your comedy but mainly to persuade impressionable Americans against him because he wouldn't be good for your shamelessly money grubbing and puppeteering corporation.

  • Andres Penuela
    Andres Penuela Day ago

    “I disagree with you, i think you’re dumb.” Bernie Sanders

  • vampcutie1
    vampcutie1 Day ago

    Dude Sanders gave 0 fucks from day one

  • Cindy Demambro
    Cindy Demambro Day ago


  • Constitutionalist member

    Bernie is such an incoherent moron. Why don't you show the video of him saying that bread lines are good? What's the worst video you have on Trump? The one where he jokingly said he grabbed women's pussies? To his friend, in private, AS A JOKE?!?!?! You idiots need to get your priorities straight.

  • m t
    m t 2 days ago

    So that's why Trevor smells.

  • Sascha Haber
    Sascha Haber 2 days ago

    Please tell your graphic person the aspect ratio of your photo is wrong...or just make me your new graphic person :)

  • Darius Manson
    Darius Manson 2 days ago

    Sexual perversion has always been a part of Jewish identity or should I say stereotype

  • Kodjo Swole
    Kodjo Swole 2 days ago

    OG Bernie, hate it or love him. I love him.

  • Max R
    Max R 2 days ago

    I really regret not supporting Bernie in 2016. I don’t agree with a lot he says, but he perfectly understands how to get the support of Americans. Anger works fear works. We learned this in 2016. Bernie gets that except he doesn’t turn that anger and fear in to bigotry and hatefulness. I think Bernie’s the best bet to get rid of Trump in 2020 not Biden. I’m voting for Bernie even if I don’t agree with his views. But if Bernie doesn’t get the nomination you bet my ass is voting for Biden as should any other Bernie supporter.

  • yidingcao
    yidingcao 2 days ago

    That is why he is worth to be elected. To bad in the USA you only have two parties. And you have to be in one of them for the final run. Otherwise I see him with a big chance of winning

  • Ez Al
    Ez Al 3 days ago

    Ummmm, u forgot abt the video where he praised the bread lines in USSR and also their train stations

  • MilwJay
    MilwJay 3 days ago

    so the mayor of a town plants trees and then with a camera crew the mayor asks kids near the newly planted trees about the trees... but trevor noah says that that is the definition of the strange weird men kids are taught to avoid... the town mayor talking about planting trees. when hthe mayor raises important epidemic issues before they become a problem you view that as wrong too ... thats what is supposed to be done. also there are plenty pics out there of a brown haired young bernie. every part of your bit is wrong and mean-spirited. but hey congrats on getting hired by comedy centrals owners foxnews corp cuz they know what they want and who they hire

  • Michael Calisi
    Michael Calisi 3 days ago

    Not voting Bernie but at least he's consistent in his idology

  • Arya Boudaie
    Arya Boudaie 3 days ago

    Wow this is incredible.

  • Noah Stevens
    Noah Stevens 3 days ago

    If I can't have Yang I'll take Bernie.

  • Dragana Munitic
    Dragana Munitic 3 days ago

    Can you guys imagine, you could've had Bernie for the last two years.

  • slipknot95maggot
    slipknot95maggot 3 days ago

    He doesn't condescend children.? Pfft, totally worthy of a 'news' segment
    Anyway, hello! I just wanted to let you know that you're talking about this while your reality looks like this ////
    Anyway, back to Bernie calling a kid who said school and reading aren't important 'dumb'.
    Ooh. Okay

  • Jenova Lee
    Jenova Lee 3 days ago


  • No Name
    No Name 3 days ago +5

    Omg, Bernie is the best ever. I love it so goddamn much. He's always been so consistent in standing up for what he believes in. He's always straightforward about the policy. He sincerely wants to know how the community is doing and what it thinks of his work. What an absolutely fantastic leader. He's really one of a kind. Not to mention savage af, lmao.
    But when Trevor said Bernie that has been saying the same things for 30 years because it's been 30 years and we still have the same problems, that actually hit the nail on the head. Spot on. Bernie understood it 30 years ago. He was way ahead of his time.
    Bernie Sanders 2020. I'll be donating to the campaign soon.

