Newswire: The Jim Jefferies Show hopes America has room for “this fucking guy”

Citing his late-night political comedy bona fides as “another immigrant taking American jobs,” like Samantha Bee, John Oliver, and Trevor Noah, Australian comedian Jim Jefferies debuted his weekly, self-titled pre-Daily Show series last night. Like his colleagues, Jefferies engaged in the now-familiar, desk-centered talking head political satire (although Bee stands, because she’s a boss), with the cheeky and sometimes controversial Jefferies’ signature offhand delivery (he punctuates his takes with a decidedly slouchy posture) masking yet another comedic enterprise dedicated—in this benighted year of 2017—to dissecting just what appalling nonsense Donald Trump and his minions have spewed into the world over the course of the week.

As pointed as Jefferies proved his takes on Trump and company to be (the first episode started out with the the familiar “what the hell did Trump do now?” news rundown), the comic looks prepared to set his sights on mockable …

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