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Chris Evans and Mark Kassen talk about the merging of fact and opinion in politics and their new platform A Starting Point, which provides voters with non-biased facts from elected officials. #DailyShow #ChrisEvans #MarkKassen

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Abdulbasit Abdulsemed
Abdulbasit Abdulsemed:
Great to see celebrities like Chris engage in civil activities ! I hope everyone will understand the purpose of this initiative ! Awesome Mark and Chris ! Keep it going !👏👏👍👍
dhara Parekh
dhara Parekh:
Chris's knowledge shocks and inspires me at the same time. He has grasped the gist of democracy very well. Huge respect
PANDA CHAN
PANDA CHAN:
I love how Chris Evan's was the perfect actor for Captain America, a progressive guy who stans for the people :)
Steve
Steve:
Trevor, TWO thumbs up on that interview. I totally agree with the use of Chris Evans' celebrity to create a series of interviews with elected officials that keeps all of them on the facts and on the issues, respectfully, openly and honestly. There is so little respect in today's discourse that we are forced into picking a side without respectfully hearing the 'opposing' view. This is so valuable and so seldom done today. Great work Trevor!
Cynthia Gonzalez
Cynthia Gonzalez:
I agree with Chris Evans. No comments, no likes. Keep it on point.
ContemplatingRain
ContemplatingRain:
Its wonderful to know that Chris has this serious side to him

Two celebrities working to help their country. Good job
Evans Dogbe
Evans Dogbe:
Man, Chris can speak so well. I am just blown away about the quality of his language.
Dayne Haworth
Dayne Haworth:
Wow Chris Evan's is so eloquent and intelligent! Very mature and helpful perspectives. Beautiful vocabulary 👏🏼👏🏼
Blue Taser
Blue Taser:
Chris Evans is just the real life Captain America.
se_0
se_0:
this is actually a really smart project. People on all sides naturally tend to be biased against opposing sides without even checking out the facts.
Sues Anna
Sues Anna:
I didn’t think this is possible but Chris Evans got even hotter by doing this. OMG he is smart, empathic, always thinks for himself and is just the most amazing person. My knees are butter.
Alan Griffin
Alan Griffin:
I like their idea on feedback:

If something you read here makes you angry or confused, don’t comment, write your members of Congress.
Jeannette Marie
Jeannette Marie:
When I found out about this site, I was very impressed. Mark and Chris have reawakened my interest in the political landscape. For sure, I realize that contacting elected officials is the way to get things accomplished. Love this interview!
Unboxing Alyss
Unboxing Alyss:
Excellent idea from these guys! I'm not familiar with Kassen, but we all know Evans as Captain America. I know that he DESPISES Trump with a passion, so I'm glad Trevor asked that question. With all the different "sources" that are around, it's hard to find ones that can truly be trusted to be impartial and non-partisan. I really can't wait to check their site out. Hopefully others will, despite Evan's personal views. We need more people to weight the FACTS when making big decisions like this.

Also, Kudos to Trevor for another great interview!
Steven T
Steven T:
Mad respect for Chris Evan! He is what America has been known for! Honesty, integrity, and respect!
Ezio Auditore Da Firenze
Ezio Auditore Da Firenze:
This is very important project.
These kind of decisions shouldn't be made with a gut feeling. It should be based on facts.
Trump has said that he makes decisions with a gut feeling and that can surely be seen.

