Progressives have completely ruined late-nite comedy.
Comedians used to rib both liberals and conservatives for their follies. Now late-nite comics just regurgitate material that could’ve been written by the DNC.
But one comic truly crossed the line with an opening monologue that went after the First Lady.
Melania Trump hadn’t been seen by the media for a few weeks because she was recuperating from kidney surgery she had last month.
Apparently late-nite comics like far-left host Stephen Colbert thought this was a hilarious opportunity to declare her missing.
“Where the hell is Melania?!?” quipped Colbert during his show.
How dare someone take time to convalesce after an operation.
“Well I’m not surprised…It took that Shawshank guy years to tunnel out.”
The implication is clear: Trump is subjecting her to physical and psychological torture. This level of nastiness is incredibly demeaning to a First Lady who hasn’t courted the spotlight like Hillary Clinton did, and shows the devolution of comedy due to partisan politics.
Late-nite comics should be thanking Donald Trump. He’s given them a target to hit after they were derelict for eight years under Barack Obama.
Comedy Central host Trevor Noah even had the audacity to say that doing Obama jokes was too difficult. How would left-wing comics know since they didn’t even try?
Out of the handful of Obama jokes comedians did, they usually revolved around how “amazing” he was.
Somehow they didn’t find any comedy gold to mine in his embarrassingly lackluster resume, his honey-tongued lies delivered with the utmost sincerity (you can keep your doctor and plan on Obamacare), his receiving a Nobel Peace Prize for nothing, then authorizing drone strikes and military action in several countries, or his cavernous ego that made him obsessed with fame and adulation.
There was plenty of material available, but left-wing comedians were too awestruck to bother.
Now that Trump is in office, their venomous fangs are snapping at the President nonstop. Other than the obnoxious double standard, what’s particularly appalling about late-nite comics is their outright vitriol toward Ivanka and Melania Trump.
Samantha Bee went so far as to call Ivanka a “feckless c***” for holding her son in a tweet. According to the demented left, this was insensitive because she wasn’t showing enough concern about immigration policy.
The irony of Bee’s senseless attack is that the controversy about immigration policy arose after pictures of families being split up and children housed in cages surfaced. One problem: the pictures were taken under Obama’s administration.
Left-wing media members quickly pulled the pictures because they didn’t fit the narrative that Trump is evil.
If the Democrats were so concerned about immigrants, they could’ve agreed to Trump’s generous immigration proposal that gave amnesty to over two million illegal aliens in exchange for substantive immigration reform.
They turned it down because they don’t care about illegal aliens. Democrats care about the next wave of illegals. They need porous borders to sustain their voting bloc.
Because of their stealth open borders agenda; Ivanka must be punished for holding her son. The horror.
As for Melania, she’s done nothing to draw the ire of the left, but that doesn’t matter. She’s in Donald Trump’s orbit, so she must be destroyed.
Melania has been out of the public eye. The left decided it was important to scandalize that, and the late-nite comics were given their marching orders.
Colbert suggested there was something untoward about her absence from public, though he should probably be given a sliver of credit for not going as far as David Frum or Rolling Stone, who made the disgusting claim she was hiding spousal abuse.
As always, the First Lady responded with class:
I see the media is working overtime speculating where I am & what I’m doing. Rest assured, I’m here at the @WhiteHouse w my family, feeling great, & working hard on behalf of children & the American people!
One wonders if it ever occurred to the vultures on the left that Melania was perhaps avoiding them.