As you’d expect, comedian Michelle Wolf was hired to deliver some provocative jokes at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
Wolf roasted everyone from Trump, to the administration, and the media in her searing address on Saturday night.
Wolf’s roast was shortly met with criticism, particularly for its jabs at White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ physical appearance, which attracted the ire of pundits who said the comments were too mean.
“Watching a wife and mother be humiliated on national television for her looks is deplorable,” MSNBC’s Mika Brzezinski wrote on Twitter. Read more…
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President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he won’t attend this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner for, uh, no reason.
Maybe the White House foresaw that Trump’s skills might not lie in his comedy routines? Maybe Trump remembered how the last few dinners that mentioned him went? Or maybe he wanted to be the one to back out before every other media organization could cancel?
I will not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 25, 2017
Whatever the cause, Twitter was pretty happy: Read more…
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