“Don’t alienate the deplorables,” Bee warned, reflecting on Clinton’s very true message about “half of Trump supporters” in a campaign speech last Friday. “You can’t win a four-way-race with just ‘plorables.'”
“You think if a bunch of damn Muslims had took this place over, the cops and the media would be diddling around like this? The blacks, the Muslims, the Mexicans, they get all the attention they want even when they’re not doin’ nothin’, but guys who look like you and me, we get bupkes. A white man just can’t catch a break.”
Welcome to the second part of our ongoing series, examining all the ways that the artistic and entertainment communities have been trying to warn America that Donald Trump was up to no good. Our latest: The career of Donald Trump, as chronicled by one of America’s greatest institutions of public commentary — MAD Magazine.
There wasn’t much in Trevor Noah’s childhood in Johannesburg to suggest that he would one day host America’s preeminent satirical program, starting with apartheid-era South Africa having virtually no tradition of professional comedy — nor, for that matter, free speech.
The friction between being in on the joke and stuck in a bad one doesn’t exist with Colbert, which is perhaps why the debut episode of his new show was such a weird and wonderful hour, rough and rowdy and full of contradictions and promise.
In March, John Oliver addressed America’s neglect of its crumbling infrastructure — an issue which has come back in the spotlight in the aftermath of the tragic Philadelphia Amtrak crash Tuesday night.
Whatever Cecily Strong was going to say about President Barack Obama at the 2015 White House Correspondents’ Association dinner, there was no way it would sting as much as what he inadvertently said about her.
Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, will be the program’s new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the network announced Monday.
“We have to build a fence. And it’s gotta be a beauty. Who can build better than Trump? I build! It’s what I do. I build. I build nice fences.” — Donald Trump, spoken at the Iowa Freedom Summit, January 24, 2015 We need to secure our border! And we need to do it in style. […]