Presidential elections aren't just the way we determine the next leader of the United States. According to Trevor Noah, they're also a contest to find "the old person who is the best at pretending to like young people things."

In a Daily Showsegment titled "Panderdemic 2016," Noah pointed out how the presidential hopefuls have been trying to appeal to the youth vote in very awkward ways — from Marco Rubio's take on Biggie and Tupac's feud and Lena Dunham's recent interview with Hillary Clinton to the odd mutual admiration between Kanye West and Ben Carson.

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In the ultimate moment of pandering inspiration, Noah delivered a spot-on impression of Carson... performing "Gold Digger," natch.

Take a look at the full segment:

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