  • Zac Rivera
    Zac Rivera 3 days ago

    Before he became a millionaire

  • eogg25
    eogg25 3 days ago

    He also spent 10 days in Russia colluding with them at least that's what they would call it if Trump spent 10 days in Russia.

  • Tim Be
    Tim Be 3 days ago

    Once a Communist always a communist. And like all old communist he wants 2 classes the leaders Eat caviar and the workers line up for Bread . Read animal farm

  • ferros8215
    ferros8215 3 days ago

    The Curious Case of Bernie Sanders

  • Michael Gavin Johnston
    Michael Gavin Johnston 3 days ago +3

    They just keep trying...but they will never take us down...the more the establishment uses the media to smear the resurging Left, the more they fail...every new leaked footage, or hot mic, or tweet, or whatever from the left, just reveals how awesome they are. Like, Bernie, AOC, Ilhan Omar...everytime they try to smear them, they just make them look cooler. I want Bernie in charge of me.

  • Valerie Pritt
    Valerie Pritt 3 days ago

    A strong breeze could defeat Bernie Sanders. He's weak.
    Hides the fact that he's a millionaire and dodges questions.
    Calls a kid stupid and prone to bribery.

    • No Name
      No Name 3 days ago +2

      +Valerie Pritt Yes. Think for yourself. That is what I said.
      Alright, well, if that's how you feel, then you could always get your IQ tested and compare it with the average IQ of liberals. I think you'll be disappointed though, considering that the average liberal IQ is consistently several points higher than the average conservative IQ. It's probably due to better education, of course. The areas with the highest average IQs also happen to be the most educated, such as in the Northeast, and the areas with the lowest IQs also happen to be the least educated, such as the Deep South, in states like Alabama and Mississippi. Is it a coincidence that the Northeast tends to be Democratic, while the South is generally Republican? Well, think about it for yourself.
      There is also a reason that most academics, in general, but especially experts in science and philosophy (the biggest free-thinking fields that there are), tend to identify as liberal, left-leaning, or independent. Hell, many of them are actual socialists. Albert Einstein was a socialist, for just one example that you may already know about (I can't presume to know your education level). Look up his essay called "Why Socialism?" Would you have thought that Einstein was a Republican? Lmao. That's a very silly thought, considering what he actually believed.
      Look, I know that you feel like you are an expert on everything by default, and so you are probably seething mad right now, if you are even still reading at all (I very much doubt it; reading requires too much mental energy from you, I imagine). It's a clear example of the Dunning-Kruger effect. You likely are not even smart enough to know how dumb you are, and so you just assume that you're smarter than everyone else, because you literally have no experience with what being smart would actually be like. Just look at Donald Trump. Smart people admit when they do not know something and strive to understand the reality. Dumb people insist that they are stable geniuses. My guess is that deep down, you know that you aren't very smart. Conservative ideas just make the most sense to you. They're very easy to wrap your mind around. They do not require much processing power beyond ancient brain structures responsible for emotions like anger and fear. More left-wing ideas actually require much of the prefrontal cortex, responsible for higher thought and abstract theory. They've literally confirmed this with brain scan studies multiple times. This is accepted science. Conservatives are scientifically proven to be more simple-minded in their considerations than liberals are at this point.
      To think that conservative ideas make the most sense must be kind of like how the Flat Earth Theory would make the most sense to someone who was not educated enough to know, or else not smart enough to figure out, that the Earth was actually round. So, of course more advanced concepts seem confusing and wrong to someone like that. You cannot think broader than what you are intellectually capable of thinking about, and that just isn't very broad to begin with. Ridiculous ideas seem right to you because you aren't smart enough to understand better ideas. I suggest trying your absolute hardest to open your mind and perhaps get an education, as hard as it is for you to make decent grades. It's still important to be as informed as possible.