Chris Evans truly is the Captain America. 💪👍
Mark Kassen is also a true hero. 👍😃
Izzy Perez
Izzy Perez:
Wow, Chris Evans and Trevor noah are the boyfriends I alternate in my maladaptive daydreams! THIS is the most ambitious crossover since endgame
lillithdv8
lillithdv8:
When the political landscape is just a bleak canvas fuel by vitriol and bigotry, remember Chris Evans is bringing a shred of composure and cordial discourse to the current madness; bravo my friend
Andrea Alvarez Arcila
Andrea Alvarez Arcila:
Thanks for asking smart questions, you never dissapoint. Also, thanks for WOKE BAE I WILL NEVER GET OVER IT
Luthien S
Luthien S:
I love that Chris Evans used words like 'ouroboros'. He was awesome in Push.
Ranjini
Ranjini:
Chris and Trevor are my favourites.
Glad to see them together.
corujariousa
corujariousa:
I appreciate Chris/Mark's initiative and strive to keep unbiased. Also, I think it is important to keep in mind that respect is essential. Let's never vilify people for having different views. I draw my line though when there is no real dialog and only nonsense statements that are obviously false.
Ashley Mcgaha
Ashley Mcgaha:
Coming to the US this November "Captain America vs the Orange Skull"😂
Angelique Norman
Angelique Norman:
Imagine listening to an hour long conversation between Chris and Trevor.. Heaven I say
Jordin Blue
Jordin Blue:
He’s like Captain America in real life
Hugo Rosado
Hugo Rosado:
Incredible initiative. Very balanced and enlightened. Congrats to the founders !
That Girl
That Girl:
Chris doesn’t get enough credit for being as intelligent as he is. Proud of him.
Peter Yip
Peter Yip:
If Chris runs for leadership positions like a governor or a mayor someday, I’d vote for this guy.
Ricardo Neves
Ricardo Neves:
"Avengers Assemble", Steve does have the feeling of righteousness, and hope of Captain America
Colette Lee
Colette Lee:
We just had our local elections, and I spent so much time researching candidates that it was exhausting. I hope websites like this one become standand. We need to know important things even when we have little time
Film Toppings
Film Toppings:
When more people respect and trust a superhero movie star when it comes to politics than the actual president 👏 Well done Chris
Lightning Farron
Lightning Farron:
He fought Hitler...now he is fighting Trump. Cap is helping to take down the baddies.
Elena Koleva
Elena Koleva:
People should be thankful for what Chris Evans do for all of us, to be able to make the right choice by the information he provide us.
John Chessant
John Chessant:
This is very cool! Hopefully more elected officials will join it; most of my favorite members of Congress are not on it yet.
Michelle Kemper
Michelle Kemper:
I love a starting point! It brings politics back to what it’s meant to be, ideas. Thank you lads for creating this website!
JRElevates
JRElevates:
LOVE,LOVE,LOVE this idea... forward thinking guys, nailed it!
Emi Lee
Emi Lee:
Ladies are you with me? Trevor and Chris on the same screen... :P
isisnine
isisnine:
Oh my gosh...so much intelligence...so much charisma..so much passion to do the right thing...to stand up and be heard...encompassed in a bunch of hot guys....what more could a lady ask for...
Aisadal
Aisadal:
Yooo, so cool to see Chris Evans on The Daily Show! He really is Captain America!
Fire Ball
Fire Ball:
I really wish more people were able to view politics and other voters in the same way as these two. The world would truly be a different place. Just because ones opinion doesn’t match another’s doesn’t mean they should be disgraced.
#✔️thefactsandtalk
Cindy Alvarez
Cindy Alvarez:
AND THIS IS WHY I LOVE CHRIS EVANS !!!
Monse P
Monse P:
The question about the picture, you can disagree with someone else's opinions but that doesn't mean you can't be polite. I think this is what they are trying to do with this website, get everyone involved in a respectful way. 👏
ginniesoh
ginniesoh:
I need facts instead of politics. Oh my ....The social media has been tough to navigate because everything is someone's reconstruction of facts. I thin k ASP needs to continue beyond election years and into classrooms. This way people are always informed about facts and not just during election time
James DiGriz
James DiGriz:
Chris Evans can't stop being Captain America! Full immersion into the character. It's now in his blood.
Leinad Dnalkrik
Leinad Dnalkrik:
It's seems all too rare these days that individuals use their stardom--and the position of public influence that comes with it--to rally attention toward something other than self-serving interests. In this regard, much respect to Chris for using his public persona for something so selfless and positive.
Jones Unchained
Jones Unchained:
It's a funny day when you have Captain America (Evans), The Hulk (Ruffalo), and Jon's protege (Noah) in the same show
Ana Luiza Lisboa
Ana Luiza Lisboa:
So funny to see the man who stole my heart interview the man my heart was stolen from.
Z. Momo
Z. Momo:
I get to watch TWO of my husbands today?? Wow, what a treat. Thank you for gracing us with your presence, Chris❤
Shmales
Shmales:
I didn’t think it was possible to find Chris Evans more attractive. Clearly I was wrong. Brawn and brain?! Whaaat? Be still my poor besotted heart. Lol.
abigail pena minaya
abigail pena minaya:
I don’t think I can love Chris Evans more than I do... and yet I see him and love him even more ahahha
Sean Smith
Sean Smith:
Are elected officials really the best source of factual information, even as a starting point?
Sarah LeBrun
Sarah LeBrun:
Chris Evans needs to stop making himself more attractive.
lsamoa
lsamoa:
I'm so glad they're doing this!
Anna Neprawskey
Anna Neprawskey:
trevor asking all the right questions <3
thinksail
thinksail:
good luck America. In Germany there were YouTubers saying that America is doing a speedrun in history right now. We all hope, that the USA will get more justice.
Chandrima Modak
Chandrima Modak:
Seriously, people who have the power to make a change are really working towards making a change. Kowtow and hats off to Chris and Mark 🙌
ItsTheLaww25
ItsTheLaww25:
"If I see a situation pointed south, I can't ignore it. Sometimes I wish I could."
Chris Evans is Cap in real life. This is Civil War playing out. Hahaha!
Cap for president one day!!
TawnyaD
TawnyaD:
I've actually been on the site and I really like it. Everyone's response is short and to the point and both parties responses are right there so you can hear them both right away.
Samiul Huq
Samiul Huq:
I always knew Chris Evans was well spoken but damn did he leave a great impression on me after this video.
Daniel R. Erthal
Daniel R. Erthal:
Each time i heard something about Chris Evans I'm more impressed
George Camp
George Camp:
I just looked at your site and I am very impressed in a couple of ways. I like the short videos that are quick and to the point. I also am impressed with how reasonable both parties talk about the issues. So far, I just listened to the the responses under the topic of immigration, and I realized we all want the same thing. Unfortunately the rhetoric coming from the executive branch is tearing everyone apart. Now I am going back to listen to more! 🤓
sammygirl6910
sammygirl6910:
Chris is actually Captain America, and I love him for it.
shuatreee
shuatreee:
Ouroboros, well played Chris Evans. Love it!
U2W
U2W:
I absolutely adore Chris Evans
M O
M O:
This man has just jumped to the top of my Chris list. Was not expecting him to be so eloquent and thoughtful.
Scriptwritertube
Scriptwritertube:
Clearly having to playing captain America and uphold Americas values on screen has robbed off on Chris Evans that he is now, mirroring that persona in real life.

