Why Mexicans are troubled by Donald Trump

4/5/2016 BBC News 

Mexican Flag XXL“Immigration is the only thing that drives Donald Trump crazy apart from yellow number 5 hair colour,” jokes Chumel Torres, a Mexican comedian that has taken the internet by storm.

His show, El Pulso de la Republica (The Pulse of the Republic), is Mexico’s answer to the US late-night talk show The Daily Show.

While there are few Mexicans who find US Republican candidate Donald Trump funny, laughing in the face of adversity is the strategy Torres has decided to adopt and he seems to be doing something right.

The comedian, who originally trained as an engineer, has 1.5 million subscribers to his Spanish-language YouTube channel and a growing number of fans for his newer English-language version too.

The appetite for Trump gags is high but it is starting to wear thin, Torres says.

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