Newswire: Will Ferrell’s Bush asks Sam Bee’s Correspondents’ Dinner: “How do you like me now?”
Samantha Bee’s Not The White House Correspondents’ Dinner just unveiled its biggest name get: Will Ferrell, in the guise of his beloved impression of former president George W. Bush. Ferrell swaggered onto the stage, asking the Trump-phobic crowd “How do you like me now?”
Throughout the taping, which took place at the Daughters Of The American Revolution Constitution Hall, Bee teased a special guest, and when Ferrell appeared, smoking a cigarette, the applause was rapturous.
“Bush” went on to riff repeatedly on his sudden status as not the most hated Republican president of the last 50 years. “For the longest time I was considered the worst president of all time,” he joked. “That has changed and it only took 100 days,” he added, calling himself “the Martin Van Buren of the 21st century.” He then laid even further into his fictitious successor, calling him a “snowflake” and a “weak …