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Loathsome and Unfunny

Most comedic acts at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner are unfunny, but last night’s performance by someone named Michelle Wolf set a new standard by being both loathsome and unfunny (I wasn’t there, by the way, and haven’t gone in years). Here’s the video of her vicious riff on Sarah Huckabee Sanders:

Dan makes the partisan hypocrisy point here:

And here:

Tim Alberta notes how discrediting this is:

And Maggie Haberman rightly praises Sanders for enduring something she never should have been subjected to:

Some in the press whine about Trump skipping these dinners. Last night showed he is right to do so, and in the future everyone at the White House should as well.


Rich Lowry is the editor of National Review. He can be reached via email: 

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