Who says superheroes movies don't matter. Who says comic books don't matter... who dares say it now
Marquees Phakathi
Marquees Phakathi:
Although Captain America is dead, Chris Evens has managed to adopt Steve Rogers’ character trails in real life.

Someone needs to give this man a medal 🎖
Mu'adz Azri
Mu'adz Azri:
Chris just finished the "endgame" and back to "a starting point". 😂🤣
Saurav Agarwal
Saurav Agarwal:
If only we had such a platform in India
star
star:
Chris Evans is awesome!!! (and Trevor too 😆)
Michael Elbert
Michael Elbert:
I remember the day when no one debated politics.
Because we trusted our government enough to not have to worry about that.
Nobody knows enough about politics anyway . Even now politics is too complicated for a single state, much less a whole country or continent.
swati prasad
swati prasad:
Ok, this whole conversation had me pull out my dictionary at many occasions!
TheTooginator
TheTooginator:
What I love about this is that this is what my idea of America REALLY is: a civilized marketplace of ideas. America has NEVER been perfect, and never will be, but perfection isn’t necessary.

America has been a crucible of competing ideas even before Europeans knew that the continent existed. People came here to escape poverty, oppression, and bigotry - and that idea is still at the heart of the nation. So far, extremism and hate has always lost in America, but there have been many close calls. Chris and Mark are doing an old-school American thing - giving legislators a platform to sell their ideas in our marketplace.

