Denial is an addictive coping mechanism, and comedian Kathy Griffin’s latest interview is a masterclass on how it turns people into a contemptible pile of crazy. Griffin used the friendly lefty reporters at The Daily Beast to spin another account of her innocence and mistreatment by President Trump after her unsavory decapitation performance art.
It’s been about six months since Kathy Griffin’s last epic plea for attention. It must be time for her publicists (how’s that for a thankless job?) to their earn their retainer again. Everyone’s heard ad nauseam how she was blacklisted after her severed Trump head stunt. The world is hip to her story about Trump loosing government agents on her. And there may even be those who believe, all evidence to the contrary, that she’s funny and likable enough to have survived her attempted career suicide-by-OrangeMan.
Sometimes, a three-point celebration is just a three-point celebration. Sometimes, a pep rally is just a pep rally. Sometimes, a smile is just a smile. And sometimes, a hat is just a hat. Only among the most deranged partisans could a universal sports ritual, a common high school activity, a typical teen face and patriotic headgear be construed as evil symbols of patriarchal oppression. These, however, are the soul-sapping, lunacy-inducing times in which we live.
Those who weighed in on this Covington Catholic High School student story include some members of the Catholic clergy, Catholic lay leaders, and non-Catholics. Some were temperate in their remarks and some were vicious. Some have issued a full-throated apology, while others have offered less than a complete apology. Others are sticking to their guns. Two persons went off the cliff.
The showbiz left, secure in their swanky California and Manhattan digs, can’t honestly be expected to care much about border security. But, the most strident voices have chosen recently to outright denigrate it, too assured of their inherent goodness and cosmopolitan virtue signaling. Here are some Twitter highlights:
After Melania Trump called out the “opportunistic” media during an interview with Sean Hannity, and after the First Lady’s spokeswoman came to her defense during the ensuing media brouhaha, lefties in showbiz and the media have doubled down on the insults. They’ve taken to slamming Mrs. Trump as a “hypocrite” and a “birther,” while also hurling attacks at her “unrecognizable” appearance, particularly at her new, blonder hair.
Where do you go to find solace if you’re an actress who’s perpetrated a tasteless, gory publicity stunt? The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. Kathy Griffin, a comedian who became a household name only after her infamous photoshoot where she grasped the hair of a disembodied, bloody model of President Trump’s head, was welcomed by CBS’s Stephen Colbert on Dec. 7.
Early results of tonight’s election are in, and it’s been all but declared that the house will be flipped by the Democrats. The liberal mouthpieces in Hollywood, having used every propaganda technique they could think of in the lead up to the vote, have already started jumping for joy, because it looks like they have finally — FINALLY — scored a victory against their sworn enemy Donald Trump.
Celebrities and other leftists are excited to unleash the awesome electoral power of #Resist during the midterm elections in November. The catch is, they must actually mobilize people to vote - and if they can’t do it by getting arrested, lying, calling their adversaries “racist,” or actually inspiring civic duty in people (too much trouble nowadays), they must resort to other methods. Kelly Wynne of Newsweek reported on Oct. 16 that clickbait might be the latest shenanigan.
The confirmation of Justice Brett Kavanaugh was a major political loss for the left-wing mob. As expected, all sorts of wailing and gnashing of teeth ensued, especially from Hollywood liberals who have apparently made it their life’s calling to engage in the hysteria. Many of them took to social media to vent their frustration, and their status updates were extreme to say the least.
Hollywood lefties have already decided that Kavanaugh is a filthy rapist and that his accuser Dr. Ford is a paragon of bravery and a historical figure for women’s rights. Any attempt by Republicans in trying to get to the truth of this scandal has been met with nastiness and derision.
There’s finally a ray of hope for the liberals that have been demanding Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s head on a silver platter. One paltry accusation of sexual assault has been levied at the SCOTUS candidate and the progressive world is having a field day. Hollywood liberals have taken to social media to blast Kavanaugh for his alleged abusive past (if one unsubstantiated allegation can be called a past), because it’s the only thing they’ve got to delay his confirmation.