Cape Up Live: Jordan Klepper in Conversation with Jonathan Capehart
On Friday, April 27, Comedy Central’s Jordan Klepper, host of the “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper,” sat down with Washington Post Opinion Writer and host of the “Cape Up” podcast, Jonathan Capehart, to talk about news, politics and satire. Klepper and Capehart discussed how the Comedy Central host parodies conservative politics, his on-air persona and what he really thinks about the dynamics in Washington.
Highlights
Jordan Klepper, host of Comedy Central's “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper” describes his on-air persona, which parodies radical, political points of view.
Here’s who Comedy Central's Jordan Klepper is most excited to meet at the 2018 White House Correspondents' Association Dinner and what he would say to President Donald Trump if he were to see him.
Jordan Klepper, host of Comedy Central's “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper” describes what it was like to cover the gun debate in an hour-long TV special. Klepper calls students from Parkland, Florida, site of the February 14, 2018 mass school shooting, “an optimistic ray of hope in a debate that hasn't had that for a while."
Jordan Klepper talks about the pressure he feels to keep up with breaking news as the host of Comedy Central's “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper.”
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Jordan Klepper
Host, “The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper”
Jordan Klepper is a comedian and host of Comedy Central's "The Opposition w/ Jordan Klepper." He was previously a correspondent for “The Daily Show.”
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Jonathan Capehart
Jonathan Capehart is a Pulitzer Prize-winning opinion writer at The Washington Post.
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