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Thursday, May 24, 2018
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michelle wolf

Well, Good For Michelle Wolf, Anyway

Things are happening at warp speed these days, and maybe you’ve already moved on from comedian Michelle Wolf’s performance at last weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. Alas, I haven’t. Not just yet. The annual dinner is that one night of the year when Washington journalists try to act as if it were perfectly normal […]

May 3, 2018
roast

No, Mr. President, The Roast Must Go On

Only Donald Trump could manage to justify the continued existence of the White House Correspondents Association dinner, a springtime ritual of journalistic self-indulgence that might just as well have ended years ago. By declaring the dinner “DEAD”– after yet another humiliating comic takedown of him and his enablers – the president is testing his authoritarian […]

April 30, 2018
journalists

Washington Journalists Defend Sanders Against Sexist Insult That Nobody Uttered

Reprinted with permission from Shareblue.com. Reporters who cover the Trump administration were instead defending it — and specifically press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders — Saturday night. But their efforts resulted in justified backlash. At the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner, comedian Michelle Wolf delivered a wide-ranging roast that included 90 seconds of material on Sanders. The bit […]

April 29, 2018