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Can Comedy Recover From Michelle Wolf’s White House Debacle?

May 5th, 2018 1:30 PM
The reviews are in, and they’re ugly. Comedienne Michelle Wolf’s performance at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner drew scorn from both sides of the aisle. Conservatives were understandably aghast at Wolf’s vicious brand of humor.

Sorry, Liberal Media, But You Own Michelle Wolf

May 5th, 2018 10:00 AM

Michelle Wolf is not the first so-called comic to maliciously insult conservatives and Republicans at a White House Correspondents' Association dinner, but she was intentionally mean-spirited, and even after the blowback, she's unrepentant. Members of the liberal mainstream media have expressed disapproval over some of Wolf's comments, saying she went too far. But I'm not buying it. …

The Vulgar Goes Mainstream

May 3rd, 2018 8:45 PM
To be vulgar once earned societal disapproval, ostracism from polite company and -- in my grandmother's era — put a young person in danger of having his mouth washed out with soap. Today, vulgarities are now mainstream. People speaking in a way that "would make a sailor blush" are now on primetime television and words once frowned upon in polite society are now a part of what…
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'The View' Unanimously Defends Michelle Wolf Mockery of Trump Aides

April 30th, 2018 4:44 PM

The ladies of ABC's The View unanimously defended liberal comedian Michelle Wolf's White House Correspondents Dinner routine on Monday. Whoopi Goldberg said there was a "brutal backlash" and calls for an end to the dinner. Joy Behar said "We were laughing our heads off here." Sunny Hostin attended the dinner with her old CNN pals. "DonLemon and I cackled during a lot of it."

Celebs, Media Defend Wolf’s Insults Targeting Trump Administration

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April 30th, 2018 3:02 PM

Comedienne Michelle Wolf is a hero, according to media and Hollywood figures who are racing to defend her recent outrageous statements, regardless of how the rest of America reacts.   

WashPost Editor Hails Michelle Wolf's White House Performance

April 30th, 2018 2:36 PM
Although even the White House Correspondents Association has distanced itself from the vulgar performance of comedian Michelle Wolf at their dinner on Saturday, a Washington Post editor has hailed her "cringeworthy" routine. That would be Molly Roberts whose bio at the Post describes her as "editor, writer and producer for The Post's Opinions section." Roberts endorsed…
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CNN Tries to Defend Wolf; Trump ‘Goes Over the Line All the Time’

April 30th, 2018 2:09 PM
As part of the liberal media’s ongoing damage control following Saturday’s disastrous White House Correspondents Dinner (WHCD), Monday’s New Day saw some CNN personalities concede that some of comedienne Michelle Wolf’s jokes crossed a line, but expressed resignation and tacitly defended it as if it’s a new normal because President Trump “goes over the line all…
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NBC Excuses Offensive WHCD: ‘The President Has Said Much Worse'

April 30th, 2018 12:23 PM

In an attempt to rationalize the crude and offensive performance by comedian Michelle Wolf at Saturday’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, on Monday, co-host Savannah Guthrie led off NBC’s Today show by noting that “the performer’s defenders say the President has said much worse.”

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Former WHCA Pres. Ed Henry Condemns Vile Comedy at Media Dinner

April 29th, 2018 4:51 PM

In the wake of the vile “comedy” performance at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, we’ve seen a future president of the association denounce the act and the current president refusing to say the act “crossed a line.” And while the current White House Correspondents’ Association president was refusing to say what so many journalists were, former WHCA President Ed Henry was on Fox News…

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Jon Karl Denounces ‘Mean-Spirited’ Jokes About Press Sec at WHCD

April 29th, 2018 9:53 AM
Saturday night was the annual White House Correspondents’ Dinner and the take away from the event was that comedian Michelle Wolf was a vile person. She targeted White House staff for ridicule that went beyond friendly jabs, such as when she ‘joked’ about putting adviser Kellyanne Conway under a falling tree or the ‘joke’ about murdering babies. The event drew great…
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White House Correspondents’ Dinner Host Dares Trump to Show Up

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April 17th, 2018 12:03 PM
The most hostile gathering of liberal journalists and comedians is scheduled to be on April 28. And President Trump isn’t going. Gee, who knows why? On Jimmy Kimmel Live, Michelle Wolf, the White House Correspondents’ Dinner’s host for 2018, spoke to Kimmel about how she felt about Trump avoiding the event for the second year in a row.  

Trump Skips White House Correspondents' Beating Again, WashPost Crabby

April 7th, 2018 11:12 AM
The Washington Post gossips are unhappy that Trump’s second straight rejection of the White House Correspondents dinner is taking all the “buzz” out of the event.

Surprise: Anti-Trump Daily Show Comic Will Host Annual WH Media Dinner

February 23rd, 2018 10:06 AM
Continuing the Trump-era trend of hiring anti-Trump comedians, the White House Correspondents’ Association announced Thursday that Daily Show comedian Michelle Wolf would headline this year’s annual dinner, on April 28 at the Washington Hilton.  

'Daily Show' Stars Claim Show Is the Most Accurate News Source

July 24th, 2017 1:53 PM
Last week, Bustle.com published an interview giving insight into the detached reality of two members of Comedy Central's The Daily Show. Desi Lydic is a field correspondent and Michele Wolf is a writer and on-screen contributor for the not-so-funny comedy show. Lydic lamented the horrible world of Trump.