    • Valerie Pritt
      Valerie Pritt 3 days ago

      +No Name
      Think for myself?... Lol. Priceless and hypocritical coming from a liberal. You guys invented the art of not thinking, more like sheep's baaaing at your master's. 😂🐏

    • No Name
      No Name 3 days ago +1

      Lmao. Can you promise that you will still underestimate him in 2020? Maybe even vote for Trump to prevent him from becoming president?
      Think for yourself, if you can.

  • A
    A 3 days ago +1

    I was going to say something negative about Travor Noah but now he in the center of jokes. That’s want true comedy all about. Not lift or right only comedy...

  • Dragoon The Weirdo
    Dragoon The Weirdo 4 days ago

    I changed my mind on voting for him

    • No Name
      No Name 3 days ago +2

      I'll definitely be voting for him. I'd probably even write his name in if he didn't get the nomination, but I don't see why he wouldn't. He's the most consistent candidate in the running. Plus, he's actually been consistently right all this time. That's very impressive. There's no better leader than a leader who goes around the community, asking what people think of the community and how it can be improved. I want a president like that. That's a president you can be proud to have. A serious president focused on the issues.

  • firenz shah
    firenz shah 4 days ago

    How come they allowed a South African to talks about USA politic?

    • Peter Korman
      Peter Korman 4 days ago

      Because he was hired to host an American news/comedy show (and lives in America)? This isn’t exactly rocket science.

  • Michael T.
    Michael T. 4 days ago

    Can someone PLEASE track the kids from that footage down and have them comment on it?

  • WeirdozChannel
    WeirdozChannel 4 days ago +1

    Of course Trevor is ripping on bernie. Thats what he did last election too. He's an establishment puppet

    • Peter Korman
      Peter Korman 4 days ago

      This isn’t “ripping on Bernie.” He’s a comedian, and there were jokes to be made about Bernie’s public access tv show.
      I love Bernie, but one of the thing that bothers me about my fellow Sanders supporters is that they flip their shit at anything that’s not glowing praise. Calm the fuck down.

  • Shasha Innova
    Shasha Innova 4 days ago +1

    Bru my moma told me back in the day this shit was normal. But it was just everyday life. Now most of us find all this shit funny even the weird awkward shit. We all have a fucked up sense of humor

  • Ian Campbell
    Ian Campbell 4 days ago

    I don't know but doesn't it seem like Bernie has a little pedophile in him.

    • No Name
      No Name 3 days ago +1

      +Ian Campbell Are you stupid? That was on a public TV show literally designed to ask random people around the community what their thoughts were about the community. It's not pedophilic to care what kids think about their community, as the mayor of the community. If you actually had kids, then you would want to live in a society where their opinions mattered and were taken into consideration too. Unless of course, you're a pedophile and don't care about what children think or feel about their environment. To be honest, it wouldn't surprise me all that much from someone like you. Clearly, pedophilia comes to your mind very quickly when you see children. Deflection from your own character traits, perhaps?
      You're being disingenuous and it's very obvious. Not a good look.

    • Ian Campbell
      Ian Campbell 3 days ago

      +No Name No, I'm not. I'm thinking of Bernie. What would you think of a strange old man that pulls up to your young child in a car and engages him or her in a conversation? That's the situation I tell my kids to stay away from. I tell them that if a strange old man pulls up and starts asking them anything, run away. Bernie is on video doing that.

    • No Name
      No Name 3 days ago

      You're thinking of Biden.

  • GHustle4
    GHustle4 4 days ago

    Lmao when the young lady walked away I felt like a proud dad of my own daughter then I looked back at my SON and yelled WTF ARE YOU STILL DOING THERE TALKING TO A STRANGER GOT DAMNIT BOY!! lmao

  • lrpisme
    lrpisme 4 days ago

    Fuck Bernie.

