Comedian Sarah Silverman sat down with former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to discuss the state of the union after November’s shocking (to many) election results — after which she muttered, “I wish you were president.”

The nearly hour-long conversation touched on a number of contentious topics, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership and, well, Donald Trump. And though Silverman tried to convey through a simple question (“What the fuck?”) the despair and confusion many have felt since Trump’s election, the Vermont senator tried to inspire activism and hope.

“You have the right to demand a lot of the world in which you live in,” Sanders told the audience. “Unless you stand up and make those demands, nobody hears you.”

Watch the unusual but candid NowThis exclusive below:

— Posted by Natasha Hakimi Zapata


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