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Did the White House Correspondents’ Dinner Go Too Far?

It was very vulgar and out of place

It rightly criticized the White House

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Michelle Wolf’s appearance at the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner was full of rude political jokes and simply inappropriate, infers Hugh Hewitt of The Washington Post. Jibes directed at the president did nothing but incense conservatives and appease liberals. It was not creative and needlessly divisive. This kind of rhetoric contributes to dividing the country and firing up political rivalries. Even many liberals and liberal journalists didn’t approve of Wolf’s jokes. She definitely gave the media and journalism, which she supposedly represents, a bad name. Much of what she said was insulting and childish.

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Michelle Wolf’s jokes at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner upset conservatives because they hit the nail on the head so thoroughly, believes Laura McGann of Vox. Particularly what she said about Sarah Huckabee Sanders, the White House press secretary, reflected reality. Sanders lies, distorts the truth or validates the president’s actions. From attacking accusers of sexual harassment against the president to validating the claim that many Mexican immigrants are rapists, she has twisted reality to fit the Trump administration’s agenda. Wolf’s words were harsh but justified.

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