  • Sam Jinping
    Sam Jinping 4 days ago +3

    #FeelTheBern #OurRevolution 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸✨

  • pryodiablo
    pryodiablo 4 days ago +1

    I dunno if Trevor was trying to make a slam piece on bernie but this only make me like bernie more. Watch the originals of all the clips here.

  • Livá
    Livá 5 days ago +1

    Wait why he sleeping on bernie?

  • lunhil12
    lunhil12 5 days ago +1

    Bernie is and always was the real deal. Too bad honesty isn’t valued in Washington DC.

  • Hello World!
    Hello World! 5 days ago +1

    Trevor, if you want me to vote for Biden, tell your bosses that's not working, and aint happening. Love Bernie even more than ever

  • Ramew Sonyo
    Ramew Sonyo 5 days ago

    Lmfao. Well I think you're dumb

  • Red X
    Red X 5 days ago

    Stranger Danger

  • Christine Cecilia Mahirwe

    Waaaaaiiiitttttt, Hilary Clintonnnnnn 🏃‍♀🏃‍♀🏃‍♀🏃‍♀🏃‍♀

  • Healthy Morty
    Healthy Morty 5 days ago

    How Trevor Noah even still have a job. The guy is a complete unfunny hack.

  • Aukion Makiro
    Aukion Makiro 5 days ago

    Ffs I get you're just a paid actor but help Bernie not just go on about kids belittling his points about the country

  • Aukion Makiro
    Aukion Makiro 5 days ago +2

    Man makes good points but let's keep making jokes to deviate and ignore em $$$$$$$$

  • Bigheadtf
    Bigheadtf 5 days ago

    I Am President Donald J Trump And I Approve This Message! BOOM! BEST Trump Video EVER!

  • Joshua Owens
    Joshua Owens 6 days ago +1

    It took until the 2008 crash for America to wake up to what Bernie's been trying to point out since the 70s. Not cuz he's a genius, but cuz we weren't paying we're still not. Not really

  • Jeremy Pallister
    Jeremy Pallister 6 days ago

    I'm dying 😂😂 this shit is funny af. He's very consistent, I just wish he wasn't a socialist.

    • No Name
      No Name 3 days ago +1

      Okay. But, without emotionally reacting in immediate anger, what does that word actually mean, and why is it bad?
      My guess is that, like most people who accept establishment propaganda on faith, you conflate socialism with communism, and assume that it always implies a totalitarian government that bans private property and redistributes wealth exactly equally within a command economy. That's communism, but Bernie Sanders wants to implement automatic voter registration at the age of 18, ensure one vote per citizen (going so far as to include prisoners in the democratic process), legalize marijuana for regulation and purchase in the free market, and remove money from politics so that power over elections is with the people's vote rather than with wealthy bank accounts. If it seems different from communism, that's because it is.

  • James Black
    James Black 6 days ago

    Not sure whether to dislike this video for being an obvious attempt at a hit piece against Bernie Sanders, or liking the video for failing so hard that it made Bernie look even more awesome...

  • Aliya Khan
    Aliya Khan 6 days ago

    Shoutout to Noah 🤘🏿

  • Callum L.
    Callum L. 6 days ago +1

    * sniff sniff sniff * yep that's some strong corporate propaganda right there!

  • absolutless
    absolutless 6 days ago

    Wow, even the daily show is hacking for corporatism now.

