On Monday’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, host Jimmy Kimmel addressed the resurgence of optimism inside America.
“I’ll tell you something. Here in the United States, things are really looking up,” he stated. “There’s a new sense of optimism the likes of which [has] not been felt in quite some time.”
Kimmel then cited a brand new ABC ballot, which says that Americans are “more hopeful about the future than they have been in 15 years.”
“Of course, the poll was conducted before we found out Elon Musk is hosting Saturday Night Live,” he added, “so we’ll see if it holds up. But 64% of Americans say they like the way things are headed.”
But in the mean time, Americans aren’t simply feeling extra hopeful. “We’re also getting more amorous,” defined Kimmel.
The host defined that over the course of the final month, condom gross sales have skyrocketed, rising by 24%. “And why not?” he deadpanned. “You’re at Walgreens getting your vaccination, anyway. You might as well pick up a 12-pack of White Claw and a carton of Durex, too.”
One supply of optimism for Americans is the continued easing of restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic. As of right this moment, the host famous, public libraries in L.A. are as soon as once more open. “So finally, we can go indoors and read a book,” he joked.
In L.A. County, playgrounds are additionally now open—which is especially thrilling for Kimmel. “I was getting tired of dressing the kids in PAW Patrol costumes and taking them to the dog park,” he stated.
Check out Kimmel’s total opening monologue above.