In this Majority Report clip, Tom Barrack, the head of Donald Trump’s inauguration committee, tells CNN why Kanye West wasn’t asked to perform at the ceremony. Even if Barrack is lying, and they did ask Kanye and he declined, the reasoning he gives is flat-out racist. It sounds nice! But it’s not. Get used to that, world.

Sam Seder is an American comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer-director, and progressive talk radio host. His works include the film Who's the Caboose? (1997) starring Sarah Silverman and Seder, as well as the television shows Beat Cops (2001) and Pilot Season (2004). He also appeared in Next Stop Wonderland (1998). Seder also made guest appearances on Spin City (1997), Sex and the City (2000) and America Undercover (2005).