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No Laughs at this year’s Correspondents Dinner

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196
 

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

What a snowflake.
 

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

I thought her series was cancelled after 90 days.....:neutral:
 

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

A Netflix series that got cancelled, by the way.

Just shows how much of a fragile snowflake Trump is. He's always talking about how tough he is, but he can't handle it when people poke the stick at him.
 

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A Netflix series that got cancelled, by the way.

Just shows how much of a fragile snowflake Trump is. He's always talking about how touch he is, but he can't handle it when people poke the stick at him.

He is hypersensitive to any criticism.
 

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

There's jokes...and then there are mean jokes.

We don't need mean jokes.
 

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It was. And rightly so. Because it sucked.

Beside the point. What got her the series was being such a hit at the Dinner. It’s why she’s been in club demand ever since.
 

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Beside the point. What got her the series was being such a hit at the Dinner. It’s why she’s been in club demand ever since.

Well that didn't work out for her in the end, since it got low ratings. I did like the content of her Correspondent's Dinner rant, though. That was pretty fun.
 

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Well that didn't work out for her in the end, since it got low ratings. I did like the content of her Correspondent's Dinner rant, though. That was pretty fun.

I thought her jokes were kind of flat at the WHCD, but that didn’t stop the wingnuts from outright lying about their content.
 

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There's jokes...and then there are mean jokes.

We don't need mean jokes.

Last year trump sycophants preloaded their "i'm so offended" retort before she even took the mic at the WHCD. Then she tossed super delicate softballs and you guys all screamed how mean she was. why? Because she said sarah sanders' eye makeup was made up of from the ashes of lies or something silly like that.

All of you criers looked foolish pulling that "she's so mean" accusation after that.
 
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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

Ouch!!! Great come back!
 

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

Hush money to a porn star
FBI investigation
Defended by a bumbling washed up NY mayor
Flummoxed press secretary who looks like a walrus
Rumors of a pee tape

...and a clueless obese reality TV star with a ridiculous comb over and the IQ of lint..

CORRECTION: The Trump WH is a joke.
 

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Then why did you guys elect Trump??

OH!! :lol:

(Seriously, why)

This has been discussed ad nauseum....

Trump was the anti Hillary....

And a lot of his votes were actually votes against her

That was why Trump was elected...because the other party put up an even worse candidate

God help us...I don’t know how that was possible but it was....a choice between a **** sandwich and a pile of dung

We were going to lose with either choice....

So I punted and voted none of the above
 

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This has been discussed ad nauseum....

Trump was the anti Hillary....

And a lot of his votes were actually votes against her

That was why Trump was elected...because the other party put up an even worse candidate

God help us...I don’t know how that was possible but it was....a choice between a **** sandwich and a pile of dung

We were going to lose with either choice....

So I punted and voted none of the above

At this point, do you really think she was the worst candidate? And if so, why?
 

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At this point, do you really think she was the worst candidate? And if so, why?

Imo yes....she would have been worse

Trump is a moron, and a buffoon

But all of his idiocy is on display....

Hillary and her secrets.....no thanks

Trump’s term is well over halfway over....he won’t win again....and we will have survived this debacle

Depending on who the parties can put out there, maybe we can move slightly more towards the middle and get something accomplished?

Social security, Medicare, health care, nato, trade, homeless, jobs,....there are a lot of things that need to be worked on

I think the stalemate in DC has gone on long enough...
 

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How is it Republicans are all about "freedom of speech" (hate speech) but can't take a joke?
 

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At this point, do you really think she was the worst candidate? And if so, why?

What was Hillary's grand plan or her key issue positions? Trump supporters are (at least half) deplorable, I'm a woman (with experience?) and college should be "debt free" was what many saw as her message. Of course, she later explained "What Happened".
 

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What was Hillary's grand plan or her key issue positions? Trump supporters are (at least half) deplorable, I'm a woman (with experience?) and college should be "debt free" was what many saw as her message. Of course, she later explained "What Happened".

At the very least I think we'd be in much better standing with our allies (Canada, Germany, France) and not coddling up to putin, Kim Jung Un, Duterte, and releasing statements that make excuses for KBM murdering American residents.

As far as what she would've done... I think the college bit (not debt free. She ran on tuition free) along with working on expanding coverage of healthcare would've been on the table. The tax cuts for the rich wouldn't have gone through and we probably wouldn't be racking up $100,000,000,000 deficits in just one month.
 
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A Netflix series that got cancelled, by the way.

Just shows how much of a fragile snowflake Trump is. He's always talking about how tough he is, but he can't handle it when people poke the stick at him.

True confidence and lack of insecurity is when you can take a few digs if they are well intentioned, or take nasty-assed insults if they are not well intentioned.
I have seen where Trump can not take either.
His body language shows how insecure he is.

That being said, I am sure the dinner would have been better if they got a comedian who was actually funny for all sides.
No one enjoys one-sided jokes all the time.
You have to spread it around and not be a one-trick pony like Samantha Bee or Trevor from the Daily Show.
I don't think such a critter exists right now.
Right now it is all 100% left-wing political, but they need to know not everyone lives in New York City.
Nor cares to.
 

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At the very least I think we'd be in much better standing with our allies (Canada, Germany, France) and not coddling up to putin, Kim Jung Un, Duterte, and releasing statements that make excuses for KBM murdering American residents.

As far as what she would've done... I think the college bit along with working on expanding coverage of healthcare would've been on the table. The tax cuts for the rich wouldn't have gone through and we probably wouldn't be racking up $100,000,000,000 deficits in just one month.

Using hindsight is nifty but was not available prior to the 2016 POTUS election. The bottom line is that Hillary was not a very impressive or energetic candidate who (mostly) assumed that she would easily beat some outsider like Trump just by being the more liberal, spending more and touting her experience.
 

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This being a White House that can’t take a joke, the sponsors of this year’s Correspondents Dinner have decided to do without a comic for the first time in sixteen years, prompting our humor challenged President to tweet the cancellation is because of Michelle Wolf “bombing” at last year’s dinner. Yes, she bombed herself into instant celebrity and her own Netflix series.

Bad idea of course to start a tweet war with Michelle, who shot back, “I bet you’d be on my side if I killed a journalist.” Whereupon Trump’s tweet gun fell silent.

The incident highlights the emotional impairment that prevents Trump from ever laughing at himself while constantly mocking and ridiculing others.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entr...espondents-dinner_us_5bf501a9e4b03b230f9cb196

Trump and the right-wing's inability to laugh at themselves is legendary. It make them even more of a national joke.
 

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Then why did you guys elect Trump??

OH!! :lol:

(Seriously, why)

Apples & Oranges.

Comedian preference and presidential preference are two different things.
Though the line can be pretty thin sometimes.
 
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