There were two Justin Trudeaus on Wednesday evening.
One was in the House of Commons, in the thick of a chaotic brouhaha that involved accusations of manhandling one MP and elbowing another.
The other Justin Trudeau was on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show," defending Canada's intake of 25,000 Syrian refugees —and setting some time aside to talk Nickelback.
The prime minister appeared on the satirical news program for a sit-down interview with correspondent Hasan Minhaj. The interview is the final segment of Minhaj's two-part series on Canada's refugee policy, which some U.S. pundits and media outlets have portrayed as a security concern.
Canada has 'faith' in refugees: PM
Trudeau was asked if Canada's refugee plan poses any security risks and if they're a concern to him.
"Why are you trying to destroy North America? You're letting anyone walk in and just f*** it up," Minhaj tells Trudeau.
"North America was built with people fleeing persecution, conflicts, wars, trying to build a better life for themselves and their families," Trudeau responded, adding that Canada has faith in the people it invites over.
'Nickelback's all right'
Minhaj then describes the arrival of refugees as the greatest "Canadian terrorist threat since Sept. 11, 2001" — the day Nickelback released its "Silver Side Up" album.
"You know what? Nickelback's all right," Trudeau says.
Watch the entire segment above.
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