Newswire: Trump’s linguistic Twilight Zone finally breaks Samantha Bee

“I have the best words,” is something a poorly programmed android might say, or a person waking from a cerebral event, or Dougie Jones. But it’s also, famously, how Donald Trump once described his particular brand of—let’s call it communication? On last night’s Full Frontal, Samantha Bee struggled mightily against not only Trump’s perpetual word-salad, but also the swirling language-vortex whipped up by Trump and his flacks, spokespeople, spin artists, and “fifth-rate entourage of lackeys and lickspittles” every time pesky, incontrovertible truth trips up his agenda or exposes yet another example of mendacity or hypocrisy. Or, you know, both.

With the studio transformed to an appropriately glitch-laden, monochromatic wasteland (complete with unitarded, monotone, three-person chorus for nihilistic spookiness), Bee battled valiantly to retain her sanity against the assembled clips of the Trump camp mangling, misusing, and deliberately torturing the English language in a concentrated attempt …

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