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Randy Rainbow is well and truly over Donald Trump. The gloves are off, the knives are in, and Randy's tuneful mock "interview" with the president is perhaps the harshest in the Rainbow parody catalog. Which is saying something.

Lifting music from The Little Mermaid's "villain" tune, its title is "Poor Deplorable Troll." And the lyrics are simply lethal:

The President says cut out all the testing

A notion health officials find bizarre

But see he's terribly annoyed

By all the dead and unemployed

Because he only cares about his own PR

To watch Randy, in trademark pink glasses, as he mercilessly grills Trump is just delightful – one of the few pleasures afforded us by this nightmare presidency.

Click and enjoy.


Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks

As I write, it's impossible to guess how this sitcom ends. Boss Trump's comic opera coup attempt has clearly failed, as even Emily Murphy, the hapless head of the General Services Administration was forced to concede. Once Pennsylvania and Michigan certified that Trump had lost both states, she really had no choice. The formal transition to Joe Biden's presidency has begun.

President Putin will be disappointed. Discrediting democracy is Job One for the Russian dictator. Peddling phony claims about voter fraud and election rigging is right out of the Kremlin playbook. It's become unfashionable to say so, but that's the biggest reason Putin invested in Trump to begin with.

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