According to the comedian, America is at risk of falling victim to an African dictatorship under the Trump administration.
"People, I’m not going to sugarcoat this," Noah said. "This is bad for democracy."
"I don't get why people say 'this could never happen in America," Noah said. "Isn't this the place where anything is possible? So even Africa is possible in America. First it's dictator Trump and pretty soon Bono is going to be throwing benefit concerts for the U.S."
Noah proceeded to entertain the reasoning behind the shocking decision, which Trump claimed was due to the way Hillary Clinton's emails we're investigated by the FBI under Comey's watch.
"I’m sorry but that’s straight-up bullshit," Noah said, as he played clips from 2016 of both Trump and Attorney General Jeff Sessions praising Comey for his work. "You don’t need to be a genius to figure out why Trump really canned Comey. It rhymes with Russia."
“It’s like breaking up with your girlfriend right after she asks you if she could look at your phone,” Noah said.
Noah concluded by expressing concern about a Republican-controlled Congress keeping checks and balances on President Trump, considering that they have yet to look into a number of Trump's questionable decisions.
"In America, you specifically have checks and balances for this reason.” Noah said. "So if a president makes a dubious decision like this you could trust Congress to step in and do something about it."
"Here’s the thing: Democracies don’t go away in a flash. You don’t just wake up one morning and tanks are rolling through the streets. That’s not how it works. It’s a slow burn with many steps along the way, and this is a big step."