There is nothing like humor to make us laugh when we feel stressed or anxious.
From my perspective, the only good thing about you know who is that he is comedy gold.
The latest submission into the world of political satire comes from The Late Late Show with James Corden. Using the song, “When I Grow Up” from the musical Matilda (based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl), the song perfectly satirizes how you know who is destroying this country.
The quartet of performers is as follows: Ben Platt is Sean Spicer, Tim Minchin is you know who, Abigail Spencer is Kellyanne Conway and Corden is Steve Bannon.
I couldn’t ask for a better way to end the week.
Anthony Scaramucci (known as The Mooch) has the shortest political career in recent memory. He was hired a week and a half ago to replace Sean Spicer as the White House Communications Director. As of today, he no longer retains the position.
The question on everyone’s mind for the last 10 days has been who would play him when Saturday Night Live returns in the fall.
We may never have the pleasure of seeing Saturday Night Live’s sendoff of Scaramucci, but we still have Mario Cantone playing the Mooch opposite Anthony Atamanuik as Donald Trump on The President Show. It’s absolutely perfect.
It’s no secret to anyone who has kept their eye on Washington DC since the inauguration in January that it has not been a smooth transition from the Obama administration to the Trump administration. Not that the first few months of any Presidential administration is smooth, but this transition seems to be rougher than the previous administrations.
The latest gaffe coming out of The White House is Sean Spicer’s comments comparing the gassing of innocent Syrian civilians to the murders of Jews and others by the Nazis during World War II.
Sean Spicer should be fired. Not only are his comments rude, insensitive, historically inaccurate, but they were also uttered on Passover, of all days.
While both acts are reprehensible and should force anyone with a heart and a brain to reel in shame, horror and disgust, the fact that Mr. Spicer downplayed the Holocaust and fact that innocent civilians were killed by chemical weapons is more than enough of a reason that he should be fired.
Next time (if there is a next time), I suggest that whomever writes his speeches does their homework before coming to the podium.