Daily Show Senior Latino Correspondent Al Madrigal Is Not Your Applebee’s Fajita

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The Daily Show debuted new Senior Latino Correspondent Al Madrigal last night, who suspects President Obama’s recent statements about immigration are just a cynical ploy to appeal to a growing demographic, not unlike some late-night satirical news shows we know. “You hope to make up for it by Googling ‘Mexican comedian’ and voila!” he analogized to a sheepish Stewart. “It’s so cultural offensive,” Madrigal declared. “And I am a little offended your make-up lady covered up my tear drop tattoo.” Jon also took the time to clarify the specifics of an ugly stereotype: Jews are rumored to control the media, not the medians. “So we can sell oranges wherever we want!” the new correspondent gasped with joy. I personally thought Madrigal was funny, engaging and immediately fit in with the show’s voice, which seems like an excellent sign. What do you guys think of Daily’s new non-Canadian addition?