Newswire: President Obama subtly slams Trump in final Daily Show appearance

Barack Obama appeared on The Daily Show for one final time as president, for a low-key, somber chat during which he calmly burned Donald Trump. Host Trevor Noah asked the President to comment on the president-elect’s recent comments that he doesn’t accept daily intelligence briefings because he’s a “smart” guy. “I think the president-elect may say one thing and do another when he’s here because the truth of the matter is, it’s a big complicated world,” Obama remarked. “It doesn’t matter how smart you are, you have to have the best information possible to make the best decisions possible.” And that means talking to people from the U.S.’ intelligence agencies. He added: “If you’re not getting their perspective—their detailed perspective—then you are flying blind.”

That line of questioning emerged from a discussion of reports that the CIA has determined that …

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