Magazine June 25, 2018, Issue

Fair as Feck

Samantha Bee poses at the 2017 Creative Arts Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, Calif, September 9, 2017. (Danny Moloshok/Reuters)

As you probably know and wish you didn’t, Samantha Bee is the host of a TBS show called “Full Frontal.” As in “Nudity.” Honest! Shocking! The bluenoses will hate it! You could say it was a show for people who live in an intellectual bubble, but bubbles are easily pierced; these days people live in a bathysphere, which is iron-clad and capable of descending to great depths at sea without imploding.

To remind her audience that they were good people and so that they could applaud her bravery, Bee called the president’s daughter a “feckless c***.” Others wondered whether the

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Fair as Feck

To remind her audience that they were good people and so that they could applaud her bravery, Samantha Bee called the president’s daughter a “feckless c***.”

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