  • Lorrie C
    Lorrie C 6 days ago +1

    Bernie has always been a community minded person. It's so very honorable how he encourages those kids to learn their opinion matters and the way he always educates ppl on what the details in the issues are. It's what I would want from someone in politics..💖

  • Lucas Layton
    Lucas Layton 6 days ago +2

    *How can I give Bernie all my money?!*

  • WaitingToFade
    WaitingToFade 6 days ago +2


  • mary travioli
    mary travioli 6 days ago

    Idiot then and Idiot now

  • Nikki C
    Nikki C 6 days ago

    "I disagree with you,I think you're dumb"😶😂😂😂Sometimes kids need the truth. #Bernie2020

    JUMAH 6 days ago

    Baby Bernie will be like how much was the doctor's charge

  • HiiPPi3
    HiiPPi3 6 days ago +1

    Who talks about cocain with 5 y/o? Maybe we should more

  • Eliisa m
    Eliisa m 6 days ago +2

    I love Bernie

  • Max Meier
    Max Meier 6 days ago

    Let's have a "Where are they now" -segment with the kids Bernie interviewed.

  • Collin Booker
    Collin Booker 6 days ago

    “Hey kids, want some democratic socialism?”

  • Mandisa Mvelase
    Mandisa Mvelase 6 days ago

    This has some strange paedophelia to it 🤔

  • Anthony Keyes
    Anthony Keyes 6 days ago

    Makes me love Bernie even more!!!

  • Dawn W. Williams
    Dawn W. Williams 6 days ago


  • IcecreamDF
    IcecreamDF 6 days ago

    I agree with all of Bernie’s politics, and I voted for him in 2016, but I’m getting sick of him. He didn’t take his defeat to Hillary as gracefully as he could have, and he didn’t do nearly enough to support her. I would still vote for Bernie in a heartbeat if he got the democratic nomination in 2020, but I don’t think I’ll be voting for him in the primaries this time around.

  • IcecreamDF
    IcecreamDF 6 days ago +1

    Young Bernie is exactly like you would expect him to be.

  • Yani Callu
    Yani Callu 7 days ago

    A women would get killed by media et al., should they appear as sloppy as he does for anything.

  • Ken Kellett
    Ken Kellett 7 days ago +1

    A classy guy back then, a classy guy now. Go, Bernie.

  • Bárbara Guerra
    Bárbara Guerra 7 days ago +2

    Starting to REALLY like this guy (Sanders, not Trevor. Trevor I alredy like, so...)

  • Tyler Gilmore
    Tyler Gilmore 7 days ago

    He’s a savage

  • superplan89
    superplan89 7 days ago

    If Biden wins, 2 years later republicans take the house

  • LaNaria Elizabeth
    LaNaria Elizabeth 7 days ago

    Are you sure Bernie wasn't 15 years old in some of those clips. He was talking like a teenager.

  • KittyALevin
    KittyALevin 7 days ago +1

    "Strange sexual habits" must refer to the old myth that Jewish people are required to have sex through a hole in a sheet (the opposite of kinky). Trust me, that was a common belief at one point.

    • Nice guy
      Nice guy 21 hour ago

      I learned something.

  • Julez60
    Julez60 7 days ago +1

    Your full of shit Trevor. Fucking corporate hack.
    Bernie 2020!!

  • Farhiya A
    Farhiya A 7 days ago +2

    I am coming to realize Trevor Noah is not as great as when he first started.

  • Cory McLean
    Cory McLean 7 days ago

    I don't like that you're playing it off for laughs when a guy is trying to honestly engage with kids about racism. A whole generation grew up in the 90s and 00s being treated with kid gloves about every subject that really matters. Many of them became adults with no sense of how to engage with our most important issues. Kids want and need the gloves to come off. Watered-down bullshit is no use to them.

  • El Chavez
    El Chavez 7 days ago +1

    They should track down these kids and see what they think about Bernie now. Bernie/Tulsi 2020

  • Smug Smugly
    Smug Smugly 7 days ago

    I think he was a creepy old socialist hippie then, and he's a creepy old hippie socialist Now !

  • STAN Talent
    STAN Talent 7 days ago

    We also have a dinosaur in the senate. He litterally was born and is destined to die in the senate. His face did not even change. Enrile forever

  • TheDivineBandit
    TheDivineBandit 7 days ago +1

    "A 46 year old 90 year old man" Oh Trevor! 😂😂😂