Eric Trump Likes Tweet Praising Michelle Wolf's Takedown of Sarah Huckabee Sanders
01 May, 2018, 08:25 | Author: Gregory Stephens
She compared the President's top spokeswoman to a brutal character from "The Handmaid's Tale" and suggested she used the ashes of burned facts to "create a ideal smoky eye". "I would say if this is about celebrating the media, she wasn't there to celebrate the media".
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Wolf has come under fire from a bunch of conservatives, particularly for jokes she made at the expense of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders.
Past comedians "go kind of table by table pointing at people and making fun of them, in a way that I think used to be fun because the dinner used to have the president there", she said.
And this one: "And I'm never really sure what to call Sarah Huckabee Sanders, you know?" In fact, I think I'm going to ask friends to call me Aunt Lydia from now on!
Many felt Wolf's comments about Sanders' appearance hit below the belt.
In the interview, airing on Tuesday's "Fresh Air" radio broadcast, Wolf said "I wasn't expecting this level" of controversy, "but I'm also not disappointed there's this level". You guys love breaking news, and you did it. "What Wolf did is what comedians do", one reader wrote.
In a Twitter statement Sunday, White House Correspondents' Association president Margaret Talev joined the voices condemning Wolf's routine.
Wolf, who worked at Bear Stearns before it collapsed in 2008, has developed a sometimes brutal comedic style that's been on display during her stints on "Late Night with Seth Meyers", "The Daily Show" and a recent HBO special.
Maggie Haberman from the New York Times tweeted, "That [Sanders] sat and absorbed intense criticism of her physical appearance, her job performance, and so forth, instead of walking out, on national television, was impressive".
In the aftermath, the question seems to be: Did Wolf go too far?
Sarah Huckabee Sanders wasn't the only target of Wolf's act. Second, Michelle Wolf thought it was amusing comparing me to Aunt Lydia from the Handmaid's Tale, but I'm proud to be associated with that hard-working and fearless woman.
Sarah Sanders Huckabee was stony-faced as she was mocked by Wolf.
"I know as much as some of you might want me to, it's 2018 and I'm a woman, so you can not shut me up - unless you have Michel Cohen wire me $130,000".
When she was announced as the host in February the internet seemed genuinely excited, not only because she has great experience as a writer and comedian, but also because Wolf would be just the fifth woman in history to take on the gig.
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