Were you offended? Michelle Wolf's WHCD jokes divide viewers

Were you offended? Michelle Wolf's WHCD jokes divide viewers

Were you offended? Michelle Wolf's WHCD jokes divide viewers

"Everyone is talking about the fact that the White House Correspondents Dinner was a very big, boring bust. the so-called comedian really 'bombed'". "Is this more fun?"

But it wasn't always this way.

Ultimately, what many reporters truly seem to be vexed about is Wolf insulating that the press played a pivotal role in making President Trump a reality and have benefitted immensely from it. Partly for this reason, The Economist has for several years not sent anyone along.

But hey, maybe it doesn't matter how the president came to his correct conclusion that the dinner should be scuttled altogether.

Margaret Taley, president of the White House Correspondents Association, also backtracked regarding Wolf in a statement posted on 29 April saying that the comedian's monologue was "not in the spirit" of her group's mission.

"I wouldn't change a single word that I said", Wolf told NPR in an interview that will air Tuesday. You guys love breaking news, and you did it. At the event, Wolfe delivered what's probably been the most talked-about speech in the dinner's history thanks to some controversial cracks that apparently have the nation divided; a nation that appears to care deeply about Sarah Huckabee Sanders' smoky eye. As Wolf explained on Twitter, all she did was jest that the press secretary "burns facts and uses the ash to create a flawless smoky eye". All she does is lie.

"(Trump) wants to give teachers guns, and I support that, because then they can sell them for things they need, like (school) supplies".

Lots of the dinner guests, we now know, did not end up feeling right at home as Wolf toed the line between being provocative and being offensive - a line that comedy, particularly political comedy, routinely blurs. On Sunday, he suggested that if there is a dinner next year, it should be hosted by Fox News' Greg Gutfeld.

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The Times said Chaika's office did not respond to requests for comment and that Veselnitskaya said she would respond in two weeks. "She said, 'Well, I have a dual role, I'm a private attorney and I'm an informant.' From there on, she backtracked".

"The White House Correspondents" Dinner was a failure last year, but this year was an embarrassment to everyone associated with it", Trump Tweeted.

What a difference seven years make.

"My Cartoon President" will return with new episodes this summer; in the meantime, don't miss "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert", airing weeknights at 11:35 p.m. ET/PT on Global; you can also watch full episodes online. How about Seth Meyers teeing up Trump at the 2011 installment?

There are the jokes about his hair, his wealth and his fondness for young women, (which after the "Access Hollywood" tape and the Daniels news now takes on a darker cast). There were many zingers, many pointed at the absent POTUS. "And I don't think they expected that from me".

And because it's all sport, the good cheer feels mutual.

That brand, Wolf explained, isn't always "nice". They'll put the clip online and get a million or two views in an hour because everybody wants to tune in and see the dumpster fire that is Kellyanne Conway going out there as often as possible saying some of the dumbest things that we have ever heard from an administration at least in my lifetime.

It's not just a question of whether Trump would now share a stage with these comics, but whether the feeling would be mutual amid a consistently pugnacious presidency. Wildly inappropriate. Very amusing.

But as the show closes, Trump the campaigner arrives, seemingly from the future.

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