10 Reasons Why Wanda Sykes Would Kill as 'The Daily Show' Host

"The Daily Show" desk will soon be up for grabs when Jon Stewart retires at the end of the year. As the world speculates on who would best fill Stewart's shoes, we'd like to offer up the brilliance that Wanda Sykes who has a long history of social commentary that's seriously funny. Here's why she's perfect candidate to take over the political satire show.

Jolie A. Doggett Feb, 12, 2015
Wanda Sykes on the President

She has no problem taking the leader of the free world down a few pegs.

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Wanda Sykes on Being Black in America

Wanda provides a very different perspective on American life that a lot of Black folks can relate to.

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Wanda Sykes on the Black Community

It's high time we hear from a woman of color with an honest take on Black issues that others may not understand, like hair.

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Wanda Sykes on Big Business and Health Care

Sykes can always turn a real-life situation like tipping your waiter into a social statement.

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Wanda Sykes on Politcal Scandals

Can you imagine how Sykes would handle political issues on her own show?

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Wanda Sykes on LGBT Rights

LGBT and human rights are close to Sykes' heart.

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Wanda Sykes on Satire Sketches

Sykes once had her own comedy show.

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Wanda Sykes on Eliminating Crime

Sykes has a hilarious solution to the rising crime rate in America. Allow her to explain.

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Wanda Sykes on the Economy

Sykes has the solution to our massive deficit: show her some receipts.

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Wanda Sykes on Presidential Elections

It's an election year, baby! 2016 is the perfect time to see Sykes take over The Daily Show. And Wanda is sure to have as much to say about new candidates as she did about the old.

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