If America can’t have a civil marketplace of ideas, then we are lost. Other countries will take our place, and that isn’t the end of the world - it would just be sad that America had lost its way.
brianna 야나
brianna 야나:
Have been using ASP since it launched, truly an eye-opener and a fantastic website for voters!
Queen Bey
Queen Bey:
Why is this man so fine??? 🤦🏾‍♀️ I can’t take it!
Vironika Duran
Vironika Duran:
4:23 Fucking Right #ChrisEvans is a woke bae! 🙏🏼 This is honestly the sexiest thing he's ever done (as if my lame ass has any right to say so 😬) What a truly amazing and hugely present idea, seriously! #Vote!
laalaa99stl
laalaa99stl:
1973 (James R. Schlesinger): Everyone is entitled to his own opinion, but not his own facts.
2020: Everyone is entitled to my facts and eff everyone else's opinion!
I am Woman. Hear me Roar.
I am Woman. Hear me Roar.:
People who actively work to make a positive change in the lives of people is just 🥰🥰🥰
Night Knight
Night Knight:
Any minority speaker at the RNC : It's like being the sole survivor of a plane crash, looking around at the wreckage & saying, "Wow I wish all of these other passengers could have persevered & overcome this plane crash like me, praise be to Boeing for avoiding quality control check steps & our drunken pilot for being such a great leader!"
Reggie Shelton
Reggie Shelton:
I love Chris, to me I know he has a huge heart, these are our elected officials, and that’s the huge issue. We are literally LITERALLY in a battle of giving aid to people who have 4 months of backed up rent, that have children to feed who might be evicted and he just met the very people who blocked the bill that would aid those American Families. I believe if Chis knew that he would take the picture, give a hug and a great message to the child and leave. Because those officials aren’t going to change anything, and they are the reason why people are out here protesting, we are in unrest right now, some kid illegally murdered two people and cops are condoning it because protesters are protesting for black lives unjustly murdered by police. How crazy is that!
justsaying
justsaying:
Starting Point....much needed. I hope it works. I hope people will look.
Michelle Whatshername
Michelle Whatshername:
ASP! It’s a great idea, more people need to know about it, and more politicians need to use it
sundas khan
sundas khan:
The dictionary that Chris Evans ingested 😅😅
theexmann
theexmann:
I wish them well with this project, but we'll see how long it lasts. All the across the isle outreach types of projects I've seen are started by Democrats/progressives and never by Republicans/conservatives. Why is that? You should investigate that and see what the big underlying factors are that come into play.
Aidan McMurtrie
Aidan McMurtrie:
Damn, he really is Captain America
Spaghetti Shredder • 50 years ago
Spaghetti Shredder • 50 years ago:
I almost forgot about the dictionary in
Chris Evans mind lol
L.A. Walker
L.A. Walker:
Well done guys. Well done.
Patrick Sandeberg
Patrick Sandeberg:
Chris Evans for president!
ryuman757
ryuman757:
Honestly wishing Chris the best after this recent news with Chadwick 😫😫 #RIPking
Yarn Goddess
Yarn Goddess:
Chris Evans said "Lay it on me" and for a second I forgot we were talking about...
Megan Kurkinen
Megan Kurkinen:
A Starting Point’s “Counterpoint” on AI is how mature, political discourse should be run for the ultimate purpose of action. Each and every one of us could learn from those two officials, each representing a government for our people, laying aside ego, greed, and malice in order to reach a common goal. This isn’t a game with two opposing sides; there is only one goal post in the human race.
sara saleh
sara saleh:
I see Chris Evans, I click the video. Simple as that
Donna Coudes
Donna Coudes:
Very glad to see this! So important.
Vanathy L.
Vanathy L.:
Hey Trevor, are you ever going to do a stand-up show in France?
I'd personally love to go
Kimberly Monsini
Kimberly Monsini:
Fantastic concept! Engagement is key!
Wei Tang
Wei Tang:
Hey, I only have one simple question. Can you fact check Trump? Let’s say if trump hold (accountable) what he said
Jaz Sol
Jaz Sol:
Wow almost 7,000 people registered to vote and over 35,000 reached out to an elected official. That's incredible. ASP is incredible.
Eric Weng
Eric Weng:
Wow! Chris Evans speaks so intelligently ("vitriol", "Ouroboros", "pernicious")! He has the appearance of someone who is well-versed, does their research, and considers both sides of the debate. I don't know any of Mark Kassen's movies, but I'm confident that he is also very committed to bringing positive change to America.
Sisilessthan3
Sisilessthan3:
chris evans still fighting for america :)
Tom B
Tom B:
There needs to be more open platforms where political members can communicate with the people with out being shunned by political rivals or network "hate" bots! (viciously wags his finger at twitter and facebook)